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Support Pharmacist

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£60,737 a year
Closing date
31 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Contract Type
Full Time
To ensure the safe, efficient and effective delivery of all aspects of the pharmacy

services delivered by Pharmacy@QEHB in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Birmingham, in accordance with national and local standards

To provide leadership to and act as a role model for the support staff of

Pharmacy@QEHB Ltd

To fulfil the statutory responsibilities as required by the GPhC and DoH.

To contribute to the development of a high quality and timely pharmacy service for


To develop an effective working relationships with prescribers.

To contribute to the development of appropriate additional clinical or patient centred


To contribute to the optimisation and development of the overall profitability of the


To contribute to the efficient management and administration of the business

Work collaboratively and supportively with the pharmacy manager/superintendent

To work collaboratively and co-operatively with the pharmacy manger and other

pharmacists in order to avoid or minimise the use of locum pharmacists

Main duties of the job

To manage and contribute to the development of all pharmacy staff and

contribute to effective induction and performance management of an

appropriately qualified and flexible team.

To provide professional leadership and advice to all pharmacy staff working

for the company.

To ensure the pharmacy service provided is patient focused.

To provide clinical and professional leadership and supervision of the

pharmacy team, with appropriate record keeping.

To contribute to the identification of appropriate opportunities and support for

training and development of pharmacy staff and monitoring that they are

acting in accordance with the Code of Ethics and requirements of the

General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).

To contribute to appropriate processes for assessing competency of

pharmacy staff.

To contribute to appraisals resulting in the formulation of appropriate training

plans for all members of the pharmacy staff team.

To contribute to the development and maintenance of effective and efficient

working processes for staff to follow.

To ensure that all disciplinary matters requiring attention in the absence of the

pharmacy manager are fairly, promptly and professionally handled including

appropriate accurate record keeping

Make self available to flexibly contribute to ensuring that the pharmacy is

adequately staffed to meet expected workload.

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Smoke-Free premises hospital.

Job description

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Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust


Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Mindelsohn Way


West Midlands

B15 2TH

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