Senior Practice Based Clinical Pharmacist - Whitby

Whitby, North Yorkshire
£45,000 - £48,000 depending on experience
18 Aug 2017
30 Sep 2017
Pharmacy sector
Primary care
Job Type


The Whitby Locality have secured funding from NHS England Clinical Pharmacist in General Practice Phase 2 Programme

We are therefore delighted to be able to offer a new and exciting opportunity for a Senior Clinical Pharmacist.

Pay: 45,000 - £48,000

Depending on experience

The post holder will have a Master’s degree in pharmacy (MPharm) (or equivalent) with a minimum of 5 years post-qualification experience, who acts within their professional boundaries and be an independent prescriber or working towards/intent of gaining independent prescribing qualification.

The post holder will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team in a patient-facing role. The post holder will take responsibility for areas of chronic disease management within the practice and undertake clinical medication reviews to proactively manage patients with complex polypharmacy, especially for older people, people in residential care homes and those with multiple co-morbidities. The post holder will provide primary support to general practice staff with regards to prescription and medication queries. They will help support the repeat prescriptions system, deal with acute prescription requests, and medicines reconciliation on transfer of care and systems for safer prescribing, providing expertise in clinical medicines advice while addressing both public and social care needs of patient in the GP practice (s).

The post holder will provide clinical leadership on medicines optimisation and quality improvement and manage some aspects of the quality and outcomes framework and enhanced services. The post holder will ensure that the practice integrates with community and hospital pharmacy to help utilise skill mix, improve patient outcomes, ensure better access to healthcare and help manage workload.

The role is pivotal to improving the quality of care and operational efficiencies so requires motivation and passion to deliver excellent service within general practice.

Click the APPLY button to send your CV and a covering letter by the 30/09/2017

Interested parties are warmly invited to visit the practices subject to prior arrangement with Alison. Please call on 01947 820888 to arrange.