Screening Pharmacist - Derby


Screening Pharmacist
Derby, Midlands
Permanent Full Time 40 Hours Per Week / Monday - Friday: 7am - 3.30pm / 1.30pm - 10pm (alternating weekly)
Competitive Salary + Benefits + Career Development

Our Pharmacists are not just Pharmacists. They’re true healthcare partners. They’re trusted advisers. They’re product experts, knowledge sharers and all-round problem solvers. Join us at LloydsPharmacy Clinical Homecare and you can be all these things and more. We’re one of the most experienced providers of clinical homecare in the UK and we are currently recruiting a Screening Pharmacist to join our Pharmacy Team based in Derby.

We are looking for an experienced pharmacist who would like the opportunity to develop in clinical homecare. This is a varied role where you will gain exposure to prescription screening and act as a responsible pharmacist for our quality assurance (QA) team on site. You will have the opportunity to handle queries from patients and hospitals and use your technical and product knowledge to solve problems.

You will be required to work 40 hours, Monday to Friday with occasional weekend cover and on-call duties when required. The working pattern for this role is 07:00am – 15:30pm/ 13:30pm - 22:00pm (alternating weekly).

About the opportunity

Part of McKesson, a leading healthcare company, we work in close partnership with the NHS and pharmaceutical companies to provide a huge range of care services to more than 80,000 patients in the comfort of their own home, at their place of work or in the community. To provide effective pharmacy support to Lloyds Pharmacy Clinical Homecare’s central and regional business units to enable dispensing of medicinal products and other items. To act as Responsible Pharmacist for the Derby compounding unit and conduct pharmacist screening of incoming prescriptions in conjunction with Harlow Scimitar Park based screening pharmacist team.

About you

We’re looking for a GPhC-registered pharmacist, ideally with experience working in a hospital or home healthcare environment. Much of the role involves checking for accuracy, so strong attention to detail is essential, as is the ability to stay focused over long periods of time. Other qualities you’ll need include excellent communication skills, a systematic approach and a commitment to continuous professional development.

About Lloyds Pharmacy Clinical Homecare

Part of McKesson, a leading healthcare company, we strive to break boundaries, challenge the status quo and support the changing healthcare industry. We are one of the most experienced providers of clinical homecare in the UK, and have been supporting patients in this way since 1975. With services ranging from straightforward delivery of medication to specialist nursing for complex conditions, we support a huge variety of patient needs. We can also offer many different opportunities for career development and progression, not just within Lloyds Pharmacy Clinical Homecare but throughout the wider McKesson network, which includes 1,700 community pharmacies across the UK as well as other pharmacy services in hospitals, mental health facilities and prisons.