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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 10/12/2020.

Senior Clinical Pharmacist

Job Reference: 284-20-DMAG-810

Employer:
Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Outpatients - Medicine Chest
Location:
Birmingham Children’s Hospital Pharmacy Ltd, Trading as The Medicine Chest
Salary:
From £45,000 subject to experience

If you are Ambitious, Brave and Compassionate there has never been a more exciting time to join our team. Ambitious and proud to provide world-class care everyone who works at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust team plays an important role in making our hospitals the incredible places they are. Our vision is to build a world leading team to deliver world class care.

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust are committed to creating the best place to work, where all staff can reach their full potential. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and welcome and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation. We look forward to receiving your application.

For most roles flexible working may be considered, we would encuorage you to speak to the recruiting manager about this.


Senior Clinical Pharmacist

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a pharmacist with excellent clinical skills to lead a team consisting of a pharmacist, checking technician and dispensers providing outpatient services to Birmingham Children’s Hospital. As well as the opportunity to develop your skills in paediatric pharmacy there will also be opportunity to experience obstetric, gynae. and neonatal pharmacy at our Birmingham Women’s Hospital site. The outpatient service is currently going through an important development phase. As the lead pharmacist reporting to the outpatient services manager you will have the opportunity to contribute to and influence this development.

Essential Attributes:

Pharmacist registered with the GPhC,

Able to act as a role model for patient care

Able to use leadership skills to engage staff

Able to understand the complex clinical and social needs of patients

Able to understand complex clinical situations and to discuss and make recommendations.

Able to use a variety of computer software to organise and present information.

Able to work independently, prioritise, set goals and meet deadlines.

Able to identify issues and use own initiative to address them.

Able to maintain standards and accuracy whilst working under pressure.

Able to travel between sites.

Please note, this is not an NHS job but The Medicine Chest is fully integrated within the trust

 

For more information, please contact Ross Flavell- 0121 4721 377,ext 5291




BWC is committed to inclusion and diversity. Please ensure that you review the person specification for this post prior to applying as this is what you will be shortlisted against. If you believe your experience means you meet the criteria, please draw this out in your application

We would encourage all applicants to apply early as this vacancy may close earlier than the stated closing date once we receive sufficient applications. We do not accept cv’s (with the exception of consultant posts). Please be aware that any false information on your application form can lead to withdrawal of any offer of employment, disciplinary action and/or a criminal conviction

As this post involves a regulated activity you will be required to have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and where appropriate to the role, include information against the Independent Safeguarding Authority barred lists for working with children and/or working with adults.

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