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Pharmacist

NHS AfC: Band 7

Main area
Pharmacy
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 7
Contract
Fixed Term for 12 months
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
990-NHSE11216N-A
Site
Regatta Place, Liverpool
Town
Liverpool
Salary
£33,222 - £43,041 per annum
Closing
22/11/2018 23:59

NHS England leads the NHS in England, setting the priorities and direction of the NHS and informing the national debate to improve health and care. We strongly believe in health and high quality care for all, now and for future generations and want everyone to have greater control of their health and wellbeing, and to be supported to live longer, healthier lives by high quality health and care services that are compassionate, inclusive and constantly-improving.

NHS England shares out more than £100 billion in funds and holds organisations to account for their spending. Our work involves the commissioning of health care services in England, and we support local health services that are led by Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). We have devised and are delivering a strategic vision for the NHS, along with our partners in health, called the Five Year Forward View.

If the advertised role is based in London on an Agenda for Change Pay Band, it will attract a High Cost Area supplement. This supplement is not applicable to Executive or Senior Manager or Medical Leader positions. For positions offered on a part time basis, salary and any allowances will be adjusted pro rata.

We will not accept applications for this position by CV or via recruitment agencies.

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North Region Specialised Commissioning Team - North West Hub

Pharmacist - Band 7

12 Month Fixed Term Post (Maternity Cover)

37.5 hours per week

We are looking to recruit an experienced individual to work with our specialised commissioning teams in the North West hub.  The post is open to registrants of the General Pharmaceutical Council (i.e. pharmacists or pharmacy technicians) and will be based in Regatta Place, Liverpool respectively.

The North Specialised Commissioning team spends around £1bn each year on high-cost medicines at over 50 acute Trusts and has an active programme to validate and monitor costs each month.

This post is key to developing this work and will involve data analysis and presentation. Applicants should be familiar with handling diverse data sets and the general approaches to data handling and analyses. Competence with Microsoft Excel is crucial. Roles are generally office and computer based, although there will be a requirement and opportunities to attend local, regional (North) and national meetings and events. Reporting to the hub’s Lead Pharmacist, you will be an integral part of a diverse team with responsibilities for projects that will impact across the NHS and ensure high cost drugs are prescribed in a manner that complies with the relevant NHS England policies.

We can provide flexibility in the work place to suit your home and family requirements, including some home-working. There is free on-site parking at most of our offices as well as other local amenities. Opportunities will exist for individuals to develop the role and themselves in a number of different ways.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Interested applicants are encouraged to contact Helen Potter, NW Hub Pharmacy Lead on 07825 422799 to discuss the role in more detail.