Band 8a Lead Pharmacist

Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£48,526 to £54,619 a year per annum, pro rata
Closing date
3 Apr 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 8A
Contract Type
Part Time
The post holder will manage the clinical pharmacy services to our acute inpatient wards in South Birmingham including leading a small team of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians who rotate through these units including contributing to their professional development.

You will be a member of the trust Senior Pharmacy Team and be expected to take the lead on a number of projects as well as contributing to the development of clinical pharmacy services across the Trust. This post also includes participation in the Pharmacy on call service.

You should have significant NHS hospital experience, including experience of mental health clinical pharmacy. You should also have a post graduate diploma in clinical pharmacy, ideally within mental health.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will provide and support clinical pharmacy services to the acute inpatient wards based at our Oleaster and Zinnia Centres. You will also lead and support other pharmacy staff who provide input into these wards and services.

You will also represent Pharmacy at governance and other business meetings alongside the lead pharmacist for acute inpatient wards for North Birmingham

You will have opportunities for further development within the role including becoming a prescriber if necessary.

About us

Welcome to Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. Our 4000 clinical and support staff help us to improve mental health wellbeing and meet the needs of the 70,000 people we serve each year. We provide a range of mental healthcare services across Birmingham and Solihull, as well as specialised services nationally. We also offer medical, nursing and psychology training and are proud of our international reputation for both research and innovation.

Our population is culturally diverse, characterised in places by high levels of deprivation which create an increasing demand for our services and a necessity for us to make sure everyone can access the help they need. We are a team of compassionate, inclusive and committed people working together to provide excellent care to support our community. If you are looking for a place to belong, where you can make a real difference to people's lives, join our team where our warm welcome is waiting for you.

Job description Job responsibilities

For further information about the main responsibilities please view the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Registered with GPhC
  • Member of RPS
Post registration qualificatio Essential
  • post registration qualification
  • Prescriber qualification or willing to undertake
  • certificate/diploma in psychiatric therapeutics
  • Registered prescriber
Experience Essential
  • substantial post registration experience
  • experience in mental health services
empathy Essential
  • shows empathy to those with mental health conditions
Experience Essential
  • Evidence of confidence in dealing with patients

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