Primary Care Pharmacist

General Practice Clinical Pharmacist (Ref: 181267) Fixed term for 18 months Full Time – 37.5 hours per week Band 7 - Salary Range £46,244 - £53,789 per annum Remote working considered Distant Island Allowance of...

General Practice Clinical Pharmacist (Ref: 181267)

Fixed term for 18 months

Full Time – 37.5 hours per week

Band 7 - Salary Range £46,244 - £53,789 per annum

Remote working considered

Distant Island Allowance of £2,256 per annum (pro rata)

Relocation Assistance of up to £8000 available


Shetland is looking for an individual who is keen to join our growing Primary Care Pharmacy Team and wants to develop themselves as a Clinical Pharmacist.


This role is based within Primary Care and is essential for the effective provision of pharmaceutical care across Shetland. The role will include providing patient facing and non-patient facing clinical services in addition to supporting the delivery and development of the pharmacotherapy service in Shetland. Training and support will be given where appropriate for your needs.


Shetland is an exciting place to work for any Pharmacy professional. The team has won awards, gained national recognition, with each team member developing their role and contribution significantly.


NHS Shetland is a future orientated organisation, working well across teams to develop clinical services fit for a modern NHS, embracing technology, new ways of working and the development of the clinical multidisciplinary team – of which pharmacy is a key constituent.


This contract is for a fixed-term for eighteen months. The reason for the fixed-term contract is NHS Shetland are to be one of the four a demonstrator sites for the Primary Care Phased Investment Programme (PCPIP) Primary Care Phased Investment Programme - Primary Care Phased Investment Programme (ihub.scot). We are therefore in a position to expand the primary care pharmacy team to improve implementation of the GMS contract-pharmacotherapy. If you wish to apply for this post as a secondment opportunity, you will need to discuss with your line manager before submitting an application.


Rise to the challenge and enjoy the opportunity - Shetland is a wonderful place to live and work.  Shetland offers low pollution, low crime, excellent schools, great leisure facilities, unique wildlife and amazing scenery, whilst still only a short flight away from the UK mainland.  To find out more about living and working in Shetland go to www.shetland.org and/or https://www.shetland.org/life


For an informal discussion, please contact Laura Toulson – laura.toulson@nhs.scot


Closing date: 28/04/2024

Interview date:   08/05/2024


If you require assistance or encounter any technical issues with your application, please e-mail support at https://jobseekersupport.jobtrain.co.uk/support/home including the vacancy reference number and “NHS Shetland” in the subject line.


Preferred candidates will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update prior to a formal offer of employment being made.


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