Independent Prescribing Pharmacists in the GP Out of Hours Service

BrisDoc Healthcare Services are looking to recruit independent prescribing pharmacists. This is a new role supporting patients, referred via NHS 111, with their repeat medication requests and advice, and supporting professionals and patients with medicines queries. Successful candidates will have a unique opportunity to shape and embed the role within the OOH clinical team.

The test sessions have proved the role to be:

  • Hugely rewarding,
  • Challenging, stimulating and interesting,
  • Great for multi-disciplinary working.

We are now seeking to establish a pool of prescribing pharmacists to cover a 6hr period at weekends and bank holidays. You will work in our control room alongside our Clinical Co-ordinator / Professional Line GP as a member of a multi-disciplinary team, and will be supported by the Shift Manager, Host, and Workforce and Capacity Co-ordinators. We will ensure you have an induction supported by one of our senior clinicians.

Successful candidates will be motivated by providing high quality medicines management support and advice for our patients. If you share our passion to make a positive difference to the lives of people in our local communities, we would love to hear from you!

  • Periods of cover: 10:00 – 16:00hrs Saturday, Sunday, Bank Holidays.
  • Remuneration: £35.00 per hour gross.
  • Locations: Based in South Bristol

You will work on a self-employed basis which gives you the flexibility to offer us shifts as and when it suits you.

Closing date: by return.

To apply: please send a copy of your CV, including 2 referees, and cover letter to Traci Clutterbuck. Workforce Governance Coordinator or for more information, please contact Traci on 0117 937 0908 /

Interested Pharmacists are also encouraged to contact Traci to arrange an informal discussion about the role with Mr Frank Burge (Head of Nursing and Project Manager).

We will be asking suitable candidates to provide evidence of their DBS, indemnity insurance, professional registration, and will ask you to sign a third party confidentiality agreement.

OOH Pharmacist Job description and person spec

BrisDoc Application Form Pack