Pharmacy Lead
Berkshire Independent Hospital

Job reference: 010146

Location: Berkshire Independent Hospital

Closing date: 31/12/2021

Salary: Competitive

Employment type: Full Time

Hours per week: 37.5

Lead Pharmacist

The Berkshire Independent Hospital, Reading


The Role

A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and pro-active Pharmacist to work at The Berkshire Independent Hospital.

The successful candidate will be required to work at The Berkshire Independent Hospital and will be responsible for all aspects of running a smooth and efficient day-to-day pharmacy service. Duties will include clinical service to wards, stock control, procurement, patient counselling, medicines management for the hospital, adherence to medicines management policies and procedures and other associated pharmaceutical duties.  Full training will be provided for local computer systems.

Candidates must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be patient focused.  The post is a full time position. You must be registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council as a pharmacist to be eligible to apply for this post. 

The successful candidate will be provided with an induction training programme organised and supported by the Corporate Pharmacy Team.

What you’ll bring with you

  • Must be registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council
  • The ability to make decisions and use your initiative
  • Strong communication skill
  • Passion to deliver excellent care in a rewarding and what can be emotionally challenging environment
  • A flexible and positive attitude


  • Competitive salary dependent upon skills and qualifications
  • 25 days’ annual leave pro rata
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Private Healthcare
  • Life Assurance and other employee benefits
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Free parking and subsidised staff restaurant

About us

The Berkshire Independent Hospital is a private hospital. It consists of three operating theatres and an Endoscopy unit which perform a large variety of surgery, orthopaedics being one our main areas. It is supported by full diagnostic services MRI and X-ray and Physiotherapy.

Ramsay Health Care UK is a well-established global hospital group with over 50 years’ experience. It is well respected within the healthcare industry and is one of the leading providers of independent hospital services in England.

All offers of employment in respect of this appointment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure Certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Committed to quality, equality and opportunity for all