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Clinical Pharmacist, Medicines Information

NHS AfC: Band 7

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NHS AfC: Band 7
Fixed term 9 months
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Southport District General Hospital
£37 570 -£43 772
26/08/2019 23:59
Interview date

Working for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust offers all the benefits of coast and country living with the convenience of big city life.

We have miles of unspoilt coastline on our doorstep, attractive commuter towns, picturesque villages and stunning countryside all within easy reach. Excellent transport links mean the vibrant, historic city of Liverpool is only a short journey away. Shops, bars, restaurants, museums, galleries, a World Heritage listed waterfront and, of course, two Premiership football teams makes this a destination for travellers from across the world.

The University of Liverpool has awarded us the status of University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust.

We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care, and recruit to our SCOPE values. We also offer a range of family friendly options to staff.

Please note that all successful applicants to non-medical positions will be subject to a six-month probationary period.


Clinical Pharmacist, Medicines Information


Pharmacy Department   

Fixed term (9 Months)   

18.75 hours

£37 570-£43 772 (Pro rata)

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital Pharmacy Department is looking for a Pharmacist with a diploma in clinical pharmacy, studying towards a diploma or with equivalent qualification to cover maternity leave. This post will support the clinical and the Medicines Information teams ideal for a Pharmacist wanting to maintain a clinical role while expanding into a Medicines Information / Formulary role.

The post holder will work closely with the Medicines Information team to provide support to the Pan Mersey Area Medicines Management Committee and the local Drug and Therapeutic Committee. They will promote appropriate and cost-effective  prescribing for a specific ward area combining clinical and Medicines Information roles.

The post involves participation in the late night and weekend rota, and in the emergency cover on-call rota (approximate frequency 1 in 15). The post holder will be based at Southport District General Hospital but may be required to work at other Trust sites on occasion.

  • We can offer you,
  • Excellent opportunities for professional development supported by our own programmes tailored to meet your needs.
  • Forward thinking and problem solving approaches within department

This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS (with barred list for vulnerable adults and children) disclosure.

Advertising Date: 7th August, 2019

Closing Date: 26th August, 2019

Shortlisting Date: 27th/28th August, 2019

Proposed Interview Date: 4th September, 2019


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 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

John Williams, (Chief Pharmacist), or Vicki Caton (Pharmacy Clinical Services Manager) on, or telephone 01704 704166

Please be aware that we may close a vacancy earlier that stated, should a sufficient number of applications be recieved, you are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.