Specialist Rotational Pharmacist

Brighton, East Sussex, England
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Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS £ 40.057 - 45.839 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 40.057 - 45.839 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
11 May 2022
Closes
10 Jun 2022

Job Description

About our Trust

At UHSussex we're proud to be at the heart of the NHS. As one of the UK's largest acute Trusts , we're a leading example of the excellence, the ambition and the values that have embodied the NHS for over 70 years.

We are a vibrant and inclusive organisation with patient care at our core. Our hard-working, talented and dedicated people work together towards a common goal - to always put our Patient First . In fact our mission is summed up by our 'where better never stops' motto and no matter the role at UHSussex, you will play a part in driving us forwards and in improving the lives of patients across Sussex.

We treat our patients and staff with the same compassion and empathy we expect for ourselves. We're here for them when they need us, and we go above and beyond to meet their needs. This can be seen in our wellbeing programme for staff which is extensive and designed to support you when you need it - because we know that to look after others we must first look after ourselves.

As a university trust and a leader in healthcare research, we value learning, teaching and training so that we can be the best that we can be. From the moment you start with us and throughout your career we will help you to grow and develop. We hope that in choosing UHSussex you are choosing a long and happy career where you will be able to see the difference you make and feel valued for all that you do.

We look forward to receiving your application and the start of your journey with UHSussex. In the meantime make sure to check out our Patient First approach that runs through our core as you'll get to know us better through this, our equality, diversity and inclusion pages which show just why being inclusive is so important to us and how our staff networks help drive change, and our staff wellbeing page that details the many ways in which we invest in your wellbeing.

Job overview

We are looking to train the next generation of oncology pharmacists. We would welcome applications from band 7s looking to enhance or begin their careers in cancer services. Alternatively if you have a keen interest in oncology and are a band 6 with hospital experience, working towards a post graduate certificate, we can provide the opportunity for a 6 to 7 progression post based on a competency framework with incremental enhancement.

All the necessary training will be provided as you rotate through adult oncology, paediatric oncology and technical services. You will have the opportunity to develop clinical and managerial skills in every facet of pharmaceutical care required to deliver a clinical pharmacy service to oncology patients aged from infant to old age.

Oncology experience is desirable but not essential. All the necessary training will be provided.

Main duties of the job

Cancer services is a continuously growing area and we have a truly successful cancer services rotation with our recent rotational pharmacists being promoted to 8A Advanced Oncology Pharmacists. You would also get to work in Brighton, a vibrant city providing a fantastic work life balance being placed between the sea and the South Downs

The successful candidate, within each rotation, will be presented with an exciting and unique opportunity to work closely as part of a dedicated multi-disciplinary team, with the ability to make a significant contribution to medicines management for all patients within the oncology service as well as play an integral role in the governance frameworks for the unit ranging from procedure and guideline writing to authoring of chemotherapy prescriptions on the Chemocare® prescribing system.

The successful candidate, within the paediatric rotation, will also play an integral role in managing our paediatric oncology level 3 unit. There will also be the opportunity with the paediatric rotation to experience areas beyond oncology, being trained to deliver care to our tertiary neonatal unit or to general paediatric patients.

Attainment of a clinically enhanced pharmacist independent prescribing qualification during the rotations is encouraged following completion of a clinical diploma or equivalent experiential portfolio.

The post holder will also manage a band 6 pharmacist providing the opportunity to build on managerial skills.

Working for our organisation

At UHSussex we're proud to be at the heart of the NHS. As one of the UK's largest acute Trusts , we're a leading example of the excellence, the ambition and the values that have embodied the NHS for over 70 years.

Improving lives: We are a vibrant and inclusive organisation, with hardworking, talented and dedicated individuals, who work together towards a common goal, to always put our Patient First . Our missio

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Job Details

Specialist Rotational Pharmacist

Brighton, East Sussex, Englandd Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS
Pay
£ 40.057 - 45.839 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
11 May 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
10 Jun 2022

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