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A key leadership role has arisen within the North Bristol Trust’s Pharmacy Department.
North Bristol Trust is a major Teaching Trust with services provided from our state-of-the-art pharmacy department based in the hospital at Southmead. Our Trust is the largest in the South West and has a number of specialties including, Renal Medicine and Transplantation, HIV, Haematology, Urology, Neonatology, Respiratory, Major Trauma, Neurology and Neurosurgery
The Pharmacy Department is committed to providing a high quality clinical service and improving patient safety through standard and innovative practices that supports our working patterns in the new hospital and our Trust’s objectives.
The successful candidate will provide strategic and operational leadership for the development of pharmacy services within the acute care setting. Through collaborative leadership they will be expected to develop and deliver a vision for excellence in pharmaceutical care taking account of the challenging landscape across all care settings, providing and maintaining best practice in pharmacy services. Significant experience in leading service development and successfully managing change projects is essential. Closer integration with clinical teams is actively supported through the development of team based working.
The Primary role of the Pharmacy Operations Manager is to be managerially responsible for the following Pharmacy services:- Dispensary, Medicine Distribution, Medicine Procurement, Pharmacy Stores and Homecare. They will also be responsible for the delivery of the major incident and business continuity plans, management of complaints received by Pharmacy and the security of the department and the safe storage of medicines.
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to inspire multi-professional teams will be essential. This post is ideally suited to someone who is motivated by well-managed change across traditional professional boundaries and wants to extend their experience at a senior management level in a progressive environment.Closing Date:
25th November 2018Interview Date:
12th December 2018
For further details / informal visits contact:
Jane Coleborn, Director of Pharmacy, tel Apply
, email Apply
Ian Fielding, Chief Technician, tel Apply
The following is applicable for ‘At Risk’ employees, who must meet the essential shortlisting criteria to be eligible for interview.
Those from within North Bristol NHS Trust who apply for this role will be considered for shortlisting in the first instance.
Those from within the BNSSG (Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire) who apply for this role will be considered in the second instance.
Those covered by the South West Employment Transition Framework who apply for this role will be considered in the third instance.
If no applicant is appointed from the above ‘at-risk’ pools, those from the open market will then be considered for shortlisting.
If you apply for this vacancy and have not received a communication from this Trust within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.
Please note that this Trust does not reimburse travel expenses relating to interview attendance.
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This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
The successful applicant(s) will normally commence at the minimum of the scale unless they have previous NHS service at the same band. Progression through the scale is by annual increments. Please note that stringent pre-employment checks are undertaken on all successful applicants prior to commencement in post. Please refer to the ‘Information for Prospective Employees’ attachment for information relating to DBS charges.
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