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Pharmacy Lead – SACT

  • Closing date04/08/2024
  • HoursFull time
  • Role TypePermanent
Location(s)
Mount Alvernia Hospital - Guildford

Overview

Pharmacy Lead - SACT
The Mount Alvernia Hospital                   
37.5 Hours & Permanent
Salary: Up to £60,000.00

The Mount Alvernia Hospital in Guildford is part of Circle Health Group, Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare with a nationwide network of hospitals & clinics, performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country. 

Circle Health Group are proud to be recognised as one of the UK’s top 5 best big companies to work for as well as top 5 to work for in the health and social care sector.

We have an opportunity for a Pharmacy Lead to join their team of staff in the Pharmacy Department.

This is a full-time role for 37.5 hours a week. The role holder will be required to cover a flexible shift pattern.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Degree in Pharmacy M Pharm or B Pharm or BSc. (Pharmacy) on the General Pharmaceutical Council register as a Pharmacist or Pharmacy Technician whose name appears on the General Pharmaceutical Council Pharmacy Technicians register.
  • At least 2 years UK hospital experience within a hospital pharmacy department. Experience of managing a team & mentoring. Experience of managing a budget.
  • Strong organisational and planning skills, including risk management. Results driven, possessing a proven track record of delivering against targets.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate clearly with a range of people at differing levels across the hospital, deploying a range of techniques to do this effectively
  • Knowledge of General Pharmaceutical Council Codes of Professional Conduct, Ethics and Performance and their implications for practice.
  • Knowledge of the Care Standards Act and Care and Quality Commission Requirements

Duties of this role include:

  • Responsible for the optimal and safe use of medicines to all patients receiving SACT medication
  • Ensure that all prescribing is on the CHG electronic software
  • Request new protocols in a timely manner
  • To influence and promote evidence based medicine and nationally published best practice for this patient group
  • Provide expert advice to support the management, prescribing, clinical use and procurement of medication prescribed & administered within an oncology facility
  • Motivate and inspire pharmacists and other healthcare professionals to adopt ownership of responsibility for medicine management services within an oncology facility.
  • Member of the Hospital multidisciplinary oncology team
  • Support the development and local implementation of corporate & hospital prescribing guidelines, and new oncology policies
  • Provide an educational resource for the hospital to staff and patients with respect to medicines prescribed and administered in oncology facilities

Salary & Benefits

Circle Health Group is committed to offering competitive starting salaries and access to a wide range of employee benefits, including:

  • 25 days holiday per year + bank holidays, increasing to 30 days with service
  • Private Pension Scheme
  • Private Healthcare Scheme for treatment at our hospitals, covering pre-existing medical conditions
  • Friends & Family Hospital Discounts
  • Family Friendly policies, including enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Adoption pay
  • Non-contributory life insurance
  • Staff engagement hub with access to discounts and extensive rewards and voluntary benefits
  • Access to resources, tools and services to support your wellbeing
  • Employee recognition programmes
  • Industry leading training and development opportunities

…and much more!

Circle Health Group is committed to creating a diverse workforce offering inclusive opportunities for all our colleagues.

Our definition of diversity goes beyond the established characteristics protected by the Equality Act, as we strive to attract candidates with diverse experiences, backgrounds, identities or expressions, skills, work styles…and more.

Circle Health Group are proud to be a Gold member of the Armed Forces Covenant, and we welcome applications from members of the Armed Forces Community.

We are also part of The Valuable 500 and we pride ourselves in being a Disability Confident Employer.

We’re passionate about creating an environment where our people can thrive, grow and develop professionally and personally. Our principles and values guide our colleagues to be selfless, compassionate, committed, collaborative, brave, agile, tenacious and creative and are at the core of our purpose and culture.

To find out more about the Circle Health Group Philosophy: https://careers.circlehealthgroup.co.uk/why-circle/our-philosophy

Andy.vickery@circlehealthgroup.co.uk

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  • Closing date04/08/2024
  • HoursFull time
  • Role TypePermanent
Location(s)
Mount Alvernia Hospital - Guildford

Overview

Pharmacy Lead - SACT
The Mount Alvernia Hospital                   
37.5 Hours & Permanent
Salary: Up to £60,000.00

The Mount Alvernia Hospital in Guildford is part of Circle Health Group, Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare with a nationwide network of hospitals & clinics, performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country. 

Circle Health Group are proud to be recognised as one of the UK’s top 5 best big companies to work for as well as top 5 to work for in the health and social care sector.

We have an opportunity for a Pharmacy Lead to join their team of staff in the Pharmacy Department.

This is a full-time role for 37.5 hours a week. The role holder will be required to cover a flexible shift pattern.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Degree in Pharmacy M Pharm or B Pharm or BSc. (Pharmacy) on the General Pharmaceutical Council register as a Pharmacist or Pharmacy Technician whose name appears on the General Pharmaceutical Council Pharmacy Technicians register.
  • At least 2 years UK hospital experience within a hospital pharmacy department. Experience of managing a team & mentoring. Experience of managing a budget.
  • Strong organisational and planning skills, including risk management. Results driven, possessing a proven track record of delivering against targets.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate clearly with a range of people at differing levels across the hospital, deploying a range of techniques to do this effectively
  • Knowledge of General Pharmaceutical Council Codes of Professional Conduct, Ethics and Performance and their implications for practice.
  • Knowledge of the Care Standards Act and Care and Quality Commission Requirements

Duties of this role include:

  • Responsible for the optimal and safe use of medicines to all patients receiving SACT medication
  • Ensure that all prescribing is on the CHG electronic software
  • Request new protocols in a timely manner
  • To influence and promote evidence based medicine and nationally published best practice for this patient group
  • Provide expert advice to support the management, prescribing, clinical use and procurement of medication prescribed & administered within an oncology facility
  • Motivate and inspire pharmacists and other healthcare professionals to adopt ownership of responsibility for medicine management services within an oncology facility.
  • Member of the Hospital multidisciplinary oncology team
  • Support the development and local implementation of corporate & hospital prescribing guidelines, and new oncology policies
  • Provide an educational resource for the hospital to staff and patients with respect to medicines prescribed and administered in oncology facilities

Salary & Benefits

Circle Health Group is committed to offering competitive starting salaries and access to a wide range of employee benefits, including:

  • 25 days holiday per year + bank holidays, increasing to 30 days with service
  • Private Pension Scheme
  • Private Healthcare Scheme for treatment at our hospitals, covering pre-existing medical conditions
  • Friends & Family Hospital Discounts
  • Family Friendly policies, including enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Adoption pay
  • Non-contributory life insurance
  • Staff engagement hub with access to discounts and extensive rewards and voluntary benefits
  • Access to resources, tools and services to support your wellbeing
  • Employee recognition programmes
  • Industry leading training and development opportunities

…and much more!

Circle Health Group is committed to creating a diverse workforce offering inclusive opportunities for all our colleagues.

Our definition of diversity goes beyond the established characteristics protected by the Equality Act, as we strive to attract candidates with diverse experiences, backgrounds, identities or expressions, skills, work styles…and more.

Circle Health Group are proud to be a Gold member of the Armed Forces Covenant, and we welcome applications from members of the Armed Forces Community.

We are also part of The Valuable 500 and we pride ourselves in being a Disability Confident Employer.

We’re passionate about creating an environment where our people can thrive, grow and develop professionally and personally. Our principles and values guide our colleagues to be selfless, compassionate, committed, collaborative, brave, agile, tenacious and creative and are at the core of our purpose and culture.

To find out more about the Circle Health Group Philosophy: https://careers.circlehealthgroup.co.uk/why-circle/our-philosophy

Andy.vickery@circlehealthgroup.co.uk

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