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Band 7 Senior Rotational Pharmacist

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
Barnet, London
£49,178 to £55,492 a year per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
31 May 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Please see attached job description for more information about this role and working at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.

Main duties of the job

The Pharmacy Department is a busy but friendly, progressive and expanding unit, which is dedicated to providing World Class standards of pharmaceutical care to all of our patients. Pharmacy Services incorporate the use of robotic automation and other cutting edge technologies. We practice near patient dispensing throughout the majority of the hospital and have transcribers, independent prescribers and accuracy checking technicians within our highly skilled clinical teams. We are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic and forward thinking pharmacist to join our Clinical Pharmacy team. The post holder will be expected to promote the safe, cost effective and rational use of drug therapy to provide optimal pharmaceutical care to all of our patients, their families and carers. They will work with the multi-disciplinary team to support and improve patient flow by participation in multidisciplinary ward rounds, review of complex medication regimens, drug history taking, drug interaction monitoring, efficient drug supply and discharge planning.

They will also supply regular and detailed information and assistance to the Division in relation to clinical and financial aspects of drug prescribing and use.

Specialist rotations include Critical Care, Paediatrics, and Acute Admissions, Care of the Elderly, General Medicine, Surgery, Patient, Cardiology, Respiratory and Clinical Services.

This is a full time post, with evening, weekend, Bank Holiday and on-call duties pro rata.

About us

The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK's biggest and most innovative trusts. Across three main hospitals, our dedicated army of staff care for over 1.6million patients, treat more than 200,000 in A&E, deliver over 8,000 babies and carry out more than 17million tests.

Our size, scale and influence offer you unrivalled career opportunities and a forward-thinking approach to working that works around your lifestyle. From flexible hours and generous benefits, to next level training, we make it easier to take your career to the top

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description for more information about this role and working at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.

Person Specification

Royal Free World Class Values


  • Demonstrate ability to meet Trust Values



  • MPharm or equivalent
  • GPhC (GB) registration
  • Certificate in Pharmacy Practice or equivalent


  • Diploma in Pharmacy practice



  • Demonstrable experience working in hospital pharmacy
  • Comprehensive Band 6 rotation
  • Broad based clinical experience
  • Evidence of clinical audit practice research
  • Experience of training


  • Experience of managing others

Skill and Aptitudes


  • Demonstrates general clinical knowledge and skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Effective pharmaceutical skills
  • Ability to manage time effectively
  • Ability to communicate with patients and staff of all levels
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team
  • Computer literate
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Demonstrates initiative particularly in relation to problem solving
  • Ability to carry out day to day responsibilities and deal effectively with unpredictable / acute demands
  • Ability to justify and reason any advice given should this be challenged
  • Ability to plan, prioritise and organise self, others and workload
  • Ability to work accurately under pressure
  • Understanding of clinical risk and clinical governance
  • Understanding of NHS national and local priorities
  • Previous experience of delivering training to junior colleagues
  • Identifies own training needs and maintains as portfolio of practice
  • Implements findings of pharmacy practice research

Personal Qualities


  • Enthusiastic, well motivated, hardworking
  • Reliable to work weekends, bank holidays, late nights and oncall
  • Reliable with good attendance record

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