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Education Development Pharmacist/ Clinical Lecturer-Medicine Use

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Eastbourne and Hastings
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

An exciting opportunity to develop your teaching, clinical and leadership skills whilst supporting pharmacists from the very start of their initial education and training journey.

Working in an acute hospital, as clinical lecturer with the University of Brighton, you will deliver both experiential and academic learning to pharmacy undergraduates including the progressive inclusion of prescribing practice during foundation training by 2025. Additionally, you will make key contributions to the delivery of our strategic vision for education and development within the pharmacy department gaining experience across several different dimensions through inter-professional education within the trust and working closely with multi-sector partner organisations within the Integrated Care System to develop the future pharmacist workforce.

There will be opportunities for personal and professional development including the Independent Prescribing Course and Post Graduate Certificate in Adult Education

Main duties of the job

Duties include: Supportingboth academic and work-placed learning as advised by University of Brighton including
    • Clinical teaching at the bedside
    • Clinical teaching in the recently refurbished simulation suite
    • OSCE assessment
    • Lectures in line with the individuals' expertise
    • Placement strategy group to ensure placement activity is aligned to employer need
  • Participation in the departments continuing education activities including supporting the provision of education programmes and clinical training for other staff members including pharmacists, trainee pharmacists and pharmacy undergraduates
  • Facilitation of multi-disciplinary training with foundation doctors, nursing staff AHPs.
  • Provision of a clinical pharmacy service including application of non-medical prescribing skills (if applicable

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



  • BSc (Pharmacy) / BPharm / MPharm
  • GPhC Registration (Vocational Masters degree in Pharmacy (4yrs) and 1 years pre-registration training and experience)
  • Certificate in Clinical Pharmacy or pharmacy practice / other equivalent post-graduate qualification
  • CPD portfolio that demonstrates an ongoing commitment to personal development


  • Registration with the Royal Pharmaceutical Society and / or UKCPA
  • Diploma or MSc in Clinical Pharmacy or pharmacy practice / other equivalent post-graduate qualification
  • Post graduate certificate in education
  • Recognised qualification as educational supervisor or equivalent role or experience
  • Training in pharmacoeconomics / resource or change management



  • 1 year pre-registration training and experience
  • At least 12 months post registration experience as a hospital or ICS pharmacist
  • Experience in utilising information technology within the workplace including inputting, retrieving information and producing reports


  • Experience of working with clinicians as a clinical pharmacist within a directorate or ICS role
  • Previous experience in mentoring and training pharmacy staff
  • Previous experience in a role which includes the provision of education and development
  • Experience of training and group facilitation with small and large groups
  • Demonstrable knowledge of MS Excel (e.g. ECDL)

Employer details

Employer name

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust


Eastbourne with cross site working

Eastbourne and Hastings

BN21 2UD

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