Pharmacist Jobs Vacancy at Helens Knowsley Teaching Hospitals Prescot
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Pharmacist Jobs Vacancy at Helens Knowsley Teaching Hospitals Prescot Jobs Details:
3 x 37.5 hours per week
These posts are offered on Band 6 progressing to Band 7 on successful completion of Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy and suitable performance
We have vacancies for an enthusiastic and motivated pharmacist to complete our current team of band 6 rotational pharmacists and participate in the provision of the Trust’s pharmacy service
We can offer:
A structured rotation through patient services, aseptic dispensing, and clinical specialist shadowing:
Comprehensive clinical pharmacy experience in a variety of specialities involving ward rotations
Opportunity to undertake a diploma/MSc in clinical pharmacy, after successful completion of which and subject to suitable performance the candidate will progress to band 7.
Participation in consultant wards rounds
Involvement in teaching undergraduates and other members of the multidisciplinary team
Established peer support and team working
The department operates a 7 day service to the medical care group and as part of this role you will be expected to participate in the rostered shift system which is currently 1 in 5. Participation in the late night working and pharmacy on call will also be required
The Trust comprises two modern high-performing state-of-the-art PFI hospitals, St Helens and Whiston, which have accredited teaching hospital status.
We cover a large suburban area between Liverpool and Warrington, including St Helens, Prescot and Huyton. There are in the region of 800 beds which provide for most major specialities.
The Pharmacy Department has over 80 staff operating across the two sites. We have established automated dispensing systems within both dispensaries, and there is an ambitious and active technology implementation program which includes automated labelling & checking.
A new e-prescribing facility has recently been launched.
Both the Department and the Trust has a long-standing reputation for being a friendly and rewarding place to work.
A previous Investors in People assessment recognised our Pharmacy as an outstandingly good department for staff support and development.
St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is the BEST acute Trusts in England for the THIRD year running!
The Trust is currently the only acute Trust in Cheshire and Merseyside, and is one of nine in the entire country, to achieve the title of OUTSTANDING, rated by the Care Quality Commission.
We provide a full range of acute adult services to our local population of circa 350,000 and provide tertiary services across a much wider area in the North West, North Wales and Isle of Man. We are a Major Trauma Unit and the Mersey Regional Burns Unit.
Our '5 Star Patient Care' strategy is at the heart of all that we do; supporting our vision to provide world class services for all our patients by getting it right for every patient, every time.
Our latest achievements include:
- Trust rates Outstanding by the CQC – Inspection August 2018
- Best in the NHS, Patient Led Assessment of the Care Environment 2017 and 2018
- The Trust achieved top marks in the country for areas including; cleanliness, food, privacy and dignity, facilities for patients living with dementia and disabilities, conditions, appearance and maintenance of the hospital buildings.
- Top 100 places to work in the NHS (NHS Employers and Health Service Journal)
- Best acute Trust in England (NHS Staff Survey 2017 and 2018)
- Best Patient Experience in the NHS (CHKS Top Hospitals Awards 2015)
In the NHS Staff Survey 2018 the Trust scored the highest marks in the following areas;
- Positive organisation culture of safety
- Quality of care
- Staff engagement
- Staff morale
- Equality, diversity and inclusion
- Providing a safe environment for staff
Our staff rated our Trust as the best place to work and receive treatment. The Trust has also been recognised, for the third year running, as being the top acute Trust in the entire country for staff engagement, staff motivation, and pride in the quality of care we provide to patients.
St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust are committed to providing an environment and services which embrace diversity and which promote equality of opportunity, we welcome applications from all sections of the communities we serve to enable us to reflect their diversity and improve the delivery of the services we provide.
Any information gathered during the application process relating to protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010, is gathered for statistical purposes only and is not made available to recruiting managers at any stage of the recruitment process.
As a ‘Disability Confident Employer’ we offer a guaranteed interview scheme for applicants who consider themselves to have a disability and who meet the minimum selection criteria (essential) at each stage of the selection process. you can indicate your wish submit an application under the Trust's guaranteed interview scheme in the personal information section of the online application form.
If you consider yourself to be disabled or have any other long term health issues and have special support needs in applying for a job, attending for an interview or in undertaking any tests as part of a selection process, please inform us of any reasonable adjustments you require in order for us to support you in maximising your ability to gain employment with us.
The Trust is a non-smoking site. Failure to follow this rule could lead to disciplinary action.
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Please be aware, that we may close a vacancy earlier than stated, should a sufficient number of applications be received from which a shortlist can be confirmed therefore you are advised to apply at your earliest convenience.