Considering working as a locum pharmacist?

Have you considered working as a locum pharmacist? It’s an exciting and rewarding opportunity that offers flexibility and diverse experiences within the field of pharmacy.

Team Locum, a leading locum pharmacy agency, is here to guide you through what it means to work as a locum pharmacist and why it might be the right choice for you.

You may be wondering "how do I become a locum pharmacist?"

Once you have become fully registered with the GPhC and have received your GPhC number you will need a DBS, Indemnity insurance and if possible references. Once these have been acquired you will be able to pick up work as a locum pharmacist.

The quickest way to start your locum journey would be to contact a locum pharmacy agency.

The agency will guide you to registering with each companies booking platform, as well as any further qualifications you may need such as NMS or pharmacy first.

As a locum pharmacist, you have the flexibility to choose when and where you want to work. You can work with your pharmacy agency to make sure you are receiving the roles that suit you.

What to expect!

When you join Team Locum, you gain access to a wide range of job opportunities across different settings including community pharmacies, hospitals, GP surgeries, and more. Each assignment offers a unique experience, allowing you to broaden your skills, adapt to different environments, and build a strong professional network.

As a locum pharmacist, you’ll step into diverse roles, from dispensing medications and providing patient care to offering healthcare advice and supporting pharmacy teams. This variety keeps the job interesting and helps you grow as a pharmacist.

Why become a Locum Pharmacist?

Firstly, it provides freedom and independence in your career. You’re not tied down to a permanent position and can explore different workplaces and regions. This flexibility is particularly appealing for those who enjoy new challenges and experiences.

Secondly, locum work often offers higher pay rates compared to permanent positions. You can negotiate your rates and choose assignments that align with your financial goals.

Additionally, working as a locum pharmacist allows you to gain invaluable experience and skills that can enhance your CV. It’s a great way to demonstrate adaptability, problem-solving abilities, and interpersonal skills – qualities that are highly valued in the pharmacy profession.

Areas We Cover

Team Locum operates across the UK, providing opportunities from busy towns to quite villages and everything in between.

Whether you prefer the bustling city life or the tranquillity of countryside pharmacies, we have assignments to suit your preferences.

From Manchester to London, Birmingham to Glasgow, and beyond – our network covers major cities and regions throughout the UK. No matter where you are based or wish to work, Team Locum can connect you with exciting locum opportunities nearby.

If you’re ready to embark on a journey filled with flexibility, diversity, and growth, join our team today, your adventure in locum pharmacy awaits!

Get in touch!

You can get in touch with us at [email protected] or 0121-451-2707

Or if you would prefer a more direct approach, you can sign up here!

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