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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/10/2020.

Prescribing Pharmacist

Job Reference: J125-A-20-2398

gtd healthcare
Primary Care
£35-£50k pa pro rata

Hattersley Group Practice is a friendly busy practice serving over 5600 patients across the Hyde community for over 25 years. The practice is keen to develop and support staff to excel their career aspirations whilst making a positive difference to patients and the community.

The clinical team is constantly developing and is currently made up of 2 GP partners, 2 Assistant Practitioners, 2 Practice Nurses, Mental health nurse, Healthcare Assistant, phlebotomist, acute visiting service and a clinical lead providing clinical support. In addition we have a supportive, welcoming well established reception/administrative team and practice manager. Other GTD support functions such as HR, payroll and governance are also on hand to support as part of the wider organisation. We collaboratively work well with our Primary Care Network to provide additional services such as Child & young adult councillor based at the practice, MSK services, social prescribing, polypharmacy services and complex care nurses. Over the last 2 years, the practice has embarked upon new and exciting projects with our patient health champions such as creating our own practice garden, creating a Tameside wide offer for Parkinsons & dementia groups so it would be a great time to join us to get involved!

An opportunity has arisen for a Prescribing Practice Pharmacist (Senior Clinical Practitioner) to join our practice team to have a pro-active approach to carrying out routine and often complex medication reviews, medicines management, prescription discharges/issues, docman administration and conduct audits for quality improvement initiatives.

The successful applicant needs to be well organised, able to lead and take accountability for individual projects set by GP’s, practice manager or clinical lead, work collaboratively with GP’s, ACP’s, Nurses and polypharmacy to meet the needs of the patient, manage workload of medicines management, mentor other staff members, achieve practice key performance indicators and targets, e.g. QOF, support the delivery of policies and procedures. Take responsibility for own development learning and performance including participating in clinical supervision, acting as a positive role model and undertake learning via our SCP framework as appropriate.

Previous general practice, emis and docman experience is desirable and prescribing is essential. Applicants must be registered with professional body. The hours are 16- 20 hours per week which can worked flexibly and from home however full time hours considered across a portfolio role of gtd services including Advanced Clinical Practice development.

gtd healthcare are passionate about staff development and would encourage those who would like a new challenge and to develop their career as pharmacist or advanced clinical practitioner to apply.
We can offer a competitive salary range of per annum, experience dependent, plus excellent benefits, including:
• 30 days annual leave, rising to 32 after 5 years continuous service
• NHS Pension Scheme
• flexible working policies
• family friendly and carer policies
• opportunities to apply for innovation and quality awards
• gtd healthcare ‘social and fun’ activities

For an informal chat, please contact Gemma Bardsley Practice Manager on Please attach the job description and person specification:    Closing date 02/10/2020 Date for interviews 08/10/2020


We put patients first – we understand that every person, every family and every community is unique; we always take the time to listen and we respond openly and honestly every time.

We look after our people – we understand that looking after our people helps them look after our patients. We have high expectations of our people and give them the training and support they need to perform exceptionally.

We give great quality care – we aim to meet the highest standards of excellence and safety all the time. If we can’t or don’t meet expectations we will honestly explain why not

We lead the way in transforming primary care – we use our experience and expertise to constructively challenge and suggest new and innovative ways of working, where we think this will improve health, healthcare and people’s experiences of it

We contribute to the wellbeing of our local communities – we aim to be more than a health care provider alone. We will look for opportunities to bring wider health benefits to the communities in which we work.

gtd healthcare is committed to providing equality of opportunity and applications will be considered on the basis of their suitability. All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment.
gtd healthcare is an NHS Pensions employing authority.

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