Accessibility Links

Locum Pharmacist

  • Job reference: 921468
  • Location: St. Albans, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 03/09/2018

The Orion Group are seeking a Locum Pharmacist to work with our multinational healthcare client in St. Albans.

The role is an initial 12 month contract role.

The Role:

  • Prescription receipt, clinical screening and intervention where needed
  • Small volume/large volume product order entry
  • Prescription product order assembly/dispensing
  • Stock receipt and stock control of compounded product
  • Prescription management/tracking of faxes
  • Patient compliance and reporting
  • Liaison with external customers and provide patient advice
  • Delivery scheduling
  • On call requirement/out of hours emergency dispensing


  • Accurate dispensing - this will include timely reporting of near misses and dispensing errors (immediate reporting of dispensing errors to RP or operations manager)
  • Adhere to standard operating procedures and follow instructions from the RP or operations manager
  • Safe and effective working environment of pharmacy in line with GPhC standards
  • Compliance with legal and regulatory responsibilities
  • Appropriate storage of all pharmacy products
  • Reporting service issues using appropriate form
  • Reporting to QA product complaints or PV adverse events


  • The person must be a registered pharmacist with the GPhC
  • Good/sound knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, mainly Excel, Outlook and Word
  • Full driving licence
  • 2 years post qualification experience
  • Knowledge of aseptic products/specials

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.