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Band 7

Main area
Band 7
Bank and fixed term contracts available
Up to 20 hours per week
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£31,696 to £41,787 per annum pro rata
25/02/2018 23:59

NHS 111 Yorkshire & Humber are looking to increase their team of enthusiastic Pharmacists.

Would you like to join our award winning NHS 111 Pharmacy team?

NHS 111 provides telephone assessment to the general public wishing to contact a GP or seek general health advice and management. The types of calls you will manage include prescription medication enquiries, toxic ingestion and health information enquiries. You will also support clinical advisors in both NHS 111 & the Emergency Operations Centre in 999. NHS 111 has successfully piloted using pharmacists in the call centre environment and with the development of a YAS Clinical Advisory Service we now want to develop the team further.

You will have at least 4-years post-registration experience working within a clinical environment, which could including Medicines Information. In addition to holding an UG Pharmacy Degree (BSc/MPharm), you will be a Member of the General Pharmacy Council and hold a postgraduate Diploma and/or MSc in Clinical Pharmacy or Pharmacy Practice.

You will need knowledge/ experience of providing clinical advice/information over the telephone with experience of following NHS Pathways but this is not essential. You will need excellent telephone communication skills and be self-motivated to be able to manage your own work load.

We are looking for someone to work on a zero-hour contract, we also have a number of hours available for a 2 years fixed term contract averaging between 15 to 20 hours per week. depending on the needs of the service at Agenda for Change Band 7. Unsocial hour’s payments of up to 25% will also be paid retrospectively every 13 weeks.

The post holders will be required to work evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays across sites at Wakefield and Rotherham. You would also be expected to work in partnership as an expert resource with GP out of hours and the wider YAS organisation. You would be professionally accountable to the NHS 111 Operational Lead Pharmacist.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information in the first instance please contact Usha Kaushal on 07779 296257 or Jayne Bradbrook on 01924 584253

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