Lead Pharmacist – Family Services

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
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United Kingdom
28 Feb 2024

About the job

Job Overview

Would you like the opportunity to lead clinical pharmacy services to paediatric patients and support maternity services working as a part of a progressive, patient focused Pharmacy service?

In 2023 Somerset NHS Foundation Trust merged with Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust providing inpatient healthcare across Somerset with approximately 950 acute beds (2 sites), 250 community hospital beds and 130 mental health beds as well as diverse acute, community and mental health outpatient services.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and innovative pharmacist to join our Pharmacy team. The successful candidate will lead the development and delivery of clinical pharmacy services to the Families directorate across our organisation.

Relocation package included**

Main duties of the job

This is a key a role that will integrate with the relevant clinical teams to lead and provide expert clinical pharmacy services for children and pregnant women across Somerset.

The successful candidate will work closely with the Associate Director of Pharmacy (Clinical Services) to ensure the alignment of the overall strategy for the delivery of the clinical pharmacy service to the Families directorate.

You will help lead a team of pharmacists, technicians and assistants acting as an exemplar in the provision of clinical pharmacy and medicines optimisation services, fostering close working relationships multidisciplinary teams within the directorate

Working for our organisation

As an organisation, the NHS offers a wide range of benefits including flexible working, pension contributions, market leading annual leave allowance, career progression and regular conversations, not to mention our Blue Light Card and NHS exclusive discounts.

The benefits of working in Somerset include the idyllic countryside, with our areas of outstanding beauty and stunning coastlines. You will get to enjoy these perks whilst still only being a stone’s throw away from bustling city centres like Bristol, Bath and Exeter and only two hours away from London.

There are excellent educational facilities in the area and, when compared to other regions, house prices are reasonable. You will experience the best of both in Somerset, the countryside and the cosmopolitan – there is truly something for everyone!

Is this the ideal role for you?

Are you a UK registered Pharmacist with a postgraduate diploma in Clinical Pharmacy?

Do you have demonstrable hospital pharmacy experience delivering clinical pharmacy practice at an advanced level including managing complex paediatric patients?

If you answered yes to these questions, then we would love to hear from you! Previous experience of training and mentoring pharmacy staff would also be an advantage

Equity, diversity, and inclusion is a priority for us. As a trust we welcome and encourage applications irrespective of age, disability, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or personal circumstances. We do our best to ensure our recruitment process is accessible and inclusive. If you have a disability and require an adjustment at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know.

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