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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 04/08/2021.

Support Pharmacist

Job Reference: 880-3139028-A

NHS Arden and Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit
Primary Care
Westgate House, Warwick, Warwick
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum

NHS Arden and Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit is a growing organisation providing support for a range of customers including NHS England, Clinical Commissioning Groups, health providers and Local Authorities to help them realise their vision for improving health and health services.

The Medicines Optimisation team provides a wide range of specialist services to all key commissioning organisations (such as Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), secondary care, public health and NHS England) . Our core service offer to commissioners includes:

  • Primary care prescribing support to GPs and Care homes
  • Specialist and secondary care medicines commissioning support
  • Professional support/advice to CCGs, healthcare professionals and patients

The ideal candidate will need to have the following experience:

  • Be able to undertake reporting and analysis of specialist medicines related information
  • To facilitate clinically and cost-effective, safe and appropriate prescribing.
  • Deliver against agreed objectives, achieving quality outcomes.
  • Self-motivated
  • Strategic thinking – ability to anticipate and resolve problems before they arise

Working within core office hours, the post will be based in Warwick but the post holder will be expected to undertake local and regional travel as the role requires to meet the needs of the service.

Due to the nature of our growing team, you will need to:

  • Easily adapt to new ways of working within an evolving environment
  • Be eager to go out of your way and be committed to delivering an excellent service that has the customer at its heart
  • Be able to make things happen and quickly
  • Be solutions focused

In return, you will have an opportunity to be a key member of working with an ambitious team that will support you in your development and career needs and aspirations, with flexible working and a highly variable and rewarding role.

Please refer to the Job description and the Person Specification for details of the role and the skills, qualifications and experience required. For further information: please contact Jas Sagoo or Fozia Akhtar at or

Interviews are scheduled for week commencing TBC.


Previous applicants need not apply


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.

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