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Rotational Clinical Pharmacist

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa/pro rata for part time staff
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
The pharmacy department at Sheffield Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust comprises of approximately 450 staff working across 5 sites delivering care to patients from all over the country.

We are looking for a dynamic and motivated pharmacist to join the rotational clinical pharmacist team. This post will help us deliver high quality clinical care to specialist areas such as oncology, admissions, neurosciences, orthopaedics, ENT, cardiology, critical care, infectious diseases, antimicrobials, renal and neonatology/women's services.

You will work alongside Advanced Clinical pharmacists, medicine management technicians, medicine management assistants and be a valued member of the multi-disciplinary team. The role offers opportunities to develop and grow into a fantastic clinical pharmacist and ability to develop your clinical skills, including service evaluation and leadership whilst working through the Advanced pharmacy framework (in house training).

You will also need good interpersonal, communication, time management and analytical skills. In addition, you will contribute to pharmacy services in the evenings and weekends, thus maintaining your basic skills and competence. You will need to have a minimum of 60 credits passed of a certificate in clinical pharmacy (or equivalent) by 1st October 2024.

Main duties of the job

  • Provide and develop specialist clinical pharmacy services to a ward, or group of wards in accordance with the Clinical Pharmacy Standards and Guidelines.
  • Communicate with patients, carers or other healthcare professionals regarding medication issues.
  • Contribute to departmental audits.
  • Produce and implement guidelines, protocols and SOPs.
  • Contribute to service development projects.
  • Participate in the education and training of pre-registration pharmacists, other pharmacy staff and healthcare professionals.
  • Mentor and support the band 6 post-registration pharmacists.
  • Contribute to the departmental weekend, bank holiday, late night rota.
  • Work as an independent pharmacist prescriber (will be supported to undertake the prescribing course if not currently an independent prescriber).

About us

You will be working for an organisation which values and respects all of its staff and the community it serves. The Trust is a leader in the NHS and research sectors and provides excellent benefits for its staff. This includes a firm commitment to professional development of it's staff together with the provision of an excellent health and well-being support service.

As well as a great job, Sheffield provides the perfect mix of vibrant city life but with the beautiful Peak District countryside also on the doorstep. Known as the outdoor city, it is a lovely place to make your home. -

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please view the attached Job Description and Person Specification documents for full details regarding this post.

When completing your application please ensure that you clearly demonstrate how you meet the role criteria.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • MPharm
  • Registered Pharmacist with the General Pharmaceutical Council
  • Post-graduate Certificate in Clinical Pharmacy (60 credits passed)


  • Post-graduate Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy



  • Relevant post registration experience in clinical pharmacy
  • Experience in a wide range of clinical pharmacy specialities


  • Experience of providing on call services and lone working
  • Experience of working within service development projects

Skills and Knowledge


  • Achievement of dispensing and checking competency
  • Completed all clinical & professional sections of the Medicines Learning Portal required of Foundation Audit
  • Have excellent communication skills non-verbal, verbal and written in order to communicate with a broad spectrum of people (from directorate managers to members of the public).
  • Ability to communicate empathetically with patients
  • IT competency
  • Professional independence and initiative.
  • Critical evaluation skills
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and time.

Employer details

Employer name

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Northern General Hospital

Herries road


S5 7AU

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