Below is a breakdown of  what pharmacy dispensers, technicians and pharmacists need uploaded to their profile in order to complete a shift through Locate a Locum: 

Pharmacy Dispensers:

  • England - Passport and NVQ level 2 or equivalent
  • Scotland - Passport and NVQ level 2 or equivalent
  • Northern Ireland - Passport and NVQ level 2 or equivalent
  • Wales - Passport and NVQ level 2 or equivalent

Pharmacy Technicians:

  • England - Passport, NVQ level 3 or equivalent, GPHC, indemnity insurance and enhanced DBS
  • Scotland - Passport, NVQ level 3 or equivalent, GPHC, indemnity insurance and PVG
  • Northern Ireland - Passport, NVQ level 3 or equivalent, indemnity insurance and enhanced AccessNI
  • Wales - Passport, NVQ level 3 or equivalent, GPHC, indemnity insurance and enhanced DBS

*Pharmacy Technicians should be able to apply and book Pharmacy Dispenser shifts*

Pharmacists:

  • England - Passport, GPHC, indemnity insurance, enhanced DBS, CPCS
  • Scotland - Passport, GPHC, indemnity insurance, PVG
  • Northern Ireland - Passport, PSNI, indemnity insurance, enhanced AccessNI
  • Wales – Passport, GPHC, Indemnity insurance enhanced DBS (CPCS should be put into accreditation) 


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