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Foundation Pharmacist

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and passionate clinical pharmacist to join our expanding integrated pharmacy team. You will become part of a unique team in a highly patient focused role.The post is based at Glan Clwyd Hospital within the Central Integrated Healthcare Community (CIHC) which has undergone an extensive redevelopment programme including a new modern, pharmacy department. The CIHC hosts several specialist regional services such as the North Wales Cancer Treatment Centre, North Wales Cardiac Centre and The Sub Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Centre (SuRNICC).

Main duties of the job

You will have the opportunity to work in a variety of settings within the Integrated Health Community, including secondary care, primary care, community hospitals and community resource teams. As a clinical pharmacist, you will have direct involvement in patient care and influence treatment choices by being involved in decision-making at the point of prescribing, working as part of a multidisciplinary team. You will be provided with opportunities to develop your skills in a variety of clinical specialities (Medicine, Surgery, Emergency Quarter, Sterile Production unit and the Cancer Centre) during your training.The role provides an excellent foundation to further develop your skills in the future and there will be opportunities to undertake additional education programmes e.g Post Registration Foundation Programmes. If you appreciate diversity, thrive on fresh challenges, benefit from collaborative working with other healthcare professionals and want to make a difference to patients' health then a career with us is definitely for you.

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.

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 full job description and person specification within supporting documents or please click Apply Now to view in Trac

Person Specification

Qualifications and/or Knowledge


  • MPharm Degree or equivalent
  • Member of the General Pharmaceutical Council
  • Knowledge of clinical pharmacy
  • Good knowledge of therapeutics
  • Knowledge of electronic and manual information sources


  • Practicing member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society
  • Post Graduate MSc/Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy or equivalent qualification
  • Training qualification



  • Must be able to demonstrate suitable level of experience working in the managed sector and/or community pharmacy


  • Experience of patient-orientated medicines systems

Aptitudes and Abilities


  • Good verbal/written communication skills


  • Organisational ability



  • Participate in the provision of general public holiday and weekend pharmacy services as necessary
  • Willingness to participate in on-call roster as necessary


  • Ability to travel between sites in a timely manner

Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board


Glan Clwyd Hospital


LL18 5UJ

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