Advanced Pharmacist Practitioner

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£48,526 – £54,619 a year
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We are looking for an experienced pharmacist to work into and provide pharmacy leadership within the adult community treatment teams in the Gateshead area. You will also be a part of the wider pharmacy team in the provision of mental health services within a range of specialities in the Trust. You will support the Lead Locality Pharmacist and the clinical pharmacy teams, providing management and deputising responsibilities at relevant internal and external events. We provide pharmacy and medicines optimisation services to all our mental health, learning disability and neuro-rehabilitation inpatient areas, as well as to community mental health teams, crisis teams, psychiatric liaison and a variety of other specialist areas. Pharmacy staff are regarded as valued members of the multi-disciplinary team. We have several pharmacist independent prescribers, who are active within a range of clinical services. Leading and delivering medicines optimisation to adult community teams within the Gateshead area, in line with professional, departmental and trust standards and policies. Providing advice and guidance on transfer of care, shared care, training, medicines safety and governance. Providing expert information regarding medicines and medicines optimisation to a range of audiences including service users and carers, Trust staff and primary care. Participating in line management and supervision duties of staff and contributing to the wider operational services of the pharmacy department. Ensuring services in own area are patient-centred and are delivered in a manner which meets the needs of patients and other stakeholders. Developing and supporting the development of services in order to meet changing operational or clinical needs. To personally work and encourage others to work within standards, legislation and guidelines in keeping with professional registration requirements. To act as a role model for other staff and to demonstrate personal conduct in a manner in keeping with being a registered professional. We aim to attract and retain a diverse, talented and committed workforce, who are caring and compassionate, and therefore able to meet the demands of the modern NHS now and in the future. In return we can offer a dynamic working environment in which to build a career. There is flexibility regarding site of working although there would be the expectation that the postholder spends part of their time at the Gateshead Community Treatment Teams.