Clinical Pharmacist – CAU – NHS Scotland – Kilmarnock

NHS Scotland

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced pharmacist to participate in the provision of high quality pharmaceutical services within NHS Ayrshire & Arran.

This post is responsible for delivering a highly specialised clinical pharmacy service to patients accessing care within the Combined Assessment Unit (CAU). The CAU utilises multiple ambulatory care pathways, rapid assessment, early senior clinical decision-making & care involving the multidisciplinary team therefore the ideal candidate shall need to possess the relevant hospital experience, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work effectively as part of the multidisciplinary team.

NHS Ayrshire & Arran benefits from automated dispensing and electronic prescribing (HEPMA and CEPAS). The ideal candidate shall possess a desire to drive forward and actively contribute to the transformation of Clinical Pharmacy Services within Ayrshire & Arran. We support the development of our staff and applicants not currently holding a practice prescribing certificate will be supported to complete this.

You will participate in weekend, public holiday and extended hours rotas as required in addition to the on-call rota. In accordance with AFC terms and conditions you may be required to work over 7 days and or an extended working day.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly or part-time are welcomed.

Informal enquiries are welcomed by Pamela Mills, Principal Pharmacist Clinical Services, University Hospital Crosshouse, Tel: 01563 826066 email: [email protected] or Katy Warren Senior Pharmacist email [email protected] For an application form please contact the Department of O&HRD, Crosshouse Hospital, Tel. 01563 825716/826020 or email [email protected]


Applications are welcome from UK, EEA and non-EEA candidates.
EU Settlement Scheme – EU, EEA or Swiss nationals are strongly encouraged to join the EU Settlement Scheme prior to 30th June 2021. As part of the recruitment process, you will be required to produce proof of your EU Settlement status from 1st July 2021 to demonstrate your Right to Work in the United Kingdom. Further information: Existing employees may be asked to provide evidence of their EU Settlement Status from 1st July 2021.

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