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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/08/2020.

Bank Pharmacist

Job Reference: 232-COR-2553373

North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust
Bank Pharmacist
Harplands Hospital, Stoke-on-Trent
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum pro rata

Outstanding- our journey continues

We’re proud to be only one of two specialist Mental Health Trusts in England rated Outstanding by the CQC.

And we are not stopping there.

Our aim is to be Outstanding in ALL we do and HOW we do it.

And that’s OUR aim for YOU.

Pharmacist (Bank) – zero hours contract (hours as and when required)

There has never been a more exciting time to join our progressive and forward thinking Trust. We are about to embark on a journey to implement Electronic Prescribing and Medicines Administration (EPMA) and we are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join us to support the pharmacy team.

As a Pharmacist registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council you may be newly qualified, or seeking to gain professional experience in secondary care, or looking for a new challenge. Working as part of the clinical pharmacy team, you will be fully supported to further your development.

As a clinical pharmacist, your role will be to provide high quality pharmaceutical care to inpatient and community mental health service users. This will include carrying out medicines optimisation, responding to medicine information queries and supporting audits. There will also be dispensary duties carrying out clinical, legal and supervisory roles.

You should be able to work dynamically and flexibly, both independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team. You will need to have excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills.

An interest in mental health pharmacy is desirable. No previous mental health experience is necessary as training will be provided.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameClaire AultJob titlePrincipal Pharmacist - ClinicalEmail addressclaire.ault@combined.nhs.ukTelephone number01782 441604

We aim to be outstanding as a diverse and inclusive employer. We are keen to develop our workforce representation from currently under-represented groups, including Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities; Lesbian, Gay, Bi and Trans (LGBT) people and those living with physical, mental and/or sensory disability. We offer a variety of flexible working / job share opportunities for both full and part time staff. Applications are welcomed from current and previous service users.

All correspondence will be sent to you via the email address you applied from, please check your junk / spam email folders regularly.

We reserve the right to close the post in the event of high levels of response. You are advised to submit your application form as soon as possible. Priority will be given to NHS staff across the region who are at risk of redundancy, where the vacancy is at the same band or one below their current band and candidates meet the essential criteria for this post. All employees new to the Trust will be subject to a 6 month probationary period. Clinical staff bands 1-4 that are new to the Trust are required to complete a Care Certificate. ALL POSTS INVOLVING ACCESS TO PERSONS IN RECEIPT OF HEALTH SERVICES WILL BE SUBJECT TO A DISCLOSURE & BARRING SERVICE DISCLOSURE.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to "North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust" transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system TRAC. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. If you are offered a job your information will also be transferred into the NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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