Band 8a Pharmacist

  • Temporary
  • Croydon

NLG Health are currently looking for an experienced Band 8a Acute Medicine Pharmacist for a Hospital in Croydon to cover an ongoing booking until the end of July 2024, with an anticipated extension.

With over 20 years of Healthcare experience, NL Group can offer you the chance to make a positive impact, while still enjoying a more flexible career working around your lifestyle.

·Full time block bookings and flexible working available

·Top rates of pay!

·Quick and stress-free registration process

·FREE mobile app

·Weekly Payroll

·On-going training and personal development

·Optional stakeholder group pension scheme

Main Duties

Providing expert pharmaceutical advice (e.g. choice of therapy, supportive therapy, safe prescribing, and suitable methods of administration and formulation of drugs) to doctors, nurses and pharmacists to ensure that patients receive high quality pharmaceutical care as inpatients and at the time of discharge to ensure safe efficient and cost-effective use of medicines.

To work as non-medical Independent Prescriber (if qualified) within scope of clinical knowledge and competence, in an agreed clinical area(s) / patient groups to support safe prescribing and administration of medicines. This could include writing discharge prescriptions, correcting medication at interfaces care (admission and discharge) or initiating and monitoring treatment. The post holder will prescribe in line with their agreed scope of practice and Trust policies.

Leading and managing the day-to-day delivery of, and supporting the development of, clinical pharmacy services to Acute Medicine, in accordance with the priorities agreed between the post holder, the Associate Chief Pharmacist – Clinical Services and relevant managers and senior staff within Acute Medicine, in order to ensure safe, clinically effective and cost efficient use of medicines.


You will be a Pharmacist that is registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) and has hospital and ward based clinical experience. It is essential that you work within codes of practice and professional guidelines and be able to communicate health issues effectively and courageously.

You must currently be living in the UK, have effective communication skills, excellent attendance record as well as the ability to work under pressure. Additionally, it is essential that you have a minimum of 6 months previous work experience within acute healthcare setting with the ability to provide 2 professional references are essential.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact our Recruitment Team on 01482 606040.

Schedule: Full time/Part time

Tagged as: Healthcare

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