Person Specification

Working knowledge and understanding of pharmaceutical standards and national guidelines.
Advanced IT skills.
Interest in improving polypharmacy outcomes.
Work related circumstances
Flexibility with working hours/ base to meet the needs of the service and patients.
Willingness to travel to educational sessions and to fully partake in development courses and opportunities.
Registrant of General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) and commitment to CPD.
Independent prescriber or willing to work towards this within 3 years of appointment.
Completion of either the Primary care pharmacy education pathway, or MSc Advanced Practice Pathway or willing to work towards this within 3 years of experience as a primary care pharmacist.
Member of Professional Body e.g. Royal Pharmaceutical Society.
Hold post graduate clinical Diploma or equivalent.
Experience in working with computerised health care systems.
At least 1 years post qualification experience in General Practice, hospital or community pharmacy.
Previous experience of working in triage or unscheduled care service.
Skills and Abilities
Excellent communication skills, with patients and healthcare professionals.
Ability to form and maintain good working relationships within a multi-disciplinary team and work effectively as a team member.
Ability to apply therapeutic knowledge to clinical situations and to tailor the information to suit the recipient.
Recognises personal limitations and ability to seek expert advice where appropriate.
Ability to work calmly and accurately under pressure to meet required deadlines.
Ability to work autonomously and to make clinically based judgements.
Ability to work in difficult/emotive situations.
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).

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Job Purpose statement

Bay Medical Group are looking for a Pharmacist to join our team. If you are a Practice Pharmacist who shares our vision of providing the best possible general practice care to our patient population, of working in a caring team and of seeking innovative solutions to the challenges of the ever-changing NHS, we look forward to hearing from you.

The post holder will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team in both an administrative and a patient-facing role.

The post holder will undertake clinical medication reviews to proactively manage patients with complex polypharmacy.

The post holder will provide primary support to general practice staff with regards to prescription and medication queries. They will help support the repeat prescription system, deal with acute prescription requests, and medicines reconciliation on transfer of care and systems for safer prescribing, providing expertise in clinical medicines advice while addressing both public and social care needs of patient.

The post holder will provide clinical leadership on medicines optimisation and quality improvement and manage some aspects of the quality and outcomes framework and enhanced services.

The post holder will ensure that the practice integrates with community and hospital pharmacy to help utilise skill mix, improve patient outcomes, ensure better access to healthcare and help manage workload. The role is pivotal to improving the quality of care and operational efficiencies so requires motivation and passion to deliver excellent service within general practice.

The post holder will be expected to complete either the Primary care pharmacy education pathway, or MSc Advanced Practice Pathway, and the non-medical prescribing course if not already completed.

Salary – £40065 to £53224 a year salary