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Specialist Rotational Pharmacist

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 a year pa inclusive
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Fast forward your pharmacy career at Imperial. With five world-renowned hospitals, we have an opportunity for a Band 7 specialist rotational pharmacist. You will have the opportunity to work across various specialty rotations within the Medicine & Surgery Divisions, delivering education and training and also gain experience in directorate work including management of high cost medicines, new drugs applications, guideline review and drug expenditure reporting. We very much see our rotation programme as designed to equip you with the skills, knowledge and confidence for a future specialist clinical pharmacist role.

At Imperial you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people. You'll be working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant pharmacy team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

You will be self-motivated and organised with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You will need to be able to develop effective working relationships with a wide range of professionals. You will need good IT skills and be able to work with many different IT programs & databases.

Applicants should be a pharmacist registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council. You should have completed up to 18 months of a postgraduate clinical pharmacy diploma and working towards full diploma or equivalent experiential learning.

Main duties of the job

To ensure the safe, clinically effective & cost efficient use of medicines within each rotation.

To improve the quality of pharmaceutical care to patients.

To gain knowledge & experience in the medical and/or surgical management for common diseases in each rotation.

To gain experience of the funding and monitoring of high cost drugs

To support & develop pre-registration pharmacists, Band 6 pharmacists & medicines management pharmacy technicians as appropriate.

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

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 overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification

Education/ qualifications


  • Masters Degree in Pharmacy or equivalent
  • Member of the General Pharmaceutical Council
  • Certificate in Pharmacy Diploma or equivalent relevant postgraduate experience & studying for completion of full Diploma
  • Undertakes continuing professional development (CPD) and maintains a CPD portfolio


  • Member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain



  • Appropriate post-registration training and experience in hospital Pharmacy - this must include a solid grounding in all aspects of hospital pharmacy practice (medicines information, aseptic services, ward services and dispensing)
  • Demonstrate the ability to appropriately recommend, substantiate and communicate therapeutic options for patients
  • Practical Clinical experience covering a range of specialities including medicine & surgery with a broad knowledge of therapeutics


  • Previous experience in delivering training and education
  • Experience of drug expenditure reporting
  • Experience of managing funding applications for PbR excluded drugs

Skills/knowledge/ abilities


  • Good ability to organise and prioritise work
  • Good clinical practice knowledge including the ability to analyse patient specific information to advise on management of medicines
  • A good understanding of national and local priorities
  • Good ability to use computer systems including Excel, Word & NHS/online databases
  • Good personal organisation and time management skills


  • Good understanding of how Homecare companies deliver services

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust




W6 8RF

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