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Advanced Clinical Pharmacists (including a speciality)

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 a year pro rata
Closing date
7 Dec 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking for a new challenge to take your pharmacy career to new heights?

Lead a team in a senior role? Then look no further!

We are seeking experienced and dynamic Pharmacist leaders to join our friendly and supportive Pharmacy Team as an advanced clinical pharmacist.

Initially supported through a 4-week structured induction process, you will then provide dynamic leadership and demonstrate high quality acute clinical pharmacy skills. Working flexibility to support the Trust's directive of 7 day working and participating in rotas and/or shift working as necessary, including weekend and bank holidays.

You will be ward-based, and deliver your activity Trust wide, working over 2 major acute sites, with a view to expanding services into our Goole site with Neuro Rehab facilities.

Health and Care Worker Visa's and Relocation Packages available (where eligible) and On-Boarding team support. Affordable housing, outstanding schools, good transport links and all in an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Come and join our team at Northern Lincolnshire & Goole NHS Foundation Trust - we are looking forward to meeting you! Site visits and virtual meetings available on request.

Main duties of the job

The post holder would be responsible for providing an advanced clinical pharmacist service within their agreed directorate, support with education and training and improve patient safety. These role requires excellent organisational and interpersonal skills, alongside sound clinical knowledge and relevant experience. We are a successful, innovative and forward-thinking department, with patient care at the center of our decision-making.

We are a successful, innovative and forward-thinking department, with patient care at the center of our decision making. We actively using skill mix and role development to enhance job content and quality at all levels of the department. The department is supported by a robust management team, Pharmacy technician and pharmacy support worker structure that enables our Advanced clinical Pharmacists to be actively involved in and focus on clinical and professional aspects of patient care. You will be responsible for managing and supervising the duties of pharmacists, pre-registration pharmacists and ward support technicians within the clinical team. You will be responsible for supporting the medicines information services and training pharmacy staff to deliver these services. You will support the Clinical Pharmacy Team Manager in the delivery of the Pharmacy Vision and Values Strategy, together with the other Clinical Pharmacy Team Leaders.

About us

We're a large organisation with three hospitals located in Scunthorpe, Grimsby and Goole. We also provide community services in North Lincolnshire. Our 6,500 members of staff care for and support a population of more than 400,000 people.

We encourage all our staff to innovate and adopt 'best practice' so we can deliver excellent care to our patients. We ask staff to live our values kindness, courage and respect.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us. You could be one of them.

To learn more about Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, and discover the unique benefits on offer to employees, view our latest videos, plus more, please visit our recruitment website at

Should we receive a high volume of applications for this vacancy, the advert may be closed earlier than stated. To view a full job description and person specification please see attachments on this advert.

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We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children/vulnerable adults and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are committed to creating and maintaining a fair and supportive working environment and culture, where contributions are fully recognised and valued by all and staff feel empowered to carry out their duties to the best of their abilities. As employers we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff. This underpins our values as set out in the NHS Constitution, supports us to be an Employer of Choice and ultimately enables our employees to support the effective care of our patients.

We strongly value the different perspectives and ideas a diverse workforce brings to deliver better outcomes for our patients. We welcome applications irrespective of peoples age, disability, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications


  • A vocational Master's degree in Pharmacy plus pre-registration training resulting in registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council as a Pharmacist
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy qualification or proven level of equivalent experience


  • Accredited pre-registration pharmacy student tutor and / or accredited clinical pharmacy diploma tutor
  • Independent Prescribing qualification

Occuaptional Exp & Abilities


  • Previous hospital Pharmacy experience as a Clinical Pharmacist (minimum of four years post qualification including a minimum of 12 months post qualification experience in relevant specialist area)
  • Previous experience of supervising / mentoring junior colleagues


  • Previous experience of recruiting / day to day sickness / absence issues
  • Experience of risk management
  • Experience of health and safety issues

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust


Scunthorpe General Hospital

Cliff Gardens


DN15 7BH

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