(Salary: £46,244 - £53,789 pro-rata)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a clinically focused and motivated pharmacist to join the pharmacy team at Caithness General Hospital.

This post will involve working with the pharmacy team in a rural general hospital setting, offering a diverse experience whilst allowing the successful candidate to develop generalist clinical knowledge and skills across a wide range of areas. Supervision, training and support will be available. Development opportunities will be available, in the form of quality improvements projects and audit, and participation in governance groups.

The successful candidate will assist with the training and development of student pharmacists, trainee pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. We are also looking at opportunities for pharmacy support workers to play a valuable role within the overall pharmacy skills set. Candidates should be good communicators; enthusiastic; self-motivated; a strong team player; curious and excited to learn; and be able to problem solve and prioritise. You will be a registered pharmacist with a Masters Degree in Pharmacy and relevant post-registration experience. Post-graduate qualifications including a Diploma/MSc in Clinical Pharmacy and Independent Prescribing are desirable, but we would facilitate the right candidate to achieve these within the role. As a department, training and education is a priority and we are also committed to our pharmacists becoming credentialed at RPS Core Advanced level and will provide support to help achieve this.

This is an exciting time to join our friendly pharmacy team as we work towards transforming the way we approach patient care. As well as developing the clinical roles of pharmacy support staff, Caithness General Hospital has recently implemented Hospital Electronic Prescribing and Medicine Administration (HEPMA) system.

This is a part-time permanent post of 22.5 hours per week, to be worked flexibly in accordance with service requirements.

Caithness General Hospital ( is an excellent place to develop your career. Not only that, you will have the opportunity to live in one of Scotlandís most beautiful unspoilt areas which offers an excellent quality of life, low pollution and crime, excellent schools, a unique culture and amazing scenery Ė get a flavour of whatís on offer at:

Informal enquiries are welcomed by Catriona Innes, Pharmacy Team Lead, Tel: 01955 880264 or email

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Recruitment team can be contacted by e-mailing or telephoning 01955 880404/880410.

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