Pre-admissions Pharmacist

NHS AfC: Band 8a

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Division B - Pharmacy
NHS AfC: Band 8a
Secondment/Fixed Term (58 weeks)
Part Time 22.5 hours per week
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Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Addenbrookes Hospital-Division B
£40,428 to £48,514 p.a. pro rata
21/01/2018 23:59



Our Trust

Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust comprises Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the Rosie Hospital in Cambridge. With over 9000 staff and over 1100 beds the priorities of the Trust focus on a quality service which is all about people – patients, staff and partners. Recognised as providing ‘outstanding’ care to our patients and rated ‘Good’ overall by the Quality Care Commissioner, is testament to the skill and dedication of the people who work here. CUH’s values – Together- safe, kind, excellent – are at the heart of patient care, defining the way all staff work and behave. The Trust provides accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge, together with specialist services, dealing with rare or complex conditions for a regional, national and international population.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and dynamic pharmacist to join the Surgery team as a specialist pharmacist for surgical pre-admission, in addition to providing an advanced clinical pharmacy service to surgical patients. 

The successful post-holder will work closely with the surgical pre-admission team, surgical team and pharmacy department to facilitate best practice for medicines management. In addition to a regular clinical commitment in the pre-admission clinic the role will provide opportunities for the successful candidate to gain invaluable experience in line management, team leadership, guideline development, clinical governance and service development.

The post holder will be fully supported by their line manager to enable them to develop the skills required for a lead pharmacist role.

If you are interested in this opportunity we would be delighted to hear from you and welcome requests for informal visits.    

Please note:- Internal applicants on permanent contracts can only apply for this post as a secondment and must have the approval of your current line manager before applying.

The closing date for this post will be the 21st January 2018.

Interviews are due to be held on the week commencing 29th January 2018.

Benefits to you

We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.

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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

Tamsin Springthorpe, Pre-admissions pharmacist and Eilis Rahill, Lead Pharmacist Surgery, on 01223274804 or