178584 - Clinical Pharmacist - DM

Hiring By - Biostaffic


United Kingdom

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Entry level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
The Role
Would you like to be involved in the Women’s and Children’s Pharmacy Team within NHS Lanarkshire?
University Hospital Wishaw has an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic clinical pharmacist to join the team providing services to Paediatric and Neonatal patients. You will work within the multidisciplinary clinical teams attending daily ward rounds, and providing pharmaceutical advice and support to patients and their carers. This role will allow you to develop your prescribing and clinical skills within a specialist patient group, concentrating of medicines governance, implementing guidance to ensure safe prescribing practices within these specialities. Provision of education and training is critical to the role and includes pharmacy staff EL students, foundation year trainees, medical, nursing and ANP.
It is essential that you have a Masters of Pharmacy Degree and are a member of the General Pharmaceutical Council. You should have experience in providing hospital clinical pharmacy services and be signed off to undertake the prescribing course if not already a prescriber. Experience within this speciality is not essential as full training will be provided. You will require good clinical knowledge and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
NHS Lanarkshire
Have you always wanted to work with NHS Lanarkshire? Then this might be the opportunity for you to join Team Lanarkshire!
Here at NHS Lanarkshire, we put the patient at the heart of everything we do. Each colleague within the organisation plays a key role in how we deliver our healthcare services.
We proudly serve a population of 655,000 across rural and urban communities in in both North and South Lanarkshire. NHS Lanarkshire is comprised of Acute Services (which currently provide hospital based services over 3 main sites), Corporate & Property & Support Services, North and South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnerships which provide integrated primary healthcare and social care services to local communities and surrounding areas.
What we'll need you to bring
Masters of Pharmacy Degree
Registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council.
Continuing Professional Development as detailed by the General Pharmaceutical Council (mandatory requirement)
Relevant post registration experience in hospital pharmacy
Postgraduate training and professional development in clinical pharmacy practice e.g. Stage II Scottish Vocational Training / 1st year clinical diploma
Demonstrable experience in providing a clinical pharmacy service to a defined patient group.
Experience in patient information/education
Experience in supervising staff
Ability to effectively monitor patients therapeutic regimens in order to ensure effectiveness and reduce toxicity
Clinical pharmacy / care planning
Good verbal and written communication skills
Self motivation
Ability to work effectively as part of a team, in a pharmacy and multi-disciplinary environment
Proven project / practice research/ audit skills
Participation in weekend and public holiday working
Participation in pharmacy emergency duty service (if appropriate)
Willingness to contribute to the general working of the pharmacy department.
Contract type
Full time
37.5 hours
Location and Working Pattern
This role will be based in University Hospital Wishaw
The working pattern for this role is Monday-Friday; 9:00-5:00
Looking to find out more?
If you’re looking to find out a bit more, then we would love to hear from you!
Lynsay McAulay Senior Pharmacist Paediatrics -
Tel 01698 361100 Bleep 327
Jacqueline Rooney Senior Pharmacist Neonates
Tel 01698 361100 Bleep 113
For enquiries regarding the application form or recruitment process, please contact David Murray, Recruitment Administrator on david.murray3@lanarkshire.scot.nhs.uk
(Please remember to include the job title and reference number in your email)
Why NHS Lanarkshire?
Join us and you will discover a supportive environment where you will have the chance to add to your skills and further your career.
Some Of NHS Lanarkshire’s Benefits Include
  • A minimum of 27 days annual leave increasing with length of service
  • A minimum of 8 days of public holidays
  • Membership of NHS Pension Scheme, with life insurance benefits (for more information on the NHS Pension Scheme visit the )
  • Paid sick leave increasing with length of service
  • Occupational health services
  • Employee Counselling services
  • Work-life Balance policies and procedures
NHS Lanarkshire have a range of support services on topics that can impact both on your working and personal life including occupational health, spiritual care and independent counselling. This support can be accessed using the links on this page.
Further Information
For more information on the role, please refer to the Job Description. If you’re looking for more information on the recruitment process, organisation or the services we provide, please refer to our information pack, or our .
Additional Information for Applicants
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In NHS Lanarkshire we are committed to recruiting a workforce that fully reflects the diverse make-up of our society. A place where every individual can thrive, develop and succeed based on skill, knowledge and talent, regardless of race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, care experienced* or any other dimension that can be used to differentiate people from one another.
We anticipate a high level of interest in this position and may close the advert once sufficient applications are received. Please complete and submit your application early.
  • Care experienced applicants are people who live/have lived with foster parents/kinship carers or who live/have lived in a residential children’s setting/secure unit.
Whilst this advertisement may be for a specific post(s) in a particular location, applicants who are shortlisted for interview may be considered for similar vacancies in alternative locations.
Please note for all vacancies where a driving licence is required this must be a full UK/EU/EEA licence.
NHS Lanarkshire has a legal obligation to ensure that it does not employ any worker who has not been granted the relevant permission to work in the UK.
We are required to check the entitlement to work in the UK of all prospective employees, regardless of nationality or job category. UK Visas & Immigration rules are available at .
Prospective applicants are encouraged to check eligibility in advance of applying for vacancies in NHS Lanarkshire.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • United Kingdom


  • Entry level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 14, 2024
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