Senior Specialist Oncology & Haematology Pharmacist

  • £46974 - £52193 per annum
  • London
  • Posted: 30/06/2021
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: DaisySOHP

Job Details

Pertemps Medical are currently recruiting for a Senior Specialist Oncologist and Haematology Pharmacist based in the private sector in London. This position is equivalent to an NHS Band 7. 

About the Facility 
Leaders in Oncology Care is a specialist cancer treatment centre set up by four leading consultants in 2005. We have over 80 consultants who are experienced in diagnosing and treating all forms of cancer, using the latest medical developments to provide advanced treatment options. We are committed to investing in excellent people who want to be part of an organisation that is dedicated to providing the most advanced cancer care.

Location: Central London
Salary: £46,974 - £52,193 Depending on experience 
Contract: Full time, permanent 
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (No Weekend, on-call or bank holidays)

Job Description
The post holder will work with the Lead Oncology/Haematology Pharmacist, Lead QA Pharmacist and to assist in the daily running of a safe and effective pharmacy service. The post holder will maintain and develop the highest standards of patient-focused care in the provision of the pharmacy service.

This is an ideal role for a pharmacist with at least 1 years experience in Oncology who is looking to specialise  in the field of Oncology. The LOC offers a fully comprehensive training programme ,which encompasses all cancer treatment modalities, including use of cutting edge, innovate Systemic Anti Cancer Therapies, which are accessible to our patients prior to being made available at national level. The post holder will gain experience in treating a wide range of disease states  , including extremely rare cancers. In addition, they will also benefit from being a vital part of the Specialist Cancer Multi-disciplinary team, working closely with renowned medical and clinical specialist oncologists.

Reward & recognition – We reward your commitment in delivering the highest standard of care with generous and competitive benefits such as our contribution pension scheme, private medical insurance, annual salary review, 25 days holiday each year; with the option to buy and sell. We invest in your career development with clear career pathways and access to further education. We can also offer you support with relocation if you are living outside of London or the UK; subject to terms and conditions.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • To assist the Lead Pharmacists in the daily running of all areas of the pharmacy department, including designated time in the aseptic unit, dispensary, outpatients discharge, clinical verification of SACT, e-Prescribing & Protocols and clinical audit.
  • To work alongside, train and supervise the medicines management team in providing a safe and efficient medicines optimisation service.
  • To coordinate discharge planning and implementation in conjunction with the medicines management technician and clinic staff, through involvement with medical and nursing staff identifying discharge times for patients, accuracy checking medicines against the TTO letter and dispensing.
  • To undertake patient counselling ensuring patients understand their discharge medication.
  • As part of the pharmacy team, to provide an information-based environment for all staff, patients and relatives and to respond appropriately to requests from medical and nursing staff for information and advice about the selection and use of drug therapy.
  • To liaise with ward staff over any relevant medicines management issues to ensure concordance/compliance with prescribed medication

Skills & Experience

  • Registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council
  • Additional post graduate clinical qualifications e.g. Certificate/Diploma (or working towards) in Clinical Pharmacy  Practice.
  • Hospital pharmacy experience, including technical, dispensary and clinical services preferably in oncology.

To apply or for further information please contact Daisy Bruce at or call 01908 533440

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