Clinical Pharmacist

About the job

Are you a pharmacist looking for new challenges? We are looking for a self-motivated and enthusiastic registered pharmacist to join our friendly pharmacy team. This post is full time, 37.5 hours over five days, Monday to Friday. You will be part of the Norwich and West Norfolk Clinical Pharmacy team based at Hellesdon hospital in Norwich. Your main role will be to work with the multidisciplinary team to provide a clinical pharmacy service to the in-patient wards and Crisis teams. You must be registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council and trainee pharmacists may apply for this job. Newly registered pharmacists will initially be employed as a band 6.Good communication, problem solving, prioritisation and organisational skills are essential. Previous experience in the mental health setting is not essential as support and training in Psychiatric pharmacy will be available. The post holder will provide pharmaceutical care for service users and carers in a clinical setting by
  • Answering basic medicine information queries
  • Clinically checking prescriptions
  • Patient counselling at ward level (individual/group)
Benefits included with this role are:-
  • NHS pension
  • Comprehensive in house & external training programmes
  • Career progression
  • Starting annual leave of 27 days per annum increasing to 33 days pa based on length of service (plus paid bank holidays)
  • Staff physio service
  • NHS discounts and many more.
Here at NSFT we pride ourselves on being a welcoming, talented, friendly and supportive team who like nothing better than sharing their experiences and learning from each other.This post attracts a recruitment premium of £3,000 (pro-rata for part time roles). This is a one off payment with half paid on appointment and half paid after the completion of a satisfactory probation period (6 months). The premium is taxable. Please note that should you leave employment, or choose to move to an alternative post within the Trust that does not attract this recruitment premium, you will be required to reimburse all or some it, as follows: 100% of the value of the premium in the first 12 months; 50% of the value of the premium in the period 12 months to 2 years following appointment. Please note this recruitment premium is for external applicants only. Not applicable to newly qualified nurses.