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Specialist Rotational Pharmacist

Isle of Wight NHS Trust
Newport, Isle of Wight
£43,742 to £50,056 pro rata, per annum
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are recruiting for Specialist Rotational Clinical Pharmacist who wishes to join #TeamIOWNHS. You should share our passion and drive to ensure that our patients and staff receive quality and compassionate care and work with us to ensure the Trust continues its journey towards great people, great place.

Full Time Permanent positions available

Fixed Term positions also available

Exciting opportunities are available for enthusiastic and self-motivated pharmacists with excellent interpersonal skills, to join our friendly and innovative Pharmacy Team

Main duties of the job

The Pharmacy Team based out of St Marys Hospital are energetic and forward looking, with a strong culture of patient safety and service quality. We believe in technology supporting excellent clinical practice and releasing time to care, with the JAC electronic prescribing and medicines administration (EPMA) having been embedded in practice for over 10 years. It is used creatively to enhance clinical practice with a fully integrated Omnicell medicines management system that seamlessly interfaces EPMA with pharmacy dispensing, stock control, clinical area automated medicines cabinetry (Omnicells) and further robotics within the Pharmacy department.

About us

We are passionate about providing excellent CARE, which is why our values are Compassion, Accountable, Respect and Everyone counts. Our mission is to make sure that our community is at the heart of everything we do and that we hold our values across all our services.

We are committed to endorsing inclusion, diversity and multiculturalism throughout out services and as such, our procedures and policies ensure that applicants are always treated fairly throughout the recruitment process.

Why not come and see for yourself the CARE we give to our patients and staff. Apply to be part of our team today.

Job description

Job responsibilities

As a specialist rotational clinical pharmacist, you will work closely with the multidisciplinary team and attend Consultant-led ward rounds to inform and influence prescribing decisions. You will be able to do this across a range of clinical areas including our Emergency Department and Acute Assessment Unit. Other areas include General Medicine, Stroke, Care of Older People, General Surgery, Orthopaedics, Mental Health, Oncology, Haematology and Hospice care.

You will be supported to complete your foundation training as a pharmacist and develop your specialist skills in a range of clinical areas. This will help prepare you for future advanced-level practice. We will also provide training to support your leadership and management skills. Further to this there are also many other training opportunities with paid study leave available.

The Pharmacy Team provide a core weekday service with some weekend and on-call duties which post-holders may form part of. On-call pharmacist duties are undertaken from home and calls are first screened via the Trust Clinical Site Management Team to ensure they are appropriate. All Pharmacists are supplied with their own Trust laptop at induction. Its possible to dispense urgent medication via your laptop from home through the robots out of hours shute if required.

Relocation assistance available up to �10,000 subject to attached Trust Policy

Person Specification



  • Master of Pharmacy
  • Current listing on the Pharmacist Register with the GPhC
  • Diploma in pharmacy practice or equivalent experience
  • Completed general level framework competency training
  • Significant experience of working in a pharmaceutical environment
  • Significant clinical pharmacy knowledge and experience
  • Significant experience of working in hospital pharmacy
  • Knowledge of national guidelines relating to medicines and pharmaceutical practice
  • Specialist knowledge and experience in clinical speciality


  • Independent prescribing
  • Specialist training in Clinical Speciality

Employer details

Employer name

Isle of Wight NHS Trust


St Mary's Hospital

Parkhurst Road

Newport, Isle of Wight

PO30 5TG

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