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Pharmacy Lead - SACT

Hays Recruitment
London, England
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Pharmacy sector
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Your new company 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 is proud to be recognised as one of the UK's top 5 best big companies to work for and is the top 5 to work for in the health and social care sector. We have an opportunity for a Pharmacy Leader 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. Your new role

Responsible for the optimal and safe use of medicine for 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

What you'll need to succeed

Degree in Pharmacy M Pharm or B Pharm or B.Sc. (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

What you'll get in return 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!What you need to do now If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion about your career.

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