Senior Clinical Pharmacist

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pro rata
Closing date
6 Dec 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Post Title: Clinical Pharmacist

Department: Pharmacy

Location: Trust-wide

Directorate: Corporate

Band: 7

Hours: Full time / Part time

Contract Type: Substantive

Responsible to: Lead Pharmacists / Deputy Chief Pharmacists

Main duties of the job

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic, self-motivated and adaptable Pharmacist with excellent communication and interpersonal skills to support the pharmacy department.

You should have previous hospital experience, with relevant mental health experience being desirable although not essential.

A postgraduate qualification in clinical pharmacy / mental health would be advantageous. Training towards an appropriate qualification may be provided by the Trust.

The role is clinical in nature across our four localities -Dudley, Walsall, Sandwell and Wolverhampton with our dispensary outsourced to a third party.

This role is based on a 5-day(Mon-Fri) working week, with no expectation to take part in on-call, evenings and weekend rota.

About us

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust provides specialist mental health, learning disability, and community healthcare services for the population of the Black Country.

Across the whole of the region we provide:
  • Adult and older adult mental health services
  • Specialist learning disability services

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was formed on 1 April 2020, after NHS England and NHS Improvement approved the merger of Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust.

Combining resources, strategies and talented workforce enables us to deliver a wider variety of outstanding services that are based on best practice and are continually improving.

We currently employ over 3,000 members of staff and just like the population we serve, we are made up of diverse cultures and backgrounds.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Screening all medication charts for appropriate and cost-effective prescribing

Planning, managing, monitoring and review of therapeutic programmes adjusting dosages and route of administration through timely intervention and communication with medical, nursing and other healthcare professionals

Evaluating efficacy and toxicity of medication used, observing and reporting risk issues relating to the use of medications

Recording of all clinical interventions to demonstrate activity

Person Specification

From Application Form


  • Full GPhC registration as a pharmacist in the UK
  • Relevant hospital clinical pharmacy experience
  • Experience of MDT / team working
  • Evidence of relevant continued professional development and willingness to study for PG qualification
  • Evidence of care / compassion / empathy
  • Time management / workload planning
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Experience of audit
  • Experience of data analysis
  • IT literate
  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication skills


  • Completed or working towards a post-graduate qualification certificate / diploma
  • Drug budget management advice
  • Experience in delivering education and training

Employer details

Employer name

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust



Trafalgar House



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