Bank Specialist Clinical Pharmacist

NHS Western Isles

Bank Specialist Clinical Pharmacist

Band 7 (£46,244 - £53,789)

NHS Western Isles, Stornoway, Western Isles

  • Full time
  • Permanent

Posted 1 week ago, 6 Jul | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

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Full Job Description

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.

Bank Specialist Clinical Pharmacist

Band 7 £46,244 - £53,789 per annum

Plus £1,279 Distant Islands Allowance per annum


Bank Post

This is an exciting opportunity for a Bank Specialist Clinical Pharmacist to join a friendly and highly motivated multidisciplinary team including a full range of healthcare professionals.

This post is in based at the Western Isles Hospital in Stornoway, Isle of Lewis and offers an excellent opportunity for an experienced self-motivated pharmacist to help continue exciting work in developing a clinical and patient focussed clinical pharmacy service.

The post-holder will be one of a team of pharmacists and technicians working at this hospital and will be responsible for the clinical pharmacy service to a number of wards. There may also be opportunities to get involved in providing a clinical pharmacy service to the local hospice and remotely to the other two hospitals throughout the archipelago. The pharmacist team work closely with colleagues in Primary Care Pharmacy to enhance safe patient transition over boundaries of care. The service is using HEPMA across Western Isles Hospital and in Uist and Barra Hospital. There are other technology projects in the planning stage.

We are offering an opportunity to live and work in our beautiful and rural island community. You can enjoy amazing outdoor and cultural activities such as kayaking, surfing, climbing, hill walking, diving as well as a wealth of traditional crafts and music related pursuits.  There is an active social life around the island and the opportunity to join a variety of community lead groups and initiatives.  We are also only a short journey from Glasgow, Inverness and Edinburgh by plane, with twice daily ferry sailing to Ullapool.

For more information on living and working in the Western Isles visit the following sites: or Find NHS Western Isles on Facebook, Twitter @NHSWI.

For an informal chat on the above posts and how it may suit you, please contact Dr Sue Price, Chief Pharmacist, Tel or The successful applicant will be required to register with the PVG Scheme (Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme). This post is not eligible for relocation expenses.

Closing Date 19th July 2024