Principal Pharmacist, Out Patient Services

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£53,703 – £59,796 a year
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We are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic and motivating leader who will transform the service provided to our patients. We need someone who is inspiring and who will re-invigorate and re-invent our processes delivering a professional, efficient and caring service. You will need to have had substantial hospital experience to understand how hospital prescribing, hospital only and formulary medicines work and perhaps you will also have experience of community pharmacy from which you can bring your commercial skills. At Epsom and St Helier we are working as part of a hospital group with St George’s Hospital, Tooting. The two Trusts will be collaborating more closely on research, staff development, education and training, which will make a vital contribution to the quality and sustainability of clinical care into the future. Epsom and St Helier have retained in house out-patient dispensing and the pharmacy team manage the supply of medicines to the full range of specialties seen here in our clinics. This is a senior role requiring someone with proven managerial and change management skills and experience. You will be working with a team of pharmacy assistants, technicians and pharmacists on two sites who are passionate about delivering a high class service. Taking up this post could be the start of something wonderful and the best decision you make this year. If it’s time for a change, don’t delay – submit your application today! Tell us in your application how you meet the essential criteria in the person specification attached to the job description. If you have questions, don’t hesitate to contact Iram Naseem on 02082964030 or The post includes participation in the late duty, seven day, bank holiday and senior back up on-call rotas. Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust provides a range of medical services to approximately 490,000 people living across southwest London and northeast Surrey. In addition, we provide more specialist services, in particular renal and neonatal intensive care, to a wider area, covering parts of Sussex and Hampshire. We serve an area that is rich in diversity, with a mix of urban and rural areas, and differing levels of quality of life. We cover some of the most prosperous postcodes in the country, as well as some poorer areas. Together with our colleagues at NHS Surrey and NHS Sutton and Merton, we work to make sure that we deliver the best possible care to the communities we serve. The Trust employs approximately 5,000 staff across its hospitals and is supported by over 500 volunteers. Please see the attached supporting job description and person specification document which contains more information about the role and requirements. Please ensure your application refers to the job description and person specification.