Pharmacist Specialist – Hammersmith & Fulham

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£49,036 – £55,049 a year
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We are looking for an enthusiastic pharmacist to join a friendly, progressive clinical team serving our community at West London NHS Trust. The trust provides services across a large geographical area and includes a wide range of mental health and community health services. Our 800 in-patient beds provide services from open wards through to high security forensic services and intermediate care beds. We provide a secondary, tertiary and national service. We are a leading provider of Perinatal Mental Health Service to the boroughs of Ealing, Hammersmith and Fulham and Hounslow The post holder will work closely with the multidisciplinary team to optimise pharmaceutical care for the acute mental health service in Hammersmith and Fulham, Ealing and Hounslow as a rotational pharmacist. They will offer advice to medical staff, nurses and patients on all aspects of the safe & effective use of medicines as well as facilitating medicines reconciliation and discharge planning. They will also support the delivery of education, training and service improvement using quality improvement methodology. There will be opportunity to be involved in clinical trials, audit and research projects. The successful candidate should be a highly motivated individual team player with good communication skills and a keen interest in mental health. The applicant should be able to work well both in a team and autonomously. West London NHS Trust is one of the most diverse providers of mental health, community and social care in the UK. Our 3,982 staff care for people in hospital and in the community, helping them to recover and go on to lead full and productive lives. We aim to be the best organisation of our kind in the country. We provide care and treatment for more than 800,000 people living in the London boroughs of Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham and Hounslow, delivering services in the community (at home, in GP surgeries and care homes), hospital, specialist clinics and forensic (secure) units. We’re rated good overall by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Together, we’re committed to promoting hope and wellbeing, working with patients, service users, carers, families and partners across the communities we serve. We are keen to ensure that our workforce reflects the community it serves, particularly in terms of ethnicity, gender, disability, LGBTQ+ and experience of mental illness.