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0999 - Lead Pharmacist Chemotherapy & Haemato-Oncology

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 a year
Closing date
2 Jun 2024

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Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
The interview will be on 11/06/2024

Are you an experienced Pharmacist looking to join an energetic and vibrant organisation that places patients and staff at the heart of everything they do? The Trust is also committed to supporting flexible working and we can support such things as, part time hours, condensed hours or job share. These options are not exhaustive and we would encourage candidates to state any forms of flexible working they would like to explore in their application or if you prefer to discuss this, wed be happy for you to contact us using the details provided.

We provide a range of high-quality acute hospital across 400 bed for services including emergency department services, outpatient clinics, inpatient services, and maternity and children's services.

If you are a self-motivated and forward-thinking individual and would like to play an integral part in growing the reputation of the pharmacy and contributing to service developments we have the perfect opportunity for you. We are looking for a dynamic and highly motivated individual to lead our Haematology and Oncology clinical Service. As well as being able to demonstrate strong leadership and service development skills, you will be able to exercise advanced clinical skills by participating in ward rounds and within MDT discussions. You will be working in close collaboration with the Aseptics Services Department, Haematology Ward, Chemotherapy Unit and Western Park Outreach Clinics.

Main duties of the job

To manage, provide professional leadership and act as the lead Pharmacist for Haematology and Oncology clinical services at BHNFT, ensuring compliance with national and local guidelines relevant to the area.

To clinically verify chemotherapy prescriptions and where necessary advising and liaising with oncologists and haematologists regarding dose alterations and optimisation.

To be an active member of the Haematology ward round and various MDT discussions

To work closely with the Aseptic Services Department to ensure treatment is Manufactured and released in a timely manner.

About us

Please note that the Trust reserves the right to close a position early.

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing Trust achieving a Good rating in our most recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) assessment and achieving significant progress in the delivery of our strategic objectives. We are proud of the commitment of our staff to ensuring a strong and sustainable future for this organisation which is highly valued by our local communities.

There has never been a better time to join Barnsley Hospital. It is moving at pace and a we can do this attitude is evident right through the organisation, where staff are engaged for change and committed to being part of the journey to sustainability and growth.

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and fair treatment to all applicants regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, mental or physical disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age or offending history.

The cost of the DBS (criminal records check) for Band 6 and above roles only will be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction.

Certificates of Sponsorship

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details of the role and responsibilities.

Supporting Documents

Please refer to the values-based recruitment guidance and associated documentation.

Person Specification



  • Vocational Masters degree in pharmacy or equivalent
  • Membership of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain
  • Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy or equivalent postgraduate qualification and significant post registration hospital pharmacy experience



  • Previous pre-registration training and experience
  • Previous clinical experience in Haemato-oncology and treatment of solid tumours

Knowledge and Awareness


  • Knowledge of Health and Safety at Work Act
  • Knowledge of data protection
  • Knowledge of COSHH

Values based questions


  • In around 100 words please describe what Equality & Diversity means to you and why they are important.
  • How do you ensure you contribute to a well-functioning team?

Employer details

Employer name

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Pogmoor Road


South Yorkshire

S75 2EP

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