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Rotational Clinical Pharmacist

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
1 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust, Hastings/Eastbourne

Rotational band 6 with potential for progression to band 7 and multisector opportunities

Are you currently a trainee pharmacist, a registered pharmacist returning to practice or even considering a change of sectors?

We are seeking pharmacists with a passion for clinical pharmacy and patient centred care aiming to build their clinical skillsand work closely across sectors with clinicians in East Sussex.

Development of a band 6 to 7 progression pathway is a departmental priority and opportunities to experience multiple rotations, including any possibilities as they arise with multi-sector partner organisations within the local Integrated Care System, will support progression of your pharmacy career through post-registration Foundation towards advanced level practice.

There will be supported opportunities for personal and professional development including completion of the Newly Qualified Pharmacist Pathway, access to a funded post-graduate clinical certificate in pharmacy practice and future support with gaining an Independent Prescribing qualification.

Thispost could be based at either of our two hospital sites namely Eastbourne District General Hospital or Conquest Hospital in Hastings.

Interviews to be held week commencing 13th May 2024

Main duties of the job

The post includes rotations in surgicaland medicalareas with the potential for cancer services and a mental health rotation within Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. Experience within theseareas will build key clinical skillsand providean opportunity to develop intoaconfident practitioner with the support ofan experienced pharmacy team.

Under the supervision of our specialist Independent Prescribing Pharmacists, you will work closely with consultants, other medical staff, nursesand pharmacy staff in ensuring that medicine use is safe, rational, effectiveand evidence based

The post holder will provideaclinical pharmacy service toagroup of wards onarotational basisand support the dispensary in providingan efficientand timely service. Theapplicant willalso need to join the department weekendand on-call service onarota basis followingaperiod of orientationand induction. The successful candidate will be a Practice Supervisor forTrainee Pharmacistsand Pharmacy undergraduates.

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
  • Registration with the GPhC (Vocational Masters degree in Pharmacy (4yrs) and 1 years pre-registration / foundation training and experience)
  • Demonstrates ongoing continuing professional development relevant to the role.


  • Member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society
  • CPD portfolio that demonstrates an ongoing commitment to personal development and progression through post-registration Foundation



  • 1 year pre-registration / foundation training and experience
  • Experience of patient facing practice or evidence of the application of skills/practice that are suitable for foundation to advanced practice.


  • Previous experience in participating/undertaking audit/research relevant to pharmacy practice
  • Previous experience in mentoring and training pharmacy staff
  • Experience of carrying out medicines reviews and medicines reconciliation for patients on discharge from hospital
  • Experience in utilising information technology within the workplace including inputting and retrieving information

Employer details

Employer name

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust


Pharmacy Conquest and Eastbourne District General Hospital


TN37 7RD

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