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Aberdeenshire Health and Social Care Partnership Lead Pharmacist Primary Care Band 8B Full time 37 hours, or part time will be considered (minimum 22.5 hours) Aberdeenshire Health and Social Care Partnership (AHSCP) has an exciting...

Aberdeenshire Health and Social Care Partnership

Lead Pharmacist Primary Care

Band 8B

Full time 37 hours, or part time will be considered (minimum 22.5 hours)

Aberdeenshire Health and Social Care Partnership (AHSCP) has an exciting opportunity for a pharmacist to be at the forefront of leading, developing and delivering primary care pharmacy services within Aberdeenshire HSCP at a time of considerable change and opportunity for the pharmacy profession. 

You will be jointly responsible, alongside the other Lead Pharmacist, for leading and managing the HSCP team of pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and support staff including the continuing development and implementation of the GMS Pharmacotherapy service.

You will provide expert clinical and strategic advice on pharmaceutical matters at patient, practice, locality, AHSCP, national and Grampian-wide levels, with the overall aim of ensuring safe, effective and appropriate use of medicines.  
All candidates must have a pharmacy degree, be registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) and have a relevant post-graduate qualification. Candidates must have extensive clinical knowledge and experience and be able to demonstrate excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills including experience of mentoring/ supervising staff.

Experience of working in primary care is essential for this post. The post-holder must be a car owner and driver as there may be a requirement to work from home and across various locations within Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire.   

Closing date for applications - Friday 5th April 2024

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 23rd April or by individual arrangement.

For further information please contact one of the Aberdeenshire lead pharmacists:


                   Emma Milne  Elaine Neil

Tel:                          07772 580652   07772 581031


NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.


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