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Specialist Pharmacist Surgery and I&A

Job Reference: 289-CSS-073

Employer:
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Pharmacy
Location:
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
Salary:
£44,347 to £50,549 per annum inc HCAS

About our Trust

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust provides services from Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and West Middlesex University Hospital—and a number of community-based services across London, such as award-winning sexual health and HIV clinics.

The Trust has over 6,000 staff proudly serving a million people locally, regionally, nationally and internationally. We treat a patient every 40 seconds, performing 34,000 operations and carrying out 391,000 scans, x-rays and procedures each year. As the second largest maternity provider in the country we help deliver a baby almost every hour of the day. We are one of the best performing trusts in London for A&E waiting times, and our mortality rates are some of the best in the country.

Our Trust has been rated by the Care Quality Commission as ‘Good’ in all five of the main domains of safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led, giving an us overall rating of ‘Good’. We are one of the first trusts to receive ‘Good’ across the board under the new CQC inspection framework. Both hospitals within our Trust—Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and West Middlesex University Hospital—were rated as ‘Good’ overall.

Our Trust was awarded an ‘Outstanding’ rating for ‘use of resources’ by an NHS Improvement inspection which was completed during the same period as the CQC assessment.

The Role


Specialist Pharmacist for Surgery and Imaging & Anaesthetics, Band 7

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London

Come and join our trust and be ‘PROUD to care’ as a member of this award winning organisation. An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Surgery and I&A team at one of London’s prestigious teaching hospitals. We are the leading centre for the treatment of burns injuries in London and our other specialties include the management of pain, general plastics, hand management, bariatric, gastrointestinal, urological, ophthalmic and orthopaedic procedures.

You will also be an integral member of the multidisciplinary team and will have the opportunity to be the pharmacy representative on Surgical, TPN, Burns, Pain and ITU ward rounds. The intensive care unit is in the final stages of modernisation and the introduction of a new electronic prescribing system will ensure that the trust is strongly positioned to embrace the future.

The successful candidate will be highly motivated and possess excellent clinical and communication skills. You will have an aptitude for teaching and be regarded as a role model by junior and pre-registration pharmacists. There will be opportunities to be involved with project management, service development and clinical trials. You will have successfully completed, or working towards a post graduate qualification (post graduate diploma or equivalent) in pharmacy practice.

For further information please contact David Sie, Lead Pharmacist for Surgery (david.sie@chelwest.nhs.uk) or Christine Chung, Lead Pharmacist for I&A (christine.chung@chelwest.nhs.uk)




Additional Information

The Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all its employees as well as maintaining a workforce that broadly reflects the local communities we serve. In accordance with the Equality Act, we welcome applications from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy, religion or belief or sexual orientation. Reasonable adjustments to the interview process can also be made for any candidates with a disability.

Important:

  • The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.
  • Once the advert has closed you application will be transferred to our 3rd party recruitment system (trac.systems).
  • Please ensure you check your emails is correct on your application form as this is how we will communicate with you throughout the recruitment process.
  • If you have not heard from us within three weeks after the closing date, we regret that this usually means that your application was not successful.
  • In submitting an application form, you authorise Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.
  • During the recruitment process your Identity Documentation (i.e. passport, driving licence, visa, etc.) will be scanned using a device which recognises UV, Infrared and Machine Readable Zone security features of the documents provided
  • Employment at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is offered subject to successful completion of a six month Probationary Period

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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