Clinical Pharmacist Position-NHS Jobs

Website NHS Jobs

Job Title: Clinical Pharmacist

Posting Date: 30 November 2023

Salary: Not specified (Negotiable)

Hours: Full time

Closing Date: 31 December 2023

Location: Hendon, NW4 4AE

Company: NHS Jobs

Job Type: Permanent

Job Reference: A3036-23-0005

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As a Clinical Pharmacist at NHS Jobs, you will play a crucial role in the practice-based team, focusing on medication reviews, prescribing improvement, and patient care in high-risk groups. Your responsibilities will include clinical assessment, treatment, and proactive management of patients with chronic diseases, especially in vulnerable populations. Additionally, you will provide specialist expertise, lead changes in prescribing practices, and collaborate with community pharmacy colleagues.

Qualifications & Training:

  • Completion of an undergraduate degree in Pharmacy and registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council.
  • Minimum of 5 years post-graduate experience in pharmacy.
  • Member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) and working towards RPS Faculty membership.
  • Hold an independent prescribing qualification and a postgraduate pharmacy qualification.
  • Qualified from an accredited training pathway for clinical pharmacists in primary care settings.

Behavioral Competencies and Skills:

Expert Professional Practice:

  • Demonstrates general pharmaceutical skills and knowledge.
  • Plans, manages, and reviews pharmaceutical care programs.
  • Follows legal, ethical, professional, and organizational policies and codes of conduct.
  • Involves patients in decisions about prescribed medicines.

Collaborative Working Relationships:

  • Recognizes the roles of colleagues within the organization.
  • Demonstrates effective communication with stakeholders, including patients and other professionals.
  • Works as a team member and refers to colleagues when necessary.
  • Collaborates with CCG colleagues and other GP Practices for patient care consistency.


  • Understands the pharmacy role in governance.
  • Contributes to the workplace vision.
  • Supports integration of general practice with wider healthcare teams.
  • Demonstrates leadership in person-centered medicines optimization and quality improvement.


  • Understands national priorities for the team and/or service.
  • Utilizes resources effectively.
  • Conforms to relevant standards of practice.
  • Identifies and resolves risk management issues.

Education, Training, and Development:

  • Demonstrates characteristics of a role model.
  • Understands the mentorship process.
  • Conducts teaching and assessment effectively.
  • Participates in the delivery of formal education programs.

Research and Evaluation:

  • Identifies gaps in the evidence base.
  • Critically evaluates and reviews literature.
  • Generates evidence suitable for presentation at the local level.
  • Applies research evidence into working practice.
  • Understands principles of research governance.
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