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Clinical Pharmacist

Ashtons Hospital Pharmacy Services
Manchester, Preston, Leatherhead, Leicester
£40,000-£45,000 (FTE) depending on experience
Closing date
14 Oct 2022

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We have exciting opportunities for pharmacists in the following areas to provide clinical input on inpatient wards in mental health and palliative care settings, becoming a vital part of the multidisciplinary team.

Manchester - Full time

Blackburn/Preston - Full time

Leatherhead - 2 days per week

Leicester - 2 days per week

Comprehensive training and support will be provided. Driving is essential for this role.


  • GPhC fees paid, all resources provided, travel expenses met
  • The opportunity to complete the postgraduate certificate in psychiatric therapeutics through Aston University along with other relevant training
  • A company car or car allowance is provided post completion of probationary period

The Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated clinical pharmacist who wishes to further develop their clinical skills.

Essential Criteria

  • A qualified pharmacist holding a current GPhC registration
  • 1-years’ experience post-graduation
  • A full UK driving license with access to vehicle for work purposes
  • Evidence of robust and up to date self-directed learning / CPD
  • Strong time management and organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills with peers and multidisciplinary team members
  • Ability to offer sound professional advice in relation to clinical or medicines management related issues

Desirable Criteria

  • Mental health/Palliative care experience / ward based mental health/palliative care exposure / clinical ward experience
  • Post graduate education – a post graduate clinical certificate or diploma
  • Pharmacists transitioning from community will be considered in some circumstances dependent on experience and post-graduate education

Duties will include:

  • Provide the role of a ward based clinical pharmacist for a diverse array of services
  • Act as a point of advice and information to medical and nursing staff for all wards under your care
  • Provide medication training to clinical staff on relevant clinical and medicines management topics
  • Provide pharmaceutical input to clinical governance meetings
  • Maintain and improve quality and patient safety

About Us

Ashtons provides outsourced pharmacy services to independent hospitals and hospices across the UK. We are progressive, forward thinking and unique in our ability to support independent healthcare providers of all sizes with a range of essential services including clinical pharmacy services, e-learning courses, training seminars and medication supplies.

If you are a qualified pharmacist who is looking for an exciting opportunity to use your skills and experience to make a difference, then we would like to hear from you.


Ashtons Hospital Pharmacy Services is a highly respected and successful provider of specialist pharmacy services and key business partner to independent healthcare providers across the UK.  We specialise in the supply and management of medication to increase patient safety and meet current regulations and best practice guidelines.

We are unique in our ability to support independent healthcare providers of all sizes with a range of essential services including clinical pharmacy services, comprehensive e-learning courses, training seminars and medication supplies.


Find Us
0845 222 3550
4 Dyke Road Mews
74-76 Dyke Road
East Sussex

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