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Specialist Clinical Pharmacist CAMHS

North East London NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum pro rata plus HCAS
Closing date
2 Oct 2023

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Mental health, Mental health nurse, CAMHS nurse
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Specialist Pharmacist - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) (Band 7)

Are you looking to develop your clinical pharmacy skills that put patients first in all that you do? An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, passionate and driven individual to join our well established innovative team of clinical pharmacists, technicians and support staff to provide clinical pharmacy support to in-patient and community Young People's Mental Health Services across Kent and Medway

The clinical pharmacy team has an outsourced provision for medicines dispensing and supply, and therefore this role will be required to provide patient facing clinical services across our inpatient units and community teams.

Main duties of the job

You will be responsible for providing a clinical pharmacy service, involving all aspects of medicines optimisation to designated areas. This will involve the extension of medicines reconciliation and to facilitate seamless discharge. You will be working with multidisciplinary teams across NELFT and advising teams on medicines risk management issues such as the reduction of medication incidents, providing medicines information, ensuring compliance with medicines, and other medication related issues, with a focus on child and adolescent mental health.

About us

Probationary Period

This post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).

Starting with NELFT

NELFT place a great deal of importance on new starters being properly welcomed and inducted into the Trust. All new starters will join the Trust on the first Monday of each month and will undertake a comprehensive induction of up to two weeks which will include mandatory training, systems training and the allocation of equipment. As part of the process new starters will have the opportunity to also meet the executive team, senior managers and attend a number of drop in sessions focussing in engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes. The induction will be held at our head office in Rainham, Essex.

High Cost Area Supplement

This post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 5% of the basic salary (with a minimum of �1,192 to a maximum of �2,011)

COVID-19 Vaccination

We continue to encourage all staff to ensure that they have been double vaccinated and received their booster. We recognise that taking the vaccine provides the best defence against COVID 19 for our patients, our staff and their families.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will need to have a passion for working within mental health, and an understanding of medicines use within mental health services. The role demands an organised, flexible individual with excellent communication and interpersonal skills and able to deal with confidential and sensitive information. You must be able to work independently, make a judgement to prioritise workload to meet deadlines and able to work in an agile manner.

For further details/information visits, contact:

Name: Bolu Abifarin, Lead Pharmacist Neuro and Learning Disabilities ( Tel: 07590806042

Person Specification

Putting people first


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Mpharm or equivalent


  • Years experience
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  • Trust values


  • Knowledge

Demonstrates own CPD record or documented CPD


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  • Knowledge
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Non-medical prescriber


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Employer details

Employer name

NELFT North East London Foundation Trust


Unit 1 Twistleton Court

Priory Hill



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