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Clinical Pharmacist - Mental Health

Employer
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Prestwich, Manchester
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 + on-call premium yet to be determined, per annum
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Profession
Mental health
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
You will be an integral member of the Pharmacy Team, supported by colleagues leading inpatient, Forensic, Adolescent, Drug & Alcohol and Later Life pharmacy services.

Working within the pharmacy team will offer you support to develop your expertise and skills through formal training courses, mentoring and regular appraisals. Our team has a wealth of clinical knowledge in a wide range of clinical specialties with a strong team of senior pharmacists. We have excellent links with local universities, as well as a variety of clinical national networks.

Main duties of the job

As a clinical pharmacist, you will participate in the delivery of clinical pharmacy services to designated wards, services and undertake clinical/ accuracy checking within the dispensaries.

The role will include working closely within the clinical team to provide pharmaceutical advice to medical staff, nursing staff and other members of the multidisciplinary team (MDT) as well as to patients and their carers.

As a member of our team, you will be responsible for ensuring that drug therapy is evidence based, safe, cost effective and appropriate to the individual patient.

Your role will also include ensuring that medicines management practices within the MDT and services comply with legal, national and local guidelines.

This post offers the opportunity to develop your skills and experience in all areas of mental health.

Support will be given to candidates wishing to undertake a postgraduate certificate or diploma in psychiatric therapeutics.

About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400members of staff, who deliver services from more than160locations.

We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford,Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.

Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.

Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.

Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and Person Specification for details.

Staff Benefits
  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising to 29 after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years
  • Excellent pension
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Free electric charging points
  • Blue Light Card Discounts


Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Member of GPhC
  • Masters Degree or equivalent demonstrable experience


Desirable

  • Postgraduate clinical pharmacy certificate or diploma
  • Independent Prescribing qualification


Experience

Essential

  • Hospital experience
  • Mental Health Experience
  • Delivery of training at Post Graduate level
  • Experience of Medicines information
  • Experience of MDT working


Knowledge

Essential

  • Have knowledge of clinical governance, clinical audit and risk management
  • Have up to date knowledge of mental health
  • Have knowledge of primary and secondary care


Skills

Essential

  • Have the ability to interpret and communicate highly complex data
  • Have the ability to manage change


Other requirements

Essential

  • Cope with conflicting pressures/ deadlines
  • Ability to motivate, negotiate and influence
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with broad range of disciplines
  • Excellent written / verbal communication skills


Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT

Address

Rotational across GMMH

Pharmacy Dept., Oakwood Building

Prestwich, Manchester

M25 3BL



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437-6175018

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