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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 16/07/2019.

Clinical Pharmacist

Job Reference: J240-CLI01427

Spire Healthcare Ltd
Equivalent to Band 7

Pharmacy | Pharmacist | Band 7 | Southampton |Part-time | Learning and advancement

Spire Southampton Hospital is looking for Clinical Pharmacist to join the team on a full time basis.

The department covers all categories of pharmacy including oncology. The small supportive team, make this a fantastic department to work in. We are happy for you to come from a community or hospital background as long as you have the enthusiasm and passion to further develop yourself and your career.

Spire Southampton provides a wide range of services including day care and inpatient and outpatient services. The main activity is elective (planned) surgery, and more complex procedures such as cardiac and spinal surgery are supported by the onsite critical care facilities.

The hospital works in partnership with local NHS acute hospital trusts, for example in recent provision of robotic surgery, and there is a large refurbished outpatient department along with extensive diagnostic imaging services.

We provide highly specialist services which makes Spire Southampton unique from many other private hospitals offering a range of treatments and surgery not undertaken elsewhere in private practice. We deliver to the highest standard of care to patients with excellent reported patient outcomes in cardiac surgery, putting patients at the heart of everything we do.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • To facilitate the daily running of the Pharmacy Department – providing a safe and effective medicines management service to all patients, staff, consultants and customers
  • To provide an efficient Pharmaceutical Service for both inpatients and outpatients and to provide a ward based clinical service to patients that have been admitted
  • Ensure timely and accurate charging of medicines
  • Provide advice and clear instructions to patients that require discharge medication
  • Ensure compliance with all appropriate regulatory, professional and best practice frameworks
  • Be a proactive member of the Hospital’s pharmacy team

Who we're looking for:

  • Degree in Pharmacy
  • Must be registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council
  • Knowledge of Care Quality Commission standards
  • Strong interpersonal skills and able to communicate well with a range of people at differing levels across the hospital
  • Experience of dispensing medicines and experience of medicines management in a hospital setting (preferred but not essential)


We offer employees a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:

  • 33 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Employer and employee contributory pension with flexible retirement options
  • ‘Spire for you’ reward platform – discount and cashback for over 100 retailers
  • Free annual Bupa wellness screening
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Save an average of £50 per month with our free onsite car park

Please see the attached benefits leaflet under 'Additional Information' for more details.

We commit to our employees well-being through work life balance, on-going development, support and reward.

Spire Healthcare is a leading independent hospital group that has been putting patients at the heart of everything we do for over 40 years. We have 39 hospitals, 10 clinics and a Specialist Cancer Care Centre across England, Wales and Scotland.

For further information about this role or for an informal conversation about the range of career options available with Spire please email Penny Lawless at

For us,it's more than just treating patients; it's about looking after people.

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