Foundation Rotational Pharmacist
Band 6: Permanent
Recruitment and Retention Premia (RRP)* payment payable, along with flexible working (including a 4-day week) and a generous relocation package!
INTERNAL & EXTERNAL
We are recruiting to our established, friendly and dynamic clinical pharmacy team at Dorset County Hospital. We are looking for ambitious, highly motivated and dynamic pharmacists who want to develop their knowledge and skills and progress their career. You may be a current foundation trainee pharmacist, a newly qualified pharmacist or looking for a fresh challenge. As a close-knit department, we pride ourselves on looking after our team and our flexible working policy was implemented to reflect this.
- This post will attract a RRP totalling £5000 (which is payable in instalments over 2 years) plus a relocation package for those moving to the area (subject to eligibility criteria). For more information, please enquire about the relocation policy.
Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a multi-award winning hospital which is situated within easy walking distance of the town centre of Dorchester. Dorchester itself is an intriguing mix of historic and modern, with Brewery Square offering a vibrant and sophisticated leisure and shopping complex. Close to the Jurassic coast, if you enjoy walking through the English Countryside or exciting water sports, this area is the perfect place for you. Take a look at Visit Dorset to see what the area has to offer.
We provide a supportive learning environment with excellent training and development opportunities. We take your professional and personal development seriously. Our Senior Pharmacists have experience and practice depth having worked across different practice sectors and in leading teaching hospitals UK wide. The successful candidate will be encouraged and supported to undertake the post-graduate Clinical Diploma and participate in both Clinical Audits and Quality Improvement Projects. We also encourage and support our pharmacists to undertake the Non-Medical Prescribing Programme, whether as part of or in addition to the Clinical Diploma. We also support our team to attend the Clinical Pharmacy Congress and other exciting events throughout the year.
Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust employs around 4,000 members of staff, who provide acute hospital services to a population of around 250,000, living within Weymouth and Portland, West Dorset, North Dorset and Purbeck. We also provide renal services for patients throughout Dorset and South Somerset. The purpose-built Pharmacy provides a clinical pharmacy service to the trust and local Community Hospitals. The dispensary benefits from an ARX BD robot installation, and a Prescription Tracking System. DCHFT was an early adopter of Electronic Prescribing and Medicines Administration in 2014.
We are an innovative forward-thinking department and we are working closely in partnership with the Integrated Care System across Dorset to promote Pharmacy careers and be at the forefront of changes, visit the Our Dorset website for more information. A series of in-house developments are still underway, giving the opportunity for successful candidates to be involved in dynamic projects which offer professional progression. Our staff are our most precious resource, and so the growth and development of those that work within this dynamic department is prioritised.
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