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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/06/2019.

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Paediatric Pharmacist

Job Reference: 411-MEDICINE-2019-07320

Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust
411 Pharmacy (916402)
£30,401 to £37,267 pa

Please Note: Although NHS Jobs enables you to use the same application to apply for multiple roles within the NHS, unless you tailor your application to the specific role you are applying for with Alder Hey, and detail how you meet the criteria for this role and what you can offer to Alder Hey, you are unlikely to be successful in your application. Please also make sure that your Employment History is upto date and listed in the correct order. Starting with your current/most recent post and then working backwards.

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Alder Hey as an equal opportunities employer, aims to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from all backgrounds. As black and minority ethnic (BME) employees are currently under-represented in this area, we particularly welcome applications from members of our BME communities . All appointments will be made on merit.

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated full time permanent B6 pharmacist to join the clinical pharmacy team at Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust.  This vacancy is ideal for existing band 6 pharmacists or newly qualified pharmacists who want to work in a paediatric environment.  Hospital pharmacy experience and paediatric experience are desirable but extensive training will be provided to support the successful candidates in developing clinical skills and experience during rotations to a variety of paediatric wards, the Aseptic Unit, In-patient and Out-patient dispensaries. Alder Hey is one of only 4 stand-alone children’s hospitals in the U.K. We moved into our brand new "Children's Health Park" in October 2015 and now have an environment designed for and by children. The Pharmacy Department currently employs approximately 90 staff and provides a wide range of services to the patients and families who attend the hospital.  The post holder will join a friendly and dedicated team of pharmacists who are committed to providing comprehensive pharmaceutical care and medicines optimisation to our patients and their families. 

For further information or to discuss this post please email Andrea Leatherbarrow, Professional Services Team Leader (  OR Andrea Gill, Clinical Pharmacy Services Manager ( or phone 0151 252 5683

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Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are committed to creating a well managed, flexible working environment that supports staff and promotes their welfare and development. We actively promote equality and diversity and operate a Zero Tolerance policy to aggression, violence, bullying and harassment. We will make reasonable adjustments to ensure our recruitment and selection process and the Trust operates a No Smoking Policy.

Please Note: new entrants to the NHS will normally commence on the first paypoint of the relevant band.
Applications are welcome from anyone eligible to work in the UK.

Black, Chinese and Disabled individuals are under-represented in our total workforce, and males are under-represented in our nursing workforce. We actively encourage applicants from these groups.

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