Dispensary Services Lead Pharmacist

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£56,164 – £65,262 a year
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We are looking for a pharmacist with the drive and enthusiasm to lead and develop both the staff and the below services. You will be responsible for leadership, development, operational delivery and service evaluation to ensure high standards of care are provided to patients consistently across this service area. The post holder will provide support and overall leadership for dispensary-based services, responsible for providing a safe, efficient drug distribution service throughout the hospital and community services. The Pharmacist will work alongside other dispensary managers in the health board to develop and implement appropriate Key Performance Indicators for the provision and audit of safe and comprehensive dispensary service. The successful candidate will ensure regulatory and legal compliance within the pharmacy department including the EU Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD), compliance with stock returns and safe storage and supply of controlled drugs. The successful candidate will lead on clinical ward-based activities to one of the clinical areas in the hospital. The department provides a comprehensive medicines management service to all wards and operates using the All-Wales Electronic Discharge System( MTeD). The post holder will oversee procurement services and will manage and be supported by a team of experienced pharmacy technicians and support staff who undertake the day-to-day role Support and training to develop expertise in these areas can be provided. The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply. Hywel Dda University Health Board is the planner and provider of NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties. Our 11,000 members of staff provide primary, community, in-hospital, mental health and learning disabilities services for around 384,000 people across a quarter of the landmass of Wales. We do this in partnership with our three local authorities and public, private and third sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through: Four main hospitals: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush General in Haverfordwest; Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire; Tregaron, Aberaeron and Cardigan in Ceredigion; and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire; 48 general practices (four of which are managed practices), 47 dental practices (including three orthodontic), 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices (43 providing Eye Health Examination Wales and 34 low vision services) and 17 domiciliary only providers and 11 health centres; Numerous locations providing mental health and learning disabilities services. Highly specialised and tertiary services commissioned by the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee, a joint committee representing seven health boards across Wales. You will be able to find a full job description and person specification attached within the supporting documents. The Health Board is committed to supporting its staff to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing patient and service user experiences. In our commitment to increase the number of staff who are able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we welcome applications from Welsh speakers. The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable for this post. If you do not meet the Welsh Language requirements specified, the Health Board offers a variety of learning options and staff support to help you meet these minimal desirable requirements during the course of your employment with us.