Pharmacy Lead

Kings Park Hospital - Stirling
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Pharmacy Lead 

Full-time Permanent

Up to £50,000.00 plus benefits

The Kings Park Hospital in Stirling is part of Circle Health Group, Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare with a nationwide network of hospitals & clinics, performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country. 

Circle Health Group are proud to be recognised as one of the UK’s 25 best big companies to work for and one of the 10 best companies to work for in the health and social care sector.

We have an opportunity for a Pharmacy Lead to join their team of staff in the Pharmacy department.

This is a Full time role for 37.5 hours a week. 

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Degree in Pharmacy M Pharm or B Pharm or BSc (Pharmacy) on the General Pharmaceutical Council registers as a Pharmacist or 
  • Registered pharmacy technician on the General Pharmaceutical Council technicians register.
  • Knowledge of General Pharmaceutical Council Codes of  Professional Conduct, Ethics and Performance and their 
    implications for practice.
    Knowledge of the Care Standards Act and Care and Quality Commission Requirements.
    Maths, English GCSE at grades A to C or equivalent functional skills level 2 evidence.
  • UK hospital experience within a hospital pharmacy department. Experience of managing a team & mentoring. Experience of managing a budget.
  • Strong organisational and planning skills, including risk management. Results driven, possessing a proven track record of delivering against targets.
  • Proficient in the use of a PC, including the use of software and systems
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate clearly with a range of people at differing levels across the hospital, deploying a range of techniques to do this effectively

Duties of this role include:

  • Working within a small category hospital, the role is to clinically support the department to promote and ensure excellent patient care, taking responsibility to lead the department under the direction of the Director of Clinical Services. Core Responsibilities and Key
  • Responsibility for the daily management and daily running of the pharmacy department, with support from the Director of Clinical Services, ensuring safe provision of staffing that meets activity by workforce planning, monthly rostering and daily review.
  • To organise the inpatient pharmacy rotas, weekend and on-call cover ensuring that at all times there is adequate cover within the department.
  • To ensure compliance with appropriate regulatory and best practice frameworks.
  • To liaise with the reps, clinical steering group as appropriate.
  • To take an active role in supporting the implementation of national developments locally

Salary & Benefits:

Circle Health Group is committed to offering competitive starting salaries and access to a wide range of employee benefits, including:

  • 25 days holiday per year + bank holidays, increasing to 30 days with service
  • Private Pension Scheme
  • Private Healthcare Scheme for treatment at our hospitals, covering pre-existing medical conditions
  • Friends & Family Hospital Discounts
  • Family Friendly policies, including enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Adoption pay
  • Non-contributory life insurance
  • Staff engagement hub with access to discounts and extensive rewards and voluntary benefits
  • Access to resources, tools and services to support your wellbeing
  • Employee recognition programmes
  • Industry leading training and development opportunities
  • …and much more!

“Our culture is a result of the way our people live and breathe our philosophy, which combines our purpose, principles and values.

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