PCN Clinical Pharmacist

Posted 21 September by NHS Business Services Authority

Band 7 - Band 8a role (depending on experience)

An exciting opportunity to work on the Coast in the East Riding of Yorkshire as a PCN Clinical Pharmacist with the Bridlington Primary Care Network (PCN).

The East Riding of Yorkshire is a very special place to live and work.

Bridlington Primary Care Network (PCN) is looking to recruit a PCN Clinical Pharmacist to support the patient care in the Primary Care Network in line with the new Network Contract Directed Enhanced Service (DES) Specification.

The PCN comprises of 6 committed practices with a population of around 41,000 and this role will form an integral part of the PCN Leadership Team.

You will be supported to develop your role to become a non medical prescriber if that qualification is not already held and will be required to enrol on the General Practice Pharmacist Training Pathway CPPE, unless an equivalent qualification is already held or exemption is agreed by CPPE. You will be a great team player, but capable of independent, autonomous work. You will have excellent inter-personal skills and ideally experience of developing new services to adapt to the evolving needs of the PCN Directed Enhanced Service (DES). You will have excellent communication skills and be committed to providing exceptional patient care. This is a new role and will develop over time, but the expectation is you will work autonomously in the multi-disciplinary team, supporting PCN aligned care homes, supporting long term conditions effectively through complex polypharmacy, medicine optimisations and strutured medication reviews.

The post holder will ensure that the PCN integrates with community and hospital pharmacy to help utilise skill mix, improve patient outcomes, ensure better access to healthcare and help manage workload.

As a senior member of the PCN Team you will be expected to provide leadership and mentoring to any Pharmacist or Pharmacy Technician employed by the PCN.

Why work for us

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust provides a broad range of community and inpatient mental health services , community services (including therapies) , learning disability services, healthy lifestyle support and addiction services to approximately 600,000 people.

We employ approximately 2,800 staff across more than 79 sites at locations throughout Hull, the East Riding of Yorkshire, Whitby and Scarborough. We are a multi speciality health and social care teaching provider. We aim to be a leading provider of integrated health services , recognised for the care compassion and commitment of our staff and known as a great employer and a valued partner.


Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust serves the rural populations of Hull, the East Riding of Yorkshire and North Yorkshire. Hull has benefitted from being included The Guardian’s ‘Hot List’ of places to visit and rated by Rough Guides as one of the top ten cities in the world to see. The nearby town of Beverley was named by The Sunday Times as one of the ten best places to live in the north. The area boasts a wide array of diverse property from coastal cottages to riverside apartments. Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire offer some of the most competitive house prices in the country, with access to excellent schools and further and higher education providers.

The region has great transport connections with an hour commute York or Leeds. Want to go further afield? There are daily ferry crossings from Hull to Belgium and the Netherlands and from Humberside Airport you can reach destinations across Europe and – via Schiphol – worldwide

The Trust works closely with our academic partners, including Hull York Medical School (HYMC) and Hull University, nurturing and developing a workforce of doctors, nurses and other health and social care professionals of the future.

At Humber we believe our people are our greatest assets and therefore we are committed to developing, growing and rewarding our workforce. As an employee at Humber you will benefit from pay in line with Agenda for Change, NHS Pension, Training and Development, annual appraisal, generous annual leave entitlement and flexible working options enable you to achieve a healthy work / life balance.

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