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Specialist Pharmacist - Urgent & Emergency Care

Job Reference: 195-20-094-LJB

South Central Ambulance Service
Patient Care
Otterbourne or Bicester
£38,890 to £44,503 pa

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated individual who would like to join our pharmacy team to support medicines management and governance for the trust.

This senior clinical post presents an excellent opportunity to be part of a larger team and gain knowledge and experience in Ambulance Pharmacy Services. 

This diverse role is an opportunity for a dynamic individual with excellent clinical skills who is energetic and driven. The role requires a Master’s degree in Pharmacy and to be a registered member of the General Pharmaceutical Council. 

This post reports to the Lead Pharmacist, as a senior member of the pharmacy team.  

You will facilitate medicines management and governance with senior teams and provide highly complex information to support quality improvement work. You will support and advise on matters affecting medicines safety and reducing harm associated with medicines errors, developing innovations that improve our services and meet CQC requirements. You must be able to work autonomously and be able to demonstrate proven clinical experience.  

If you are an enthusiastic, committed, hardworking and highly motivated individual we would like you to join our team. 

The candidate could be based at different locations across the trust including either head offices at Northern House, Bicester or Southern House, Otterbourne but will be expected to travel across the Trust footprint.

We actively welcome job applications from candidates who have a disability, or who are members of the BAME, LGBT and Armed Forces community (including: Reservists, Veterans, Spouses and Cadets). Here at SCAS we are proud to have a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve.

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The benefits bits…

The starting holiday entitlement is 27 days per annum (pro rata) plus bank holidays.

USH paid in line with section 2 terms and conditions.

All employees are automatically enrolled into the NHS Pension scheme (or NEST).

We operate from a comprehensive set of policies.

We also operate regular staff surveys and our staff are encouraged to develop transferable skills and experience.

We work in partnership with our trade unions.

Applicants who have a disability or are members of the armed forces community who meet the minimum shortlisting criteria for their post of interest will be invited for an interview.

As an employer of choice, we value the wellbeing of our staff and have support networks in place to offer assistance as required.

South Central Ambulance Service has a Freedom to Speak Up Guardian and a Freedom to Speak Up Policy (formerly known as Whistleblowing). We believe that effective speaking and listening up arrangements protect patients and improve the experience of patients and NHS workers.

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