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Band 6-8A
  • Part time
  • Other
0 hours per week (bank Contract)
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University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust
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Stoke on Trent and Stafford
£33,706 - £54,619pro rata per annum
07/10/2022 23:59

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Bank Specialist Clinical Pharmacist

Band 6-8A

If there is a high volume of applications the advert may be closed early. Please apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. (This does not apply to any medical staffing posts)

Important Information: University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust does not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.


Job overview

The Pharmacy team is young, vibrant and forward thinking and has a proven track record in re-engineering services to improve the delivery of patient focused, pharmaceutical care and optimise the use of medicines within the Trust.

This is an exciting time for the Pharmacy Directorate and there has never been a better time to join our team! Come and work in a supported environment with a team of experienced and enthusiastic pharmacists and technical staff

Main duties of the job

Due to the size of the department bank staff are critical in helping maintain the high level award winning clinical service. 

We are looking for qualified pharmacists to join our team and in return can offer flexible working excellent future development opportunities.

Working for our organisation

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. We serve around three million people and we’re highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. The Trust has around 1,450 inpatient beds across two sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Our 11,000 strong workforce provide emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care from Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital in Stafford.


We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales. We have put together a wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Our goal is to be a world-class centre of achievement, where patients receive the highest standards of care and the best people come to learn, work and research.


Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff is really important to us. We offer a range of options for our staff to help maintain a good work-life balance including full time, part time hours and bank hours. We are also committed to offering flexible working wherever we can and where relevant to the role and the service, agile working. You can select your preferences upon application.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For further information on this vacancy, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification or contact the Hiring Manager.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Masters degree in Pharmacy
  • Member of the General Pharmaceutical
  • Studying for Postgraduate Clinical


Essential criteria
  • Broad post registration experience in hospital pharmacy operational areas including technical services, medicines information and dispensary
  • Broad clinical pharmacy experience and knowledge of therapeutics
  • Recent clinical pharmacy experience within medicine and surgery (general and / or specialised) and enthusiasm to develop specialisation in these clinical areas
  • Commitment and evidence of

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Fiona Bevan
Job title
Deputy Director of Pharmacy
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Telephone number
01782 674510
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