Clinical Pharmacist

Across UK

Clinical Pharmacist Palliative Care and Mental Health

 We are currently looking for full and part–time pharmacists across various parts of the UK to provide clinical input on inpatient wards in hospice and mental health settings, becoming a vital part of the multidisciplinary team.

Comprehensive training and support will be provided. Driving is essential for this role.


  • GPhC fees fully paid, all resources provided, travel expenses met
  • The opportunity to complete the postgraduate certificate in psychiatric therapeutics through Aston University
  • A company car or car allowance is provided post completion of probationary period

The Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated clinical pharmacist who wishes to further develop their clinical skills across two areas of practice.

Essential Criteria

  • A qualified pharmacist holding a current GPhC registration
  • 1-years’ experience post-graduation
  • A full UK driving license with access to vehicle for work purposes
  • Evidence of robust and up to date self-directed learning / CPD
  • Strong time management and organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills with peers and multidisciplinary team members
  • Ability to offer sound professional advice in relation to clinical or medicines management related issues

Desirable Criteria

  • Palliative care / hospice experience is highly desirable
  • Mental health experience / ward based mental health exposure / clinical ward experience
  • Post graduate education – a post graduate clinical certificate or diploma
  • Pharmacists transitioning from community will be considered in some circumstances dependent on experience and post-graduate education

Duties will include:

  • Provide the role of a ward based clinical pharmacist for a diverse array of mental health services and hospice sites
  • Act as a point of advice and information to medical and nursing staff for all wards under your care
  • Provide medication training to clinical staff on relevant clinical and medicines management topics
  • Provide pharmaceutical input to clinical governance meetings
  • Maintain and improve quality and patient safety

About Us

Ashtons provides outsourced pharmacy services to independent hospitals and hospices across the UK. We are progressive, forward thinking and unique in our ability to support independent healthcare providers of all sizes with a range of essential services including clinical pharmacy services, e-learning courses, training seminars and medication supplies.

If you are a qualified pharmacist who is looking for an exciting opportunity to use your skills and experience to make a difference, then we would like to hear from you.

Please apply using our Contact Page.


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