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Specialist ITU/Surgery Clinical Pharmacist

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
St. Leonards-On-Sea
£43,742 to £50,056 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

We are looking for a dynamic and experienced hospital pharmacist to work with us in a portfolio style role within Intensive Care and Surgical wards. This post will be predominately based at Conquest Hospital in St. Leonards-On-Sea though there may be an element of cross site working at Eastbourne and involve evening duties.

We are seeking a patient focused pharmacist aiming to build on established clinical skills and work closely with clinicians in providing a high quality service to patients within ESHT. We also require someone who can demonstrate a commitment to personal and staff development.'

Main duties of the job

Under the supervision of a designated Lead Pharmacist you will work closely with consultants, other medical staff, nurses, pharmacy staff and other allied healthcare professionals in ensuring that medicine use is safe, effective and evidence based across ESHT. The post holder will be involved in providing clinical pharmacy services to Intensive Care and Surgical wards and occasional support to the dispensary. This post also holds an education and training commitment , which in the past has proved successful in developing staff. The successful candidate will also be responsible for helping to train and mentor pre-registration pharmacists, pharmacy undergraduates and rotational clinical pharmacists. The applicant will be required to join the department weekend and on-call service on a rota basis following a period of orientation and induction.

About us

We are proud to provide 'Outstanding' care and be a great place to work

We provide safe, compassionate and high quality care to half a million people living or visiting East Sussex. We are one of the largest organisations in East Sussex, the only integrated provider of acute and community care in Sussex. Our extensive services are provided by 7000 + members of staff working from acute hospitals in Hastings and Eastbourne, three community hospitals in Bexhill, Rye and Uckfield, over 100 community sites and in people's own homes.

In 2020 the Care Quality Commission rated us as 'Good' overall, and 'Outstanding' for being caring and effective. The Conquest Hospital and our Community Services are rated 'Outstanding'. Eastbourne DGH rated 'Good'.

In 2020, the Trust launched its ambitious 'Building for our Future' programme. This once in a lifetime programme aims to repair, redevelop and expand our hospitals, transforming the environment in which we provide care for generations to come.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description attached.

If you have any questions about this position please do not hesitate to contact us.

Person Specification

Qualifications / Training


  • GPhC Registration
  • Two years experience as Clinical Pharmacist


  • Certificate in clinical pharmacy practice / equivalent or foundation training
  • RPS foundation training completion
  • Trianing in pharmaco-economics or change management
  • Post graduate qualification



  • Post registration experience includes hospital pharmacy
  • Using IMT for reports etc
  • Excel user


  • E&T experience
  • Practice supervisor
  • Experience in audit/ Service development

General application


  • Attention to detail
  • Written communication

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