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Medicines Management Facilitator

Employer
Swansea Bay University Health Board
Location
Neath
Salary
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
3 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, motivated, Nurse or Pharmacy Technician to join Neath Port Talbot Medicines Management Team for Domiciliary Care.

Thesuccessful applicantwill be part of the integrated, multidisciplinary Community Resource Team who provide support and education in medicines management, specifically in domiciliary and intermediate care settings. This role aims to improve patient outcomes and minimising harm, including avoiding unscheduled care, admissions, and delays to transfers of care. It is ideal for individuals interested in integrated working and are committed to developing and expanding their skills to achieve the highest quality care and outcomes for patients in their own homes.

Main duties of the job

The role includes:
  • providing medicines management interventions to patients within their own home, involving lone working without direct supervision.
  • liaising with a wide range of Health & Social Care professionals to identify solutions for patients in a multidisciplinary network with a focus on promoting independence, prevention and early intervention.
  • delivering medicines management training to relevant staff groups.
  • managing a defined caseload within the speciality, using evidence based/patient centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions, maintaining records.
  • providing a lead contact between community pharmacy and social services with respect to medicines management issues, including the provision of regular updates, training and visits to community pharmacies to support the Medicines Administration Record scheme.

The post holder must be able to travel around the locality in a timely manner.

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex religion or belief race age sexual orientation gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Person Specification

Essential Qualifications & Knowledge

Essential

  • Registered with relevant professional body such as NMC or GPhC
  • Specialist knowledge acquired through health related qualification such as BTEC science (pharmaceutical) Registered Pharmacy Technician, equivalent level qualification plus specialist training and experience to degree or equivalent level
  • Knowledge and evidence of Professional requirement for ongoing Continuing Professional Development to maintain knowledge and expertise


Desirable

  • Further post graduate management or clinical qualification


Essential Experience

Essential

  • Post qualification experience
  • Experience of facilitating change to improve clinical practice
  • Experience and good working knowledge of clinical audit


Essential Aptitude and Abilities

Essential

  • Adhere to and can demonstrate SBU Values & Behaviours
  • Ability to define, collate, analyse and interpret data in a timely manner to solve complex problems and plan effectively, and to motivate people and facilitate change
  • Ability to provide medicines related information to a range of health professionals, managers, social workers, professional carers, and other health care staff, overcoming potential barriers to understanding
  • Ability to provide medicines related information patients and relatives, requiring well-developed empathic and reassurance skills
  • Effective interpersonal, communication (both written and oral), presentation and influencing skills


Desirable

  • Welsh Language Skills are desirable levels 1 to 5 in understanding, speaking, reading, and writing in Welsh


Other

Essential

  • Ability to travel within geographical area
  • Able to work hours flexibly
  • Ability to deal with occasional emotionally distressing situations such as counselling patients regarding their medicines or complaints with difficult situations and potential conflicts
  • Ability to work independently and effectively with a high degree of motivation for long periods and manage own unpredictable workload
  • Ability to utilise information technology, including Word, spreadsheets and PowerPoint


Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board

Address

Cimla Health and Social Care Centre

Cimla

Neath

SA11 3SU

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

130-PST059-0624

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