Pharmacy – Pharmacist Practice Educator
Location Negotiable

Job reference: 051403

Location: Location Negotiable

Job closing date: 16/05/2021

Job posted date: 22/04/2021

Salary: Band 7 (£39,693 - £46,467)

Employment type: Fixed-term

Job Type: Medical and Dental

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Training Programme Management

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Education for Scotland

   **** COVID-19 - Please note that during this time all interviews will be conducted remotely.  If successful you will also initially be working remotely in line with guidance from Scottish Government***  

Practice Educator – Pharmacy (NES Post-registration Foundation Programme for newly qualified pharmacists) 

Full Time; 37.5 hours per week (applications for less than full time will be considered)  

Fixed term / secondment until 31st March 2022* 

Who We Are  

NHS Education for Scotland (NES) is an education and training body and a special health board within NHS Scotland, with responsibility of developing and delivering education and training for the healthcare workforce in Scotland. Full information on the recruiting department is available here 

What you'll do

This is an exciting opportunity to join our innovative team within NES Pharmacy on a temporary basis up to March 2022. This is an excellent opportunity for a pharmacist with an interest in educational initiatives to expand their career experience. 

This role will involve working within the NES Post-registration Foundation Programme for newly qualified pharmacists to support the Senior Educators and the Principal Lead in the development and implementation of the cross – sector programme. You will have working knowledge of the training framework, good interpersonal skills, be able to prioritise your workload to meet the demands of the various stakeholders and be able to work using your initiative when required. You will be highly motivated with a desire to support the further implementation of this  workstream. You will work closely with members of the NES Pharmacy team, community pharmacists, hospital and primary care pharmacists as well as educational leads and senior stakeholders. 

What you'll bring

You will be a qualified Pharmacist with a Masters’ degree in Pharmacy or equivalent.  You will ideally have completed the foundation training programme. You should be member of the General Pharmaceutical Council of Great Britain 

Please note that travel across Scotland is a business as usual requirement of this role and may require overnight stays (currently on hold due to covid-19 response).  We will offer remote interviews (via Microsoft Teams).  

* For NHS employees considering this post, please note that appointments will only be considered on a secondment or SLA basis, in the first instance 

Applicants who wish to apply on a secondment basis are strongly encouraged to discuss this with their current employer at the earliest opportunity. 

If you are interested in this vacancy and would like further information, please refer to the job information pack below which includes a copy of the Job Description,  Job Summary, Person Specification and Conditions of Service. 

Informal enquiries may be directed to Fiona McMillan, Principal Lead, or Gillian Allison , Senior Educator, via:   

Unless otherwise stated the deadline for applications is 23:59 hours on the closing date.  

Closing Date: 16th May 2021 

Interview Date from:  26th May 2021