Head of Medicines Optimisation

Spirit Health Group

  • 12 month fixed term contract
  • 37.5 hours per week
  • Extremely Competitive Package
  • Up to 39 days available leave (FTE)
  • Fabulous Employee Benefits Package
  • Work Life Balance
  • Work Satisfaction
  • Making a Difference
  • Making a Difference

This is an amazing opportunity join our service delivery and medicines optimisation division. We are a rapidly growing family of healthcare companies and offer an exceptional package and progression for the right person. These are exciting times – come and join us!

The Company

Spirit Health Group is a fabulous place to work. We genuinely do things differently! We are like no other healthcare company and only employ exceptional people who embrace and encourage change. We innovate. We simplify. We inspire. We look at things from a new perspective, and we genuinely care about patients and our people. We live by our values of brilliance, vigour and family – that’s how we roll.

We’re more than just an award-winning family; we’ve been voted the best health and social care company to work for in the UK! In addition to this recognition, we’ve achieved an impressive #16 in the national league tables, surpassing last year’s ranking of #88. Our outstanding levels of engagement have won us recognition from Best Companies in 2021 and 2022, and we are also proud winners of the Business Culture Awards.

Our people are pivotal in:

  • Saving the NHS millions of pounds with a rapidly growing range of cost-effective healthcare products and devices.
  • Implementing medicines optimisation and prescribing programmes, brilliantly
  • Building innovative digital remote monitoring solutions for people with long-term health conditions.
  • Providing patients with high-quality education services.
  • Dispensing NHS prescriptions through our friendly pharmacy that has a passion for diabetes.

Our massive growth plans will help us save the NHS £1 million and touch the lives of millions more patients.


The Role

Leading the way in clinical leadership for our Medicines Optimisation Services and spearheading projects throughout the NHS, we are excited at the opportunity ahead for an experienced medicines optimisation pharmacist familiar with NHS operations. This role involves crafting and implementing medicines optimisation programs for GP practices, aiming to achieve outstanding outcomes for patients, healthcare professionals, and Primary Care organisations. Our goal is to surpass expectations in the implementation process, fostering exceptional patient interaction. You will act in the capacity of Safeguarding Lead across the Group.


This role is a 12 month fixed term contract.


A full Job Description is available.


The Candidate

We are seeking a skilled Medicines Optimisation Pharmacist with a proven track record of delivering clinical leadership throughout the entire spectrum of medicines optimisation programs, from conception to implementation.


As an ideal candidate, you exhibit high levels of motivation and dedication, ensuring the delivery of an exceptional service across various businesses. Your enthusiasm and commitment to our goals and values are evident, coupled with excellent communication skills that resonate at all organisational levels. You thrive in dynamic, fast-paced environment and embrace change as an opportunity for growth. Join our team and contribute to our shared success


Interested? Apply below by sending us your CV. Come and join the Spirit Family and be part of driving our (and your) success forward.


Closing date for applications is 16/01/2024.


Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks including a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

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