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Job reference: 151166
Salary: Band 6 (£37,831 - £46,100)
Job closing date: 12/07/2023
Job Type: Other Therapeutic
Location: Forth Valley Royal Hospital
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 37.5
Job posted date: 30/05/2023
Employer (NHS Board): NHS Forth Valley
Department: Pharmacy Services

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Join our clinical pharmacy team within Forth Valley Royal Hospital and have the opportunity to undertake post-registration foundation training in an acute general hospital. Your clinical rotations will include medical (respiratory, endocrine, and infectious disease), surgical (general surgery, surgical specialties, orthopaedics), acute admissions, and care of the elderly. There will also be rotations within dispensary and aseptic services.

NES post-registration foundation programme and independent prescribing is encouraged and will be supported by an experienced supervisor.

The clinical pharmacist team have excellent support from our well established clinical pharmacy technician team who we are working with closely to take their service to the next level. Hospital Electronic Prescribing and Medicines Administration (HePMA) has been rolled out across NHS FV since 2016 which keeps us at the forefront of healthcare provision in line with Scottish Government aims.

Our pharmacy team is dedicated, supportive, and friendly. We are forward thinking and look to improve the experience of both patients and staff. We enjoy social events, group dog walks, our weekly cake club, and our book club. The hospital, which is surrounded by woods and lochs, provides many activities to support healthy lives for staff such as running and cycling clubs. Larbert is within 40 minutes of Edinburgh and Glasgow and has excellent road and rail links and there may also be opportunity for car share.

The successful post holder will be expected to contribute to on-call, weekends, and public holiday services.

For more information contact Amy Hannah, senior pharmacist for intensive care and surgery either by email on or by telephone on 01324 566734. Previous applicants need not apply.

The duties of this post require the successful candidate to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme.  More information on this scheme can be found at

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail, therefore please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders) and also your Jobtrain account for updates.

NHS Forth Valley is positive about disabled people and is committed to offering an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job.  Please contact the Recruitment Office on 0330 041 4694 if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you with your application and/or interview.

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

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