Dedicated Community Mental Health Pharmacist Required – Apply now

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Job Details

Posting Date: 24 June 2024
Salary: £51,488.00 to £57,802.00 per year
Additional Salary Information: £51,488.00 – £57,802.00 a year
Hours: Full time
Closing Date: 07 July 2024
Location: London, E2 6BF
Company: NHS Jobs
Job Type: Permanent
Job Reference: C9363-24-0993

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Job Summary

We are excited to announce an opportunity to work within a novel pharmacy role in community mental health care. This position has been developed as part of East London Foundation NHS Trust’s ambitious Community Transformation Programme, aiming to redesign and enhance the delivery of mental health services for our population.

Main Duties of the Job

The post-holder will collaborate with various multidisciplinary mental health neighborhood teams in Tower Hamlets, supporting service users through innovative care models focused on medicines optimization and safety. Responsibilities include:

  • Conducting medicines consultations with service users
  • Providing detailed medicines information
  • Performing comprehensive medication reviews
  • Contributing to projects aimed at improving patient care and safety through psychotropic medications
  • Delivering education and training to primary care colleagues to enhance their knowledge and confidence in handling psychotropic medications
  • Opportunities for non-medical prescribing

As this is a newly developed role, we are eager to hear your ideas and pilot them using quality improvement methodologies.

What We’re Looking For

We seek an experienced mental health, community, or hospital pharmacist with a passion for enhancing access to and the quality of mental health care in community settings. The ideal candidate will demonstrate innovation and bring new ideas to push the boundaries of the pharmacy profession.

About Us

Our mission is to make a positive difference in people’s lives by improving the quality of life for all we serve. Our values are: We Care, We Respect, We are Inclusive. We seek individuals who embody these qualities in their support of service users and carers and in their relationships with colleagues within the Trust and our partner organizations.

For further information, please refer to the job description and person specification attached to this vacancy.

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