Full Time Pharmacist Position at Practice Plus Group- Apply now

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Job Summary

We are excited to announce an opportunity for a Pharmacist to join our Pharmacy team at HMP Pentonville, a Category B remand prison in North London, housing around 1115 patients. This role is ideal for an experienced pharmacist who enjoys a fast-paced environment and values collaborative work within clinical teams. The site has an aging population with long-term conditions and polypharmacy, requiring expert advice on medicines management and structured medication review clinics.

Location and Accessibility

HMP Pentonville is conveniently accessible via Caledonian Road and Highbury and Islington stations. Additionally, staff parking is available on-site. For those interested in further development, the site offers the opportunity to complete an independent prescriber course.

Working Hours

  • Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm


  • Up to £49,000 per annum, depending on experience

How We Will Support You

  • Bespoke induction, including our Introducing Health in Justice training course
  • Competency framework
  • Regional and national career development opportunities
  • Access to our bespoke Learning Management System to address your learning needs
  • Support from the wider team

Candidate Requirements

  • Legal right to work in the UK
  • Offers of employment will be subject to additional vetting and security checks

Main Duties of the Job

As a Pharmacist, you will be:

  • Responsible for providing and delivering an integrated, safe, legal, high-quality prison pharmaceutical service
  • Working closely with the Head of Healthcare and the multidisciplinary team to ensure service provision meets contractual obligations
  • Offering daily expert advice on pharmaceutical matters and ensuring a modern medicines management service for prisoners

Development and Support

  • Discounts on shopping and leisure activities
  • Support to grow in your role and continue your professional development
  • 24/7 employee assistance helpline and financial assistance when needed

About Us

The Health in Justice team at Practice Plus Group makes a significant difference across over 53 prisons, young offenders institutions, and immigration removal centres. We are the UK’s leading independent provider of NHS services to over 40,000 patients in secure environments, always prioritizing their needs.

Practice Plus Group’s purpose is to unlock your best work life, guided by our core values:

  • Treating patients and each other with respect
  • Acting with integrity
  • Embracing diversity
  • Striving for continuous improvement together

We seek caring, compassionate, and driven professionals to help us realize our vision for fair and inclusive healthcare access for all.


  • GPhC registered Pharmacist
  • Open to newly qualified pharmacists and beyond
  • Management and leadership experience (desirable)
  • Procurement and audit experience (desirable)
  • Vocational Master’s Degree in Pharmacy, including pre-registration training
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ideally, at least 2 years of pharmacist experience (preferred but not essential)

Secure environments are among the most challenging yet rewarding places for healthcare professionals. If you seek a role where you can develop your existing healthcare skills and learn something new every day in an environment that never stands still, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

Application Deadline

  • Closing date: 19 July 2024

Apply for this job now to unlock your best work life and make a difference to every life!