Primary Care Clinical Pharmacist - Band 7

NHS Highland
Inverness, Highland
£32,974 - £43,471
18 Oct 2018
09 Nov 2018
Pharmacy sector
Primary care
Job Type

South & Mid/North & West Operational Areas


Primary Care Clinical Pharmacist - Band 7

£32,974 - £43,471 per annum

Permanent/Sessional/Part time/Full time

Ref: IM12.18.123


To deliver the pharmacotherapy service of the new Scottish GP Contract, we are recruiting 10 wte Primary Care Clinical Pharmacists (PCCPs) across the Highland Health & Social Care Partnership area.


We are keen to hear from people who would wish to work on a sessional, part time or full time basis. We can offer flexi-working. We have opportunities available in the following District areas:

  • Caithness
  • East & Mid Ross
  • Inverness
  • Lochaber
  • Nairn, Badenoch & Strathspey
  • Skye, Lochalsh & West Ross
  • Sutherland


You will join an established pharmacy team in one of the above Districts responsible for delivering medicines management and clinical pharmacy input to a range of primary care settings. NHS Highland pharmacy teams are renowned for implementing new and innovative ways of working and for developing the roles and responsibilities of pharmacy staff. We are looking for enthusiastic and proactive individuals to join us.


The role involves working with GP practices as part of a multi-professional team to optimise quality, evidence-based and cost-effective use of medicines. The role of the PCCP is developing into a clinical, patient facing role in both clinic and domiciliary settings.


 You will have relevant post-registration experience of pharmacy practice, sound clinical knowledge, excellent communication and interpersonal skills and good IT skills. You will have a Masters degree in Pharmacy or equivalent and be on the practising register of the General Pharmaceutical Council. You should have a relevant postgraduate qualification in clinical pharmacy or equivalent experience. Ideally you will be an independent prescriber or be willing to undertake this. NHS Highland is committed to the professional development of its staff. There will be opportunities for further training and education as the new pharmacotherapy service evolves.


 The post will involve travelling to a number of locations Highland so a full, current driving licence and use of own car for work purposes is essential.


Informal enquiries to: Thomas Ross, Lead Pharmacist, South & Mid on 01463 706980 or email or Findlay Hickey, Lead Pharmacist, North & West on 01349 869229 or email


For an Application Pack please email or download from or


Closing date for receipt of completed application form: 9th November 2018.