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Lead Clinical Pharmacist

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Colwyn Bay
£59,857 to £69,553 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
15 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8B
Part Time
This post is fixed term for 12 months to meet the needs of the service.If you are interested in applying for the secondment position, you must obtain permission from your current line manager prior to applying for this post.

Are you a clinical pharmacist working at an advanced level in a patient-focused role in primary care?

Do you have an interest in developing the current and next generation of Primary Care practitioners be that Nurse, Medic, Physiotherapist, Pharmacist, OT, Physician Associate or Paramedic?

Are you a future pharmacy clinical leader and interested in developing your own advanced clinical practice?

Do you enjoy teaching and mentoring others and still want to do the pharmacist day job? Then this could be the role for you!

Become part of the Team in shaping the future of Primary Care and Community Services in North Wales.

Main duties of the job

The Primary and Community Care Academy in North Wales in partnership with West End Medical Centre is developing a Multi-Disciplinary Practitioner Training Hub in North Walesto offer a range of training and learning opportunities for the current and next generation of primary and community care practitioners. West End Medical Centre is situated in Colwyn Bay, with a list size of 18,400 patients. West End Medical Centre is focused on delivering a social model of care and has a multi-Disciplinary team including GPs, Nurses, Physiotherapists and Pharmacists. The practice is also moving towards recruitment of other health care professionals such as Advanced Practice Paramedics and Physicians Associates.

The Training Team will also include GPs. The Team will work collaboratively to deliver the range of training, education and skills enhancement opportunities at the Medical Centre, regionally as members of the Academy faculty and will actively promote and undertake clinical research at the practice.

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification



  • Registered pharmacist with GPhC
  • Masters Degree or equivalent in pharmacy
  • Post-graduate diploma/MSc in a relevant area/speciality or equivalent documented credentialing/experience in relevant area
  • Independent prescriber


  • Experience of leading and delivering research
  • Teaching/assessing qualification



  • Experience of working effectively in a multi disciplinary environment
  • A substantive level of post qualification experience in primary care
  • Tutoring/mentoring/teaching experience at an advanced practice/post-graduate level within the area of clinical specialist practice


  • Experience of acting as a Designated Prescribing Practitioner



  • Operational management experience
  • Ability to demonstrate effective partnership working
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Personnal Attributes


  • Evidence of leadership skills and ability to influence and negotiate within the service, and external stakeholders.
  • Good communicator, motivated and able to work as part of a team
  • Enthusiasm for training

Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board


West End Medical Centre

Conway Road

Colwyn Bay


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