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Women's and Children's Specialist Rotational Pharmacist

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £50,056 Per Annum(Pro Rata)
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
This role offers supported learning in all aspects of Women's & Children's pharmacy services in a friendly tertiary hospital.

Rotations are 9 to 12 months across a varied range specialties

Each rotation is supported by senior specialist pharmacists

No prior Women's or Children's pharmacy service experience is required we welcome applicants from all pharmacy backgrounds.

This role is predominantly patient facing and there are currently no on call duties.

Our structured training is designed to support progression and completion of the competency portfolio will allow progression to a band 7 role.

Main duties of the job

We welcome applicants at any stage of their band 6 to 7 journey. If you are a band 6 applicant, we will support your development to progress to a band 7 role following completion of a competency portfolio.

The person recruited to this post will join a friendly team of rotational pharmacists who provide services across St Mary's hospital and Royal Manchester Children's hospital on the Oxford road site.

Main duties for this role include:

Reviewing patient treatments using our EPR system (also know as Hive)

Timely and appropriate supply of medication

Timely and appropriate medicines reconciliation for newly admitted patients

Opportunity to be involved with guideline development, finance review, medicines optimisation, clinical governance, audit and quality improvement projects

Attending weekly teaching sessions provide by pharmacy and clinical specialties

Participating in person and virtual ward rounds reviewing and optimising patients treatment

Undergoing training relating to complex treatments e.g. parenteral nutrition and chemotherapy.

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



  • Vocational Master's Degree in Pharmacy or equivalent
  • Pre-registration training and successful completion of relevant examination
  • Job related Postgraduate qualification eg. Clinical diploma (or successfully completion of first year), or equivalent experience


  • Sucessfully completed first year of diploma (B7 appointments)

Knowledge and Experience


  • Pre-registration experience
  • Demonstrable team working
  • Demonstrable commitment to CPD
  • Basic Clinical knowledge in a range of topics


  • Audit or Research experience



  • GPhC registered



  • Analysis of complex information relating to individual patients medication
  • Ability to work on initiative and as part of the team
  • Ability to recognise own limitations and boundaries and need to consult with senior colleagues
  • Good communication skills both spoken and written
  • Good communication skills both spoken and written
  • Basic problem solving abilities


  • Empathy Innovation

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Oxford Road Campus

Royal Manchester Children's Hospital and Saint Mary's Hospital


M13 9WL

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