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Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 per annum inclusive
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Pharmacist to be part of a dynamic team. You will be working as a Band 7 Pharmacist to participate in, develop and support the services provided by the Dispensary and Operational team. You will assist the Clinical Lead Operational Pharmacist in the Clinical aspects relating to the functioning of the Dispensary, Procurement, and Distribution

We are looking for an enthusiastic Pharmacist with the ability to work effectively as part of ateam, through excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to motivate themselves and others.

Main duties of the job

  • Act as a role model to all technical and support staff working in the Dispensary Team and gain experience in mentoring and supervising Junior Pharmacistsrotating through the Dispensary.
  • To clinically screen TTOs and Outpatient prescriptions as required.
  • To develop the role of the rotational Pharmacists in the dispensary.
  • To ensure the dispensary's compliance with best practice and medicines legislation.
  • To ensure the safe and secure management of controlled drugs in the Dispensary
  • To participate in on call, weekend ,Bank Holiday and late duties as per the rota

About us

GOSH is committed to recruiting the best person for the job, based solely on their ability and individual merit as measured against the criteria for the role through a process that is fair, open, consistent and free from bias and discrimination.

We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture where all staff are valued, respected and acknowledged. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, disability status or length of time spent unemployed.

We particularly welcome applications from BAME communities, people with disabilities and/or long-term health conditions and LGBT+ community members.

We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants and employees are treated fairly and consistently. We are proud to be accredited as a Disability Confident Employer, a member of Business Disability Forum and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

We have active and Executive supported BAME, LGBT+ and Allies, Disability and Long-Term Health Conditions and Women's staff networks. Staff networks are employee-led groups formed around interests, issues and a common bond or background. Staff network members create a positive and inclusive work environment at Great Ormond Street Hospital by actively contributing to the Trust's mission, values and efforts specific to inclusion. All of our staff networks are open to any employee.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents, please view the attachment/s below.

Person Specification

Gosh Culture and Values


  • Our Always Values

Academic/Professional qualification/Training


  • Taught Masters Degree in Pharmacy
  • Registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council as a pharmacist


  • Post Graduate Certificate in Clinical Pharmacy or equivalent
  • Membership of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society
  • Independent Prescriber qualification
  • Educational supervisor



  • Range of hospital pharmacy services
  • Awareness of current issues
  • Up to date pharmacy knowledge
  • Experience providing a clinical service and Dispensary experience
  • Paediatric Medicine
  • Training mentoring and supervising staff


  • Homecare supplies
  • EPIC Computer system
  • Ascribe computer system



  • Numerate
  • Attention to detail
  • Proven organisational skills, self and others
  • Good time management and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent IT and database skills
  • Good Communication skills on both a written and verbal basis
  • Reliable
  • Adaptable

Employer details

Employer name

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust


Great Ormond Street Hospital

Great Ormond Street



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