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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 08/06/2020.

Masters of Pharmacy Graduate

Job Reference: 880-NPCS-0520-2244

Primary Care Services
GP Practices
Eastwood Primary Care Centre, 11B Church St, Eastwood, Nottingham, NG16 3BS
£31,365 - £37,890

Please note:

*The closing date given is a guide. We reserve the right to close the post early once we have received a sufficient number of applicants, so we advise you to submit your application early to prevent disappointment.

*Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification on their application will be shortlisted for this job.

POST: Masters of Pharmacy Graduate

SALARY: Agenda for Change – Band 6, range £31,365 - £37,890per annum

HOURS: 37.5 hours per week (wte) - applications for full time and part time posts considered.

BASE: Eastwood Primary Care Centre, 11B Church St, Eastwood, Nottingham, NG16 3BS

CONTRACT: Permanent

CLOSING DATE: Monday, 8th June 2020

Primary Integrated Community Services are an innovative and rapidly expanding primary care organisation and are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated Masters of Pharmacy Graduate to work at Eastwood Primary Care Centre.


PICS is a GP owned organisation that provides a wide range of services in primary and community care with the aim of improving the health and wellbeing of all our patients and their families. These services are provided in a range of settings including people’s own homes and GP surgeries. Our focus is on delivering all care as close to home as possible.

We pride ourselves on being caring, safe and excellent and we work to constantly improve the quality of care we provide and we expect our staff to commit to and demonstrate these values.


The launch of the new Five Year GP contract by NHS England emphasises the importance of Pharmacy related activity in Primary Care.

Eastwood Primary Care Centre (EPCC), which serves a population of 20,000 patients, has an exciting opportunity for a recently graduated pharmacist to support the Primary Care Pharmacist and General Practice clinicians at EPCC.

We are seeking applications from highly motivated and personable Master of Pharmacy Graduates interested in forging and developing their career in primary care and healthcare systems locally.

For the right aspiring candidate the role could lead to a position within the newly formed Primary Care Networks, with potential support to undertake a clinical diploma and independent prescribing in the future.

Full induction will be provided and applicants should be prepared to undertake any necessary training required.

For further information about the roles or an informal discussion please contact:

  • Gerald Ellis
  • Nisha Desai

A more exhaustive list of job responsibilities and necessary skills, experience and qualifications can be found in our Job Description and Person Specification.

Please note you will need to meet the essential criteria of the person specification to be considered for the role.

Benefits include:

  • Auto Enrolment to the NHS Pension Scheme or an alternative government based scheme (based on eligibility)
  • Attractive salaries (dependent on experience and qualifications)

If you would like to become a valued member of our PICS team at Eastwood Primary Care Centre, we would love to talk to you!

Closing date for applications via NHS Jobs only: Monday, 8th June 2020

Interviews expected to be held: Week commencing 15th June 2020

All applications are to be made via NHS Jobs, CVs will not be accepted.

Previous applicants need not apply. No agencies please

Please note that applications received after the closing date will not normally be considered.

Applicants who have not heard from us with seven days of the closing date can assume that they have not been successful.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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