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Clinical Pharmacist

Employer
Norfolk & Suffolk Foundation NHS Trust
Location
Bury Saint Edmunds
Salary
£41,659 to £47,672 a year gross per annum
Closing date
3 Oct 2022

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Service
Adult
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Job Details

Are you a pharmacist looking for new challenges?

We are looking for a self-motivated and enthusiastic registered pharmacist to join our Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team.

You will be based at the Wedgwood House at Bury Saint Edmunds.

Your main role will be to work with the multidisciplinary team to provide a clinical pharmacy service to the team. You must be registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council. This role is for an experienced qualified Pharmacist.

Good communication, problem solving, prioritisation and organisational skills are essential. Previous experience in a mental health setting is essential.

This post is full time, 37.5 hours.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will:
  • Provide pharmaceutical care for service users and carers in a clinical setting.
  • Answering basic medicine information queries.
  • Clinically checking prescriptions in a clinical setting and received in pharmacy.
  • Checking dispensed medicines.
  • Assisting with the running of the automated dispensing machine.


About us

Benefits included with this role are:
  • NHS pension
  • Comprehensive in house & external training programmes
  • career progression
  • starting annual leave of 27 days per annum increasing to 33 days pa based on length of service (plus paid bank holidays)
  • staff physio service
  • NHS discounts and many more.

Here at NSFT we pride ourselves on being a welcoming, talented, friendly and supportive team who like nothing better than sharing their experiences and learning from each other.

Job description
Job responsibilities

To find out more about the job role click the job description, then click APPLY to start your candidate experience today!

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential
  • Pharmacist registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (includes Master's Degree in pharmacy, one-year pre-registration training and final examination)

Desirable
  • Postgraduate qualification in mental health therapeutics or equivalent
  • Member of the College of Mental Health Pharmacists

Experience
Essential
  • Minimum 1 year qualified

Desirable
  • Minimum 1 year NHS experience
  • Evidence of active further education within the mental health field
  • Experience of mental health environment

Skills
Essential
  • Word processing and IT skills
  • Able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Able to work easily as part of a pharmacy team, respecting all levels of staff

Desirable
  • Research experience or audit skills
  • Teaching experience, including user and carer group work and to staff post-qualification standard


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Company

Priscilla N&S

“Welcome to Norfolk and Suffolk foundation Trust, we provide an extensive range of mental health services across two counties , working with our communities and partners we continue to develop and transform our services so we can really meet the needs of the people we serve .We are an organisation which truly values nurses , acknowledges the special , unique skills they bring and is committed to developing clinical, academic and leadership pathways whilst supporting, nurturing and caring for you .We have strengthened nurse leadership, created Nurse Consultant , Advanced Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Nurse Specialist roles with many more expected . We have over 80 Non medical prescribers and will continue to support more each year .  Nursing In NSFT is not without its challenges but we have used them to create opportunities, to learn, to improve and to work differently . Our absolute priority , our number one aim is to improve the care we provide and we will achieve this. Join us and be part of something very special" - Diane Hull, Chief Nurse

Diane Hull - NSNHSFT

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust is the main provider of specialist mental health services for the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk, serving a population of 1.6 million people. We are a large organisation covering a wide geographical area divided into ‘Care Groups'. There are also Care Groups supporting children, family and young people’s services, and specialist services, including Forensic mental health services.

Each Care Group has its own Leadership team, with the aim of supporting clinically led decision making locally, to support the needs of people accessing services. 

We have inpatient facilities across both counties with smaller bases in rural locations. Many of the Trust’s services are offered in the community, enabling people accessing services to receive the support they need in an environment familiar to them.

At NSFT we believe in recovery and wellbeing, and understand the importance of good physical health, maintaining relationships and achieving a balance between treatments and continuing an active life.

The people in our care, families and carers are at the centre of all aspects of all we do and are vital in helping shape and support our service strategy. Our strategy supports and enables people with mental health problems to live a fulfilling life and make their personal recovery journey. 

Norfolk and Suffolk, in the East of England are some of the safest places to live in the UK, with low crime rates making it a community to be proud of. Housing prices are frequently cited as a reason to move here, as you get an incredible amount for your money compared with other major UK cities.

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About our location

Norwich in Norfolk has something for everyone. It has retained a strong local identity and, with that, a sense of community. Locals say hello to each other, baristas remember our coffee orders and you’ll be among the first to know about interesting local projects.  This strong sense of community, along with excellent shopping, eating out, affordable house prices and excellent schooling is why Norwich has been ranked by the Guardian as the UK’s best city to work in.

Ipswich in Suffolk is steeped in history, yet full of life. According to The London Economic, affordable house prices and hourly commutes to London have earned Suffolk’s county town a slot in their top ten property destinations. “In Ipswich we have got a fantastic cultural offer far better than what towns and cities bigger than us are offering.  We have got very good transport links, especially to London, and house prices are a lot cheaper in the area.

One of Norfolk’s most famous stretches of beaches, Great Yarmouth attracts around six million tourists each year! Situated at the mouth of the River Yare, this old port town is home to beautiful golden sandy beaches and neighbouring towns and villages with scenic views and homely charm.

Full to the brim of history and with a vibrant town centre, King’s Lynn is the ideal destination to enjoy the superb mix of history, shopping and entertainment on offer!  A small, historic market town, King's Lynn is the perfect place to live and work, with fantastic train links and short drives to fantastic beaches.

Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk is a unique and dazzling historic gem. An important market town with a richly fascinating heritage, the striking combination of medieval architecture, elegant Georgian squares and glorious cathedral and abbey gardens provide a distinctive visual charm. With prestigious shopping, an award-winning market, plus variety of attractions and places to stay, Bury St Edmunds is under two hours from London and convenient for Cambridge.

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Travel

For family members who love (or need) to travel, you’re ideally located. Trains run to and from London every 30 minutes from both Ipswich and Norwich, and there are direct rail services from Manchester, Nottingham and Cambridge.   Both counties are well connected to major road networks and Norwich has an international airport. 

Some of our valued employees have told their story of working at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust... use the links below to read these.

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