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Specialised Services Rotational Clinical Pharmacist

Band 7

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Band 7
Full Time
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Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust
Employer type
Royal Sussex County Hospital
£33,222 - £43,041 per annum
28/10/2018 23:59
Interview date

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals (BSUH) is the regional teaching hospital, providing general acute services for patients under the care of the Central Sussex and East Surrey Commissioning Alliance and tertiary services for patients across Sussex and the south east of England.

Working as one hospital across two main sites in Brighton and Haywards Heath, we treat over half a million patients a year. BSUH provides tertiary services for the following specialties: Vascular, Cardiac, Renal, Major Trauma, Cancer, Neurosciences, Stroke, Ophthalmology, Infectious Diseases and HIV. Our Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital is host to tertiary paediatric gastroenterology, is a cystic fibrosis primary centre and able to deliver level 1 paediatric oncology.

You will be working alongside our highly experienced pharmacists who are well respected within the Trust with many recognised nationally and internationally for their expertise within their specialist areas.

The Pharmacy department has established links with the University of Brighton, University of Sussex, Brighton & Sussex Medical School and University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia. We currently have 5 joint academic clinical lecturer appointments and 3 Consultant pharmacists working within IBD, Cardiology and HIV as areas of expertise.

The hospital’s location in one of the country’s most diverse and vibrant cities makes BSUH an exciting place to work.

The Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton is undergoing an extensive £485 million redevelopment and a £30 million Emergency Department (A&E) expansion.

BSUH is committed to the 'Patient First' vision. This is our long-term approach to transform hospital services for the better directly supported by the Trust’s values and behaviours ~ kindness and understanding, fairness and transparency, working together and excellence.

“everyone passionate about delivering excellent quality every time”

We are excited to invite applications from enthusiastic, innovative pharmacists to join our friendly, dedicated team. You will have the opportunity undertake rotations covering a wide range of specialist areas such as:-

Critical care, neurosurgical critical care, renal medicine, cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery and acute and specialty medicine.

You will be responsible for the delivery of expert patient care to patients on specialised wards providing support to the lead pharmacist for the development, evaluation and co-ordination of clinical pharmacy services in line with the objectives of the division and the BSUH Pharmacy strategy.

You will contribute to all aspects of clinical governance, including clinical risk, clinical audit.

As a teaching hospital, education and training is an integral component of all roles encompassing practice supervision of undergraduates, (including their final year projects) pre-registration pharmacists and the line management and Educational Supervisor Role of band 6 pharmacists.

We encourage Interprofessional Learning and have been recognised for educational initiatives such as joint teaching activities for Foundation Doctors and Preregistration Pharmacists.

You must be passionate, dedicated and highly motivated with good inter-personal communication and IT skills. You should be good at working in a team and under pressure, at problem solving, meeting deadlines and at supporting staff in their development.

This rotational post is designed to enhance your skills and experience across different specialities to aid progression towards more senior specialised posts and supports the Advanced Level Framework.

For each rotation you be assigned a practice supervisor and your development will be supported using our internal appraisal system with you designated educational supervisor.

Working Pattern: 37.5 hours per week (7 day contract)

  • Posts in the Trust are 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 Criminal Records Bureau to check for any previous criminal spent and unspent convictions, reprimands, and cautions.
  • Appointment to this role will commence at the lowest salary point unless confirmed otherwise by HR Employment Services (Recruitment, Administration & Terms and Conditions)
  • We may also use this advert to build our Bank staff. If you are unsuccessful at interview for a substantive role but meet the BSUH standards you may be offered a bank post.
  • If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Mark Shaw– Lead Pharmacist, Division of Specialised Medccine

Mairead O’Malley– Lead Pharmacist, Division of Medicine mairead.O’

01273 696955 ext. 3210

If you have problems applying, contact

01444 448692 / 448616