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Dispensary Pharmacist - Bank

Job Reference: 449-BSS043-2

Solent NHS Trust
COR Pharmacy
£21.53 p/hour (plus 10% annual leave uplift)

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Pharmacy Team as part of our Bank Staff in Solent NHS Trust. Solent offers Community and Mental Health services for Southampton, Portsmouth and parts of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. We are eager to find enthusiastic and adaptable pharmacists to join our team at Solent!

If you have an MPharm qualification and are registered with the GPhC we would love to hear from you! This role would suit an experienced pharmacist looking for a role to suit their work/life balance.

The role will mainly be based in our newly refurbished dispensary in St Mary's Community Health Campus' main building on Milton road in Portsmouth.

The post holder will work in conjunction with the clinical pharmacy leads, dispensary manager, and others in the team to deliver an efficient, high quality, professional and well-coordinated dispensing support service that meets all statutory, regulatory and NHS requirements.

The Medicines Management Department determines the way that medicines are used by patients in the NHS. Getting medicine use “right” has the potential to not only improve patient outcomes but also contribute to patient safety. The Department works across the entire trust to ensure Adults, Children, Physical and Mental Health, Ward and Community Teams are ensuring patients get the maximum benefit from the medicines they need, while at the same time minimising potential harm.

For more information or to arrange an informal chat, please contact Jennifer Etherington (Deputy Chief Pharmacist) on 02380 540484.


We will contact you via NHS Jobs if you are shortlisted for interview. Candidates selected for interview will be contacted before the given interview date; therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders.

Our shared values support the development of a strong working culture. They breathe life into our organisation – guiding and inspiring all of our actions and decisions. They enable us to be better at what we do and create a great place for our staff to work, whilst ensuring we provide the highest quality of care to our patients.

In creating our values, we spent time listening to our employees and members. Based on what people told us, we created our HEART values to reflect the deep belief that we are caring organisation at the centre of our community: Honesty, Everyone counts, Accountable, Respectful, Teamwork.

We are an accredited Real Living Wage employer.

We encourage and support our staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against Covid-19.

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