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Cancer Services Pharmacist

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
26 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunityfor a pharmacist to develop their knowledge and skillsin Cancer Services. You will be supported by a team of experienced Pharmacists working to provide chemotherapy to patients across east Kent.

You will work with our Oncology and Haematology Pharmacists as well as the Aseptic Production Unit and Dispensary teams to ensure chemotherapy is supplied safely and appropriately.

Main duties of the job

To provide clinical pharmacy input into the oncology/haematology prescriptions generated from Chemotherapy Units across the Trust.

To support the Aseptics Unit in supplying systemic anticancer and clinical trials medical products.

To identify risk management issues and develop safe systems of practice within the chemotherapy units.

About us

Applications for this role should be written by the applicant. If artificial intelligence (AI) programmes are used then the application may be rejected due to this document being an important part of the assessment process. This does not prevent applicants seeking appropriate support with applications should they need to for the purposes of any declared disability.

We are one of the largest hospital trusts in England, with five hospitals and community clinics serving a local population of around 695,000 people.Our vision is 'great healthcare from great people'. Everything we do is guided by our values: 'People feel cared for, safe, respected and confident that we are making a difference'.

We have a new way of working at East Kent Hospitals, called 'We care'. It's about empowering frontline staff to lead improvements day-to-day. We're looking for compassionate people to be part of our improvement journey for the patients, families and carers we care for every day.

NHSEI have always been clear that staff have a professional duty to get vaccinated and it remains our best line of defence against COVID-19. As such NHS organisation including Primary Care, are encouraged to continue engaging with and supporting their staff to inform their decisions in order to drive vaccine confidence, protect themselves, patients, and everyone else. NHSEI has producedCOVID-19 vaccine communication materials.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please scroll down to access the full Job Description and Person Specification located in 'supporting documents'.

Person Specification



  • Post registration hospital experience showing clinical experience within various environments


  • Demonstrate experience in a full range of clinical specialities



  • Can demonstrate 'usually' or 'consistently' levels of competence for the majority of General/ Foundation Level Framework



  • Knowledge of core pharmaceutical needs of patients in various clinical settings.



  • 4 year Master's degree in Pharmacy from a UK School of Pharmacy or equivalent as recognised by The General Pharmaceutical Council of Great Britain

Employer details

Employer name

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust


Kent and Canterbury Hospital



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