Band 8a Pharmacist

Location Hertfordshire
Discipline: Healthcare
Job type: NHS Locum
Salary: £34 to £37 per hour
Contact name: Emma Ansett
Contact email:
Job ref: J5807
Startdate: 29/07/2024

Job Details:

Banding: 8a

Hourly Rate: £34 to £37 per hour (dependent experience)

Working hours: Monday to Friday 37.5 hours (will consider part time)

Payment Method: Direct Engagement

Contract Type: Locum

Contract Length: 3 months minimum

Job Summary:

  • Provide highly specialist pharmaceutical advice concerning the care and treatment of service users in Mental Health (including Forensics) and Learning Disabilities Services and to promote safe, effective, and evidence-based cost-effective use of medicines within the Trust.
  • Actively lead the provision and development of pharmaceutical services to a specific service line.
  • Provide highly specific advice to clinical team members on the management of complex medicines related issues, such as complex drug interactions, medicines use in pregnancy, unlicensed/off-label use of medicines etc.
  • Provide and receive highly complex, highly sensitive or highly contentious information, where developed persuasive, motivational, negotiating, training, empathetic or re-assurance skills are required. 
  • This may be because agreement or cooperation is required or because there are barriers to understanding. This may also involve presenting complex, sensitive, or contentious information to a large group of staff, service users or carers.

Essential Candidate Criteria:

  • Masters Degree in Pharmacy
  • GPhC Registered as a Pharmacist
  • Right to work in the UK
  • Experience of working in a secondary care setting, (demonstrable post qualification hospital pharmacy practice) 
  • Documented evidence of completed audit work and research practice.

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