Chief Hospital Pharmacist - Band 9 - Cumbria - 3-6month Contract

Posted 05 June 2024
Salary £70 - 80 per hour
Discipline Pharmacists
Contact NameHarriette Boursnell

Job description

 We are looking an experienced Chief Pharmacist to work with our client in Cumbria. If you're looking for your next challenge, congratulations! You've just found it! Here are the top level deets:

  • Job Title: Chief Pharmacist Band 9
  • Location: Cumbria
  • Duration: 3 - 6month contract
  • Schedule: Full-time (Monday - Friday), onsite  
  • Start Date: June 2024
  • Rate of pay: £70 - £80 per hour dependant on experience. 

A Day in the Life of a Pharmacist

As a Band 9 Cheif Pharmacist, you will play a ensuring the safe provision of clinically appropriate, cost-effective, evidence-based pharmaceutical care to patients.

  • Developing a safe & quality driven excellent clinical service to patients.
  • Be accountable (corporate responsibility) for the provision and delivery of pharmacy services across the organisation in accordance with an agreed annual business plan.
  • Be responsible for the strategic leadership, development, and implementation of medicines management & pharmacy services within the Trust. This will include associated risk management, achievement of current and future standards for medicines & pharmacy set by regulators & professional bodies, pharmaceutical clinical governance and supporting achievement of the Trust's strategic objectives
  • Be responsible to the Board for medicines management and is accountable for compliance with legislative, governance and operational aspects of pharmacy & medicines management.
  • Work collaboratively across the wider Healthcare system to ensure high standards across the whole health economy.
  • Provide effective corporate Trust wide leadership on Safe Use of Medicines, Accountable Officer for Controlled Drugs, Professional standards, Non-medical Prescribers, Safe Use of Medical Gases, establishment of Trust Formulary, Medicines Optimisation, Medicines Governance structures and processes, Antimicrobial Stewardship, Green Plan, Radiopharmacy manufacturing
  • Act as the chair of the Medicines Mangaement Committee.

Requirements and qualifications required for this role:

  • Previous Hospital experience at this level. 
  • Current and valid registration with the GPHC as a Pharmacist
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Commitment to providing high-quality patient care.

Working hours and contract duration:

This position is Monday to Friday, for 3 to 6month locum cover. 

 Benefits of working with Hunter Gatherer AHP:

  • Quick & simple online registration.
  • Join the community and be part of a network of like-minded, conscientious locums with shared values for patients and clients.
  • As part of the HG Ventures Group of Companies you'll get bi-weekly payments you can trust.
  • Represented by AHP sector experts, we listen, understand your needs, and represent you professionally.
  • A long-term relationship based on trust and understanding.
  • Access to the very best roles nationwide.
  • As part of the Hunter Gatherer AHP network, you will be appropriately marketed, in a consultative manner, taking the burden of business development away from you.
  • Market knowledge, advice and knowledge sharing on market trends and opportunities.
  • Access to exclusive Hunter AHP events and discounted CPD.
  • Customer service, it's a simple philosophy but one we are passionate about.

How to apply:

If this job sounds perfect for you, please call our team on 0203 475 4858.

You could also send your CV to to find out more about the Pharmacy roles we have available.

Not available for this position? Recommend a friend or colleague! We operate a simple and transparent scheme - we pay you £250 for a successful placement (qualifying period applies).

About us:

Hunter Gatherer AHP are one of the UK's leading specialist Allied Health Professionals recruitment agencies.

Our job is to listen, respond and support you in your career goals. To understand your needs and partner with you to help you achieve them. We'll always be by your side finding you the right job at the right time, with friendly, caring service. What's more, we pay leading rates with multiple pay runs each week, so you'll never be left waiting. Just one of the reasons for our group's excellent 4.7 Google rating.