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Lead Antimicrobial Pharmacist - Band 8B

NHS AfC: Band 8b

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NHS AfC: Band 8b
Full time: 37.5 per week including one in 4 weeks, either a Saturday or Sunday
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Southmead Hospital
£53,168 - £62,001 per annum
Salary period
31/08/2020 23:59
Interview date

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Lead Antimicrobial Pharmacist -Band 8B 

North Bristol NHS Trust has an excellent career opportunity for a pharmacist with a passion for antimicrobial stewardship. You will work closely with the trust lead for antimicrobials to co-ordinate stewardship throughout the trust, using a multidisciplinary approach. We are looking for someone with hospital clinical pharmacy experience,  strong leadership skills, excellent communication skills and an enthusiasm to further develop the service.

North Bristol NHS Trust is one of the largest in the UK and has many specialities, both regional and local, including infectious and tropical diseases, major trauma centre, renal medicine and transplant, a 48 bedded ICU, neuro and orthopaedic surgery, urology, a ‘hospital at home’ service for ambulatory care, burns and plastics, as well as general medicine and surgery.

Bristol is one of the most vibrant cities in the UK. Voted the best city to live in 2017, the city is famous for its year round festivals, award-winning cycle tracks, exceptional gastronomy, stunning cityscapes and awe-inspiring street art.

For further information please contact

Alison Staples Associate Director of pharmacy clinical service ext. 42279


Professor Alasdair MacGowan Consultant in Infection & Professor of Antimicrobial Therapeutics ext. 46216

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 15th September 2020

Closing date Monday 31st August 2020

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Alison Staples
Job title
Associate Director of Pharmacy Clinical Services
Email address
Telephone number
0117 41 42279
Additional information

 Second contact

Professor Alasdair MacGowan Consultant in Infection & Professor of Antimicrobial Therapeutics ext. 46216