Advanced Clinical Pharmacist - Musculoskeletal Directorate

Band 8a

Main area
Division B - Pharmacy
Band 8a
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Addenbrookes Hospital - Division B
£42,414 to £49,969 p.a. pro rata
25/07/2018 23:59



Our Trust

Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust comprises Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the Rosie Hospital in Cambridge. With over 9000 staff and over 1100 beds the priorities of the Trust focus on a quality service which is all about people – patients, staff and partners. Recognised as providing ‘outstanding’ care to our patients and rated ‘Good’ overall by the Care Quality Commissioner, is testament to the skill and dedication of the people who work here. CUH’s values – Together- safe, kind, excellent – are at the heart of patient care, defining the way all staff work and behave. The Trust provides accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge, together with specialist services, dealing with rare or complex conditions for a regional, national and international population.

A new & exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and dynamic clinical pharmacist to join the Surgery pharmacy team as a specialist pharmacist for the Musculoskeletal (MSK) Directorate, providing an advanced clinical pharmacy service to trauma & orthopaedics, pain and rheumatology.  Cambridge University Hospitals has been designated as the major trauma centre (MTC) for the East of England.

You will work closely with the MDT, surgical teams and pharmacy department to facilitate best practice for medicines management. In addition to a regular clinical commitment the role will provide opportunities for the successful candidate to gain invaluable experience in line management, team leadership, guideline development, clinical governance and service development.

You will be fully supported by their line manager to enable them to develop the skills required for a lead pharmacist role.

The Department of Pharmacy at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is ambitious and forward thinking, striving to ensure that the patient is always at the heart of everything we do.

This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS clearance and as a result, you will be required to pay the associated fee of £47.50. This fee will be deducted from your second month’s salary.

If you are interested in this opportunity we would be delighted to hear from you and welcome requests for informal visits.

The closing date for this post will be the 25th July 2018.

Interviews are due to take place on the week commencing 30th July 2018.

Benefits to you

We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.

We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.

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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

Eilis Rahill - Lead Pharmacist Surgery on 01223 274804 or