Current vacancies at the Trust

Senior Cardiovascular Pharmacist

Band 8a

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Band 8a
Fixed Term Until April 2020 with an option of a further 2years
37.5 hours per week
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Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
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Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital
£46,897 - £54,983 p.a. inclusive of HCA
26/03/2018 23:59

Join us and become part of the most engaged workforce of any NHS trust in England, according to the latest national NHS Staff Survey results – for the second year running.

You will be joining a dynamic and forward-looking organisation in the heart of the capital where you can develop your career and broaden your horizons.

We think you will enjoy working for us but you don’t have to take our word for it – 79% of staff who took part in the latest national NHS Staff Survey would recommend Guy’s and St Thomas’ as a place to work.

The cardiovascular services at our foundation trust is one of the largest units in the UK. As a key member of the cardiovascular pharmacy team you will support the delivery of clinical services to cardiovascular patients.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to support the ongoing service expansion of roles within the primary care setting, hosted by the inpatient team. We are looking for an experienced and committed clinical pharmacist who is willing to take up this challenge. Essentially you should be able to demonstrate the ability to appropriately recommend, substantiate and communicate therapeutic options for patients with cardiovascular disease. You should also have clinical experience of cardiac, vascular and medical patients some of whom should have been at level 2. Experience in intensive care and the community setting, including similar environments would be an advantage.

You will work in a structured environment providing support to the wider team to meet key directorates targets. This will include delivering a clinical pharmacy service to a range of patients with complex cardiovascular conditions, supporting and training junior pharmacists, whilst also maintaining and developing the services further both within the primary and secondary care settings. The pharmacy service is fully integrated with local services and research and education via Kings College, London.

Closing Date: 26th March 2018 at Midnight

***Interviews are scheduled to be held on Wednesday 11th April 2018***

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Roqsana Ara, Senior Cardiovascular Pharmacist on 02071885010 or via e-mail (
Imran Hafiz, Principal Cardiovascular Pharmacist via e-mail (

If you have problems applying, contact

020 7188 7897

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.

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