Victoria Hospital

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (This post will also support on call, evening, weekend and public holiday service provision as part of the wider pharmacy team). Part time hours (minimum of 22.5 hours per week) also considered and role could be suitable for someone who wishes to work part time within community pharmacy alongside an NHS role.

Are you passionate about delivering the best care for patients and their medicines?

NHS Fife has an opportunity for outstanding candidates to join our clinical pharmacy team as Specialist Pharmacists we currently have two posts available in the Surgery Rotational Programme.

The current areas covered by these posts are Surgery & Pain, Critical Care, Rheumatology, Cancer & Surgery and Cancer Care/Aseptics with each rotation spanning a nine month period. You will join an established team consisting of a Principal Pharmacist for Critical Care, Senior Pharmacists in Orthopaedic Surgery, General Surgery, Rheumatology, Aseptic Services and Cancer.
In addition, you will work alongside Specialist Pharmacist colleagues in the Medicine/Community Health Rotational Programme, Cancer team and Mental Health team

The clinical pharmacy service at NHS Fife is constantly evolving and innovating to provide the best care for our patients and experience for our staff. We have received great feedback on working together, supporting our trainees and students as well as being considered a crucial component of the MDT.

These posts will be patient-centred and will give you the opportunity to develop your clinical skills and undertake specialist projects within your area. There will also be opportunities to develop leadership skills and deputise for Senior Pharmacists within your rotations.

You will receive support from a designated mentor (in each speciality), and the wider pharmacy team, as well as peer support from other Specialist and Senior Pharmacists. You will be supported to complete further post graduate studies and develop their career in line with advanced practice frameworks.

The NHS Fife Pharmacy Service is undergoing an ambitious programme of transformation and integration. It serves a population of approximately 380,000 people, and is provided by an integrated team of around 300 Pharmacy staff, including Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians, Support Workers, Nurses, and Administrators. The team work across Acute and Community hospital sites, General Practices, Mental Health services, and a range of specialist teams. Partnership working is at the core of our values, and we work closely with other members of the multi-disciplinary team, including our Community Pharmacy colleagues, to deliver the highest quality care for everyone in Fife.

Fife has something to offer everyone and getting to and around Fife is simple, with excellent public transport links from around the UK. This fabulous region is not far from Scotlands major cities, with Edinburgh just to the south, Dundee and Perth to the north, and Glasgow to the south west.

Please refer to the relevant job pack for details on the role. 

For further information for or informal chat regarding the roles please contact: Scott Mitchell, Lead Clinical Pharmacist, Surgery or Briana MacKerron, interim Lead Clinical Pharmacist, Medicine

A requirement of this post is to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Prior to appointment.

NHS Fife is legally obliged to ensure all its employees are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom. If you are not a United Kingdom (UK) or Irish National, you are required to confirm your right to work in your application.

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

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