Band 7 (Full-time + EDC)
An exciting opportunity has arisen at Croydon Health Services (CHS) for a dedicated and organised pharmacist to support the Education and Training team. Our Pharmacy Services are highly respected and our staff work closely with multi-disciplinary teams.
The successful applicant will have previous education and training experience, together with hospital pharmacy experience, providing clinical services to a variety of clinical environments. You will join a team of dynamic, senior, rotational pharmacists, gaining valuable experience .
Under the guidance of the Principal Pharmacist, you will be introduced to Education and Training strategy and local delivery in the development of training for undergraduate students, trainee pharmacists and foundation pharmacists. You will be responsible for developing education and training services and providing professional cover and training to junior pharmacists.
We were one of the first Trusts in London to launch electronic prescribing and administration for inpatients and outpatients and are continuing to develop the system. We work closely across the interface to deliver innovative work to improve the quality of patient care and experience across the primary/secondary care boundary.
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The post holder will support the delivery of the Education and Training Strategy at Croydon Health Services NHS Trust and also provide a Clinical Pharmacy service to a defined specialty. They will deputise for the Principal Pharmacist (Education and Training) in the delivery of the E&T responsibilities and duties such as;
- Teaching of undergraduate pharmacy and medical students
- Induction and training of junior doctors
- Supervision of Brighton Undergraduate Pharmacy Placements
- Recruitment and organisation of Pharmacy Summer Placement Programme and Work Experience Programme
- Support with the Foundation Training Year Programme for trainee pharmacists
- Support with induction and training of junior pharmacists
The post holder will also assist in providing and maintaining a safe and efficient pharmaceutical service to a cohort of patients in accordance with Trust policies. They will support and supervise undergraduate students, trainees and newly qualified pharmacists. They will deliver, develop and evaluate E&T services in accordance with the objectives set by the Principal Pharmacist. The role is designed to develop clinical, specialist and leadership skills, ensuring the development of a well-rounded and capable pharmacist.
Croydon Health Services NHS Trust provide hospital and community services from a number of community and specialist clinics throughout Croydon. The Trust was formed on 1st August 2010 through the integration of Croydon Community Health Services and Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust. Around 4,100 staff provide services for a population of over 360,000 people who are relatively young with a high level of ethnic diversity.
Our main hospital site, Croydon University Hospital is one of the busiest in London. We’re also leading the way in providing more healthcare outside hospitals at clinics, specialist centres and in people’s homes. Our experienced district nursing teams, Allied Health Professionals and community matrons look after people of all ages across Croydon and our Children’s Hospital at Home cares for children with long-term conditions without them having to come to hospital.
Across the NHS everyone is working hard to meet growing demand and we’re no exception. But with the right people on board, we are rising to this challenge, putting our people in the driving seat, encouraging innovation and transforming our services to give local people the quality of care they deserve. As well as offering access to a range of core skills training and professional development
For further details / informal visits contact: Name: Abbas Alidina Job title: Principal Pharmacist - Education and Training Email address: email@example.com Telephone number: 0208 401 3000
0208 401 3000 ext. 5276