Have you got the enthusiasm and passion to take up the challenge of this vital Pharmacy position?
About Our Pharmacy Service
An opportunity has arisen for the right candidate to contribute to our team in providing a high quality and respected clinical pharmacy service to Care of the Elderly and Frail patients.
You will be based at Colchester Hospital, spending a significant proportion of time working clinically at ward level and within the Frailty unit.
Being a key member of the multidisciplinary team you will be expected to fully integrate within the clinical environment to include having some responsibility for patients at both Harwich and Clacton hospitals.
Please also note that, in order to streamline recruitment, this vacancy may expire prior to the advertised closing date so early application is recommended.
Assisting the department in providing a comprehensive clinical pharmacy service to patients within East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT).
Work closely with senior colleagues and clinical technicians to ensure the provision of an integrated and efficient clinical service.
Clinical practice will be centred around the Care-of-the-Elderly wards at the Colchester Hospital site but will also include some oversite/awareness of pharmacy services to the wards at Harwich and Clacton hospitals (longer stay and rehabilitation areas).
If not already achieved, it is expected that you will undertake the postgraduate education offered by the department e.g. Postgraduate Diploma in General Pharmacy Practice.
Further support will be offered to help facilitate progression to becoming an Independent Prescriber.
You will also receive training deemed necessary regarding working with Care-of-the-Elderly and Frail patients.
Work clinically at ward level; although it is an expectation that you will also support other clinical colleagues within the department as the holistic service requires.
One of the largest Trust’s in East Anglia, East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT) provide hospital and community health services to people living across a wide geographical area. We deliver care from two main hospitals in Colchester and Ipswich, six community hospitals and in patients’ own homes. You will be joining a team of almost 12,000 amazing colleagues providing care to approximately a million people.
Along with supporting you to achieve your career goals we offer a generous pension scheme, unsocial hours payments (if applicable), 27 days annual leave on commencement (pro rata) and access to a range of NHS discounts. Our Staff Health and Wellbeing programme offer a range of services including mental health support. We offer a range of flexible working opportunities.
Our philosophy is that Time Matters to everyone. Across the Trust, we concentrate on improving the things we do and removing those which do not work or cause time delays for our staff and patients.
If you are passionate about patient care and want to develop your skills and knowledge then we are keen to hear from you.
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For further details / informal visits contact: Name: Paul Mills Job title: Assistant Chief Pharmacist Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone number: 01206 745985