The East Cornwall Primary Care Network goal is a leading innovator in the new and developing Primary Care Network model
We are looking for enthusiastic, innovative and forward thinking Lead Clinical Pharmacist to work with our Network of GP practices across East Cornwall. We see our PCN Lead Clinical Pharmacist as key clinicians in delivering both excellent patient care and support to our GP practices with everything about medicines and prescribing.
If you are looking for a new challenge where you see and support patients with their healthcare needs, as an integral part of a GP practice and PCN team then this role is for you!
This is a great opportunity to be part of a hub approach, working alongside an MDT to transform the way in which care is delivered.
Working with us you will benefit from:
- Opportunities for flexible working
- A clear career framework with pathways for promotion and career development.
- 6 weeks pro rata holiday entitlement (including bank holidays), with the ability to ‘buy and sell’ annual leave.
- Being part of a local, agile and innovative team.
- Access to a great support network within a multi-professional team.
- Access to a company pension scheme, sickness, maternity and paternity pay.
Main duties of the job
The post holder will deliver clinical leadership to the PCN pharmacy team and deliver clinical support to the practices within the East Cornwall Primary Care Network as necessary. Duties will include clinical supervision, line management, compassionate & visionary leadership, project development and programme delivery.
The post holder will be an expert in a clinical specialty and act as a clinical lead for this in the ARRS team, as well as actively supporting the development and supervision of the clinical pharmacy team.
There will also be a dedicated project working element to this post, working at a strategic level across the PCN to promote best practice, quality improvement and population level patient safety. The post holder will also run their own clinics in a general practice or clinical hub setting.
East Cornwall Primary Care Network
The East Cornwall locality General Practices have formed a provider company Kernow Health East Ltd which will operate the East Cornwall Primary Care Network (PCN). The neighbourhoods you will be recruited to include the Saltash Practices (Saltash Health Centre and Port View), the Rame Peninsula (Rame Group Practice), St Germans (Quay Lane Surgery), Liskeard (Oaktree and Rosedean) and Looe (Old Bridge Surgery). You will be based across the localitys GP practices providing clinical pharmacy support as part of the practice clinical teams, working either in one or more practice(s) or remotely as part of a clinical hub.
East Cornwall has previously been awarded Primary Care Network of the Year, recognising the localitys forward thinking and ambition to deliver excellent clinical care. The locality is committed to developing an exceptional, integrated care, team approach to better support people within the community setting. This will bring together a range of health and social care professionals to work together to provide enhanced personalised and preventative care for their local community. If you are interested in working as part of a clinical team within general practice then we would be excited to hear from you.