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Band 8A Lead Pharmacist - Patient Services

Band 8a

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Band 8a
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Barnet Hospital
£42,414 - £49,969 pa plus HCAS
16/11/2018 23:59

Our trust has around 10,000 staff serving 1.6 million patients. It comprises Barnet Hospital, Chase Farm Hospital, the Royal Free Hospital and more than 30 services in the community.  This larger scale organisation provides an unprecedented opportunity for us to continue our pioneering work, particularly in finding ways to deliver even better care to our patients.

 Our mission is to deliver world class care and expertise in our clinical services, underpinned by world class teaching and research and we will continue to measure our progress against our five governing objectives: excellent outcomes, excellent patient and staff experience, excellent value for taxpayers’ money, being safe and meeting our external duties, and building a strong organisation.

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, forward thinking individual, to join our team as Lead Pharmacist for Patient Services.  We are looking for a pharmacist who is adaptable, enthusiastic and clinically experienced, with excellent organisational and leadership skills.

The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust Pharmacy Department is a busy but friendly, progressive and expanding unit, which is dedicated to providing World Class standards of pharmaceutical care to all of our patients. Pharmacy Services incorporate the use of robotic automation and other cutting edge technologies. We practice near patient dispensing throughout the majority of the hospital and have transcribers, independent prescribers and accuracy checking technicians within our highly skilled clinical teams. The department at Barnet Hospital has just undergone a major refurbishment and corresponding service delivery redesign.

Barnet Hospital is modern and purpose built. It is situated in London’s leafy suburbs, has great amenities and is well served by road networks and all forms of public transport, which provide easy access into London and beyond.

If you would like to be a part of a successful, friendly, high-profile service, where your top priority is to provide World Class patient care, then this may be the job for you.

This post provides flexible and challenging opportunities for personal and professional development, both clinically and managerially.

This is a full time post, with evening, weekend, Bank Holiday and on-call duties as per rota.

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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

Beverley Bevan (Pharmacy Manager) on 020 8216 4411, 020 8216 4790 or at

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