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Locum Technician Work for Pharmacy Students

Are you a pharmacy student looking for a practical way to gain valuable experience during your summer break? Consider working as a locum pharmacy technician!

Locuming offers an excellent opportunity to gain practical experience out in the community, learn from experienced professionals, and develop important skills that will benefit your future career. In this post, we will explore the benefits of working as a locum pharmacy technician during the summer break, as well as what opportunities we have available at Clarity!

Benefits of Working as a Pharmacy Technician

Valuable Real-World Experience

One of the primary benefits of working as a locum pharmacy technician during the summer break is the opportunity to gain valuable real-world experience. By working alongside experienced pharmacists and other pharmacy technicians, you will have the chance to learn from their expertise and gain hands-on experience in handling medications, managing inventory, and communicating with patients and healthcare professionals.

Skill Development

Working as a locum pharmacy technician can also help you develop important skills that are essential for success in any healthcare profession. These skills include time-management, problem-solving, and interpersonal communication. As a locum technician, you will have to adapt quickly to different environments and work effectively with different teams, which can help you build these essential skills.

Professional Networking

Another benefit of working as a locum pharmacy technician is the opportunity to build your professional network. By working in different pharmacies, you will have the chance to meet and work with different healthcare professionals, which can be beneficial for your future career prospects. Building a strong professional network is essential for success in any field, and working as a locum technician can provide an excellent opportunity to do so.

Extra Income

Working as a locum pharmacy technician during the summer break can also be a great way to earn extra money. And the plus side? Locum technicians are often paid a higher hourly rate than permanent employees! On average, locum technicians can expect to earn approximately €18 per hour!

Flexible Working Hours

One of the most attractive things about locuming is the ability to choose your own days and hours. Do you have tickets to All Together Now or Electric Picnic? Looking forward to your three weeks of interrailing? With locuming you can work around your schedule and pick days that work for you.


Working with Clarity Locums

Pharmacy students completing their third year of study can sign up to Clarity Locums and find work on our app or website. We have a number of great opportunities for locum technicians this summer, including shifts in all corners of Dublin, Wicklow, Limerick and more!

Getting set up as a locum technician with Clarity Locums is free, quick and easy! The sooner you sign up, the sooner you can start locuming. Follow the steps below:

  • Click ‘Register’ on the Clarity Locums website or app
  • Input your country of registration and choose ‘Technician / Pre-Reg’ as your profession
  • Insert your name, email and phone number
  • Receive and input a verification code to confirm your registration

Once you’re registered, all you need to upload to your account is your checked reference to say you’re eligible to work as a technician, your CV and your ID. Then you’re good to go!

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Posted on 10 May 2023
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