With a turnover of £1.4 billion and a workforce of around 16,000, Barts Health is the largest NHS trust in the country, and one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers. The Trust’s five hospitals – St Bartholomew’s Hospital in the City, including the Barts Heart Centre, The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, Newham University Hospital in Plaistow, Whipps Cross University Hospital in Leytonstone and Mile End – deliver high quality compassionate care to the 2.5 million people of East London and beyond.
Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms
So while we are improving, you can too - within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment.
An great opportunity has arisen for a pharmacist with extensive clinical trials experience to lead our large pharmacy clinical trials team across the 4 sites of Barts Health.
Barts Health has a history of research excellence with strong links to Queen Mary University London, National Institute for Health Research and many other charitable national and international partnerships. Research spans across many world class specialties such as those seen at the Cardiovascular Biomedical Research Centre and the Barts Cancer Institute. The successful candidate will be joining the team at an exciting time with plans to move to a new facility and the Trust investing in a state of the art Life Sciences research hub in the heart of Whitechapel.
The role is split in to two key areas -
Lead Pharmacist Clinical Trials – Leadership of a multisite team of pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and assistants delivering an excellent pharmacy clinical trials service. The service is split over 4 sites with a portfolio of over 300 active trials. A key aspect of this role will be ensuring the pharmacy clinical trials service delivers on the Trust vision for research and development.
Sponsor Pharmacist, Joint Research Management Office – Being an integral member of the Trust R&D team. Provision of expert regulatory knowledge with regards to GCP, GMP and GDP pharmaceutical aspects of clinical trial design, costing, submission and inspection support.
This is an exciting role that requires interaction with a variety of people, including patients, specialist nurses, Consultants and senior managers on a one-to-one basis. We are therefore looking for someone who is efficient, organised, innovative and resourceful. Management and team leadership skills are key. Ongoing professional development is fully supported within the department, including attendance on relevant courses of study.
The role includes a commitment to Saturdays, Sundays, Bank Holidays & late duty in one of our site dispensaries on a rotational basis.
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If you would like to be part of these exciting new developments and wish to discuss the role informally please contact: Tase Oputu, Medicines Optimisation Lead Pharmacist & Site Lead Pharmacist NUH. Email: Apply
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