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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/09/2020.

Specialist Pharmacist - Biologics

Job Reference: 358-2105012-CSI-B

Employer:
University Hospitals of Leicester
Department:
Pharmacy
Location:
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
Salary:
£38,890 - £44,503 £37,570 to £43,772 Per annum

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and resourceful pharmacist to join the current
Biologics Support Team at University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL).

The post will present the successful candidate the exciting opportunity to be part of this team who work with the wider multidisciplinary team to optimise prescribing of biologics within UHL. This will be achieved through prescribing, assisting biosimilar switches, audit and close collaboration with existing specialist teams in Rheumatology, Gastroenterology and Dermatology.

The ideal candidate will be an independent prescriber with excellent communication skills, ability to adapt and manage change and with a keen eye for detail. We are keen to develop the service even further and welcome someone with ideas for future development and initiatives.

University Hospitals of Leicester is one of the largest acute teaching hospital trusts in England and the second largest biologics centre in the country. Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are great places to live with a rich and diverse cultural mix offering amazing chances to join the different cultural celebrations including the UK’s largest celebration of Diwali and its second biggest Caribbean
Carnival.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Rita Punjwaria
Advanced Specialist Pharmacist - Biologics
Leicester Royal Infirmary
rita.punjwaria@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

Tel: 07773 627766
or

Celia Cheng
Advanced Specialist Pharmacist - Biologics
Leicester Royal Infirmary
celia.cheng@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

Tel: 07812 493302

 

For further details / informal visits contact:

Rita Punjwaria

Advanced Specialist Pharmacist - Biologics

Leicester Royal Infirmary

rita.punjwaria@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

Tel: 07773 627766 / 0116 2502664

or

Celia Cheng

Advanced Specialist Pharmacist - Biologics

Leicester Royal Infirmary

celia.cheng@ uhl-tr.nhs.uk

Tel: Tel: 07773 627766 / 0116 2502664

 




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UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed if a suitable EU/EEA candidate is successful. As it is unlikely the Trust would be able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.


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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