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Rotational Clinical Pharmacist

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£44,398 to £50,807 per annum
Closing date
28 Apr 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Are you looking for a new challenge to expand your portfolio with the opportunity to work in different clinical areas, want more responsibility but not yet ready to specialise? Come and join us to expand your current knowledge and experience to rotate through varied clinical areas and specialities dependent on your preferences. Examples of areas will include medical wards, surgical wards including pre-operative clinics, trauma & orthopaedics, mental health, aseptic services and primary care.

We are committed to providing the best learning and supportive experience for post foundation level pharmacists and believe this is an ideal stepping stone towards specialist/advanced practice. Our post will enable you to expand your knowledge and expertise and broaden your clinical and non-clinical skills. You will have support and mentorship from experienced advanced pharmacists and team leaders in a variety of clinical areas. You will be supported to develop your independent prescribing role. We have good links with local universities which provide research and development opportunities.

Our clinical pharmacists provide a high quality, patient-centred service ensuring safe and effective use of medicines across the integrated health community. As a rotational pharmacist working in various multi disciplinary teams, you will have an integral role in providing high quality pharmacy services to inpatients, outpatient and the community of North West Wales.

Main duties of the job

We aim to achieve the best outcomes for our patients through delivery of excellence in pharmaceutical care and medicine optimisation.

We recognise that our profession's future leadership will come from pharmacists like you with drive and ability. Your professionalism, excellent inter-personal skills and enthusiasm, will equip you to be a valued contributor to our service and to be a key member of our clinical pharmacy team. Our ambition is to deliver high quality care and embed continuous improvement.

We are currently on a journey of redesigning our pharmacy services to the integrated health community. The imminent implementation of electronic prescribing and medication administration system is on the horizon. Be a part of our highly motivated, friendly team and share in our values of caring for people and keeping them well by influencing the future direction of pharmacy services.

There will be opportunities to develop education and training skills as you will participate in the clinical training and supervision of pharmacy team members, as well as medical and nursing colleagues. See Job Description for further details

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

Person Specification



  • MPharm degree or equivalent
  • Registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council
  • Post graduate MSc/Diploma in clinical pharmacy or equivalent experience/ qualification


  • Accredited/ eligible to be accredited as HEI Clinical Pharmacy Diploma/ MSc tutor
  • Member of the RPSGB
  • Non medical prescribing qualification



  • Broad post registration experience


  • Experience in specialist clinical area(s)

Aptitude and Abilities


  • Good written communication siklls
  • IT literate
  • Problem solving skills & decision making ability
  • Ability to work in multidisciplinary setting
  • Evidence of implementation of change
  • Ability to meet deadlines


  • Welsh speaking
  • Organisational ability
  • Evidence of successful management of people
  • Development of protocols/ procedures
  • Evidence of supervising/ mentoring pharmacy staff



  • Enthusiasm for training
  • Commitment to self study and self development



  • Participate in general public holiday and weekend working as necessary
  • Willingness to participate in on call out of hours duty roster as necessary
  • Willingness to work in a bilingual area


  • Ability to move between sites in a timely manner

Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board


Ysbyty Gwynedd

Penrhosgarnedd, Bangor


LL57 2PW

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