SENIOR GENERAL PRACTICE CLINICAL PHARMACIST

Recruiter
NHS Fife
Location
Donibristle Industrial Park
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
FIFE HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE PARTNERSHIP
WEST FIFE- LIKELY TO BE BASED IN DUNFERMLINE AREA
SENIOR GENERAL PRACTICE CLINICAL PHARMACIST
REF NO: WD336/12/17LB
FIXED TERM FOR 12 MONTHS
SALARY: £40,833 - £49,000 PRO RATA
BAND 8A - HOURS: 22.5 (DAYS/ HOURS MAY BE FLEXIBLE) & SESSIONAL/ BANK/ LOCUM WORK

NHS Fife has an exciting opportunity for an experienced pharmacist with a background in hospital, primary care or community pharmacy to be part of an expanding multidisciplinary team to deliver a clinical, patient facing role within GP practices across Fife. This post is fixed term for up to 12 months to cover maternity leave, starting in March 2018.

With the current national development of the GP clinical pharmacist role, this post supports GP Practices to undertake a range of roles, including medicines reconciliation, discharge letters, acute and repeat prescription requests, undertaking polypharmacy reviews in care homes, patients’ own homes or in a homely setting.

This post would suit a pharmacist with considerable clinical experience, who has supervised or trained other staff and who would like the opportunity to gain experience of working in primary care.

You will have a Masters degree in Pharmacy or equivalent and be on the practising register of the General Pharmaceutical Council.

It is essential that you have either: a relevant post-graduate qualification in clinical pharmacy/ prescribing sciences or be an independent prescriber. You will be expected to undertake clinical assessment skills and consultations skills training.

You should have a sound clinical knowledge, good IT skills and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You should ideally have previous experience of working within primary care.

You should have the ability to travel to different locations across Fife, although you will work in GP practices in West Fife.

Applications on a secondment basis will be considered providing you have prior agreement from your current line manager.

Please note: All interview letters are now being sent by e-mail. Please ensure you include the correct e-mail address on your application and check your e-mail regularly including your spam folder.

For an informal discussion, please contact Fiona Forrest, Lead Pharmacist or Jenny Blythe, Deputy Lead Pharmacist, West Division on.

A requirement of this post is to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Prior to appointment.

NHS Fife is legally obliged to ensure all its employees are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom. All applicants are required to confirm their right to work in the UK in their application. If you are not a United Kingdom (UK), European Community (EC) or European Economic Area National please state the visa category under which you are legally entitled to work in the UK on your application form and the expiry date of your leave to remain in the UK.

Application forms can be downloaded from , saved to your PC and returned to the recruitment team by email attachment. You can also request an application pack by email quoting the job reference number.

Our email address is

We will acknowledge all returned application forms within 24 hours of receipt.

We do not accept CV applications. Applications may be considered on a job share basis.

CLOSING DATE: 12 NOON ON 9TH JANUARY 2018