Senior Clinical Pharmacist – Suffolk Primary Care

Senior Clinical Pharmacist – Suffolk Primary Care

Job summary

We are looking to recruit a Senior Clinical Pharmacist to join our Pharmacy Team, to develop and deliver medicines optimisation services across our East Suffolk Primary Care Network (PCN). East Suffolk PCN is made up of 12 practices and more than 120,000 patients.

The successful candidate will have a patient facing role in managing long-term conditions; working directly with patients to assess and treat conditions, as well as promote self-care. We offer flexible roles dependent on the hours you are available for work and your level of experience.

The successful applicant will work as part of a multidisciplinary team to develop and deliver the PCN DES (Direct Enhanced Service) and run practice clinics.

In return, we will support you to develop, working in an environment that nurtures and develops quality.

We are looking for independent prescribers or those willing to or working toward the qualification. Experience in General Practice would be an advantage but is not essential if you are clinically up-to-date and understand the process of full a medication review within a Primary Care setting.

If you wish to discuss this job or any other suitable jobs, call Henrietta Cresswell on 01449 541569

Shortlisting will take place on 11th December 2023, with potential interview dates shortly thereafter.

Main duties of the job

  • The key responsibilities for the clinical pharmacist are:
  • To reduce the medicines related workload on doctors
  • Increase safety and quality of prescribed medicines
  • Provide support on medicines related issues to the whole practice team
  • Be a point of contact for patients regarding medicines queries

About us

SPC is an innovative partnership of Suffolk GP surgeries.

Doctors and practice staff share resources and work together to ensure patients continue to receive high quality healthcare.

Suffolk Primary Care is committed to a policy of equal opportunities in employment. Applicants will ideally be fully vaccinated against Covid.

Benefits of working for SPC include:

  • NHS Pension Scheme
  • The NHS Pension Scheme is a defined benefits scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Family benefits including an adult dependents pension and childrens pension
  • Ill health benefits
  • 20% employer contribution
  • Electric Car Salary Sacrifice Scheme
  • No deposit
  • No credit check
  • Fully comprehensive insurance
  • Servicing and tyres
  • Breakdown cover
  • Up to £2,000 contribution from SPC subject to conditions
  • Proper Pay & Cost of Living Benefits
  • Living Wage Foundation Accredited
  • GP Remote Working
  • Eye Care Vouchers Health Service Discounts
  • Annual Leave – Minimum 33 days including bank holidays FTE with enhancements for long service
  • Enhanced Maternity & Paternity terms
  • High street discounts through our own online portal
  • Technology and Homewares Salary Sacrifice schemes with Currys and John Lewis
  • Cycle to Work Salary Sacrifice Scheme
  • Gym Salary Sacrifice Scheme

The closing date is 08 December 2023