Pharmacist Clinical Tutor

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£48,526 – £54,619 a year
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We are looking for a dedicated, dynamic and enthusiastic pharmacist, with a passion for education and training to join our team. You will lead the provision of clinical pharmacy placements at North Manchester General Hospital, supporting the expansion of placements for undergraduate students from the University of Manchester . In addition you will support education and training within the pharmacy department, and contribute to the provision of clinical pharmacy services. This is an exciting opportunity to develop your own skills and contribute to the development of the future pharmacy workforce. You will be joining our established team of Clinical Tutors at MFT and in addition you will take up an honorary appointment with the Division of Pharmacy and Optometry, University of Manchester. In addition you will form an integral part of the pharmacy team and the wider MDT, working together to provide high quality care to our patients. You must be a qualified pharmacist registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC). You need to have a post-graduate clinical diploma and a PG Certificate in Education or demonstrable teaching experience. Key to the success of this post will be the expectation that you will work within a coordinated team of clinical tutors and liaise closely with clinical academic staff at the University of Manchester You will receive a comprehensive induction, regular 1:1’s and annual appraisals to develop knowledge and skills where appropriate. You will work alongside the Clinical Tutor team and academic staff at the University to provide hospital placements to all years across the MPharm programme, including reviewing and updating the MPharm curriculum in line with new GPhC guidance. You will be actively involved in undertaking audit and practice research to further develop clinical teaching and support pharmacy undergraduate students with their research projects. Within the pharmacy department you will provide and support the delivery and development of a patient focused clinical pharmacy service, in addition to participating in the department’s weekend working, late night and on call rotas. You will be actively involved in developing and delivering the Education and Training strategy of the MFT pharmacy department including supporting our trainee and rotational pharmacists. MFT is England’s largest NHS Trust with a turnover of £2.5bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We’re creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year. Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you’ll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary. We’ve also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive; our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which we’ve launched in September 2022. We’re proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What’s more, we’re excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable. At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together. To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience you’ll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the ‘Supporting Documents’ heading. So that you’re even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, you’ll need to take time to read the ‘Candidate Essentials Guide’that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how ‘we care for you as you care for others’. Most importantly, it also contains critical information you’ll need to be aware of before you submit an application form. COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. If you are unvaccinated, there is helpful advice and information available by searching on the ‘NHS England’ website where you can also find out more about how to access the vaccination. Diversity Matters MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team We’re looking forward to hearing from you!