Locum Clinical Pharmacist

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£40 – £45 an hour
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We are looking for a locum pharmacist to provide clinical input on inpatient wards in mental health settings across the region, becoming a vital part of the multidisciplinary team. Comprehensive training and support will be provided. Driving is essential for this role. The Role We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated clinical pharmacist who wishes to further develop their clinical skills. Essential Criteria
  • A qualified pharmacist holding a current GPhC registration
  • 1-years’ experience post-graduation
  • A full UK driving license with access to vehicle for work purposes
  • Evidence of robust and up to date self-directed learning / CPD
  • Strong time management and organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills with peers and multidisciplinary team members
  • Ability to offer sound professional advice in relation to clinical or medicines management related issues
Desirable Criteria
  • Mental health experience / ward based mental health exposure / clinical ward experience
  • Post graduate education – a post graduate clinical certificate or diploma
  • Pharmacists transitioning from community will be considered in some circumstances dependent on experience and post-graduate education
Duties will include:
  • Provide the role of a ward based clinical pharmacist for a diverse array of mental health and palliative care services
  • Act as a point of advice and information to medical and nursing staff for all wards under your care
  • Provide medication training to clinical staff on relevant clinical and medicines management topics
  • Provide pharmaceutical input to clinical governance meetings
  • Maintain and improve quality and patient safety
About Us Ashtons provides outsourced pharmacy services to independent hospitals and hospices across the UK. We are progressive, forward thinking and unique in our ability to support independent healthcare providers of all sizes with a range of essential services including clinical pharmacy services, e-learning courses, training seminars and medication supplies. If you are a qualified pharmacist who is looking for an exciting opportunity to use your skills and experience to make a difference, then we would like to hear from you. Job Type: Full-time Salary: £40.00-£45.00 per hour Work Location: On the road