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Specialist Pharmacist

Band 7

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Band 7
Full Time - 37.5 hours per week
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Pharmacy Department
Milton Keynes
£31,696 to £41,787 per annum (plus EDC £2855)
25/10/2017 23:59

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Buckingham, is a University Teaching Hospital; we conduct research and teaching on site to improve the care of our patients . The hospital is undergoing significant  investment and development including a new surgical ward, a new main entrance (allowing expansion of A&E services),  a new Academic Centre and a planned new Cancer Centre.

Milton Keynes is the fastest growing and most successful city in the country (visit http://www.destinationmiltonkeynes.co.uk/) for which we provide Emergency Medicine (including Paediatrics) from minor injury to major trauma, Critical Care, Cancer Services, General Surgery & Medicine, Women’s & Children Services (including Maternity, Paediatrics & Neonatal) and Renal Services.

The Health Service Journal recently named Milton Keynes one of the top performing NHS Trust to work in and we are proud to be rated “good” by the Care Quality Commission.

 You can expect a warm welcome, our staff are friendly and welcoming. We listen to each other and work together to embed our Trusts values and behaviors


A number of exciting career development opportunity have arisen for able, skilled pharmacists to join our busy, forward-looking and innovative pharmacy service.

Due to a number of internal promotions, we are looking for a Band 7 Specialist Pharmacists to deliver a key role to deliver and enhance the pharmaceutical care we provide for patients across the hospital. You will join a team of Specialist Pharmacists who support the work of our clinical divisions and will rotate through the different divisions to broaden your experience.

These posts will support our Principal Pharmacists in the Medicine, Surgery and Womens & Childrens divisions and will be supported by our team of experienced pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and the wider pharmacy team.

These posts are essential to the delivery, development and evaluation of the pharmaceutical services we provide across the hospital in both inpatient and outpatient environments

This post will also play a key part in helping the divisions to manage medicines use within available resources.

Are you the person to help us make this happen? Can you meet and exceed the requirements of this role and help us develop our services even further? If you are we look forward to hearing from you.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Jen Cockerell (Pharmacist Manager) on 01908 995713 or jennifer.cockerell@mkhospital.nhs.uk

If you have problems applying, contact

01908 996177