Lead Clinical Pharmacist - Holderness Health - East Riding of Yorkshire - Band 8a dependent upon qualifications and experience - 3/31/2020

Main contact: Jo Welsh, HR Assistant - joanne.welsh2@nhs.net - 01482 899348 102
Location: Hedon - HU12 8JE - View Map

Are you looking for an opportunity to use your clinical pharmacy skills to the full, helping to shape patient services within general practice in the East Riding? We are looking for an experienced pharmacist to take on a lead role within our multi-disciplinary team in a patient-facing role.

We have the scale, diversity and breadth of skills within our large team to help you to develop your career, pursue areas of interest and take advantage of the opportunities we offer. With truly local control we intend to keep the best of traditional patient centred Primary Care with all the benefits of a larger organisation. Most importantly for you, we have extensive experience in providing a supportive environment for clinical pharmacists as part of our diverse clinical team.

About Us

We have recently merged three practices to become Holderness Health and now serve a patient population of 36,000 patients. Our merger provides us with many new opportunities to shape services for the benefit of our local community. It is an exciting time for us as we continue to develop and build our clinical teams.

We operate from seven sites located across Holderness in Hedon, Keyingham, Patrington, Roos and Withernsea and have 19 GP partners and over 120 staff.

About this Role

We are recruiting for a Lead Clinical Pharmacist who will take responsibility for the delivery of outstanding clinical pharmacy services and provide clear and consistent leadership to all clinical pharmacy staff, ensuring that they maintain a visible presence across all our sites. Key elements of the role are service design, quality and performance. As part of the leading, the clinical pharmacy team the post holder will also take responsibility for elements of contractual and financial management.

The post holder will bring a wide range of knowledge and skills to the role and be confident making decisions, leading change and effectively managing a clinical pharmacy service.

The post holder will need energy, drive and resilience as well as the ability to deliver under pressure. They will be proactive rather than reactive and constantly looking for ways to empower and develop the clinical pharmacy team.


About You

You will have a relevant qualification at Masters Level or equivalent as well as having professional registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council. The post holder must be a qualified Independent Prescriber.

A minimum of 5 years post qualification experience is essential to this role.

Experience of working in primary care would be welcome but we are also interested in hearing from candidates with appropriate experience in other healthcare settings.

We can offer you…

30 days annual leave pro rata + 8 public holidays (Pro rata for part-time)

Supported training and Development

Full or part-time role

NHS Pension Scheme

An amazing opportunity to help us build resilient, patient-focused services


For further information about the role or to arrange an informal visit to the practice, please contact Jo Welsh, HR Assistant at joanne.welsh2@nhs.net or on 01482 899348 ext 102.

To apply for this vacancy please complete the online application form by visiting www.jobs.nhs.uk the job reference number is: J180-a-20-373070.

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