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Specialist Paediatric Clinical Pharmacist Critical Care

Job Reference: 425-A-19-29211

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£37,570- £43,772 per annum

You will encounter patients from 0 to 18 years with a wide range of medical and surgical conditions including acute infections, trauma, neurological conditions and cancer. We are looking for a keen and committed pharmacist with excellent communication skills, clinical pharmacy knowledge and hospital pharmacy experience to join the pharmacy team.

You must have either a postgraduate clinical pharmacy diploma or have completed the first year of the postgraduate clinical pharmacy diploma and be working towards completion of the second year. In addition to you clinical pharmacy role, your duties would include undertaking individual patient medication reviews, attending multi-professional ward rounds, monitoring and developing guidelines, participating in audit and research activities and providing training and support to nursing and medical colleagues. Training and support will be provided by senior colleagues including a local training package in this specialty. You will work within an established team of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.

Your duties would also include participation in the full range of services provided by the pharmacy team including clinical pharmacy, dispensary services, aseptic services and to support and act as a role model for junior pharmacists. Participation in weekend, Bank Holiday and emergency duty rota is required.

The trust has undergone an exciting major re-development and modernisation with the recent opening of fantastic new ward facilities in a brand new wing. We provide dedicated healthcare for children and young people, including highly specialised health care such as neurosurgery, oncology and Haematology (including Bone Marrow transplants), endocrinology, specialist orthopaedics, neonatal surgery, metabolic disease, gastroenterology, respiratory diseases, intensive care, cystic fibrosis and neurology.

All communication throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If a DBS check is required for the post you are applying for any offer of employment will be provisional on a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

In line with other NHS Organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region a successful candidate appointed into a post within this Trust will be required to pay the DBS check fee (£49). This is customarily payable over 4 months as a salary deduction once employed by the Trust. If you receive a conditional offer letter, complete your DBS application and later withdraw from the recruitment process, an invoice will be raised via the Trust's finance department to recoup the outlay.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the Equal Opportunities policy is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, gender, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or trade union membership.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancies earlier than originally stated, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust do not reimburse any incurred interview expenses.

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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