Bank Pharmacist (Band 6)
NHS Forth Valley Sites

Job reference: 076176

Location: NHS Forth Valley Sites

Job closing date: 04/02/2022

Job posted date: 04/11/2021

Salary: Band 6 (£33,072 - £40,736)

Employment type: Staff Bank

Job Type: Allied Health Professions

Hours of work: Variable

Department: Staff Bank Service

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Forth Valley


A remodelled service that’s at the leading edge

The pharmacy department in the acute Forth Valley Royal Hospital in Larbert is a state of the art, purpose built facility that makes use of modern technologies including robotics.  We have fully implemented Hospital Electronic Prescribing and Medicines Administration (HEPMA) throughout the health board, keeping us at the forefront of healthcare provision. Our redesigned services have been recognised, gaining nominations for and winning several awards since being launched.

Forth Valley Royal Hospital situated in Larbert is within 40 minutes of Edinburgh and Glasgow and is provided with good road and rail links. There is ample free parking within the hospital staff car parks.

Bank Pharmacist

Band 6, £33,072-£40,736 per annum, pro rata

This is an opportunity to join the Staff Bank in FVRH as a bank pharmacist. There will be opportunities to work in the hospital dispensary as well as to deliver clinical services on various wards. The pharmacy department in FVRH have been awarded funding to run additional clinical services from December 2021 to March 2022, and we are expecting to have shifts available beyond this time period as well.

Our clinical pharmacy teams, which include clinical pharmacy technicians, provide patient focussed pharmaceutical care to both in and outpatients. We cover a wide range of specialities including admissions, surgery, respiratory, gastrointestinal, endocrine, and aging and health. 

We are a friendly, dedicated and supportive team. Candidates successful in joining the staffbank will have the opportunity to visit the department, and to become familiarised with our processes and wards.

For further information or an informal discussion regarding the above post please contact  Stephen O’Neill, Lead Clinical Pharmacist for Acute, on 01324 566731.

The duties of this post require the successful candidate to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme.  More information on this scheme can be found at

Please note, if we have not contacted you within 6 weeks of the post closing, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. ​​​​​​​


The closing date for this job has now passed.