Rotational Pharmacist
University Hospital Crosshouse

Job reference: 016161

Location: University Hospital Crosshouse

Job closing date: 20/02/2020

Job posted date: 06/02/2020

Salary: Band 6 (£31,800 - £39,169)

Employment type: Fixed-term

Job Type: Other Therapeutic

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Pharmacy

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Ayrshire & Arran

Rotational Pharmacists

Band 6 (£28,050 - £36,644)

Fixed Term (6 months) 2.0 WTE University Hospital Crosshouse


In support of our core purpose of working together to achieve the healthiest life possible for everyone in Ayrshire & Arran we are committed to a culture that is Caring, Safe and Respectful.  The post holder is required to work collaboratively in a safe, care and respectful way.

NHS Ayrshire & Arran have led the way in Scotland for pharmacy and prescribing developments with the introduction of electronic prescribing; the large number of pharmacist prescribers working in secondary and primary care to support person-centred care in accordance with Achieving Excellence in Pharmaceutical Care and our clinical service to A&E and the Combined Assessment Units (CAU).  

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team in one of our rotational posts.  Our Band 6 rotational programme provides the opportunity to gain experience in primary care and a range of hospital pharmacy services: clinical (combined assessment units, mental health, oncology, medicine and surgery), dispensary, aseptic dispensing and medicines information.  You will rotate between general practices in Ayrshire, University Hospital Ayr, University Hospital Crosshouse and Woodland View, Ayrshire Central Hospital to ensure you get as broad an experience of each service/specialty as possible. 


Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential as is the ability to work effectively as part of the multidisciplinary team.

You will receive training and support to achieve the NES Stage II Vocational Training qualification. 


A car owner/driver is essential. 

Hours: 37.5 per week. You will be required to participate in departmental rotas including on call, weekends and extended hours.

Fixed term for 6 months. 

Informal enquiries to: Lynsay Lawless, Principal Pharmacist Clinical services (UHC) on 01563 826074.

Closing date: 20/02/2020.


The closing date for this job has now passed.