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Pharmacist

Employer
NHS England Apprenticeships
Location
Workington
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
24 May 2022

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Job summary

Role

We are looking for Pharmacists to work in our vaccination hubs. Our vaccination hubs also provide other health services such as smoking and weight loss clinics, blood pressure monitoring, as well as flu, travel and Covid-19 vaccinations, Ensure that all patients received the highest quality of care by ensuring clinically accuracy and patient safety. This role will see you reporting directly to our services team manager, with support from our superintendent's team.

Travel between sites will be expected. You will not have one home site.

Location- Workington (Cumbria)

Main duties of the job

Responsibilities

- Assume the role of Pharmacist or Supervising Pharmacist at a Pharmacy2U vaccination centre or pharmacy services centre

- Demonstrate competence in providing vaccination services by means of an assessment process prior to engagement

- Perform vaccinations for influenza and Covid-19 using a PGD / NHS National Protocol

- Counsel patients on their vaccination, potential adverse reactions, and recognise and manage anaphylaxis

- Supervise other pharmacists, healthcare professionals and supporting staff on site to ensure a safe and professional service

- Assist other staff with vaccination training and sign-off competency where appropriate

- Comply with all local and national SOPs, and legal, ethical, and professional standards for the vaccination service

- Host site inspections from the GPhC, NHS England, and other bodies as necessary; ensure the vaccination centre always meets the GPhC standards for registered pharmacies

- Liaise with the site team, services team, and the Superintendent Pharmacist's team at Pharmacy2U

- Manage any concerns at the vaccination centre and promptly raise any issues with the Pharmacy2U teams

About us

Pharmacy2U is the UK's first and largest online pharmacy, we're a market leader in the pharmacy world, with 20 years' experience, helping over 600,000 patients in England manage their NHS repeat prescriptions from request through to delivery. Our aim is to further disrupt the industry for the benefit of patients with leadership that is passionate about building the skills and expertise of our teams- "come and join the rocket ship"- CEO Mark Livingstone.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Role- Regional Pharmacist

Location- Workington (Cumbria)

(Please note - you will be required to travel between locations)

Salary- £50,000 - £55,000 per annum

REGISTRATION FEES PAID! (GPhC, NMC, CIPD etc)

About Us

Pharmacy2U is the UK's first and largest online pharmacy, we're a market leader in the pharmacy world, with 20 years' experience, helping over 600,000 patients in England manage their NHS repeat prescriptions from request through to delivery. Our aim is to further develop the industry for the benefit of patients with leadership that is passionate about building the skills and expertise of our teams- "come and join the rocket ship"- CEO Mark Livingstone.

Role

We are looking for Pharmacists to work in our vaccination hubs. Our vaccination hubs also provide other health services such as smoking and weight loss clinics, blood pressure monitoring, as well as flu, travel and Covid-19 vaccinations, Ensure that all patients received the highest quality of care by ensuring clinically accuracy and patient safety. This role will see you reporting directly to our services team manager, with support from our superintendent's team.

Travel between sites will be expected. You will not have one home site.

Responsibilities

- Assume the role of Pharmacist or Supervising Pharmacist at a Pharmacy2U vaccination centre or pharmacy services centre

- Demonstrate competence in providing vaccination services by means of an assessment process prior to engagement

- Perform vaccinations for influenza and Covid-19 using a PGD / NHS National Protocol

- Counsel patients on their vaccination, potential adverse reactions, and recognise and manage anaphylaxis

- Supervise other pharmacists, healthcare professionals and supporting staff on site to ensure a safe and professional service

- Assist other staff with vaccination training and sign-off competency where appropriate

- Comply with all local and national SOPs, and legal, ethical, and professional standards for the vaccination service

- Host site inspections from the GPhC, NHS England, and other bodies as necessary; ensure the vaccination centre always meets the GPhC standards for registered pharmacies

- Liaise with the site team, services team, and the Superintendent Pharmacist's team at Pharmacy2U

- Manage any concerns at the vaccination centre and promptly raise any issues with the Pharmacy2U teams

Skills

- Previous experience of providing a vaccination service

- Training and accreditation is up to date and compliant with GPhC and NHS England standards for providing a vaccination service

- Ability to recognise and manage anaphylaxis on site

- Familiar with all legal, ethical and professional requirements for the role

- Experience in leading teams and in driving continuous improvement

- Safeguarding training

- The ability to multitask and prioritise activities

- Self-motivated and self-disciplined working practices

- Highly responsible, with a high degree of integrity

- Meet our performance and quality standards

- Professional indemnity insurance in place to cover all areas of practice, including vaccination

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • - Previous experience of providing a vaccination service
  • - Training and accreditation is up to date and compliant with GPhC and NHS England standards for providing a vaccination service
  • - Ability to recognise and manage anaphylaxis on site
  • - Familiar with all legal, ethical and professional requirements for the role
  • - Experience in leading teams and in driving continuous improvement
  • - Safeguarding training
  • - The ability to multitask and prioritise activities
  • - Self-motivated and self-disciplined working practices
  • - Highly responsible, with a high degree of integrity
  • - Meet our performance and quality standards
  • - Professional indemnity insurance in place to cover all areas of practice, including vaccination


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Pharmacy2U Ltd

Address

Unit 3 Dunmail Park Shopping Centre

Siddick Road

Workington

Cumbria

CA14 1NQ

Employer's website

https://www.pharmacy2u.co.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

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