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Clinical Pharmacist with Directorate Mental Health

Employer
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Location
Abergavenny
Salary
£48,526 to £54,619 a year per annum
Closing date
27 Jan 2023

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Profession
Senior Manager
Grade
Band 8A
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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We have an exciting opportunity to be able to recruit to a new pharmacist post to join our mental health pharmacy team . We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated pharmacist to continue the expansion of pharmacist support to the mental health division.

We are looking for an experienced pharmacist passionate about developing new ways of working to participate in the further development of mental health pharmacy services in Aneurin Bevan Health Board.

Your base will be Nevill Hall Hospital but will spend time every week on various mental health wards across the health board.

Our pharmacists play an integral role as members of the multi-disciplinary team by ensuring medicines are prescribed and used in a way that is evidence based, safe and cost effective to the benefit of our patients. This post will suit a pharmacist wishing to join a welcoming working environment with a desire to further improve on their current clinical knowledge and skills. The successful candidate will be expected to influence prescribing, support safe and effective use of medicines and continue to integrate pharmacy into the wider multidisciplinary team.

We will provide the necessary support to ensure your development within your role.

Main duties of the job

  • To be responsible for leading and delivering a specialist clinical pharmacy service to patients, medical and nursing staff and other healthcare professionals in accordance with legal and professional requirements and standards.
  • To provide ward-based service to specialist clinical area including regular participation in multidisciplinary ward rounds.
  • To act as Adult Mental Health Directorate Pharmacist, provide expert specialist pharmaceutical advice and reports on medicines expenditure within the Directorate.
  • To provide professional/clinical cover for the dispensary services.
  • To deputise and support the lead pharmacists within the Pharmacy Department NHH when required.
  • To provide training and education that meets the statutory, professional and regulatory requirements of post-graduate diploma pharmacists, pre-registration pharmacists, other pharmacists, and technicians.
  • Participation in weekend and on-call rotas.

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

About us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

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