Pharmacists - Advanced Specialist Pharmacist- Rehab (Stroke, Frailty & Orthopaedics)

  • Department Pharmacist Team
  • Salary £50,952.00 – £57,349 per annum
  • Closing Date 27/06/2024
  • Location The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 8a
  • Job ref 223-ASP-366-E
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours 18.75 hours per week

Job overview

Do you like the variety of clinical conditions encountered in within the rehabilitation setting? Do you hold, or are you eligible to undertake the Independent Prescribing qualification? Do you enjoy team working?

If your answer is yes to any of the above, then we have an exciting opportunity available within our Pharmacy Department at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford (PRH), for a Specialist Clinical Pharmacist working within our rehabilitation setting for those areas including Stroke, Frailty and Orthopaedics. This is a brand new role within our Trust where we are looking to provide a new service to our patients who require input in the rehabilitation setting,  working as part of a strong clinical pharmacy team focused on this point in the patient’s journey.

This post may be offered under Annex 21 AfC Terms & Conditions or as a progressional post, subject to experience, competency and suitability. 

We are in the process of recruiting a team including a dedicated Pharmacy Technician and Pharmacy Assistant Technical Officer, and we are seeking to complete this team by recruiting a motivated, innovative, clinically driven Pharmacist who wants to make a difference. 

The successful applicant must be committed to delivering an excellent clinical pharmacy service for our patients and will look to further educate and train our team through the development of a training programme.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will:

  • Be a highly specialised clinical pharmacist delivering a high level to clinical pharmacy input for those patients within the rehabilitation setting for those areas including Stroke, Frailty and Orthopaedics
  • Work as an independent prescriber to optimise medicine regimes for those patients within the rehabilitation setting for those areas including Stroke, Frailty and Orthopaedics
  • Be lead pharmacist regarding the day-to-day delivery of a consistently high clinical pharmacy service for those patients within the rehabilitation setting for those areas including Stroke, Frailty and Orthopaedics. The service will be delivered in conjunction with junior pharmacists and medicine management technicians and will include daily ward visits, participation in consultant ward rounds and teaching of medical, nursing and less experienced pharmacy staff
  • Lead the development of Clinical Pharmacy standards across the Trust for those patients within the rehabilitation setting for those areas including Stroke, Frailty and Orthopaedics
  • Be a clinical co-ordinator or tutor for the Keele University Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy

Working for your organisation

Our Pharmacy vision is:

To provide a responsive and integrated Pharmacy service that gives outstanding patient centred care and is underpinned by a culture of innovation, safety and compassion

We’re looking for people who want to help us achieve this vision, who will help us make a difference.

What can SaTH Pharmacy offer you?

  • Patient focused service
  • Supportive and friendly team
  • Opportunities for personal development
  • A department open to new ways of working

What can working within the Clinical Service offer you?

  • To be part of a newly developed service; redesigned to support patient flow
  • To work with a clinical team who are advocates for the role of the Pharmacy Profession within the Service.
  • An opportunity to make a huge difference in the patients journey at a pivotal time.

What can SaTH offer you?

  • To be part of a trust embarking on a transformational journey
  • A supportive environment to enable further development of your career and your skills.
  • A developing trust with recent substantial financial investment to develop the facilities and services
  • Access to our Leadership Academy

We believe in ensuring our patients have a positive experience of care. Join the team and help us to create the best possible outcomes for our patients .

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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