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Rotational Foundation Pharmacist

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
26 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a soon-to be qualified Pharmacist looking to kick-start your career? Or are you already GPhC registered and ready for your next challenge within a diverse Pharmacy team? Or maybe you'll be sitting your exams later this year?

Secure your career with a role at University Hospitals Bristol & Weston NHS Trust (UHBW).

If you're a highly motivated, adaptable and either working towards your GPhC registration, or already experienced, we want you to come join our, busy, forward-thinking and progressive Pharmacy department in Bristol.

Develop your career in the heart of Bristol's diverse, fun and experienced Pharmacy department, where the experienced staff and variety of work creates the perfect foundation to grow your career.

We welcome and encourage applications from community-based Pharmacists as well as Pharmacists with hospital pharmacy experince.

Why join us?
  • As a teaching and university hospital, we are committed to your development and education
  • Continuously gain experince across different specialities across Bristol sites
  • Be based in the busy, vibrant and cultural city of Bristol!
  • We will support your Clinical Pharmacy Diploma!
  • 27 days annual leave entitlement + 8 bank holidays
  • Industry leading pension scheme
  • Discounts in a multitude of national and local outlets

Main duties of the job

By joining our team of rotational pharmacists and medicines management technicians, you will gain a wide range of experience while providing clinical pharmacy services to a range of wards and assisting within our inpatient dispensary.

As a Rotational Pharmacist, you will have the opportunity to visit, shadow and network with colleagues working in aseptics, surgery, medicine, cardiology, MI, paediatrics, oncology and ophthalmology and many others.

We're open to flexibility get in touch today to find out about the working hours and how we can adapt the role to suit your needs.

About us

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as 'Good' overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward-thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds city living within a stone's throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a more detailed job description and main responsibilities, please refer to the job description document attached to this vacancy.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training


  • Masters degree (or equivalent) in Pharmacy
  • Membership of the General Pharmaceutical Council for Pharmacists
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Knowledge of post registration pharmacist curriculum


  • Member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society

Knowledge and Experience


  • Experience of medicines supply within the NHS
  • Experience of post qualification hospital pharmacy practice
  • Experience of building strong relationships across the multidisciplinary team to support patient care
  • Experience of recognising opportunities for change, innovation and quality improvement
  • Experience of using of digital technologies to support improved patient safety and outcomes

Skills and Abilities


  • Communicate effectively
  • Recognise the importance of patient centric care
  • Good time manager
  • Ability to work alone and in a team
  • Ability to manage uncertainty and risk appropriately
  • Demonstrate adaptive flexible approach in challenging situations

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)


Bristol Royal Infirmary

Upper Maudlin St



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