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Advanced Clinical Pharmacist - Endocrine

Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£58,698 to £65,095 per annum pro rata inclusive
Closing date
27 Apr 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Part Time
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated pharmacist to join our existing patient focused team in Endocrine. This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate with a wealth of clinical experience to take the next step in their career with an interest in specialist paediatric service.

The successful candidate will be an independent prescriber and work closely with the Endocrine team. The successful candidate will work autonomously as an advanced clinical pharmacist within the specialty, managing a caseload of patients delivering individualised direct patient care.

Candidates will be guided and supported by the clinical team and Senior Specialist Pharmacist in Endocrine and introduced to core directorate activities including new drugs and clinical guideline development.

For further information or an informal conversation, please contact Vani Suri (Principal Pharmacist) by email

Main duties of the job

  • To act as a specialist role model and an expert in prescribing medicines within the Endocrine service
  • To co-ordinate medicines optimisation with the staff and patients within these clinical specialities
  • To act as a role model in clinical pharmacy to ensure a consistently high clinical pharmacy service in line with Trust strategy and NHS Plan
  • To lead and co-ordinate the pharmacy team in the provision of a safe, effective, and efficient clinical pharmacy service
  • To work with medical and nursing staff to ensure patients are treated in a safe, effective and timely way.
  • To lead and deliver education and training in aspects of clinical pharmacy for pharmacy and other healthcare professionals.

About us

GOSH is committed to recruiting the best person for the job, based solely on their ability and individual merit as measured against the criteria for the role through a process that is fair, open, consistent and free from bias and discrimination.

We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture where all staff are valued, respected and acknowledged. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, disability status or length of time spent unemployed.

We particularly welcome applications from BAME communities, people with disabilities and/or long-term health conditions and LGBT+ community members.

We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants and employees are treated fairly and consistently. We are proud to be accredited as a Disability Confident Employer, a member of Business Disability Forum and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

We have active and Executive supported BAME, LGBT+ and Allies, Disability and Long-Term Health Conditions and Women's staff networks. Staff networks are employee-led groups formed around interests, issues and a common bond or background. Staff network members create a positive and inclusive work environment at Great Ormond Street Hospital by actively contributing to the Trust's mission, values and efforts specific to inclusion. All of our staff networks are open to any employee.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents please view the attachment/s below.

Person Specification

GOSH Culture and Values


  • Our Always values

Academic/Professional qualification/Training


  • Registered as a pharmacist with the General Pharmaceutical Council
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Pharmacy Practice
  • Registered non-medical prescriber


  • Member of a Professional Body (i.e. Royal Pharmaceutical Society)



  • Use of medicines in specialist area of paediatrics
  • Multidisciplinary working
  • Project management
  • Experience as tutor/supervisor for pharmacists undertaking postgraduate courses or pre-registration pharmacists
  • Policy and service development


  • An understanding of the pharmaceutical issues of the specialist areas of Endocrine



  • Good verbal, written communication, and organisational skills
  • Time management, problem solving
  • Training and supervising staff
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to lead and motivate a team
  • Accountability - Takes responsibility for own actions and promotes good team working
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Computer skills including Power Point, Excel
  • Mutual respect - Treats others with courtesy and respect at all times

Employer details

Employer name

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust


Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust

Great Ormond Street



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