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Highly Specialist Gastroenterology Pharmacist

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum, pro rata (Plus AFC unsocial hours payments)
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you want a new challenge? Do you want to be part of clinically focused multidisciplinary team?

Yes, then this is an exciting opportunity as highly specialist pharmacist for gastroenterology at Manchester Royal Infirmary is meant for you!

The role is perfect if you are:

Innovative, enthusiastic, dynamic, flexible, compassionate, and enjoy leading a service and being part of the wider specialist team. The specialist medicine pharmacy team are highly integrated within the MDT providing expert clinical skills and opportunities participating in pharmacist led clinics. The role is open to individuals who have experience in, and thrive on, working in highly specialist services.

Main duties of the job

In addition to having a passion for gastroenterology and specialist medicine you must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work as part of a team and lead the team. You must be able to manage and motivate others and have the ability to influence the multidisciplinary team and engage with key stakeholders.

About us

MFT is one of the largest NHS Trust In England with a turnover of �2.6bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research, and innovation through the introduction of Hive our Electronic Patient Record system which launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our Green Plan which sets out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open, and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification

Education/ Qualifications


  • Vocational 4 year masters degree in pharmacy
  • Member of the General Pharmaceutical Council
  • 1 year pre registration training and experience
  • Post-graduate diploma in clinical pharmacy or equivalent documented clinical experience


  • Independent prescribing qualification



  • Comprehensive post registration hospital experience or equivalent documented clinical experience, including experience within a band 7 or above role
  • Able to lead and act on own initiative
  • Experience in training and supervising others
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated and ability to motivate others


  • Evidence of published audit/ research
  • Demonstration of innovation
  • Experience of evaluating financial information related to use of medicines

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Oxford Road Campus



M13 9WL

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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