PCN Pharmacist

Posted 05/07/2024 by Blackstone Recruitment Limited

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£48,750 - £54,600/annum Negotiable

Job Details

Working hours: Monday to Friday (will consider full time and part time)

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £48,750 to £54,600 (depending on experience)

Setting: Primary Care

Job Description

  • The post holder would be a pharmacist, who acts within their professional boundaries, supporting , integrating and working with the practice
  • This post would require both , to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team in a patient-facing role, but also individual clinical decision making around your caseload of patients.
  • The main areas of responsibility would be to perform Medication Reviews (including structured medication reviews) for chronic disease conditions, patients with complex polypharmacy and priorities for contractual services ( Direct Enhanced services ,QOF, IIF ), Incentive schemes and support practices with implementation of CQC recommendations.
  • The post holder will be involved in supporting General Practice staff with regards to prescription and medication queries, and if necessary, to be involved with improvement of existing systems.
  • The post holder will provide clinical leadership on medicines optimisation and quality improvement and manage some aspects of the quality and outcomes framework and enhanced services.
  • The post holder will ensure that the practice integrates with community and hospital pharmacy to help utilise skill mix, improve patient outcomes, ensure better access to healthcare and help manage workload.
  • The post holder will take responsibility for areas of chronic disease management. They will provide primary support to practice staff with regards to prescription and medication queries, support the repeat prescription system, deal with acute prescription requests and medicines reconciliation on transfer of care.
  • The role will provide clinical leadership on medicines optimisation, quality improvement and be responsible for supporting the GPs in implementing effective medicine management, including doing searches and audits identifying areas for improvement, initiating and managing change.
  • All Clinical Pharmacists are required to enroll on the CPPE Primary Care training and are fully supported in undertaking the programme ( if they have not completed before). The role is part of PCN ARRS Scheme.

Essential Candidate Criteria:

  • A minimum of 2 years post-qualification experience
  • An independent prescriber with excellent interpersonal, influencing and negotiating skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate complex and sensitive information.
  • Successful candidate will be a key member of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • They will be in a patient-facing role, providing medication review services to patients, delivering pharmaceutical care plans that maximize cost effective prescribing and improve the quality of patient care.


  • CPPE Primary Care training and are fully supported in undertaking the programme ( if they have not completed before)
  • Competitive salary
  • Generous holiday package
  • NHS Pension scheme

Blackstone Benefits

✅Assigned specialised recruitment consultant

✅Access to exclusive and flexible UK locum and permanent jobs

✅Complete onboarding support

✅Informed tailored career advice

✅Personalised job alerts

✅Unlimited referral bonus

For further information on this role, don't hesitate to contact Emma Ansett at Blackstone Recruitment on the details provided or APPLY now.

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