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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/11/2020.

Senior Cancer Pharmacist - SACT e-prescribing Lead and Genomic Medici

Job Reference: 387-DT-3099-LS

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
Oncology Pharmacy
Bristol Haematology and Oncology Centre, Bristol
£45,753 - £51,668 pa pro rata

There really has never been a more exciting time to join us; University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust and Weston Area Health NHS Trust have merged together to be come one organisation. Our newly merged Trust has a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff, aiming to deliver exceptional local services for local people and specialist services across the South West and beyond. Together, we form one of the largest NHS trusts in the country.

Are you a pharmacist looking to further develop your career in Cancer Services? Are you keen to enhance safe prescribing of systemic anticancer therapy (SACT) by leading on the pharmacy aspects of the Trust's SACT electronic prescribing system? Are you interested in the emerging field of cancer genomics and personalised medicine and how this will revolutionise treatment pathways?

If so, a great opportunity has arisen to join our specialist pharmacy team at Bristol Haematology & Oncology Centre (BHOC), who are integral to the provision of this multi-professional clinical service. We are looking for a motivated pharmacist to lead and manage pharmacy aspects of the BHOC electronic prescribing system, through robust quality management systems and in collaboration with key staff in oncology/haematology, pharmacy and the system provider and to support pharmacy aspects of the implementation of genomic medicines and personalised treatments in BHOC.

UHBristol is a large teaching trust, and is proud to be rated outstanding by CQC. The Bristol Haematology and Oncology Centre (BHOC) is a highly respected Cancer Centre, treating adult, teenage and young adult patients with cancer and haematological disorders.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential, along with the ability to work under pressure.

Bristol is a vibrant, diverse city with something for everyone - excellent entertainment, culture and leisure facilities, shopping, live music venues, an array of attractions and hosts a mixed programme of events and festivals. It is ideally placed for access to the West Country, well known for the popular holiday destinations of Somerset, Devon and Cornwall, with their landscape and scenery for walking and mountain biking, coastal villages and sandy beaches.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Kate Gregory, Divisional Lead Pharmacist - Oncology 0117 342 3471


Rachel Palmer, Lead ATMP Pharmacist: or 0117 342 1127



University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is CQC rated Outstanding. As one of the largest acute Trusts in the country and the major teaching and research centre for the South West, we have over 13,000 staff, over 100 different clinical services. Working in ten hospitals across Bristol and Weston, we offer a wide range of careers and jobs. Together we support the delivery of excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond.

Our hospitals are based across Bristol and Weston-super-Mare, meaning you can enjoy the very best of both worlds; city living within a stone’s throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, with easy access to all that the South West has to offer.

UH Bristol and Weston is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we’re meeting our pledge.

To comply with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 all applicants must be able to speak fluent English to an appropriate standard which will be assessed at Interview.


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