Deputy Superintendent Pharmacist and Principal Pharmacist for Homecare

Harlow, Essex
Competitive + Excellent Benefits
17 Sep 2018
17 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

LloydsPharmacy Clinical Homecare 

Deputy Superintendent Pharmacist and Principal Pharmacist for Homecare


£Competitive Salary plus Bonus / Company car or allowance / Private Healthcare / 25 days holiday with the option to buy more

Location: Predominantly based in Harlow with travel to other registered sites (Glasgow, Derby and Bristol)


Celesio UK, a pioneering provider of integrated healthcare services, have an exciting opportunity for a Superintendent Pharmacist and Head of Professional Standards to work within LloydsPharmacy Clinical Homecare.

Our mission is to effectively deliver innovative healthcare services that equip and inspire more positive lives.

We’re one of the most experienced providers of clinical homecare in the UK. We provide care to more than 70,000 patients in the comfort of their home, at work, or in the community – ranging from straightforward delivery of medication to specialist nursing or complex conditions. We’re passionate about what we do and the difference we make to our patients lives.

Our world is changing. Not just in health but in the way we live from day to day. Busy lifestyles,

Today, if you desire success you have to think differently, whatever your industry. Health is no exception. Right now, our industry needs to approach things differently. We’re challenging established ways of doing things in pharmacy and healthcare from product right through to patient. Patients have very different needs, so we believe in meeting them in a more individual and focused way.

By doing just that, we can also improve the access and quality of care to patients underpinned by a robust clinical governance footing to ensure we inspire more positive lives and that we lead from the front.

Reinventing Health… Not just a statement but a passion for change


Mainly based in the LPCH Head office in Harlow, you will support in ensuring that all appropriate clinical governance arrangements as set out by the RPS standards for homecare services are embedded and maintained.

You will be the day to day point of contact as the pharmacy standards and governance subject matter expert in clinical and professional practice providing internal and external leadership. You will act on service user feedback and internal risk management programmes to drive continuous quality improvement in care and patient experience.

As Deputy Superintendent Pharmacist for LPCH, being accountable for ensuring that professional and governance frameworks are established, maintained and executed to a high standard in accordance with GPhC and McKesson UK expectations. You will deputise for the LPCH Superintendent Pharmacist to embody a consistent and an aligned approach to medicine safety and clinical standards in a way that is coherent to how Responsible Pharmacists operate within LPCH dispensaries.

You will be able to deliver the highest level of quality in dispensing and prescription management ensuring that the patient is at the heart of everything the team do and that delivers on patient experience and safety. You will be working closely with the Celesio UK clinical standards team to align and exchange best practice as we look to create new care models of which pharmacy practice standards remain pivotal to the success of delivering on patient outcomes.


It is essential that you have 10+ years post registration experience within hospital pharmacy or equivalent sector at senior level. You must have a deep understanding of clinical pharmacy practise within the acute sector, preferably clinical homecare. the as a qualified Pharmacist registered with the GPHC.

Celesio UK

Celesio UK, is an inspired and inspiring career choice. A pioneering provider of integrated healthcare services, we are unique and innovative, with career options that are found nowhere else. No other organisation in our sector provides the end-to-end offering that we do… from the buying of pharmaceuticals from manufacturers, right through the whole supply and distribution chain to dispensing. We’re one team with one purpose… to effectively, efficiently and passionately deliver innovative healthcare services that equip and inspire more positive lives.

Rewards and benefits

Wherever you work with Celesio, you will enjoy a uniquely rewarding career. You will be challenged but well remunerated, assume real responsibility but be well trained and developed to undertake it. You’ll work hard but be recognised for your contribution and be able to keep a healthy work/life balance. In addition to highly competitive salaries, we offer a valuable benefits package which includes generous holiday, pension scheme, professional support and relevant training, childcare vouchers, option to buy additional holiday and an employee discount scheme. What’s more, we regularly review our rewards package and it is improving all the time.