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Band 6 Clinical Pharmacist

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 a year p.a. inc. HCA
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Full Time

Job Details

We are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic and highly motivated Band 6 clinical pharmacist to join the pharmacy team at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust for 6 months.

You will be working on wards alongside various clinical teams ward to assist in the delivery of a comprehensive pharmacy service and to provide operational support to the department. This role may involve contributing to our out-of-hours service working in the evenings and on weekends.

Applicants selected for interview will have the choice or a face-to-face interview or virtual interview via MS Teams. Applicants will not be advantaged or disadvantaged based on the interview method they choose.

Main duties of the job

To assist in the delivery of a comprehensive pharmacy service and to provide operational support to the department. This includes ward-based clinical pharmacy services, working to specific clinical objectives depending on the focus of the service and patient cohort, with the possibility of contributing to the out-of-hours service in the evenings or at weekends. It is therefore essential the post holder be able to work their hours flexibly and contribute fully to both existing and new rotas.

About us

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust comprises five of the UK's best known hospitals - Guy's, St Thomas', Evelina London Children's Hospital, Royal Brompton and Harefield - as well as community services in Lambeth and Southwark, all with a long history of high quality care, clinical excellence, research and innovation.

We are among the UK's busiest, most successful foundation trusts. We provide specialist care for patients including heart and lung, cancer and renal services as well as a full range of local hospital and community services for people in Lambeth and Southwark.

We have a long tradition of clinical and scientific achievement and - as part of King's Health Partners - we are one of England's eight academic health sciences centres, bringing together world-class clinical services, teaching and research. We have one of the National Institute for Health Research's biomedical research centres, established with King's College London in 2007, as well as dedicated clinical research facilities.

We have around 22,700 staff, making us one of the largest NHS Trusts in the country and one of the biggest employers locally. We aim to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve and continue to develop new and existing partnerships with local people, patients, neighbouring NHS organisations, local authorities and charitable bodies and GPs.

We strive to recruit and retain the best staff as the dedication and skills of our employees lie at the heart of our organisation and ensure that our services are of the highest quality, safe and focused on our patients.

Please see the attached job description which provided information on our organisation.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description and person specification documents for detailed information on the role and its requirements.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Knowledge


  • Masters Degree in Pharmacy
  • Registration with the GPhC as a pharmacist
  • Working towards Diploma in General Pharmacy Practice
  • Demonstrates good clinical knowledge, clinical reasoning and judgement


  • Member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society



  • A minimum of 6 months post registration experience in clinical pharmacy practice
  • Reflects on own practice and makes changes as necessary.
  • Has undertaken research/audit and recommended changes in practice according to the findings.
  • Assists in maintaining own and others health safety and security
  • Self-motivated regularly reviews and identifies own development needs and actively seeks training opportunities
  • Demonstrates commitment and ability to develop own knowledge, skills and quality of work in line with local and national standards.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in both written and verbal formats to prescribers, clinicians, patients and their carers


  • Competencies gained in technical services and medicines information
  • Contributes to the improvement of pharmacy services



  • Ability to analyse drug charts and patient information in order to provide advice on medicines related queries
  • Ability to prioritise workload and to work accurately
  • Ability to communicate effectively in difficult situations e.g. uncooperative staff/ patients, noisy environment or time pressures.


  • Has used electronic prescribing software and other clinical software and databases

Employer details

Employer name

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust


Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Westminster Bridge Road



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