Rotational Pharmacist Band 6

  • Fecha de publicación: 28/02/2022
  • Nombre de la empresa: Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Descripción de funciones:


    We are WHH an NHS Foundation Trust acknowledged as providing a positive learning environment and proud to be recognised as a Teaching Hospital. WE provide a first-class service from our two acute (secondary) care hospitals across two sites in the boroughs of Warrington and Halton, supporting a diverse population of 330,000. It has approximately 4,700 staff and an annual turnover of c.£317m.

    The majority of our emergency care and complex surgical care is based at Warrington Hospital. The Halton Hospital site is home to the Nightingale Building, a centre of excellence for routine surgery, and the Captain Sir Tom Moore Building, housing our orthopaedic surgery services.

    Our mission is to be Outstanding for our patients, our communities and each other.

    We pride ourselves in being consciously inclusive and enjoy working with and for the diverse community we serve, employing a high calibre of skilled staff, reflective of our communities.

    Our vision is to continue to deliver high quality, safe and sustainable health and care services to the local population of Warrington, Halton and beyond. Our approach to healthcare is founded on our five core values; Working Together, Excellence, Inclusive, Kind, Embracing Change

    As an applicant or employee of WHH you have our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, it’s the way we work! Our beliefs and culture insist that no job applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment from the start of the employment journey. WHH is also an Armed Forces Friendly organisation and welcomes applications from members of the Military Veteran and Armed Forces Community.

    Working at WHH means joining a team of 4,000+ professional and support staff who local people look to, to keep them well and support their well-being. If you embrace these values and are motivated to making a difference to our patients, we'll look forward to receiving your application.

    Please be advised that your role may require you to be double vaccinated against COVID-19.

    Rotational Pharmacist

    Previous applicants need not apply

    These roles are ideal for newly qualified pharmacists who want to develop their professional career in hospital pharmacy in a supportive, friendly and forward-thinking team within a busy acute hospital.

    This position will involve delivery of a ward-based clinical pharmacy service, completing 3 month rotations in, for example;

    • Medical admissions

    • Care of the elderly

    • Stroke medicine

    • General surgery

    • Orthopaedics

    • Women and Children’s.

    In addition to the delivery of ward based clinical services further specialist training opportunities will be made available to the successful candidates, including medicines information, aseptic services, dispensary and medicines management amongst others.

    The successful candidate will be supported and mentored by senior team members to achieve rotational objectives and develop clinical skills, providing an excellent foundation to launch their career.

    The pharmacy department is at the heart of the Trusts program to move forward; and transform itself using technology and new ways of working to deliver medicines optimisation.

    • Support to undertake a post graduate clinical pharmacy qualification.

    • Collaborative mentorship within a friendly and dynamic team, delivering a diverse portfolio of care.

    Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust manages two major hospital sites - Warrington Hospital and Halton General Hospital, as such you may be required to work at either site.

    You should apply for this role if:

    • You want to develop yourself, are enthusiastic and passionate about hospital pharmacy and vision for the future direction and delivery of the pharmacy service

    • You are highly self-motivated

    Government legislation requires that staff who are employed or engaged in a CQC regulated activity and who have incidental or direct face-to-face contact with patients must have a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination. This role meets these criteria, and should you be offered this role you will be required to be fully vaccinated unless you are medically exempt, under 18 or pregnant (for which there are temporary exemptions). 

    This job advert may close as soon as sufficient applications have been received, therefore please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.

    We encourage all applicants to share their personal information with us to understand why please read `Be counted` and `8 reasons why’ in the additional information.

    The Trust operates a Smoke Free Policy which does not permit smoking within the Trust premises and grounds/site.

    Please provide e-mail addressess for referees, as this will facilitate a quicker recruitment process. Please check your e-mail account regularly as you will receive alerts from the NHS Jobsite informing you of a message (including notification of interview)

    Depending on the classification of the post, in-line with DBS guidelines, a Standard or Enhanced disclosure will be required which may include a check of the ‘Vulnerable Adults List’, the ‘Children’s List’ and/or the Independent Safeguarding Authorities (ISA’s) barred lists.

    A charge of £60 (Enhanced) will be made by the successful candidate which will be deducted from the first 3 months’ salary. In addition to this, you will also be required to re-pay any future costs that may arise in relation to DBS fees.


    Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

    UK Registration

    Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.


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  • Localización del puesto ofertado: UK - Warrington
  • Remuneración: Salary: £32,306 to £39,027 pa