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Bank Advanced Clinical Pharmacist

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 a year pro rata
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Part Time
Looking for an exciting new challenge? Then look no further!

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and dynamic Advanced Clinical Pharmacist to join our friendly and supportive pharmacy ward-based team on the bank.

You will assist in leading and co-ordinating the delivery of the Pharmacy service and lead and develop relevant clinical / pharmaceutical audit and research. You will be the key point for providing expert pharmaceutical advice to patients and other members of the multidisciplinary team across our acute hospital at Scunthorpe.

Following a supportedstructured induction process, you will provide dynamic leadership to the team and demonstrate high quality acute clinical pharmacy skills. Working flexibility to support the Trust's directive of 7 day working and participating in rotas and/or shift working as necessary, including weekend and bank holidays.

Main duties of the job

The post holder would be responsible for providing an advanced clinical pharmacist service within the surgery directorate, education, and training, and improving patient safety. The postholder will also support the Trustwide Nutrition team providing advice around the prescribing and monitoring of parenteral nutrition. These roles require excellent organisational and interpersonal skills, alongside sound clinical knowledge, and relevant experience.

We are a successful, innovative, and forward-thinking department, with patient care at the centre of our decision making. We actively using skill mix and role development to enhance job content and quality at all levels of the department. The department is supported by a robust management team, Pharmacy technician and pharmacy support worker structure that enables our Advanced clinical Pharmacists to be actively involved in and focus on clinical and professional aspects of patient care. You will be responsible for managing and supervising the duties of pharmacists, pre-registration pharmacists and ward support technicians within the clinical team. You will be responsible for supporting the medicines information services and training pharmacy staff to deliver these services.

About us

We're a large organisation with three hospitals located in Scunthorpe, Grimsby, and Goole. We also provide community services in North Lincolnshire. Our 6,500 members of staff care for and support a population of more than 400,000 people.

We encourage all our staff to innovate and adopt 'best practice' so we can deliver excellent care to our patients. We ask staff to live our values kindness, courage and respect.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us. You could be one of them.

To learn more about Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, and discover the unique benefits on offer to employees, view our latest videos, plus more, please visit our recruitment website at

Should we receive a high volume of applications for this vacancy, the advert may be closed earlier than stated. To view a full job description and person specification please see attachments on this advert.

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Please be aware that all newemployees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check, if it is required for their role.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are committed to creating and maintaining a fair and supportive working environment and culture, where contributions are fully recognised and valued by all and staff feel empowered to carry out their duties to the best of their abilities. As employers we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff. This underpins our values as set out in the NHS Constitution, supports us to be an Employer of Choice and ultimately enables our employees to support the effective care of our patients.

We strongly value the different perspectives and ideas a diverse workforce brings to deliver better outcomes for our patients. We welcome applications irrespective of peoples age, disability, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • oA vocational Master's degree in Pharmacy plus pre-registration training resulting in registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council as a Pharmacist
  • oPostgraduate Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy qualification or proven level of equivalent experience


  • oAccredited pre-registration pharmacy student tutor and / or accredited clinical pharmacy diploma tutor
  • oIndependent Prescribing qualification

Occupational Experience


  • oPrevious hospital Pharmacy experience as a Clinical Pharmacist (minimum of three years post qualification)
  • oPrevious experience of supervising / mentoring junior colleagues


  • oExperience of risk management
  • oExperience of health and safety issues
  • oExperience of analysing drug usage information

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust


Scunthorpe General Hospital

Cliff Gardens


DN15 7BH

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