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Video interviews for Pharmacists – East of England Collaborative (EoE)

Website East of England Collaborative (EoE)

East of England Collaborative (EoE) is looking to recruit Pharmacists to join their outstanding team!

East of England Collaborative includes over 20 hospital Trusts to work and develop your career in including: 13 Acute Hospital Trusts, 3 Community Providers and 4 Mental Health Units

These hospital Trusts are spread out through the counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk.

EoE Trusts currently recruiting Pharmacists:
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn NHS Foundation Trust
North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust

East of England Collaborative (EoE) offers:

  • Minimum Band 6 NHS salary starting at £35,572 (this may be higher depending on experience and other qualifications). For more information about NHS pay rates please visit the following link.
  • Skilled-worker Visa with right to bring qualified dependent family members,
  • English language training and exam – sponsored by the Trust (first attempt only),
  • CoS (Certificate of Sponsorship),
  • Flights (cap between £600 and £850 depending on the NHS Trust),
  • GPhC (General Pharmaceutical Council) application fee (£106),
  • GPhC registration fee (£257),
  • 8 to 12 weeks of free accommodation depending on the NHS Trust,
  • Excellent pastoral care,
  • Generous relocation packages,
  • Approx. 37.5 working hours per week,
  • 27 days of paid holidays + 8 public holidays,
  • Enhanced NHS Pension scheme, excellent welcome packs, discounts in local shops, restaurants and more.
  • Excellent professional development opportunities,


  • Degree, Masters or PhD in Pharmacy,
  • Minimum of 2 years experience working as a registered Pharmacist (academic internships not considered),
  • Proof of qualification Pharmacist in an E.E.A. country – More information
  • Proof of registration as a Pharmacist in an E.E.A. country – More information 
  • Proof of English Language – medium to advanced level: You need to have a good level of English prior to interview, this will be assessed using the “EnglishScore” app by the British Council. You will need a score or approximately 470+ (approx C1) to continue to interview. Your assigned recruitment consultant will also assess your spoken English during a video introductory call.

A good level of English is needed to register for the GPhC (General Pharmaceutical Council). The GPhC requires you to pass an Academic IELTS with level 7 in all 4 subtests or a Pharmacy OET with Bs in all 4 subtests. In order to support you with this, the NHS Trust will fund the cost of an 8-12 week English training course and an exam (first attempt only). Please note that the course will not teach you vocabulary, it is to teach you how to pass the English exam.

Candidates who have already passed their English Language exam in line with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) will be prioritised. (Academic IELTS with level 7 in all four subtests or a Pharmacy OET with Bs in all four subtests)

  • Not essential to apply but highly desirable: GPhC (General Pharmaceutical Council) registration (NEU Professionals can offer free support with this for the right candidate). Any candidates who have already registered with the GPhC will be prioritised.

The following documents will be requested by your allocated recruitment consultant once your application is being processed (they are not essential to apply in the first instance. Once your application is accepted your Recruitment Consultant will let you know when they need it)

  • Self Declaration
  • Pre-interview quiz confirmation (preferably a screenshot)

If you’d like to learn more about the role of a Pharmacist in the U.K. please click here

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