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Prescribing Pharmacist - Remote (Full or part time)

Employer
Suvera Ltd
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
£53,000 - £55,000
Closing date
17 Jun 2024

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Contract
Full-time
Pharmacy sector
Primary care
Job Type
Pharmacist
Sector
Pharmacy

Here at Suvera, we’re on a mission to keep people in good health. To achieve it, we’re looking for experienced, forward-thinking independent prescribing pharmacists to join our growing digital care team.

This is an exciting opportunity to become a key part of a company that’s leading innovation in chronic care delivery with virtual clinics across the UK. Supporting NHS partners to proactively manage complex patients, you’ll work with practices, PCNs and ICBs in a primary care setting. You’ll enjoy the autonomy and flexibility of remote working, combined with support from our care team network, and will report into your clinical team lead.

Whether you’re looking for career progression, greater work-life balance, or a flexible role that fits around you, it’s all possible at Suvera. And as a company that’s clinically led, you’ll be a key voice in a growing digital community of pharmacists shaping our clinical operations and chronic care pathways.

The position is available both full time (40 hours over 5 days a week) and part time (minimum of 4 days a week). Please indicate when applying if you are applying for a full time or part time role. 

What we offer

  • Base salary of £53,000 - £55,000 pa full time (pro-rata for part time roles)
  • 32 days annual leave, plus 8 public holidays (pro rata for part time roles)
  • Remote working from wherever you are in the UK
  • Matched pension contributions (5% employer, 5% employee)
  • Strong clinical leadership and support
  • Community-building events and socials
  • Enhanced maternity & paternity pay
  • Equipment budget on joining us
  • Annual education and wellbeing budget
  • Free external financial advice, mental health support and therapy sessions
  • Medical indemnity cover for all Suvera work
  • 5 days paid study leave pro-rata for approved courses

💻 Role duties

As an Independent Prescribing Pharmacist at Suvera, you’ll provide specialist pharmaceutical support to patients working within your clinical competencies. Supporting our NHS partners, you’ll be patient facing and focused on proactively managing patients living with long-term conditions.

From repeat prescription management to structured medication reviews, it’s a varied workload. You’ll also be involved in quality improvement and audit and managing some aspects of the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF). You will receive support to help develop the role.

Clinical responsibilities

  • Collecting and recording patient health data in a holistic manner Interpretation, risk stratification and management of data in line with standard operating procedures and NICE guidelines Providing evidence-based lifestyle advice Prescribing or changing patient medication as appropriate Providing clinical leadership to members of the team

Non-clinical responsibilities 

  • Maintaining patient safety and dignity at all times
  • Enrolling patients onto the Suvera platform
  • Building and maintaining patient trust
  • Maintaining clinical notes on Suvera and GP partner systems
  • Proactive involvement in QOF
  • Liaising with members of the operations/product/technology teams
  • Participating in shared learning with Suvera and our GP partners
  • Taking a proactive role in audits relating to patient activity
  • Assisting in development of Suvera systems and services
  • Undertaking other administrative duties where reasonably required

🙌 Who you are

Applicants must have a minimum of 12 months experience as a clinical pharmacist within an NHS primary care setting. In addition, you will be:

  • A current member of a medical professional defence organisation
  • An independent prescriber and have completed a GPhC-accredited course/or equivalent
  • Currently registered with the GPC and act at all times within the boundaries of it’s code of professional conduct
  • An excellent verbal and written communicator
  • Confident communicating with patients via their preferred communication channel which could include email, messaging, telephone or video calls
  • IT literate, and able to work with a variety of software systems, including but not limited to Emis Web, SystmOne, Microsoft Office
  • Confident managing the following conditions: Hypertension, Type 2 Diabetes and Asthma

We want to hear from applicants who are:

  • Enthusiastic about improving patient health and wellbeing
  • Excited about transforming chronic care delivery
  • Personable, polite and approachable
  • Flexible, proactive and willing to learn
  • A team player
  • Aware and can acknowledge your own limitations when delivering care
  • Comfortable seeking advice and support from the wider clinical team when necessary

Previous experience working for a digital healthcare provider is a bonus!

Application Process

 We welcome all applications from a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences.

If you need any adjustments to support you with your application, let us know by emailing peopleteam@suvera.co.uk in advance so we can put the right support in place for you.

There are various ways in which we can adjust your interview or application including, but not limited to, organising phone calls instead of videos, accepting applications in alternative formats, sharing questions or more context in advance of your interview, additional time in the interview and more. Let us know what you need.

Please note that a Disclosure will be requested in the event that you are successful and are offered & accept a role with Suvera. The DBS Code of Practice which governs these checks can be found here.

No agencies, please.

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