Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Clinical Pharmacist

Service Care Solutions are recruiting for a Clinical Pharmacist to support Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

This is a LOCUM opportunity for the duration of 12-weeks with the likelihood of extension.

This is a full-time placement with 37.5 hours per week available.

Part-time applications will be considered.

Job Purpose: Band 7 Clinical Pharmacist

Pay Rate: Negotiable depending on experience + £150 WELCOME BONUS

Location(s): Berrywood Hospital, Northampton

Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 09:00-17:00

Key Responsibilities:

  • To ensure the provision of clinical pharmacy services and to identify, develop and implement practice research, audit and other projects, to ensure that the departmental cost improvement and quality targets are met.

  • To provide pharmaceutical input at multidisciplinary team reviews and ward rounds, take drug histories and devise patient-specific pharmaceutical care plans where necessary.

  • To provide a clinical pharmacy service to the community-based services as required.

  • To develop and participate in a programme of “in-house” training for pharmacists, pre-registration students (including an appraisal at the end of the rotation), pharmacy technicians and assistants.

  • To provide specialist medicines information and advice to all healthcare staff, and service users and carers.

  • To be the responsible pharmacist for the clozaril patient monitoring service (ZTAS) or equivalent.

  • To provide appropriate pharmacy input to the second opinion service under the terms of Section 58 of the Mental Health Act Regulations controlling consent to treatment.

  • Establish and develop strong and effective links with all staff within the Trust, in order to maintain and develop the contribution of pharmacy to cost-effective, safe and efficient prescribing and utilisation of medicines.

  • To contribute to initiatives, including the development of treatment and drug usage guidelines that will provide positive clinical and financial outcomes.

  • Ensure that agreed local and national guidelines, policies and protocols are affected at ward and clinic level via the clinical pharmacy team.


  • Registered with the GPhC

  • Accredited Master's Degree in Pharmacy

The benefits of Service Care Solutions:

  • Four weekly payroll runs

  • £150 Sign-Up Bonus

  • £250 training allowance

  • Excellent pay rates

  • Exceptional referral bonuses

  • Specialists mental health consultants offering single point of contact

  • Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email

  • Ltd & PAYE payment options available

  • Nationwide provider of mental health staff to over 40 different NHS trusts offering mental health services and over 200 local authorities.

  • DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.