Pharmacist Deployment Planner

Job reference: 129059BR Previous
Location: East of England
Function area: Pharmacy
Shift pattern: Full-time
Contract type: Secondment
Hours per week: Over 35 hours per week
Need to know

We are recruiting for a Pharmacy Deployment Planner to join our East of England (Region 6) team on a fixed term contract to cover maternity leave. This is a full time role working 37.5 hours a week. If you are a motivated problem solver with great organisational skills, with experience in planning rota's and emergency shifts, then please read on.

What life's like for a Pharmacist Deployment Planner

We’re passionate about pharmacy – and you’ll ensure we have the right Pharmacist in the right store, at the right time, every time.

It's about business leadership

‘Right first time’ is how you work – you make sure all stores get the pharmacists they need, when they need them.

It's about performance

You’ll plan pharmacist rotas, pharmacist meetings and manage their holidays. You’ll pay attention to resourcing needs across the division, working in partnership with store colleagues and leaders to allocate resources appropriately and within budget.

It's also about...

It’s about customers…


We aspire to excellence in patient care, and you’ll help us get there by making sure the right pharmacists are in place.

It’s about relationships…


You’ll work in partnership with other Pharmacist Deployment Planners to ensure the best use of resources. You have strong relationships with Regional Pharmacy Managers, and your Pharmacist Deployment Manager. Together you will provide intelligence for pharmacists within the division.

You’ll also build strong day-to-day relationships with locum agencies and locums and will help to build the direct locum database.

Our Diversity and Inclusion commitment

Diversity and inclusion is at the centre of everything we do. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We offer a variety of flexible working patterns to support our colleagues to achieve a good work life balance.