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Senior Specialist Clinical Pharmacist

The Wellington Hospital – London
Full time
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Role: Senior Specialist Clinical Pharmacist (Critical Care & Antimicrobial Stewardship)

Location: The Wellington Hospital, London

Contract Type: Permanent, Full time, 37.5 hours

Salary: Competitive Depending on Experience plus £5,000 Golden Hello (T&C’s Apply)

Are you currently an Intensive Care Pharmacist who is looking for a new challenge? An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Specialist Clinical Pharmacist with Critical Care experience to join our pharmacy team at The Wellington Hospital, currently rated “Good” by the CQC. We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic individual with excellent clinical skills to lead and transform our pharmacy services for Critical Care and Antimicrobial Stewardship.

The Wellington covers a number of specialist units including ICU Gynaecology CCU/HDU, Cardiac Treatment and Digestive Health. Joining this team can give you experience and exposure to these different areas and experts within these fields.

You must possess the vision and enthusiasm to take the services forward. You will be responsible for providing high quality comprehensive clinical pharmacy service across two intensive care units in the Wellington South and North hospitals. In addition, you will be the lead pharmacist for antimicrobial stewardship where you will oversee the coordination of the microbiology ward rounds and support on the antimicrobial stewardship strategy for the hospital.

At HCA UK we care about what you care about. We care that you want to deliver the very best care. We care that you want a career you can be proud of. We care that you want working conditions that support your health and wellbeing. Let us care for you and your career, the same way you do for others.  

What you will bring:

  • Master’s Degree in Pharmacy (or equivalent)

  • GPhC Registration

  • Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy or equivalent experience

  • Extensive relevant pharmacy experience including providing a clinical pharmacy service to critical care at an advanced level

  • Experience in ICU

  • An interest in antimicrobial stewardship with desirable experience

  • Strong initiative and commitment, with a ‘can do’ attitude to work

  • Be enthusiastic with an ability to motivate yourself and team. Possess excellent communication, organisation and leadership skills and demonstrate good problem-solving skills.


Originally founded over 50 years ago by Dr Thomas Frist, HCA has gone on to become one of the world’s leading healthcare providers. In the UK, we’re one of the largest providers of privately funded healthcare and have invested over £500 million in the latest treatments, technology, techniques, medication and facilities. Being part of a large multisite, established healthcare group we can offer you unrivalled opportunities for career progression through internal and external courses, as well as working conditions that prioritise both your mental and physical wellbeing. 

We believe that by caring for our employees, we empower them to provide exceptional care for our patients. That’s why we offer a host of flexible benefits that reflect the invaluable contribution they make every day. As a Senior Specialist Clinical Pharmacist within Pharmacy you’ll be eligible for:

  • 25 days holiday each year (plus bank holidays) increasing with service, with option to buy or sell leave to suit you

  • Private Healthcare Insurance for treatment at our leading hospitals

  • Private pension contribution which increases with length of service

  • Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work scheme

  • Group Life Assurance from day one

  • Critical illness cover

  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay

  • Corporate staff discount for all facilities including Maternity packages at The Portland

  • Comprehensive range of flexible health, protection and lifestyle benefits to suit you

  • Discounts with over 800 major retailers

Diversity and Inclusion

Patients first. Colleagues always. That’s the guiding philosophy behind our approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. We believe healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and for each other. By working together with our colleagues we’re creating a truly inclusive environment, where individual differences are celebrated and everyone can achieve their potential.

We believe everyone should feel comfortable to bring their full self to work and be afforded the same opportunities. That’s why we’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements to suit your needs as well as offer reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, and in the workplace, to anyone that needs them.

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