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Lead Clinical Pharmacist

An amazing new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Lead Clinical Pharmacist to work in an exceptional independent private hospital next to Central London.

You will be working for one of UK’s leading health care providers


This is one of the UK’s largest independent charitable hospitals.

Our commitment to our patients is in the quality of our care, the range of our services and the quality of our consultants and staff



*To be considered for this position you must hold a professional registration as a Pharmacist with General Pharmaceutical Council GPC




As the Lead Clinical Pharmacist your key responsibilities include:

·         To provide a clinical service to the wards, the Hospice and associated departments in accordance with professional, departmental and Hospital policies

·         Continually promote the responsible, safe and cost-effective prescribing of medicines to optimise clinical outcomes, minimise adverse reactions and errors

·         Available to medical, nursing and pharmacy staff to answer queries relating to individual patients and any protocols and policies within the Hospital

·         Undertake clinical audit projects involving the use of medicines within the Hospital

·         Identify changes in prescribing practices that may impact on the drugs budget and advise the Chief Pharmacist accordingly

·         Provide professional, managerial and clinical leadership to all pharmacy staff

·         Ensure that compliance with legal, ethical and other applicable standards are achieved within the post holder’s designated areas of responsibility

·         Record regularly clinical interventions and activities in line with departmental policy

·         Attend Multidisciplinary Team Meetings (MDTs) to represent Pharmacy

·         Attend Policy Practice Group meetings/Medicines Management Group meetings as required

·         Take part in Saturday and late rota as required

·         Take part in on-call rota as required

·         Participate in the departmental staff appraisal programme, identifying development, training needs and monitoring continuing professional development as per departmental policy and national guidelines from the General Pharmaceutical Council


The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:

·         2 years must be within a clinical pharmacy role within a hospital setting

·         Palliative care experience

·         Post- registration experience within a hospital setting

·         Substantial experience of working within a role involving multidisciplinary communication

·         Experience in the development of policies, procedures and guidelines as well as writing  and presenting complex reports

·         Accurate clinical, dispensing and checking abilities

·         Experience and awareness of drug cost issues.

·         Has provided medication counselling to patients

·         Multidisciplinary working with Nursing and/or Medical colleagues

·         Working with private patients

·         Analysis and application of complex clinical data and financial software and billings

·         Experience of  motivating  and managing staff effectively


The successful Lead Clinical Pharmacist will receive an excellent salary of £52,356.85 per annum.

This exciting position is a permanent full time role working 37.5 hours a week.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:

·         Ongoing development and training

·         27 days annual leave

·         Generous private healthcare cover

·         Contributory pension schemes – including continuation of the NHS pension

·         Competitive pay with progressive band structuring

·         Private healthcare cover of up to £20,000 per year

·         Ongoing training and development programmes

·         Discounts at local, national and online shops

·         Interest-free season ticket loans

·         Cycle to work loan scheme

·         Employee "Service Excellence" recognition rewards


Reference ID: 6145

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV to