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Senior Clinical Pharmacist Non Medical Prescriber - Substance Misuse (3253260991)
In support of our core purpose of Working together to achieve the healthiest life possible for everyone in Ayrshire and Arran we are committed to a culture that is Caring Safe and Respectful. You will be required to work collaboratively in a safe, caring and respectful way. An enthusiastic and experienced Pharmacist Independent Prescriber is sought to work within the challenging field of Substance Misuse within NHS Ayrshire and Arran Specialist Drug and Alcohol Treatment Services. This role will lead in the provision of specialist clinical pharmacy (non-medical) prescribing and review for substance misuse patients within the Specialist Drug and Alcohol Treatment Services in partnership with a multi-disciplinary professional group. The post holder will be directly responsible for the provision of clinical care for a nominated case load of individuals as well as assessing, reviewing and initiating treatment for new patients. You will develop advanced theoretical and practical knowledge within this complex specialist field and provide expert advice and analysis in pharmaceutical matters relating to substance misuse, addiction and mental health disorders relating to the care of individual patients. You will lead on, monitor, audit, plan and develop service provision by self and multidisciplinary colleagues to ensure practice is relevant, appropriate, evidence-based, safe, cost-effective and in keeping with local and national policies, guidelines and strategies. The post holder will have the opportunity to contribute to the wider development and improvement of pharmaceutical services to patients with Addiction/Substance Misuse/Dual-diagnosis mental health disorders. The post holder will be accountable for the safe and cost-effective use of medicines within the designated clinical area. This post involves flexible working across the geography of NHS Ayrshire and Arran. Hours: 18.75 hours per week Fixed Term / Secondment for 24 months A car owner / driver is essential For an informal discussion of the post please contact Alexander Adam, Specialist Pharmacist in Substance Misuse (SPiSM). alexander.adamaapct.scot.nhs.uk Mobile: 07557 083093. Applications are welcome from UK, EEA and non-EEA candidates. EU Settlement Scheme - EU, EEA or Swiss nationals are strongly encouraged to join the EU Settlement Scheme prior to 30th June 2021. As part of the recruitment process, you will be required to produce proof of your EU Settlement status from 1st July 2021 to demonstrate your Right to Work in the United Kingdom. Further information: https://www.gov.uk/settled-status-eu-citizens-families. Existing employees may be asked to provide evidence of their EU Settlement Status from 1st July 2021.