Dedicated Prisons Services Clinical Pharmacist Required – Apply now

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Job Details

  • Posting Date: 21 June 2024
  • Salary: £45,742.00 to £52,056.00 per year
  • Hours: Full time
  • Closing Date: 07 July 2024
  • Location: Sheerness, Kent, ME12 4DZ
  • Company: NHS Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Job Reference: C9277-24-0987


Key Responsibilities

  • Weekly Planning and Coordination: Organize the pharmacy clinical service provision for the allocated prison(s), planning your work and that of others.
  • Collaborative Work: Communicate effectively with Rochester pharmacy to manage workloads and ensure seamless service.
  • Clinical Service Delivery: Provide high-standard clinical and dispensing services, adhering to all standard operating procedures (SOPs) directed by the Senior Prison Services Pharmacist.
  • Team Collaboration: Work closely with the pharmacy technician within the allocated cluster, providing professional support on-site.
  • Formulary Implementation: Collaborate with primary care colleagues to implement the prison formulary.
  • Reporting and Advising: Generate monthly drug expenditure reports for the allocated cluster prisons and advise prescribers on potential improvements and efficiencies.
  • Clinical Screening and Accuracy Checks: Perform clinical screening and final accuracy checks in the dispensary.
  • Timely Service Delivery: Ensure all work meets the timely requirements of the prison delivery service.
  • Workload Organization: Support technicians in organizing dispensary workloads.
  • Interdisciplinary Collaboration: Work with various healthcare providers, including primary care, IDTS, and mental health services.

Essential Information

National Security Vetting: All applicants must be willing to undergo National Security Vetting as part of pre-employment checks through Oxleas and the prison vetting team. Applicants will need to provide:

  • Proof of right to work documentation.
  • Proof of ID, including one photographic ID.
  • Proof of address documentation.
  • Non-UK passport holders must provide correct documentation (right to work in the UK) and a Home Office Share code.
  • Address history for the past five years.
  • Non-UK passport holders with less than five years of UK address history must provide a Police Certificate in English from previous residences.
  • UK passport holders who have lived abroad for more than six months in the last three years must provide a certificate of good conduct or an overseas police check in English.

For assistance with obtaining a Police Certificate, refer to the Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants. For countries not listed, contact the relevant Embassy or High Commission. Contact details can be found on the Foreign & Commonwealth Office website.

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