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Pharmacy Manager - Washington, Band 8a equivalent

Scheme at NHS

Pharmacy Manager - Washington, Band 8a equivalent

Scheme at NHS

  • LocationWashington, UK
  • Position levelScheme
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 10 Nov, 2018
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Employer:Spire Healthcare LtdDepartment:PharmacyLocation:WashingtonSalary:Band 8a equivalent

Salary Band 8a equivalent

Spire Washington has an exciting opportunity for Pharmacy Manager to join our well established pharmacy team.
Spire Washington is a private hospital that provides a range of services and procedures including orthopaedic surgery, weight loss surgery, cosmetic surgery and endoscopy.

About the role:

To provide an exemplary pharmacy service in accordance with current legislation, accepted professional and ethical standards and clinical requirements.
Be responsible for leading, motivating and effectively managing the pharmacy team by providing excellent clinical and managerial leadership.
To provide advice and support to consultants, other clinicians and patients ensuring the safe, appropriate and cost effective use of medicines.
To advise the hospital and its departments on the safe management of medicines, ensuring compliance with current legislation and professional standards.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Plan, deliver and evaluate pharmaceutical care to meet patient’s health and wellbeing needs.
  • Assess the health and well-being of patients whose needs may be complex and changing within the context of their medicines.
  • Plan, monitor and evaluate the movement of medicines.
  • Establish and maintain communication with various individuals and groups on complex, sensitive and occasionally contentious issues across a range of situations.
  • Lead others in the development of knowledge, ideas and work practice.

Who we are looking for:

You will have a Degree (BSc/MSc Hons)
Current member of the General Pharmaceutical Council
Experience of applying clinical reasoning skills to a range of complex and varied patient requirements.
Pharmacy experience
Previous hospital experience desirable but not essential
Previous management experience


We commit to our employees well-being through training, support and reward. We offer employees a market competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:
Excellent work life balance, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, contributory pension scheme, Life assurance, Private medical insurance, Wellness screening, Eyesight tests, Cycle to work, Discount portal (including cash and reloadable cards). All Spire Hospitals also offer free parking and a subsidised staff canteen.

About us

Spire Healthcare is a leading independent hospital group with 39 hospitals, 10 clinics and two Specialist Cancer Care Centres across England, Wales and Scotland. We deliver to the highest standard of care, and we’ve been putting patients at the heart of everything we do for nearly 40 years. A career at Spire Healthcare offers variety, development and outstanding teamwork Join us, share our values and invest in your future. With opportunities to learn and develop your own skills, you can help us build on our reputation for excellent service.
Job Type:PermanentWorking pattern:Full time, Mon-FriPay Scheme:Agenda for changePay Band: 8a Staff Group:Healthcare ScientistsSpecialty/Function:Pharmacy

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