Rotational Band 6 Pharmacist | University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 19 April 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £35,392 - £42,618 pa
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 19 May 2024
Location: Weston-super-Mare, BS23 4TQ
Company: University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6246391/387-DT-4920-MF-A

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Seeking applications from currently qualified pharmacists or trainee pharmacists from any sector to take up roles at Weston General Hospital either now or in the summer...

Do you want to join a friendly, forward-thinking team committed to providing the best possible medicines care?

We are looking for a highly motivated and adaptable registered pharmacists to join our small, friendly and progressive inpatient department at Weston General Hospital, which is part of UHBW.

Why join us?
• Our pharmacy team at Weston aims to deliver high quality, patient-focused clinical services to the patients of our Trust.
• Our team is friendly, supportive of colleagues, open to developing and implementing new ideas.
• You will gain a wide range of experience by joining our team of rotational pharmacists and medicines management technicians providing clinical pharmacy services to a range of wards and assisting within our inpatient dispensary and aseptic unit.
• When clinical screening in patient prescriptions and providing medicines management services at ward level you will be able to utilise and develop your skills and knowledge in medicines optimisation and risk management.
• We are part of UHBW which is one of the largest teaching trusts within the South West. As part of the roles, there will be opportunities to visit, shadow and network with colleagues working in aseptics, surgery, medicine, cardiology, MI, paediatrics, oncology and ophthalmology and many others.

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

We would be very happy to consider full (37.5 hours per week) or part time hours

Participate in weekend (currently Saturdays only), Bank holiday and late rotas as well as Emergency Duty Commitment (EDC), this last one after an initial four-month period. The approximate frequency of EDC is 1:20, and weekend commitments is 1:6.

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.

For a more detailed job description and main responsibilities, please refer to the JD document attached to this vacancy.

This advert closes on Sunday 5 May 2024

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