Senior Oncology Pharmacist

Senior Oncology Pharmacist

Salary: Competitive + Joining bonus of £3,000

Location: London

Full time, 37.5 hours per week

Shifts are Monday – Friday

Senior Oncology Pharmacist

We are looking for a Senior Specialist Senior Oncology Pharmacist to provide a first class clinical pharmacy service to the oncology department and chemotherapy day unit.

The role will include providing a comprehensive and patient centred service to oncology and chemotherapy day unit patients.

You will play an essential role in ensuring medicines optimisation; safe, appropriate, accurate and cost-effective services to ensure patients receive their medication in a timely, professional and efficient manner with all the necessary practical and clinical information.

The nature of the work provides a varied job with new challenges every day and also includes participation in our weekend, Bank Holiday and on-call rotas.


You will be supported to achieve agreed objectives within given deadlines and have the opportunity to develop more advanced clinical knowledge and leadership skills. You should also be approachable and supportive to other members of staff as you will be involved in the training of other healthcare professionals and pharmacy staff.

The Pharmacy Department is committed to providing a high-quality clinical service and improving patient safety through standard and innovative practices that supports our working patterns in the hospital and our hospital objectives. Continuing professional development and closer integration with clinical teams is actively supported

Senior Oncology Pharmacist

What you’ll do:

  • Provide a comprehensive and patient centred clinical pharmacy service to oncology and chemotherapy day unit patients in accordance with the hospital’s objectives in order to ensure safe, clinically effective and cost efficient use of drugs.
  • To act as a specialist oncology pharmacist and provide a patient focused clinical pharmacy ward service to the oncology ward and chemotherapy day unit
  • Ensure safe management of oncology electronic prescribing system and appropriate management of introduction of new oncology medicines
  • To communicate information relating to medicines management within the oncology setting to clinical colleagues, nurses, independent prescribers, carers and patients.
  • Attending and actively contributing to oncology MDTs and ward rounds.

Senior Oncology Pharmacist

What you’ll bring:

  • Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy
  • Member of General Pharmaceutical Council
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy
  • Broad clinical pharmacy background including ward-based work
  • Recent and significant experience of UK aseptic services, oncology and chemotherapy services.
  • Experience of initiating, leading  and developing services
  • SACT knowledge acquired working as a cancer pharmacist

Senior Oncology Pharmacist


  • 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
  • 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

Senior Oncology Pharmacist

If you are interested or know anyone who may be, please apply with your most up to date CV!

Referral bonus of £350!

Senior Oncology Pharmacist

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