Highly Specialist Mental Health Pharmacist
Mental Health and Learning Disabilities
Various full and part time hours available
Pharmacy Department, Cefn Coed Hospital
£44,606 to £50,819 per annum
Welcome to Swansea Bay University Health Board. We welcome applications from people who share our values: caring for each other, working together and always improving.
Croeso i Fwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Bae Abertawe. Rydym yn croesawu ceisiadau gan bobl sy'n rhannu ein gwerthoedd: gofalu am ein gilydd, cydweithio a gwella drwy'r amser.
Swansea Bay University Health Board reserve the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.
Prior consideration for this vacancy will be given to staff currently awaiting redeployment and we therefore reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any stage.
Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.
PLEASE NOTE THAT WE WILL ONLY ACCEPT APPLICATIONS FROM STAFF CURRENTLY EMPLOYED BY SWANSEA BAY UNIVERSITY HEALTH BOARD, ELIGIBLE AGENCY WORKERS, SBU VOCATIONAL TRAINEES OR SBU VOLUNTEERS.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced mental health pharmacists to join our Mental Health Pharmacy Team, providing specialist clinical pharmacy services to wards and clinics across ABMU Health Board.
This varied role provides the opportunity to contribute to the development and provision of medicines management services to a range of specialties and settings including inpatient acute adult mental health wards, older people mental health wards, Learning Disabilities, PICU, Rehabilitation & low secure , medium secure and community mental health teams.
The post holder will be responsible for the supervision of band 6 / 7 pharmacists in the mental health team and will contribute to the provision of education and training of pre-registration and diploma pharmacists.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to contribute to the development and implementation of evidence based prescribing guidelines, working closely with our well established multidisciplinary Drugs & Therapeutics Committee.
The post holder will be managed by the Lead mental Health Pharmacist, and also supported by the wider pharmacy team. We offer clinical supervision and opportunities to enhance your knowledge and skills for further post-graduate qualifications, including non-medical prescribing.
To successfully undertake this role, the post holder will need 3 years experience in mental health pharmacy , excellent clinical, communication and prioritisation skills and be able to work within teams and independently. They will need to be enthusiastic and highly motivated to enable the team to drive forward and take on new challenges They will also need to have a flexible approach to support cover across a range of sites.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.
Swansea Bay University Health Board is committed to supporting its staff and processes to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing service users experience. In our commitment to increase the number of staff able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we would particularly welcome applications from Welsh speakers.
Equality remains at the centre of the Health Boards policy-making, service delivery and employment practices. We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race, religion, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.
We are a Disability Confident Employer and applications are welcomed from persons with disabilities. A disability will not prejudice your application. If you are unable to submit your application in the requested format because of a disability please contact the Recruitment Team, who will agree a more suitable way for you to apply. All disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria listed in the Person Specification will be invited to interview.
Mae Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Bae Abertawe wedi ymrwymo i gefnogi ei staff a'i brosesau er mwyn gwbl gofleidio'r angen ar gyfer dwyieithrwydd ac felly yn gwella profiad y defnyddwyr gwasanaeth. Rydym yn rhoi croeso arbennig i geisiadau oddi wrth siaradwyr Cymraeg, yn unol â'n hymrwymiad i gynyddu'r nifer o staff sy'n medru cyfathrebu yn y Gymraeg gyda chleifion a gweithwyr proffesiynol.
Mae cydraddoldeb yn parhau i fod yn ganolog i lunio polisïau, cyflenwi gwasanaethau ac ymarferion cyflogi'r Bwrdd Iechyd, ac rydym wedi ymrwymo i sicrhau nag oes unrhyw ymgeisydd swydd neu weithiwr yn derbyn triniaeth llai ffafriol ar sail eu hil, lliw, tarddiad ethnig, crefydd neu gred, rhyw, tueddfryd rhywiol, anabledd, statws priodasol neu oedran. Mae'r Bwrdd Iechyd yn ddefnyddiwr Symbol Anabledd Tic Dwbl ac rydym yn ymrwymedig i gyflawni gofynion Deddf Gwahaniaethu ar sail Anabledd 1995. Rydym yn croesawu ceisiadau gan bobl Anabl a bydd anabledd ddim yn peri rhagfarn yn erbyn eich cais. Os nad ydych yn medru cyflwyno eich cais yn y fformat a ofynnir oherwydd anabledd fel y diffinnir gan y Ddeddf yna cysylltwch â'r Tîm Recriwtio, a fydd yn cytuno am ffordd fwy addas i chi wneud cais. Bydd pob ymgeisydd anabl sy'n cwrdd â lleiafswm y meini prawf hanfodol ar gyfer safle yn cael gwahoddiad i gyfweliad.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Documents to download
* Job description
* Person specification
* Guidance for Applicants
* NWSSP Recruitment Services Privacy Notice
* NWSSP Hire to Retire Privacy Notice
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Sue Jones, Lead Mental Health Pharmacist [Click here to apply] [Click here to apply]