Band 7/8a Ward Pharmacist

Location Surrey
Discipline: Healthcare
Job type: NHS Locum
Salary: £31.05 per hour (Band 7)/£36.04 per hour (Band 8a)
Contact name: Emma Ansett
Contact email:
Job ref: J5760
Startdate: 15/07/2024

Job Details:

Banding: 7/8a

Hourly Rate: £31.05 per hour (Band 7) / £36.04 per hour (Band 8a)

Working hours: Monday-Friday 37.5 hours. Flexible working proposals will be considered

Payment Method: Direct Engagement 

Contract Type: Locum

Contract Length: 3 to 6 month minimum

Job Summary:

  • To provide clinical services to a number of specialties- including (but not limited to) Paediatrics, Medicine & Surgery
  • To support the provision of service to the Dispensary, including screening and checking
  • The provision of a clinical pharmacy service to patients within the specialist areas
  • To act as a role model in the field of clinical pharmacy practice and provide a consistently high standard of clinical service in line with the pharmacy objectives.
  • To work closely with the Lead Pharmacists, clinicians, nursing staff and other senior managers to develop pharmaceutical services to patients within the relevant directorates.
  • Provide a clinical pharmacy service to specialised areas and a clinical pharmacy service to cover other areas when ward cover is needed. The service includes: 
  1. Assessing pharmaceutical care needs
  2. Initiating and carrying out care plans
  3. Medicines reconciliation and optimisation
  4. Review for need of drug therapies, selection of appropriate drug therapies / doses / modification of existing therapies
  5. Advice to doctors / other health care staff
  6. Discharge planning
  7. Counselling patients
  8. Attending ward rounds as per departmental requirements e.g. post-take, Falls review, which may involve flexibility of start / finish time

Essential Candidate Criteria:

  • Masters Degree in Pharmacy
  • GPhC Registered as a Pharmacist
  • Right to work in the UK
  • NHS experience required 
  • Working towards Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy / Pharmacy Practice or equivalent (to finish within 12 months) 

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