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Superintendent Pharmacist


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Royal Preston Hospital
Preston and Chorley
Highly Competative
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Superintendent Pharmacist - Outpatient Dispensing


This unique role offers the chance to be part of a growing team within a new organisation Lancashire Hospital Services (Pharmacy) Ltd., we are a wholly owned subsidiary of Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.  This is an exciting new innovative outpatient dispensing services, focusing on providing efficient and effective pharmacy services to our patients in Preston, Rosemere Centre and Chorley and South Ribble District General Hospital.  As the Superintendent Pharmacist you will become an integral part of the leadership team helping to develop a successful new business, whilst maintaining professional standards.

To succeed in this role you will be a highly motivated, innovative thinker who thrives in a fast moving dynamic environment; someone who can shape the clinical governance for the organisation but also have excellent communication skills, be person centric and someone who wants to provide an outstanding customer focused and critical service to patients.

You will be responsible and reliable for the day to day governance, supervision and training.  Manage and maintain the best staffing levels across the branches, to ensure that services operate safely and efficiently, compliance with legal and professional requirements of a registered pharmacy.

The ideal candidate will be a registered Pharmacist with the General Pharmaceutical Council possess an MPharm degree or equivalent, with considerable experience of acting as Responsible Pharmacist / Pharmacist Manager ideally in a hospital pharmacy.  Have experience in improving patient experience, and developing and reviewing Standard Operating Procedures.

The role we believe is a full time commitment however job share will be considered. A flexible approach to location as you will be required to work at any of our three Lancashire Hospital Services (Pharmacy) Ltd branches.


As a Superintendent Pharmacist joining this new venture you will enjoy a uniquely rewarding career by really making a difference. You'll work hard but be recognised for your contribution and be able to keep a healthy work/life balance. In addition we offer you:

  • Excellent starting salary
  • Generous holidays including bank holidays
  • GPhC fees paid
  • Pension scheme
  • Bonus scheme based on individual and company performance


Please note that Lancashire Hospital Services (Pharmacy) Ltd  is an independent organisation supporting Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. The band is indicative as Agenda for Change does not apply, please note also that the post holder will not be eligible for NHS benefits.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have regular contact with vulnerable people and as such 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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