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Job reference: 179924
Salary: Band 7 (£46,244 - £53,789)
Job closing date: 12/03/2024
Job Type: Other Therapeutic
Location: NHS Forth Valley Sites
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 37.5
Job posted date: 27/02/2024
Employer (NHS Board): NHS Forth Valley
Department: Primary Care Pharmacy

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Pharmacy staff in Forth Valley is key to helping transform primary care services. If you are looking for increased job satisfaction through varied and challenging patient centred roles, then please get in touch!

The Pharmacotherapy Service in Forth Valley is rapidly expanding and the team are developing new and exciting roles within local GP practices and working towards fulfilling the vision set out by Achieving Excellence in Pharmaceutical Care. This post will therefore be based in GP practices to increase capacity to deliver pharmaceutical care. You will be an integral and valued member of the GP Team delivering the Pharmacotherapy Service.

The post holder will have highly effective interpersonal, communication and influencing skills. They will also have the ability to work with a range of clinical and non clinical personnel as they become core members of the practice teams. They will liaise closely with hospital and community pharmacy colleagues and care homes to ensure seamless pharmaceutical care. In addition, the pharmacist will have or will have the opportunity to develop the necessary clinical skills to enable them to undertake medication reviews. There will also be an opportunity to undertake training to become an Independent Prescriber if required.

Our priority locations at present are Stirling City and North West Stirling clusters. However, other opportunities maybe available at the time of appointment.

For further information on the pharmacists recruitment process please contact Euan Reid, Lead Pharmacist, Primary Care 01324 566159

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 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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