Lead Pharmacist for Governance and Interface - London

Expiring today

Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Trust
London (Greater)
12 Feb 2018
18 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust are a committed multi- professional team who provide much-valued hospital and community services to residents in South East London. The Trust has built a good reputation as a place to enjoy job satisfaction and develop professional skills and experience. Our people value the opportunity to work in a supportive culture and, we ensure our team are well rewarded for their contribution. By joining us now, you can play a role in shaping a our organisation that continues to put patient and client care first. Whatever the challenges ahead, we’re prepared to face them as one team.
We are seeking exceptionally motivated individuals to join our friendly dynamic team. In return for your dedication and hard work, we offer well-established, structured mentoring and staff development packages to support you in your role.

Advert for Lead Pharmacist – Formulary, Interface & Governance Band 8a – Cross-site role based at Queen Elizabeth Hospital

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and dynamic pharmacist at Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust. This is a cross-site role, based at the Queen Elizabeth site in Woolwich.

The successful candidate will join our Pharmacy team and will lead on all aspects of Formulary across the Trust, managing the introduction of new drugs and associated medicines management pathways, guidelines and protocols. Key roles will be contribution to the South East London Formulary, being an integral member and secretary of the Trust Medicines Management Committee and membership of the South East London Medicines Pathway and Review Group and Joint Formulary Committee. You will work closely with colleagues within and outside of the Pharmacy Department and primary care and secondary care colleagues in South East London.

You will have excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills; you must be able to manage your own workload, motivate and manage others, work as part of a team, and engage at a high level with key stakeholders within the Trust. You should have considerable clinical experience and previous experience of governance work.
Interviews will take place on Monday 26th February 2018.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Kiran Moyo (( Email address removed ) or 0208 836 4847) or Namrita Sen Green for any questions relating to this post (( Email address removed ) or 020 8836 4927)

Please note that the as part of the application process, you may need to complete a short values based pre-application question. Your responses to the question will impact on whether or not you are able to successfully continue with your application. Please have a look on our website to find out more information before you start the pre-application question. If you are unsuccessful with the pre-application question, it means that you are not in harmony with our values. We thank you for your interest in Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust.
For vacancies where a high volume of applications are received, we reserve the right to close the post before the stated closing date. Please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Due to the volume of applications for some posts, it may not be possible for us to contact all applicants with the outcome of the shortlisting. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that you have not been successful.Shortlisted applicants for posts up to and including band 4 may be invited to sit a basic numeracy and literacy test as part of the interview process. If you have any concerns about your ability in either area you are strongly advised to visit the Excellence Gateway website and try some of the activities and practice questions. If you have been shortlisted and previously passed either test, please make us aware.
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Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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