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Pharmacist - Woman's and Children's


University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Contract

Salary 

£35,392 - £42,618 per annum pro rata

Job Highlights
  • University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country.
  • We are looking for an organised, ambitious, and motivated new team member to join our Woman and Children's Pharmacy Team at UHBW.
  • We offer excellent support from senior specialist pharmacists and education and training pharmacist, Industry leading pension scheme, Discounts in a multitude of national and local outlets.
Job Requirements/Description

Contract: Secondment 6 months

Hours: Full time - 37.5 hours per week

As an organisation we recognise the value of a healthy work-life balance. When applying, speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate flexible working, so your work life fits around your home life.

We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within the Trust.

Job overview

We are looking for an organised, ambitious, and motivated new team member to join our Woman and Children's Pharmacy Team at UHBW.

This role will be based primarily at St Michael Hospital providing a clinical pharmacy service to the Woman's and Gynaecology service. You will also have the opportunity to gain exposure to paediatric clinical pharmacy at Bristol Royal Hospital for Children at UHBW. You will be working across a variety of clinical specialties including Maternity, Gynaecology, Paediatric Medicine and Surgery as well as working in our two on site dispensaries providing a screening and checking service.

Main duties of the job

The ideal candidate will have: 

  • General Pharmaceutical Council for Pharmacists registration.
  • Experience of hospital pharmacy practice.
  • Knowledge of the legal framework for the dispensing prescribing and administration of medicines.
  • Good understanding of medicine and nursing practice, record keeping and terminology.

In return for your hard work, join our Trust and benefit from: 

  • Excellent support from senior specialist pharmacists and education and training pharmacist. 
  • Opportunity to undertake a Clinical Pharmacy Diploma or continue your study.
  • 27 days annual leave entitlement + 8 bank holidays.
  • Industry leading pension scheme.
  • Discounts in a multitude of national and local outlets.

Working for our organisation

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as ‘Good’ overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward-thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds; city living within a stone’s throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we’re meeting our pledge.

Person specification

Qualifications and Training

Essential criteria

  • Masters degree (or equivalent) in Pharmacy.
  • Membership of the General Pharmaceutical Council for Pharmacists.
  • Evidence of continuing professional development.

Desirable criteria

  • Member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.
  • Knowledge of post registration pharmacist curriculum.

Knowledge and Experience

Essential criteria

  • Experience of medicines supply within the NHS.
  • Experience of building strong relationships across the multidisciplinary team to support patient care.
  • Experience of recognising opportunities for change, innovation and quality improvement.
  • Experience of using of digital technologies to support improved patient safety and outcomes.

Desirable criteria

  • Experience of post qualification hospital pharmacy practice.

Skills and Abilities

Essential criteria

  • Communicate effectively.
  • Recognise the importance of patient centric care.
  • Good time manager.
  • Ability to work alone and in a team.
  • Ability to manage uncertainty and risk appropriately.
  • Demonstrate adaptive flexible approach in challenging situations.

We hope that you will decide to join us and become part of this exciting journey, helping us to shape our future together.

  • As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application to ensure we’re meeting our pledge.
  • The Trust is committed to investing in and caring for all our staff. We will support you in maintaining and improving your health and wellbeing, as well as your career development through management and training support - developing exceptional people for exceptional careers.
  • UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults.
  • To comply with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 all applicants must be able to speak fluent English to an appropriate standard which will be assessed at Interview.
  • If you require sponsorship for a visa to work in the UK, to avoid disappointment, please check to ensure you are eligible under the UKVI points based system.
  • The Trust uses electronic new starter forms on Trac to collect personal details. Information collected is securely stored and used to set up the employee record on the ESR HR system.
  • By applying for this post, you are agreeing to University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.
University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Contract

Salary 

£35,392 - £42,618 per annum pro rata

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