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Lead ICA Clinical Pharmacist

Hours: 4.5 Hours Per Week (12 Month Fixed Term)
Salary: £45,000 - £53,000 Pro Rata - Depending on Experience
Closing date: 23/04/2021

Summary

The Primary Care Networks (PCN’s) in Cornwall have introduced this role in recognition of the value of the clinical pharmacy workforce and the need for this workforce to have leadership and coordination across the Integrated Care Area (ICA). There are 13 PCN’s in Cornwall, working across 3 Integrated Care Areas (East, Mid and West) and we are seeking a lead for each ICA area to provide the leadership and co-ordination required.

This is a new role to support, develop and promote the role of Pharmacy in Primary Care, working with partners across the system to ensure a high quality service, aligned to the strategic vision for medicines optimisation and the integrated care system. The post holder will be an experienced Clinical Pharmacist who will provide the leadership and co-ordination of clinical pharmacy for their Integrated Care Area, working with the Primary Care Networks (PCN’s) and partners across the ICA, under the direction of the Lead Pharmacist.

As the role of the Clinical Pharmacist in General Practice develops, there is a need for leadership and coordination to integrate this role into the wider workforce and to ensure that appropriate support, education, training and supervision are provided. This role will work with the PCN’s in the ICA to help reduce unnecessary duplication, provide strategic direction, prevent professional isolation and continue the development of the workforce in primary care. Working closely with pharmacy partners across Cornwall, together with the Pharmacy System Leadership team and the Professional Ambassadors in Clinical Pharmacy, you will seek to embed and develop pharmacy and medicines optimisation across general practice and care homes ensuring the delivery of consistent, high quality integrated service.

 

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To apply for this job please contact:

Laura Wheeler (Head of OD & Workforce / Training Hub Lead)

laura.wheeler3@nhs.net

07774 981600