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Advanced Mental Health Pharmacist PCN

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 a year Based on full time hours
Closing date
14 Jul 2024
Advanced Mental Health Pharmacist: Winchester Rural North & East, Winchester Rural South and A31

Are you an experienced pharmacist who is passionate about mental health and looking for a new challenge?

The Southern Health Medicines Management Team has secured funding as part of the Community Mental Health No Wrong Door Transformation Programmed to recruit full time mental health pharmacists to work across Mid and North Hampshire linking in with defined PCNs. These posts will establish a new clinical pharmacy service working across the primary/secondary care interface supporting designated Primary Care Networks (PCNs). Successful applicants will integrate within clinical teams as part of the multi-disciplinary approach delivering medicines management services for patients and improving processes to reduce risks with medicines especially between different care settings.

We are looking for experienced, compassionate, confident, enthusiastic and motivated pharmacists who are passionate about improving patient care. You will join our friendly, forward-thinking, progressive and expanding Medicines Management Team that provides support to mental health and community services across Hampshire.

Main duties of the job

This role will support the Community Mental Health Transformation project by providing specialist mental health pharmaceutical support to patients of the Winchester Rural South, Winchester Rural North and East and A31 Primary Care Networks, working within primary care, professionally supported by Southern Health.

About us

Southern Health is one of the largest NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health and learning disabilities, as well as offering physical health community-based services.

With a workforce of more than 7000 and a footprint that spans more than 200 sites across Hampshire, we're wholeheartedly committed to providing the best possible healthcare, reaching a range of diverse communities, whilst placing patients and staff at the forefront of all our endeavours.

We are currently working closely with other NHS Trusts to integrate all our collective community, mental health, and learning disability services. Our new organisation, to be known as Hampshire and Isle of Wight NHS Foundation Trust, is set to launch in July 2024.

The transformation will happen in staggered stages Hampshire CAMHS, part of Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust joined Southern Health in February 2024, with Isle of Wight NHS Trust mental health and community services transitioning in early May 2024. The final combination of Southern Health and Solent Trusts is anticipated to occur in July 2024, when the new organisation will be formed.

Our new Trust will continue to cater to the unique needs of different communities, making healthcare across the county more accessible, as well as offering staff more opportunities for career development, training and partnership working.

Join us as we embark on this exciting journey to shape the future of healthcare in Hampshire.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

Happy to talk flexible working- all requests for flexible and part time working will be considered.

Person Specification



  • *Master of Pharmacy degree or equivalent
  • *General Pharmaceutical Council registered pharmacist.
  • *Postgraduate Diploma (or MSc) in Clinical Pharmacy Practice or equivalent experience.
  • *Postgraduate Certificate in Psychiatric Therapeutics(or willing to work towards this)

Employer details

Employer name

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust


Avalon House

Chesil Street



SO23 0HU

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