Full Time Lead Pharmacist Aseptic Services Required

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Job Details

  • Posting Date: 03 June 2024
  • Salary: £50,952.00 to £57,349.00 per year
  • Additional Salary Information: £50,952.00 – £57,349.00 a year
  • Hours: Full-time
  • Closing Date: 17 June 2024
  • Location: Worthing, BN11 2DH
  • Company: NHS Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Job Reference: C9279-24-1280

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Job Summary

University Hospitals Sussex (UHS) is proud to offer an exciting opportunity for a Lead Pharmacist Aseptic Services to join our distinguished cancer pharmacy team at Worthing Hospital. This team has grown significantly over the years, reflecting our commitment to providing top-tier care.

As the Lead Pharmacist Aseptic Services, you will oversee the Aseptic Service section of our pharmacy and deliver specialized clinical pharmacy services to cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy across the Trust.

Our chemotherapy production units, located at the Chichester and Worthing sites, dispense approximately 2,000 doses monthly. These busy units are managed by a skilled pharmacy team dedicated to delivering a safe, efficient, and effective service to Cancer Services and other departments within the Trust.

Our team includes pharmacists, technicians, assistants, and a senior manufacturing technician apprentice, collectively providing chemotherapy, monoclonal antibody, and immunotherapy services within Worthing and Chichester. We also have a dedicated Education and Training Team within Aseptic Services and offer a band 7-8a progression post for this role.

Main Duties of the Job

We are looking for an enthusiastic and driven pharmacist who wants to make a significant impact on our Aseptic Service. This role is perfect for someone seeking career advancement and the opportunity to expand their knowledge and skills.

As part of our team, you will collaborate with diverse professionals to ensure the safe and efficient delivery of chemotherapy services. This role offers a unique chance to contribute to the evolution of our service at Worthing, alongside St Richard’s, as we integrate our pharmacy departments across the Trust.

Joining UHS means becoming part of a forward-thinking aseptic pharmacy service where you can make a tangible difference in patient care and help shape our future services.

The successful candidate must hold a Master of Pharmacy degree or equivalent and be registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).

If this sounds like the perfect job for you, please refer to the attached job description for further details.

About Us

At UHSussex, we celebrate diversity and strive to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels valued and empowered. Our commitment to putting the Patient First is reflected in our Outstanding for Caring CQC rating. We value your unique experiences and perspectives and believe they will enhance our innovative community.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer (Level 2) and a Veteran Aware Trust. Our Wellbeing Programme is designed to support our staff, as we believe that caring for others begins with caring for ourselves.

As a university trust and leader in healthcare research, we prioritize learning, teaching, and training. From your first day with us and throughout your career, we are committed to helping you grow and develop. We hope you choose UHSussex for a long and fulfilling career where you can see the difference you make and feel appreciated for all you do.

We look forward to receiving your application and welcoming you to UHSussex.

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