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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 31/01/2020.

Clinical Pharmacist

Job Reference: J183-A-20-63373

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Pharm@Sea Ltd.

This advertisement has been placed by the organisation named in the 'Department' section above.

Should you require further information regarding this vacancy please contact the organisation direct.

Are you looking for a position that combines clinical and pharmaceutical expertise based in a directly patient facing environment, and would you like to have an input into future service developments of an outpatient pharmacy business? We are currently looking for an exceptional individual to join our high-performing, patient-centred, outpatient dispensary team.

Pharm@Sea is a wholly owned subsidiary of Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, and is located in the purpose-designed pharmacy based in the Outpatients Department of the Royal Sussex County Hospital. We utilise the latest technology, including a dispensing robot and prescription tracking software to ensure that our patients benefit from a safe, efficient and high quality service. The outpatient pharmacy offers a modern, flexible working environment, which has just undergone a re-fit, giving staff the freedom to innovate in developing existing and new ancillary services and continuously improving the patient experience.

We are looking to recruit a full time pharmacist to join our friendly Brighton based team. You will need to be a highly motivated individual, capable of working as part of a team to achieve shared goals, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You will be forward-thinking, flexible, and be able to effectively communicate with stakeholders, including hospital staff, colleagues, and patients. Experience of working in a hospital pharmacy would be advantageous, but not essential as full training will be provided to the successful candidate.

A competitive salary based on experience (guide £38,000 to £42,000), plus pension and a performance-related bonus awaits the successful candidate. Pharm@Sea encourage professional development of our team, and are willing to pay for and support employees through any relevant courses, such as, but not limited to the clinical diploma.

The working pattern will be Tuesday 10am-7pm, Wednesday to Friday 9am-6pm, and Saturday 9.30am-1.30pm. There is no on call commitment associated with this position.

Working with the Lead Pharmacist, Operations Manager and Superintendent Pharmacist the post holder will be expected to help develop standards of excellence in professional services to meet the needs of our patients, staff and the local community.

If you’d like to apply, please submit a cover letter and CV identifying your suitability for this position.

For further details, please contact Maria Kennedy, Lead Operations Pharmacist, on 01273 523257


  • Bonus scheme - up to 10% of base salary
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Life assurance
  • 20 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) increasing with length of service to a maximum of 25 days after 5 years

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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