Lead Pharmacist for Vaccination Programmes – Limited Term Appointment


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This post is a limited term appointment for 12 months. About the role and our team Join our supportive, welcoming team as Lead Pharmacist for Vaccination Programmes. In this role you will provide leadership and support to the Pharmacy Department, the Integrated Medicines Optimisation Group (a joint primary and secondary care prescribing committee) and other departments within Manx Care and the wider health community in the planning and delivery of vaccine services across the Isle of Man. Some of your key duties will include:
  • Working with Public Health (IOM) and Manx Care to horizon scan, cost and operationalise the delivery of vaccine services
  • Providing support to Public Health (IOM) in liaising with UK and Crown Dependency counterparts to understand national and international implications of new vaccine challenges
  • Working alongside the Prescribing Advisor, Chief Pharmacist and Finance team in the Budget Transfer process, ensuring that the budget for all vaccine programmes are costed and directed appropriately
  • Co-ordinating the range of vaccine programmes and reporting in to Public Health (IOM) and Manx Care
This is a unique role which will provide you with the opportunity to develop the role and the relationships required across Manx Care and the UK. It will require a high level of clinical knowledge and the ability to work and plan strategically. This is a great opportunity for a pharmacist looking to develop their career and is ready to face a new challenge! What can this role offer me? This role offers you the flexibility to undertake the majority of the work at a time of your choosing, and most can be facilitated from home or the office, however there may be requirements to attend specific meetings, MDT or receipt of specialist vaccines. This is a great opportunity for you to develop your skills and knowledge as the vaccination programmes evolve and specialist advice and research becomes available. Manx Care is committed to creating smoke-free spaces and is ‘proud to be smoke free’ as part of the overall Isle of Man Smoke Free 2030 ambition. As of April 1st 2021 smoking is no longer permitted on our Manx Care & DHSC sites, including nursing, residential and EMI units around the Island. For support and advice on abstinence from smoking, please contact Quit4You on 642404 or Quit4You@gov.im. To find out more about the benefits you can enjoy by working with us, download our benefits guide from the bottom of the advert.
Do you know someone who could be perfect for this role? Let them know about this vacancy and refer them via our new Employee Referral Scheme! You’ll receive £500 (in two equal instalments and subject to conditions) for making the referral, if the person you referred is offered the role! To ensure you receive payment for your referral, the person you refer just needs to indicate the referral on their application form by selecting ‘Isle of Man Public Service Employee Referral Scheme’ in the ‘Where did you hear about this vacancy’ section, and providing your name as the referrer.
  Additional information Please note an enhanced with barring police check is required for this post, which Manx Care will cover the cost of for you. Please note if you have lived for more than 6 months outside of the UK in the last 5 years, you will be required to obtain a Letter of Good Standing from the appropriate authorities in the relevant locations, please read the guidance about how to obtain this letter. A full, valid driving licence and access to your own vehicle is required for this role. A relocation package and interview expenses are not available for this role. We support flexible working and equality, diversity and inclusion in our recruitment The Isle of Man Public Service is committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates equality, diversity and inclusion. We understand how a wide range of views and experiences can benefit us as we work together for the Isle of Man. We welcome applications from diverse backgrounds and would encourage you to apply. The Isle of Man Public Service is an equal opportunities employer which supports and promotes flexible working. We understand its benefits in improving work-life balance and supporting health and wellbeing and, in its different forms; it is widespread throughout the Public Service. We are happy to discuss part-time or flexible working arrangements, including job share partnerships, for our roles (where possible) and if interested you should discuss this with the Hiring Manager.