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Job Description

Are you an experienced Pharmacist seeking a new challenge? Do you have experience in a mental health setting?
Service Care Solutions are recruiting for a Band 7 Pharmacist to support Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. This is a LOCUM opportunity for 12-weeks with the likelihood of extension. Part-time applications will be considered.

The post holder will play a crucial role in delivering high-quality pharmaceutical care to patients suffering with mental health issues.

Band 7 Pharmacist

Pay Rate: £30.00 LTD p/h + £250 Bonus

Location: Nottingham

Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 09:00 - 17:00

Key Responsibilities:

  • Clinical Ward Visits: Perform regular clinical ward visits to ensure optimal pharmaceutical care for patients, collaborating closely with the multidisciplinary mental health team.
  • Patient Care: Provide expert advice on the safe and effective use of medications to both patients and healthcare professionals, ensuring personalised treatment plans.
  • Medication Management: Oversee the prescribing, dispensing, and administration of medications, ensuring compliance with legal and professional standards.
  • Support ACT Technicians: Supervise and support Accredited Checking Technicians (ACT) in the dispensary, ensuring accuracy and efficiency in the medication dispensing process.
  • Electronic Patient Records: Utilise electronic patient records for documentation and ensure accurate and up-to-date patient medication histories.
  • Clinical Governance: Participate in clinical governance activities, including the development and implementation of medication-related policies and procedures.
  • Education and Training: Provide education and training to healthcare staff and patients on medication management and mental health pharmacotherapy.
  • Audit and Research: Engage in audit and research activities to promote evidence-based practice and improve patient outcomes.
  • Liaison: Act as a liaison between the pharmacy department and other healthcare professionals to ensure a seamless integration of pharmaceutical care within the mental health setting.


  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm) degree or equivalent qualification
  • Registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)
  • Significant clinical experience, preferably in mental health
  • Previous training and experience in Accuracy Checking (ACT)


  • Four weekly payroll runs
  • £250 training allowance
  • Excellent pay rates
  • Exceptional referral bonuses
  • Specialists mental health consultants offering single point of contact
  • Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
  • Ltd & PAYE payment options available
  • Nationwide provider of mental health staff to over 40 different NHS trusts offering mental health services and over 200 local authorities.
  • FREE DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services
  • FREE Occupational Health Check and Immunisations

Are you happy with your current agency?

  • £150 Agency Switch Bonus
  • £250 Welcome Bonus
  • Up to £750 Referral Bonus