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Lead Renal Pharmacist

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
£52,963 to £59,360 a year Per Annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

The Pharmacy Department at Frimley Park Hospital is a busy place but the team spirit, 'can do' attitude, and no two days being alike, make it an interesting and enjoyable place to work.

We are committed to staff development and establishing new professional roles. These include new ward based and clinic based roles.

This post is based at Frimley Park Hospital but some cross-site travel may be involved.

The standard hours of work are 09:00 to 17:15 Monday to Friday with the successful candidate expected to participate in the late night, weekend and bank holiday rotas.

Main duties of the job

We are offering a full time post for the Lead Renal Pharmacist role. The role involves managing the Renal Pharmacy service, and developing its delivery with the new EPIC EPR system. You will also be expected to develop links with the Endocrine and Vascular specialties, and into the wider ICS. This is an ideal opportunity for someone who is interested in developing their clinical skills, whilst being supported by the Principal Pharmacist Chronic Medicine

About us

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust provides NHS hospital services for around 900,000 people across Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey and south Buckinghamshire.

As well as delivering excellent general hospital services to local people, we provide specialist heart attack, vascular, stroke, spinal, cystic fibrosis and plastic surgery services across a much wider area.

We have three main hospitals - Frimley Park in Frimley near Camberley, Heatherwood in Ascot and Wexham Park near Slough.

Our three core values, and the behaviours that support them, guide everything we do and set out what we expect of our staff in the way they treat patients, visitors, service users and each other, Committed to Excellence, Working Together and Facing the Future.

We are also proud to host the Defence Medical Group South East at Frimley Park with military surgical, medical and nursing personnel working alongside the hospital's NHS staff providing care to patients in all specialties.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please read the Job Description and Person Specification when applying for this post, if you have any queries please contact us.

Person Specification

SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES FOR ROLE e.g. communication, problem solving, leadership


  • Excellent written and verbal communication



  • Post-graduate diploma / MSc in Clinical Pharmacy or equivalent
  • Pharmacy degree (Master level 4 years)
  • GPhC Registered Pharmacist (or equivalent EU professional qualification)


  • Independent pharmacist Prescriber, or be willing to complete training as Independent Pharmacist Prescriber
  • Membership of RPS
  • Member of UKCPA



  • Significant and current experience of providing a UK hospital clinical pharmacy service at NHS AFC band 7 level or above
  • Experience in the provision of clinical pharmacy to acute medicine patients
  • Protocol development
  • Ability to change systems while taking into account the needs of others (change management)
  • Evidence of up to date CPD in clinical pharmacy


  • Management of staff including recruitment, appraisal
  • Experience of Renal Pharmacy

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