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Advanced Pharmacist - Mental Health

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
£48,526 to £54,619 a year per annum/pro rata
Closing date
1 Feb 2023

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We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic pharmacist to join our pharmacy team at the Princess of Wales Hospital as an Advanced Pharmacist in Mental Health. The service supports the mental health needs of patients in the hospital sites as well as outpatient clinic settings. This role will be challenging but immensely rewarding as it is key to achieving our goals within pharmacy and the Health Board as a whole, in line with the Pharmacy: Delivering a Healthier Wales vision.

The successful candidate will have a strong clinical background in mental health pharmacy, and a non-medical prescribing qualification. They must be able to work and make decisions autonomously and integrate well with the wider MDT in both inpatient, and outpatient settings. The successful candidate will be motivated, innovative, flexible, proactive and driven.

This is an excellent opportunity to further develop your engagement and networking skills, as well as hone your clinical pharmacy skills in a dynamic working environment. This role will include sessional independent prescribing work in outpatient clinics such as Adult Mental Health, Older Adults Mental Health and Adult ADHD.

Please note this role is currently a FIXED TERM 12 Month contract, however there may be further funding opportunities at a later date.

Main duties of the job

The pharmacy department at Princess of Wales Hospital is a modern, friendly department which supports many pharmacists working at an advanced practice level.

The directorate is forward thinking and innovative, having an integrated approach to Primary and Secondary Care management of medicines. The hospital site has automated pharmacy systems, comprehensive medicines management services and fully implemented electronic discharge systems. pharmacist-led clinics are well established and pharmacists are valued members of clinical multidisciplinary teams in both Primary and Secondary Care.

We are fully committed to personal development and advanced practice, encouraging all staff to undertake relevant education and training to meet their needs.

Princess of Wales Hospital is located off the M4 in Bridgend, with easy access from both the West and the East corners of Wales.

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

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We live by our core values:We listen, learn and improveWe treat everyone with respectWe all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer; around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

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Person Specification Qualifications Essential
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Experience Essential
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Skills Essential
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