Clinical Pharmacist PSEH Division
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
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Working with a supportive, friendly team of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians providing clinical support to wards in two community hospitals and an acute AMH Unit
Monday to Friday with flexible working options
Full funding available for clinical diploma and other courses
If this sounds attractive, then we are interested in hearing from you.
Come and join our well-established team of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians who provide clinical support to mental health units, community hospitals and teams across Hampshire. Our team members are passionate and dedicated to providing a service that puts medicines safety at the heart of patient care.
The post is based at and provides clinical pharmacist support to two acute AMH wards at Elmleigh in Havant. You will join a small team of 3 pharmacists and 5 pharmacy technicians who provide cover to elderly rehabilitation wards and OPMH wards at Gosport War Memorial Hospital and Petersfield Community Hospital. This role is also an integral part of the wider pharmacy team, and you will be able to gain experience in other specialities such as LD, CAMHS and forensic services.
This post is suitable for pharmacists with a background in all spheres of pharmacy. Previous knowledge and experience in secondary care would be a distinct advantage, but are not essential, as we provide comprehensive and fully funded training. This includes the clinical pharmacy and psychiatric diplomas, independent pharmacist prescribing and CMHP courses Psych 1 and 2.
Main duties of the job
*To deliver a comprehensive clinical pharmacy medicines optimisation service to wards and teams in line with clinical pharmacy standards.
*To provide input into policy and procedures affecting the use of pharmaceuticals at both local and trust wide levels under the direction of a Principal Pharmacist
*To work towards quality improvement (QI) initiatives in line with the trusts QI vision and with direction from a Principal Pharmacist.
*To be involved in the cost-effective use of medicines across the organisation.
*To undertake medicine related audits within the division.
*To support pharmacy technicians in their delivery of a clinical/operational service.
*To provide specialist advice on pharmaceutical matters undertaking risk management and ensuring compliance with medicines legislation.
*To improve the communication of pharmaceutical information across the interface.
*To deputise for the divisional lead pharmacist.
*To provide cover for other clinical pharmacists.
Are you committed to providing remarkable care and service?Are you passionate about helping people and want to make a difference every day?We want to meet you!
Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disabilities. We are committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and neglect through our 6,500 strong workforce.
Southern Health has over 300 sites across the county and we serve 1.5 million people throughout all stages of their lives. Our aim is to work alongside the people we support (and our health and care partners) to deliver the best possible care and constantly improve.
Here at SHFT we have so much to be proud of:
- Working as a team and supporting each other, we put patients and our staff at the heart of everything we do.
- We have a skilled and diverse workforce and are committed to our staff development, offering bespoke training packages, leadership pathways and career opportunities.
- We offer a variety of benefits such as an amazing pension scheme, generous annual leave, Childcare Choices scheme, many discounts (Blue Light card, The Company Shop, NHS Staff Discounts, cycle to work scheme) and much more.
Come to work with us, together we will provide outstanding treatment and care to improve lives.
Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.
We are happy to talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible working options can be discussed as part of the interview process.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).