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Specialist Pharmacist - Womens

NHS
Leicester
£31,383 - £41,373 / year
Full Time

Job Description

A Chance To Use The Breadth Of Your Pharmacy Knowledge - Become A Women’s Pharmacist!
Specialist Pharmacist – Womens

We are looking for an enthusiastic, innovative pharmacist to join the pharmacy team in the Women’s and Children’s Division within UHL. We are a friendly, sociable team that responds to the needs of individual patients, medical, nursing, and pharmacy teams.

This post will enable you to be clinically orientated, as a core member of the patient care team, developing your clinical skills and knowledge in this specialist area. Working predominantly in the Women’s Health speciality, the post will involve the following:

Participation in the ward team where you will be able influence prescribing practice, and strengthen pharmacy links

Taking a proactive role in promoting safe prescribing and administration of medicines

Obstetrics and Gynaecology clinical areas include maternity care, gynaecological emergencies & elective surgery, Regional Neonatal care, High Risk Maternal Medicine teams and specialist obstetric clinics

Solving problems with medication administration and formulation in specialisms across the whole division, including Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Neonates

Direct liaison with medical staff to individualise treatments

Involvement with Therapeutic Drug Monitoring and TPN

Advising and supporting medication use in long term conditions, for example neonatal care, cystic fibrosis, endocrine and cardiac disorders

Trainer, mentor and motivator of Medical, Nursing and Pharmacy staff

Opportunity to apply for Independent Prescribing Qualification

Ideally you should have or just about to gain a post-graduate diploma and some knowledge of Womens and Childrens pharmacy. The right candidate will be an innovative, forward-thinking pharmacist who wants to develop both themselves and the pharmacy service.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.

For further details / informal visits contact:
For an informal discussion, please contact Rosie Meakin (Senior Women’s Pharmacist), Lucy Stachow (Lead Pharmacist NNU) ( ( Phone number removed ) ) or David Harris (Principal Pharmacist W&C)  ( Phone number removed ) 




Please submit your application form without delay to avoid disappointment; we will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Please check the email account (including your junk mail)that you supplied as part of your application on a regular basis following the closing date and throughout the recruitment process, as this is how we will communicate with you.

We are committed to delivering equality of opportunity for all of our service users, and for our staff. Our aim is to create a workplace in which discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”



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 (formerly a Work Permit)

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.

If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date please assume that you have not been shortlisted.




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.




UK Registration

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



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