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Lead Pharmacist for Women’s and Children’s Band 8a

Job Reference: 370-AHP8APHA-1569

Employer:
Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Pharmacy Main Department
Location:
Warrington
Salary:
£42,414 to £49,969 pa

“Our Mission is to be outstanding for our patients, our communities and each other….


Lead Pharmacist

Band 8a

This role is ideal for a Peadiatric trained pharmacist who wants to work within a team that is open to new ideas and developments within the Women’s and Children’s Business Unit being supported by a Specialist Women’s Pharmacist. The role has a lot of variation working across multiple wards and being integrated into the ward teams.

This position requires a specialist peadiatric pharmacist that is self-motivated to develop themselves, and the service provided to the Womens and Children’s Clinical Business Unit. It is also a great opportunity to be involved in teaching of pharmacy staff and the wider MDT around your specialist knowledge.

The clinical areas that this role will cover:

Neonatal Unit

Paediatric ward and HDU bed/s

CF home care patients

Gyneacology

Obstetrics – Antenatal, induction of labor and post-natal

The pharmacy department is at the heart of the Trusts programme to move forward; and transform itself using technology and new ways of working to deliver medicines optimisation.

The Pharmacy department is currently consulting with staff on its 7 day working proposals, this may affect your working pattern should you join the Trust.

This role will provide you with job satisfaction from the support and welcoming team, you will be seen as a role model in the clinical business unit as they are very receptive to pharmacy as this service is still developing.

Within the pharmacy department we are supporting the training of pharmacist prescribers to help build up the skills of our team.




This job advert may close as soon as sufficient applications have been received, therefore please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.

This Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from people with disabilities, from ethnic minorities and all other social groups. We operate Family Friendly and Career Break policies.

The Trust operates a Smoke Free Policy which does not permit smoking within the Trust premises and grounds/site.

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All posts are subject to NHS Employment Check Standards including a DBS check, if applicable. Depending on the classification of the post, in-line with DBS guidelines, a Standard or Enhanced disclosure will be required which may include a check of the ‘Vulnerable Adults List’, the ‘Children’s List’ and/or the Independent Safeguarding Authorities (ISA’s) barred lists.

From 1st April 2016, a charge of £39 (Standard) or £60 (Enhanced) will be made by the successful candidate which will be deducted from the first 3 months’ salary. In addition to this, you will also be required to re-pay any future costs that may arise in relation to DBS fees.

NB. Current employees of Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust who have had a satisfactory DBS check, carried out by this Trust during the last 3 years, will not be required to undertake a new one. Where staff have not had a check (classification appropriate to the post offered) within the last 3 years, they will be required to undertake and pay for this, as per the arrangements above.


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From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


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