Pharmacist Manager Required at Nuffield Health

Website Nuffield Health

Job Title: Pharmacist Manager

Location: Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 5SW

Job Type: Permanent

Company: Nuffield Health

Job Reference: JR0072774_1704879820

Posting Date: 10 January 2024

Closing Date: 09 February 2024

Salary: £45,000 to £48,000 per year + gym & healthcare

Hours: Full Time (37.5 hours per week)


Nuffield Health Ipswich Hospital, a haven of tranquility and repose set in over 19 acres of private woodland, is seeking a dedicated Pharmacist Manager to join our esteemed team. As a Pharmacist, you will play a pivotal role in delivering high-quality clinical care and advice across various hospital departments, including the Pre-assessment clinic, Outpatient Department, Ward, and Theatres.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and advice on medicines management, ensuring safe, cost-effective, and legal processes throughout the hospital.
  • Chair the Medicines Management Forum quarterly.
  • Optimize antimicrobial management to minimize hospital-acquired infections.
  • Undertake daily ward rounds, reconciling medication for new inpatients, counseling patients, and managing prescriptions.
  • Lead the implementation of medication safety alerts and drug recalls, working closely with the Matron and Quality Lead.
  • Implement and monitor DoH guidance on controlled drugs use, ensuring quarterly CD audits.
  • Manage errors, complaints, and incidents in accordance with Nuffield Health guidelines.
  • Support the development of other healthcare professionals and deliver medicines-focused training upon request.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Registered Pharmacist with relevant experience.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to work under pressure.
  • Knowledge of national and local policies and guidelines.


At Nuffield Health, we prioritize your wellbeing. Our benefits package includes a season ticket loan, cycle-to-work scheme, and expert advice and support for financial and emotional wellbeing.

How to Apply:

If you are passionate about delivering exceptional patient care and are ready to contribute to a dynamic healthcare environment, start your application now. We consider applications as we receive them, so apply early to ensure you’re considered for this role.

About Us:

Nuffield Health Ipswich Hospital is the only purely private hospital in East Anglia, treating private patients in specialties such as cataract, cosmetic, gynaecology, imaging & radiology, orthopaedics, and urology & men’s health. We are proud members of the Disability Confident employer scheme.

Join Nuffield Health and create the future you want, today.

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