General Practice Pharmacist

Causeway GP Federation
Northern Ireland
£34,330 - £36,410* per annum pro rata (under review).
27 May 2020
12 Jun 2020
Job Type


Causeway GP Federation


Location: The Causeway locality area (North Co. Antrim and Eastern Co. Derry/Londonderry, exact location TBC).

Salary: £34,330 - £36,410* per annum pro rata (under review).

Hours of work: Full and Part time permanent hours available- see application pack

A waiting list will be created for further permanent/temporary full/part time positions - see application pack for further details.

Closing date: Friday 12th June 2020 @ 12.00pm

Causeway GP Federation is a not-for-profit Community Interest Company with the purpose of organising the delivery of primary care services in the beautiful Causeway area of Northern Ireland. Causeway GP Federation is looking for General Practice Pharmacists to work as an integral part of GP practice teams to deliver direct patient care and optimise the safety and quality of medicines management. Within these posts, Pharmacists will have access to a range of development opportunities whilst working in a complex, challenging and very rewarding environment.

Job Summary

This is a team role where the post holder will have and will develop clinical pharmacy skills that will improve safety, efficiency, effectiveness, and consistency of prescribing in primary care. All activity will be agreed according to the Federation prescribing action plan and as part of the planning process with the relevant GP practice.

*Starting salary will be determined by professional registration and experience.

**A 12-month waiting list will also be compiled for any subsequent full time/part time permanent/temporary posts which may arise in the Causeway Federation.

Successful applicants can commence employment from 01 September 2020.

Essential Criteria

  • Registration with the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland (PSNI) or eligible for membership.
  • Undergraduate degree in Pharmacy
  • Registered as an Independent Prescriber or be willing to undertake an Independent Prescribing qualification
  • Have a minimum of 3 years post – registration experience in pharmacy.
  • Hold a full current driving licence and/or* have access to a form of transport which will permit the applicant to meet the requirements of the post in full.

*This relates to any individual who has declared that they have a disability which debars them from driving.

The closing date for submission of completed applications is Friday 12th June 2020 @ 12.00pm

Your completed application should be emailed to

We anticipate that interviews will take place during the week of the 29th June 2020. In light of the current COVID situation it is possible interviews will be held remotely.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer.