Band 7 Pharmacist (Cancer Service)

Location North London
Discipline: Healthcare
Job type: NHS Locum
Salary: £32 to £35 per hour
Contact name: Emma Ansett
Contact email:
Job ref: J5775
Startdate: 18/06/2024

Job Details:

Banding: 7

Hourly Rate: £32 to £35 per hour

Working hours: Monday-Friday 9am to 515pm

Payment Method: Direct Engagement

Contract Type: Locum

Contract Length: 3 months minimum

Job Summary:

  • We are seeking a Cancer Services pharmacist to cover for a period of 3 months, starting ASAP.
  • The pharmacist will be working towards or completed the SACT passport and have experience in Oncology and/or Haematology.
  • The pharmacist will be involved in:
  • Screening Oncology and Haematology prescriptions for the Chemotherapy day unit and Haematology day unit.
  • Assist in providing a ward based and day care specialist pharmacy cancer service to haematology and oncology cancer patients
  • To assist in developing, providing, managing and monitoring a safe and effective clinical pharmacy service to haematology and oncology cancer patients.
  • To provide highly specialist pharmaceutical input to these patients, working with the multidisciplinary team
  • To participate in risk management by actively mitigating medication errors in the service.
  • To support providing supervision, support and clinical training for pharmacy colleagues and other healthcare professionals around medicines management for cancer services when needed.
  • To make cost-effective recommendations without compromising patient care.
  • To deputise for the highly specialist pharmacists in their absence -To communicate complex drug or medicine related information to patients & relatives in prescription medication counselling, drug history taking and reviewing prescription.
  • Communicates with medical and nursing staff regarding medicine management issues whereby persuasive skills are required for practicing against evidence based medicine/formulary guidelines - Participates and discusses within the multidisciplinary team on a specific ward the provision of drug related information and assessment of patient’s treatment

Essential Candidate Criteria:

  • Masters Degree in Pharmacy
  • GPhC Registered as a Pharmacist
  • Right to work in the UK
  • NHS experience required 
  • Must be working towards or completed the SACT passport and have experience in Oncology and/or Haematology

Blackstone Benefits: 

✅Assigned specialised recruitment consultant

✅Access to exclusive and flexible UK locum and permanent jobs

✅Complete onboarding support

✅Framework Rates

✅Informed tailored career advice

✅Personalised job alerts

✅Unlimited referral bonus

✅Prompt payroll

For further information on this role, please contact Emma Ansett at Blackstone Recruitment on the details provided or APPLY now