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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 15/03/2020.

Medicines Management Adviser

Job Reference: 618-CCG-5510TG

Hastings and Rother CCG
Medicines Management Team
Bexhill and GP Practices
£44,606 - £50,819

The Sussex Commissioners are an equal opportunities employer, and our workforce is currently under-represented from people from Black and Minority Ethnic and disabled communities. We would welcome applications from people from these communities as our ambition is that our workforce is fully reflective of the communities that we serve. Sussex CCGs are signed up to the disability confident scheme and we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

We are proud of our organisational values. Our values underpin how we work together. In recruitment, we seek to attract, select and induct staff who's personal values are aligned with ours. As such we operate a values-based approach to recruitment; during the process will seek to understand more about the values and motivations of potential candidates. More information about our values is available in the attached values poster.

The Sussex Clinical Commissioning Groups (SCCG) represent a joint way of working across seven Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). The Clinical Commissioning Groups are responsible for the planning and commissioning of health care services for their local area.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced pharmacist to join our successful

Medicines Management team working across NHS Eastbourne, Hailsham and Seaford CCG and Hastings and Rother CCG. The team is responsible for the delivery of a successful medicines optimisation strategy to a population of over 360,000.

You will be joining an innovative team who are working on nationally recognised medicines optimisation programmes e.g. supporting medication reviews in diabetes and pain management.

The successful candidate will be leading the implementation of the primary care prescribing agenda, through the delivery of the GP Prescribing Support Scheme and provision of pharmaceutical advice to prescribers across a group of practices.

You will be expected to collaborate with colleagues across Health and Social Care so that resources and expertise are shared to deliver optimum health and financial outcomes.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Helen Groves, Senior Medicines Management Adviser at or phone 07827 820364 / 0300 1314387

Please note the following before applying:

1. Closing date: we reserve the right to amend the closing date based upon the number of applications received. Vacancies attracting a high volume of applications may therefore close earlier than advertised.

2. 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 Border Agency 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 UK Border Agency website.

3. Interviews: all shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a face-to-face interview. Telephone interviews will not be considered.

4. Unsuccessful applications: if you have not been contacted within 3 weeks of your application, we regret that you will not have been offered an interview on this occasion.

5. Criminal records: due to the requirements of certain roles, a Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) disclosure must be obtained by the organisation. Please be aware that anyone who is included in the Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) barred lists will commit an offence if they engage, or seek or offer to engage, in a regulated activity from which they are barred.

6. General: this post will be subject to review under the relevant NHS Terms and Conditions of Service.

7. Please note travel expenses to attend interview will need to be met by applicants.

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.

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