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Band 7 Clinical Pharmacist Southern Health

Are you an experienced Clinical Pharmacist seeking a new challenge? Are you looking to join a friendly and dynamic team within the NHS?

Service Care Solutions are recruiting for a Clinical Pharmacist to support Southern Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

This is a LOCUM opportunity for the duration of 12-weeks with the likelihood of extension.

This is a full-time placement with 37.5 hours per week available.

Part-time applications will be considered.

Job Purpose: Band 7 Clinical Pharmacist - Mental Health

Pay Rate: £30.00 LTD p/h + £250 Welcome Bonus

Location: Parklands Hospital, RG24 9RH

Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 08:00-17:00 | 37.5 Hours | Part-time roles considered

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for providing clinical pharmacy input at multidisciplinary team level for inpatients, home treatment and community teams, demonstrating professional accountability to patients and working across traditional boundaries.

  • Taking referrals from the MDT and within Pharmacy.

  • To support other pharmacy staff providing a service to develop and maintain adequate competencies to deliver such a service.

  • Participate in the dispensary rota and Medicines Information service in line with departmental requirements and recognised best practice (where needed).

  • Manage and make appropriate referrals to other members of the multidisciplinary team and within the pharmacy department.

  • Be able to critically appraise the literature and give accurate interpretation in order improve use of medicines.

  • Reduce risk associated with medicines use by contributing to the safe medication practice agenda.

    This will include identification, investigating and reporting of medicines related errors.

  • Develop and demonstrate expert clinical knowledge in the specialism of mental health pharmacy services to provide innovative, safe, clinically effective and cost-efficient use of medicines.

  • To actively improve medicines safety by reporting medicines incidents and near misses and sharing learning across their teams.

  • To work with the medicines safety officer to share learning from medicines incidents, improve incident reporting and continually improve medicines safety across the organisation by participating in medicines safety initiatives.

  • To participate in the Trust's Emergency Duty Pharmacy service, in accordance with the rota.


  • Registered with the GPhC

  • Degree or equivalent in Pharmacy

  • Previous experience in Mental Health

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: 3 Months
  • Rate: Up to £30.00 per hour + £250 bonus scheme
  • Location: Reading, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Medical
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Contact: Bhumi Patel
  • Tel: 01772 208 963
  • Fax: 01772 471473
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2023-04-13 13:16:09 -

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