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Rotational Clinical Pharmacist

Please Note: The application deadline for this vacancy has now passed.

Role Summary

  • To work with a team of Clinical Pharmacists and Pharmacy staff to provide a comprehensive service to Wards and Departments
  • To be a part of a rotational programme, providing a Pharmacy Service to Surgical Wards, Medical Wards, Paediatric Wards, Community Hospitals, Technical Services, Mental Health Services and Primary Care Networks (PCN)
  • To fulfil dispensary duties, including clinical checking of prescriptions, final checking of dispensed items and clinical trials work
  • Provide medicines advice to Healthcare professionals, patients and their carers
  • Undertake medicine information queries
  • Undertake the post graduate Clinical Pharmacy Diploma
  • Provide weekend and out of hours on-call pharmacy services

About the Role

For more information on the Job Description and Responsibilities please click the link below.

More detail about the role:

Are looking for a new challenge in secondary care? We have an ideal opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join us here at North Devon District Hospital.

Are you a Registered Pharmacist looking for a challenge in secondary care? We have an ideal opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join us here at North Devon District Hospital.

This is a development role with plenty of learning opportunities within a welcoming, committed and aspiring department, with a strong team-working and patient-focused culture that will allow you to improve your medicines expertise and work at the cutting edge of patient care. This role is suitable for those who have recently passed their registration assessment, those looking to move from primary to secondary care, or those returning to pharmacy practice.

You will be part of a team of Rotational Pharmacists covering a range of clinical and core services. You will gain a wide range of experience including dispensary, aseptic services, community services, medicines information and on call duties. Clinical duties will include Cardiology, Respiratory, Trauma and Orthopaedics, Gastroenterology, Acute Medicine, Acute Surgery, Care of the elderly. Learning from our Senior and Specialist Pharmacists and alongside our team of experienced Medicines Management Technicians.

The successful candidate will benefit from our in-house training programme. This will be supplemented by support for an appropriate postgraduate qualification such as clinical certificate or diploma and scope to complete an independent prescribing qualification.

Working Pattern: 37.5 hours per week. This role also involves on-call duties and weekend and bank holiday rosters.

Interview Date: To be confirmed

For further information please contact: Henry Goss, Clinical Pharmacy Manager on 01271 322390

Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was established in April 2022, bringing together the expertise of both the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust.

About Us

Stretching across Northern, Eastern and Mid Devon, we have a workforce of over 15,000 staff, making us the largest employer in Devon. Our core services, which we provide to more than 615,000 people, cover more than 2,000 square miles across Devon, while some of our specialist services cover the whole of the peninsula, extending our reach as far as Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

We deliver a wide range of emergency, specialist and general medical services through North Devon District Hospital and the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (Wonford). Alongside our two acute hospitals, we provide integrated health and social care services across a variety of settings, including community inpatient hospitals, outpatient clinics, and within people’s own homes. We also offer primary care services, a range of specialist community services, and Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARC).

Our state-of-the-art equipment, leading technologies and strong links to local universities put us at the forefront of research and innovations, enabling us to provide world-class care to our local communities.

Our values are at the heart of everything we do, click here to find out more

It has never been a more exciting time to join the Royal Devon, as you will help to shape our services as we continue along our integration journey.


Looking after you is important to us.

We strive to help our staff create a healthy work-life balance through flexible working schemes and our family friendly policies.

If you are starting out in the NHS, you’ll start with 27 days paid annual leave (plus bank holidays), rising to 33 days plus bank holidays.

You will benefit from access to our own comprehensive occupational health services, including counselling, onsite wellbeing activities and groups.

We will work together to maintain a culture that develops and supports you and your team.

This might include funding for a care certificate, a degree or leadership qualifications. Or it might include days off to study, engage in CPD or rotational placements to help you hone your skills. Wherever you are heading in the NHS, we will help you get there.

Salary is not the only financial benefit

You will have access to an extensive range of staff discounts on shopping, fitness and leisure options and you can spread the cost of technology and home appliance purchases from major retailers. You will also have access to other benefits including:

  • National discount services such as the Blue Light Card and Health Service Discounts.
  • Salary sacrifice options including our OFSTED rated outstanding nursery onsite at Exeter
  • Car lease schemes.
  • The NHS Pension scheme (one of the most generous and comprehensive in the UK).
  • Cycle to work scheme

These are just a few of the benefits available – if the role is something you are interested in, we would love to hear from you.

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