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Pharmacist Travel Health Adviser

Job Reference: 309-MB846-YV

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH), London
£44,347 - £50,549 per annum pro rata

At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.

Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.

Pharmacist Travel Health Advisor

Band 7

Hours: 7.5 hours per week (0.2 WTE, 1 day a week) 12 Month Fixed Term

£44,347 - £50,549 per annum pro rata inclusive of HCA

The National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC) has a unique and exciting opportunity for a highly motivated Pharmacist Travel Health Advisor to join their small team of dynamic and committed group of physicians, nurses and administrative personnel, working together to improve standards in travel health in the United Kingdom and internationally.

As well as playing a key role in the delivery of NaTHNaC’s core service areas (providing telephone and web-based advice and travel health training for health professionals), supported and directed by the Director of NaTHNaC and Director of Pharmacy and the NaTHNaC senior clinical team, your sound judgement, decision making skills, diligence and eye for detail will be utilised as you work on specific specialist projects and initiatives. This role is non-patient facing.

You will have a MPharm degree and be fully registered with the GPhC. In addition, you will have a Diploma in Travel Health (or equivalent) and ideally a Master’s degree in Travel Medicine (or intention of study towards) or a related subject. You will be able to demonstrate an up to date knowledge of travel heath issues and have practical experience advising travellers.

Interviews will be held on Friday 6th March 2020, University College London Hospitals.

NaTHNaC is commissioned by Public Health England (PHE), hosted by UCLH and work in partnership with Travel and Migrant Health Section of PHE, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and Hospital for Tropical Diseases, London.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further details/informal visits contact:

Hilary Simons, Senior Nurse

All candidates for posts at UCLH are required to complete our values assessment.

In the ‘Further Links’ section to the right of this advert, please follow the link to the UCLH Values Assessment Tool. Once you have completed the assessment and scored highly enough, you will receive a certificate number. In order to start your application, you must copy and paste (do not type) your certificate number into your application form when requested.

The certificate covers all applications you make to UCLH for 6 months - you do not need to take the test for each job application you make. After 6 months you may complete the assessment again.

If you have lost your certificate number, you can have a reminder sent to your email address by accessing the Values Assessment Certificate Number Reminder tool in the ‘Further Links’ section to the right of this advert.

Please note that if you are at present in a training position on the 2016 new junior doctor’s contract and are applying for a Trust doctor role your salary will not be pay protected.

You will be placed on the appropriate point of the Trust Doctor pay scale based on your previous experience.

This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. You are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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

UK Registration

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

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