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  • Advanced Pharmacist Practitioner Isle
  • NHS Scotland in Isle, , France
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

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NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

PLEASE NOTE: THIS VACANCY IS BASED IN VARIOUS GP PRACTICES THROUGHOUT THE ISLE OF ARRAN.

Who We Are

NHS Ayrshire and Arran is one of 14 territorial NHS Boards within NHS Scotland.

In support of our core purpose of Working together to achieve the healthiest life possible for everyone in Ayrshire and Arran we are committed to a culture... that is Caring Safe and Respectful. You will be required to work collaboratively in a safe, caring and respectful way.

To find out more about NHS Ayrshire and Arran please visit our website - NHS Ayrshire & Arran - Home (nhsaaa.net)

Position

The Isle of Arran is a beautiful island off the west coast of Scotland, offering an ever-changing coastline, dramatic mountain peaks, sheltered beaches, verdant forests, great cultural festivals and a wealth of tasty local produce. We are looking to recruit a pharmacist to live and work on the island where you would join a fantastic General Practice team.

Relocation:

You must either currently live or plan to recolate to the Isle of Arran for this post. Relocation costs may be provided, please contact NHSAARecruitment@aapct.scot.nhs.uk for more information.

What You Will Do

This is a pioneering new role and we are looking for an experienced pharmacist who is highly motivated, innovative and enthusiastic. You will be embedded in a General Practice team, working closely with the GP’s and ANP’s you would be expected to develop advanced clinical skills to enable you to deliver direct clinical care to the population on Arran.

You will act as an independent prescriber for scheduled and unscheduled care in accordance with service demands and liaise with health care professionals to ensure the ongoing care of a caseload of patients. You will have direct face-to-face contact with patients across the age and acuity spectrum, in multiple care settings across Arran.

This post will also provide a specialist clinical pharmacy service to the Arran War Memorial Hospital.

For further information on the role please click the link below to view the job description

Knowledge, Training And/or Experience Required To Do The Job

You will have substantial experience as a qualified pharmacist, be registered as a pharmacist with the General Pharmaceutical Council, be an independent prescriber, and hold a postgraduate qualification in clinical pharmacy (or be able to demonstrate equivalent competence). Completion of an ACE course would also be desirable. If you do not have an ACE course, you will be expected to complete one in addition to the RPS Core Advanced framework demonstrating competence in the five domains of practice.

Effective clinical and professional leadership and line management of pharmacy teams providing a pharmacotherapy service will be essential as well as the provision of prescribing advice to primary care practitioners within the HSCP as required.

You would be required to work clinically autonomously being responsible for your clinical decisions, including where there is risk, clinical uncertainty and minimal evidence base. Beyond this, you will be innovative and forward thinking to support continual development of the pharmacy service provided within the GP practice. This will require self- direction, confidence and problem solving skills.

Good communication, organisational and IT skills along with the ability to work with patients and other healthcare professionals will also be essential. Previous primary care experience would also be desirable but not essential.

The pharmacy directorate is welcoming, progressive and focussed on the provision of high quality pharmacy services across all sectors of practice. We are committed to continuing professional development (CPD) at all levels within a supportive environment.

For further information on the requirements for the role please click the link below to view the person specification

A Driving Licence Is Essential For This Post.

Hours: 37 hours per week.

If you want to find out more about the role, please contact Jane Hall, Associate Director of Pharmacy on 07557 083045 or Fiona Sanderson, Principal Pharmacist NHSCP & Mental Health Services on 01294 322096 (or 07833 233 859)

Additional Information For Candidates

You should apply for this post by completing the application process on JobTrain.

DO NOT upload a CV as this will not be used for shortlisting purposes.

Posts close at midnight on the indicated date. Late applications will not be accepted.

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Please note, for all vacancies where a driving licence is required this must be a full UK/EU/EEA licence.

NHS Ayrshire and Arran has a legal obligation to ensure that it does not employ any worker who has not been granted the relevant permission to work in the UK. This permission is, without exception, granted by UK Visas and Immigrations. We are required to check the entitlement to work in the UK of all prospective employees, regardless of nationality or job category. Candidates who require a Certificate of Sponsorship can access further information at www.bia.homeoffice.gov.uk

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