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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/11/2020.

Specialist Pharmacist - Clinical Services

Job Reference: 277-2758323-CH

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust
Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust, Bracton Campus, Dartford
£43,712 - £49,325

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust

Clinical Pharmacist

Band 7 with HCAS

Full time, 37.5 hours per week

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust: Bracton Campus—Pharmacy Department

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust provides a wide range of mental health and community health services. These include acute adult and elderly mental health units based at a number of locations in Bexley, Bromley, and Greenwich boroughs, and intermediate and elderly care units based at Queen Mary’s Hospital (QMH), Sidcup, and Eltham community hospital.

The Trust has pharmacy dispensaries located at QMH and the Bracton campus; both are registered with the GPhC and the QMH pharmacy store holds a wholesale dealers licence. Within Oxleas, clinical pharmacists are an integral part of the multidisciplinary team, with regular ward attendance and provision of a medicines information service which includes a patient telephone advice line. The team also provide pharmacy support to patients within community mental health services, including a specialist perinatal clinic, and a home assessment Medicines Optimisation service to patients within Bromley.

Oxleas pharmacy department has a long history of innovation. We believe in supporting our pharmacists to develop their full potential, and in particular to develop skills and expertise in medicines related quality improvement projects. The department is relatively small and friendly.

We are currently seeking:

Clinical Pharmacist Band 7

Based in the pharmacy at the Bracton campus, but working across a number of Trust sites, the post holder will; (1) provide ward-based clinical pharmacy support to intermediate care units and mental health units as allocated; (2) work with the pharmacy patient safety lead to implement medicines safety initiatives within designated wards and; (3) participate in the dispensary, medicines information, and other internal rotas. There are opportunities to contribute towards the training of pre-registration students.

Prior experience of providing clinical pharmacy support in a mental health or intermediate care setting is desirable. Alternatively, this post would suit someone with general hospital pharmacy experience wishing to develop those skills and expertise.

For further information call Sarah Elliott (Pharmacy Team Leader, inpatient services) or Lynn Gathercole (Patient Services Manager) on 01322 625762. Informal visits welcome.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sarah Elliott

Clinical Pharmacy Team Leader

Email address:

Telephone number: 01322 625762

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.

UK Registration

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

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