Specialist Clinical Pharmacist

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year per annum
Closing date
8 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Due to the internal promotion of the current post-holder we are pleased to offer an exciting opportunity for highly motivated, enthusiastic and dynamic pharmacists to join our team of pharmacists and medicines management technicians at Friarage Hospital.

You will act as a the deputy for the lead pharmacist.This is a challenging and dynamic role that will allow successful applicants to strengthen their clinical knowledge and expertise, whilst also enhancing their consultation and assessment skills. Additionally you will also be able to develop your negotiation, influencing, leadership and management skills. In doing so, you will be required to;
  • Act as a positive role model for medicines management and medicines optimisation for pharmacy colleagues and other health care professionals,
  • Utilise transcribing or prescribing skills effectively to enhance patient care and patient safety,
  • Regularly participate in clinical audit and service improvements within the relevant clinical areas,
  • Continually monitor performance and productivity, developing and piloting new ways of working to improve efficiency and patient outcomes,
  • Be involved in the preparation of policies and procedures,
  • Be involved in risk reporting and management,
  • Provide relevant and up to date education and training to pharmacy staff and other healthcare professionals.

Main duties of the job

Services at the Friarage Hospital are provided by South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which also operates from The James Cook University Hospital in nearby Middlesbrough.

The pharmacy department at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will be dedicated to your development, supporting you in your new role with various internal and external educational opportunities available to help you further develop both your clinical and professional skills. The department hosts over 180 members of staff and provides a stimulating, friendly, and professionally rewarding environment for staff to develop their clinical expertise and professionalism.

The successful candidate will work full time hours 8.30am-5pm Monday - Friday, and will also be included in weekend and on-call rotas.

If you have any questions regarding this post, we would love to discuss with you more!

About us

Leadership and Improvement Training

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust; this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills. You will be expected to attend the leadership development programme, and the Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. This programme aims to

Explore leadership within the NHS

Promote Trust Values and Behaviours

Develop your Leadership effectiveness and skills

Practitioner level in quality improvement, equipping you with the skills to champion, lead and complete quality improvement within your role

After you complete this four and a half days of training you will be able to explore further leadership and improvement training opportunities, we offer further in-house courses dependent upon your role and bitesize programmes and leadership apprenticeships at level 3,5 and 7.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the full job description and person specification document(s) for main responsibilities of the role.

Person Specification



  • Registered Pharmacist with the General Pharmaceutical Council.
  • Master's Degree in Pharmacy (or equivalent).
  • Evidence of continuing professional development.



  • Analytical and judgmental skills.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Computer literate with ability to use Microsoft Office programs.

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