Pharmacy Operational Manager

The London Clinic
Competitive salary
26 Apr 2021
05 May 2021
Role Type
Start Date
We have an exciting opportunity for an Pharmacy Operational Manager - Medicines Management and Education & Training to join our Pharmacy Department based at The London Clinic's main hospital in Central London, W1G 6BW, with a competitive salary range on offer.

Established in 1932, The London Clinic is one of the UK's largest private hospitals, with state-of-the-art facilities located around Harley Street. We have approx. 1300 employees across 8 sites, where we cover a broad range of specialisms, including complex medical and surgical procedures and a comprehensive range of cancer and outpatient services.

Job Profile

As the Operational Manager-Medicines Management and Education & Training you will lead the development of wards based medicines management services at The London Clinic and participate in medicines management at ward level including drug history taking, PODs assessment, patient counselling, audit and supporting savings initiatives. You will also lead and support the Pharmacy Education and training strategy for support staff

  • Job Type: This is a full-time, permanent position working 37.5 hours per week.
  • Shifts: 9am - 7.30pm, Monday to Sunday as per roster.
  • Benefits package:Contributory pension scheme (total annual contribution up to 20%). Private Medical Healthcare. 33 day's annual leave (Inclusive of bank holidays). Season ticket travel loan, family friendly benefits, and a wide range of discounts with a variety of retailers/services, plus much more. We also offer excellent career development; with clear career pathways and access to further education.

Key Duties
  • To work closely with the Clinical Pharmacists to review and improve the care of The London Clinic Patients through improved systems of medicines optimisation
  • To play a key role in the planning and implementation of future ward based Medicines Management Services
  • To work in partnership with Operational Managers for Dispensary, Distribution, Aseptics, Procurement and Revenue Capture to develop and push forward a training & development strategy for technician and ATOs
  • To promote a culture of learning through the facilitation of education and training for all grades of staff within the pharmacy department.
  • To lead on the management of pre-registration Pharmacy Technicians, and apprentice staff, delivering training programmes, ensuring safe working practices in line with standard operating procedures and hospital guidelines

Skills &Experience
  • Current registration as a Pharmacy Technician with the General Pharmaceutical council of Great Britain
  • NVQ level 3 in Pharmaceutical sciences or equivalent
  • Proven consecutive 2 years post registration experience in a hospital pharmacy.
  • Experience of working in a supervisory capacity
  • ACT Accredited
  • Experience in medicine management

We are an organisation that has charitable status and this helps us to drive forward our mission of reinvesting our income to deliver better patient outcomes.

The London Clinic's main hospital spans 8 floors comprising of 234 beds and 10 theatres, including a Hybrid theatre and two minimally invasive and day surgery theatres. Speciality areas include, General surgery; ENT; Gynae; Hepatobiliary; Neuro; Ophthalmic; Orthopaedic; Plastics; Robotic; Urology; Vascular & Bariatric surgery.

The London Clinic is proud of its diverse workforce and is committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We absolutely welcome applicants from underrepresented groups; if you think you have the skills and experience for the job, please apply - we would love to hear from you regardless of your background.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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