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Rotational Post Registration Clinical Pharmacist

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our rotational clinical pharmacist programme

Our Trust offers excellent opportunities for ambitious pharmacists to develop their career in a clinically focussed environment supported by and working alongside our advanced pharmacists.

The Band 6 to 7 progression role offers rotations through several areas including Emergency & General Medicine, Surgery & Critical Care, Cardiovascular Medicine, Paediatrics, Cancer & Aseptic Services, the Epilepsy Society at Chalfont, the National Spinal Injuries Centre and Medicines Information. Each rotation is specifically designed to provide you with a broad range of experiences and build general level skills, which will provide a platform to progress your career forward.

We also support our pharmacists through the Joint Programme Board Diploma in General Pharmacy Practice, Independent Prescribing and Leadership courses as part of our Education Strategy, which is integral to our department. In addition to this you will receive regular one to ones and appraisals to further support your development.

If you are ready to begin in an interactive and exciting environment and be directly involved with patient care, this would be a great step towards a rewarding career

We welcome applications from newly qualified pharmacists, community pharmacists who are interested in expanding their practice into hospitals, overseas pharmacists with GPhC registration and Trainee pharmacists' due imminent registration.

Main duties of the job

To provide a clinical pharmacy service within the rotational areas, working through set objectives with the guidance of Lead and Senior Pharmacists

To support dispensary services assisting with validation and checking process

To participate in education and training of pharmacy, nursing and medical staff

To undertake activities within your personal development plan such as post graduate programs

To participate in the provision of on-call out of hours service, late duty, weekend and bank holiday rotas

About us

Listen to why colleagues think were a great place to work!

What does Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust offer you?

As part of our BHT family, youll benefit from learning and development opportunities to support your career progression.

We offer flexible and agile working opportunities, alongside your NHS benefits of generous annual leave entitlement, pension and access to NHS discount schemes.

We provide a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy, happy workforce.

Why work for us?

Were committed to promoting inclusion and making sure all colleagues feel they belong. We encourage new colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.

As an employer, we aim to create a workplace where differences are valued and colleagues treat one another with dignity and respect.

Greater diversity within our BHT family improves positive outcomes for the people and communities we serve.

What do we stand for?

Our vision is to provide outstanding care, support healthy communities and be a great place to work.

Our mission is to provide personal and compassionate care every time.

Our CARE values are collaborate, aspire, respect and enable.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a comprehensive list of responsibilities and duties, please kindly refer to the Job Description and Person Specification by downloading the JD and PS attachment in the advert.

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications


  • Degree in Pharmacy (MPharm/BSc Pharmacy) Registered Pharmacist: Member of General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) Member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS)



  • Experience of hospital pharmacy

Skills & Knowledge


  • Clear and concise verbal and written communication to ensure liaison with multi-disciplinary team, patients and carers and to ensure records are kept accurately and in a legible manner.
  • Able to prioritise and manage own workload
  • Work and communicate effectively within a team
  • To have a positive attitude, be able to recognise and communicate need for change and be able to participate in change management processes.
  • Prepared to attend any training sessions necessary for development


  • Able to recognise limits of own competencies and to refer and seek advice from colleagues.
  • Able to recognise and embrace new ideas and developments in clinical practice

Special Circumstances


  • Able to travel to other sites within the Trust and to venues for training

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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