Clinical Pharmacist at Bupa

Job Description:

Clinical Pharmacist

Salary: £Competitive plus Comprehensive Benefits Package.

Cromwell Hospital, Kensington, London, SW5 0TU

Permanent, Full time, 37.5 hours per week

Shifts are Monday to Friday and are variable between 08.00 - 20.00.

Job Ref: R1117764

As an employee at the Cromwell Hospital, our patients will be your top priority. With no shareholders, we reinvest our profits into our business to give you the extra time and technology you need to make a difference to our patients each and every day.

We have belief in you to do what’s right for our patients and in return we’ll support you to develop your career so you can not only grow at Bupa but thrive.


This is a key role in pharmacy to ensure the delivery and development of a first class clinical pharmacy service. The role will include:

  • Providing a comprehensive and patient centered Clinical Pharmacy service to patients at the Cromwell Hospital including participation in the antibiotic stewardship round, MDT input, therapeutic drug monitoring, medicines reconciliation and dispensary support.

  • Facilitating and promoting rational and optimal medicines usage.

  • Providing assimilated and relevant medicines information to healthcare professionals and patients.

  • Working collaboratively with healthcare professionals to contribute to enhanced clinical pharmacy services.

All processes must be in line with RPS, GPh.C, MHRA, Home Office and BCH SOP standards.

What you'll do:

  • Contribute actively to service improvements on allocated nursing areas in conjunction with the multi-disciplinary team.

  • Carry out effective medicine reconciliation on admission and discharge.

  • Perform regular monitoring of medicines management on wards/departments including controlled drugs and advising nursing staff on legal control, safe custody and security of drugs.

  • Provide relevant medication counselling to patients to enable them to take their medicines safely and effectively.

  • Participate in ward rounds, clinical hand-overs and promote the role of the Pharmacist as an integral part of the hospital multi-disciplinary clinical team.

  • Ensure that the Inpatient Clinical Pharmacy service is patient focused, responsive and appropriate and that the professional image of the department is upheld at all times.

What you’ll bring:

  • Member of General Pharmaceutical Council.

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy.

  • Minimum of two years post-registration hospital experience.

  • Currently working as a Clinical Pharmacist on wards.

  • Demonstrable experience in general clinical practice including medicine and surgery.

Why Bupa?

We are a health insurer and provider. With no shareholders, our customers are our focus. We reinvest profits into providing more and better healthcare for the benefit of current and future customers.

These benefits have been carefully crafted to really make a difference to our people’s lives, supporting a work-life balance whilst keeping focus on mental and physical wellbeing:

  • Equivalent to 25 days holiday per year, increasing through length of service, with option to buy or sell

  • Enhanced pension and life insurance

  • Support with travel costs via a season ticket loan or cycle2work

  • Discounted access to online gym sessions

  • Annual performance-based bonus

  • Bupa health insurance as a benefit in kind

  • Option to join dental insurance scheme at a discounted rate

  • Access to our Digital GP platform on you mobile

  • Emotional wellbeing support

  • Access to family mental health line

  • Financial wellbeing channels

  • Support for carers

Diversity and Inclusion

Bupa is committed to making sure that every applicant is assessed solely on personal merit and qualifications. We actively celebrate the diversity of our colleagues and provide an inclusive environment so you can bring your true self to Bupa. We’ll make sure you are treated fairly regardless of disability or circumstance. That’s why we’re happy to offer reasonable adjustments as part of our recruitment process to anyone that needs them.

Whether you’ve found your feet or are discovering a new path.

Welcome to a place that celebrates you.

This isn’t where you've been.

This is where you're going.

This is what we have belief in.

For further information about thisClinical Pharmacist position, please contact Elisha Holligan (Senior Specialist Recruiter) on 07541 765 877 or

Time Type: Full time

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