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Clinical Pharmacy Assistant

National Health Service

Pharmacy DCHFT, SW
3 days ago
Pharmacy DCHFT, SW
£19.737k - £21.142k Per Year
3 days ago
£19.737k - £21.142k Per Year

Job Reference: 405-20-PT086PHAR

Employer:
Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Pharmacy
Location:
Pharmacy DCHFT, Dorchester
Salary:
£19,737 - £21,142 per annum

Outstanding Hospital

We are the largest and most diverse employer in West Dorset with over 3,000 staff providing an acute hospital service to a population of over 250,000.

Our Mission is to provide outstanding care for people in ways which matter to them and to achieve this we ensure our values of Integrity, Respect, Teamwork and Excellence is at the core of everything we do.

We are a Trust that celebrates diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We would welcome applications from people in all under-represented groups.

Oustanding Career


PHARMACY DEPARTMENTCLINICAL PHARMACY ASSISTANT TECHNICAL OFFICER (Band 3) (Permanent)

Winner of the CHKS Top Hospitals 2015 – Dorset County Hospital has been recognised for its high performance in clinical effectiveness, health outcomes, efficiency, patient experience and quality of care. The Pharmacy Department have also been awarded for their contribution to medicines management and electronic prescribing.

The Pharmacy Department provides a clinical pharmacy service to Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. and to Dorset University Foundation Trust . The dispensary has been refurbished in 2020 and boasts a state of the art ARX dispensing robot installation, a spacious and efficient dispensary area, a improved Prescription Tracking System and the Electronic Prescribing and Medicines Administration is in use throughout the hospital.

The Pharmacy Department has exciting development opportunities for an enthusiastic individual to join our Clinical pharmacy services team. If you wish to be part of a dynamic and innovative pharmacy team, and start or continue a career in Pharmacy, join us as a Band 3 Clinical Pharmacy Assistant. We are an innovative forward thinking department entering an exciting new phase. A series of in-house developments are underway , giving the opportunity for successful candidates to be involved in dynamic projects which offer professional progression.

Under the supervision of a Pharmacist or Senior Technician you will be involved in a broad range of activities in the Pharmacy department and at ward level. There will be a requirement to visit a variety of wards to provide medicines provision for patients. You will work as part of a team providing a comprehensive dispensing service to service users including the labelling and dispensing of prescriptions according to relevant standard operating procedures.

You will assist the Pharmacy Medicines Management Team at ward level to ensure the smooth discharge of patients, transfer of patient’s medicines between wards, labelling and dispensing of medicines for patients and manage medicine returns from wards.

You will need to have received a good standard of general education and have attained a GCSE grade C or above in Mathematics and English (or equivalent).You must be qualified to a level 2 or equivalent standard in Pharmacy Services or willing to undertake and achieve specified Units of Level 2 in Pharmacy Services. This will mean completing a proportion of work in your own time in order to achieve this.

As a Clinical Pharmacy Assistant you will be required to complete a medicines management qualification to allow you to accurately assess patients own medications and provide a medication supply as per departmental standard operating procedures (SOP’s).

You will need to possess excellent communication skills, be self-motivated and have a flexible approach to work and be open to changing practices. Attention to detail is important and you must be able to work as part of a team but also able to demonstrate initiative and work in a professional and timely manner.

You will need to be able to work well under pressure and have a flexible approach. Computer literacy is required although appropriate training on pharmacy systems will be provided.

Dorset County Hospital (400 beds) was officially opened in May 1998 and has a bright spacious and friendly working environment, located within easy walking distance of the historic centre of Dorchester.

Dorchester itself offers a bustling social scene with a mix of modern development of shops, restaurants, cinema, and festivals and specialist markets. There are direct train links to London and the South West including Bristol and Bath.

Hours: 37.5 hrs per week. Staff will be expected to work weekends, Bank Holidays & late duties on a rotational basis. Staff are expected to work flexibly to meet the needs of the business and services provided as required.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Aaran Bellamy, Principle Technician Medicines Management, Aaran.bellamy@dchft.nhs.uk,or 01305 255585



PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT INFORMATION CAREFULLY BEFORE YOU SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION

Please read the job description/person specification carefully to ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience required

The closing date/interview date is subject to amendment; this vacancy may expire at short notice. All correspondence with applicants will be via email. If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks please contact us on recruitment@dchft.nhs.uk to find out whether you have been shortlisted

DBS - If you join us and need a new DBS check, we will recover the costs through a salary deduction (£40 - enhanced check or £23 - standard)

Applicants who subscribe to the update service or have a valid portable DBS will not incur a charge. There will be no charge to Volunteers/newly hired apprentices. Employees within AfC pay bands 1-4 can choose to pay through salary deductions over 3 months

VISA - Tier 2 visa applicants who are coming to work in an occupation defined by the relevant Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code, and their adult dependants, will need to provide a criminal record certificate from any country they have lived for 12 months or more in the past 10 years.

TRAC - When applying through NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our Trac recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to Dorset County Hospital transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS ESR system.

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Registered Nurse - Workforce Development Lead

National Health Service

Dorchester, SW
2 days ago
Dorchester, SW
2 days ago

Registered Nurse - Workforce Development Lead

Weldmar Hospicecare

The closing date is 28 February 2021

Job overview

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT LEAD

As an experienced registered nurse / clinician, who is passionate about learning and development, you will lead the Workforce Development Team, support the development of the wider delivery team and promote a learning culture within Weldmar Hospicecare.

Working collaboratively with the Head of People Services and Clinical Leads you will be responsible for the delivery of the internal clinical, and the mandatory and statutory education and training programme to staff and volunteers, and a bespoke external specialist programme. Working flexibly, and with a commitment to our core Values, you will explore new and creative ways of delivery, as well as the traditional methods.

Main duties of the job

With your advanced knowledge and experience in palliative care, and knowledge of local and national initiatives and trends in healthcare, you will support the senior clinical team to ensure that the practice of clinical staff is in accordance with appropriate professional guidance and best practice.

You should be a registered healthcare professional with a post graduate degree in an appropriate health related field and be confident in delivering classroom and practice based training to clinical and non-clinical staff. You should also have experience of leading a team and implementing change with strategic vision.

About us

About Weldmar Hospicecare

Rated Outstanding by the CQC, Weldmar Hospicecare provides end of life care throughout north, west and south Dorset. This care is given in the comfort of patients own homes, via our Day Services across the county or as in patients at Joseph Weld Hospice in Dorchester. All care is provided completely free of charge and mainly funded by the continued support of our local community via our fundraising events and activities, chain of retail sites and legacies, raising over £6M each and every year.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Job Title: Workforce Development Lead

Location: Inpatient Unit, Dorchester / Remotely

Hours of work: Full Time

Grade: Weldmar Salary Scale

Reports to: Head of People Services

Responsible for: Workforce Development Facilitator

Workforce Development Administrator

Job Context

Weldmar Hospicecare is an independent charity that provides specialist end of life care to patients and those that are important to them throughout Dorset. This care is given in the comfort of patients own homes by Weldmar Community Nurses, via Day Services held across the county or as patients at our Inpatient Unit in Dorchester. Our team of dedicated staff and volunteers ensure that we can continue to support patients through one of lifes most difficult journeys. We work closely with other health care providers including the NHS to ensure that our patients receive the highest possible care.

We do receive some funding from the NHS but the majority of our income is generated by our fundraising and retail teams, which plays a vital part in securing income to fund our care, both now and in the future.

Job Purpose

The Workforce Development Lead, together with the Workforce Development Facilitator will deliver an internal clinical and mandatory and statutory education and training programme and also offer a bespoke external specialist programme.

The post holder will:

Work collaboratively with the Head of People Services and clinical leads to develop and maintain evidence based clinical practice and audit within the Charity.

Line manage the Workforce Development Facilitator and Workforce Development Administrator.

Work with external agencies and partners to increase the reach and accessibility of Weldmar programmes within Dorset.

Scope and Limits of Authority

The Workforce Development Lead is responsible for the clinical and non-clinical workforce development programme at Weldmar Hospicecare.

They are required to:

Work with the staff and volunteers to promote and develop a learning culture within Weldmar Hospicecare.

Develop and implement the internal and external workforce development programme delivered by Weldmar Hospicecare.

Promote and foster high standards of development and evidence based practice for all staff involved in delivering programmes.

Ensure the smooth running and administration of the programme for Mandatory & Statutory training for staff and volunteers and proactive planning for future programmes

Develop new strategic approaches to deliver the workforce development programme for staff and volunteers within Weldmar Hospicecare

Responsible for monitoring income and expenditure against the workforce development budget and report monthly to Head of People Services

Job tasks

1. Management and Development of Workforce Development

Support the update and development of the wider team of staff delivering the workforce development programme through the provision and dissemination of information pertinent to current practice.

Be up to date with current National Policy from NHS England, Health Education England and synthesis of this as applicable to End of Life Care and provision of workforce development in the third sector

Work with the Head of People Services in ensuring that all National directives and policies, together with recent relevant research findings are evaluated and incorporated into the internal and external programmes delivered.

Contribute to the development and review of protocols and guidelines within Weldmar Hospicecare to ensure that workforce development elements are considered and included

  • Represent workforce development at the Clinical Leadership Group, responding to queries in an appropriate and timely manner; acting as a reflective practitioner, applying evidence based practice and critical thinking to review all practices and processes of care.
  • Work closely with line managers to develop mechanisms for delivering staff and volunteer support and training, ensuring that staff and volunteers are supported to meet the requirements of their job description and role, as well as to enhance their development.
  • Support the senior clinical team to ensure that the practice of clinical staff is in accordance with appropriate professional guidance and best practice.
  • Oversee the production and distribution of training advertising and materials to ensure that they remain in budget, upholding brand guidelines.

  • Develop the delivery of workforce development in creative ways such as webinar, tele-conferencing, Skype as well as more traditional settings; ensuring standards are maintained and new initiatives are evaluated.
  • Take the lead for workforce development programmes run in partnership with outside agencies such as nursing homes/ care agencies, NHS providers and stakeholder groups.

  • Lead on the development and implementation of the Apprenticeship programme for Weldmar.

2. Workforce Development Programme Delivery

  • Participate as a member of the workforce development delivery team; role modelling current good practice and current expertise in education delivery methods and approaches.
  • Lead the development and implementation of training schedules for nursing and other members of the MDT who visit Weldmar Hospicecare: as well as delivering formal and informal training to internal and external groups.
  • Promote evidence based practice by facilitating staff to critique research and by disseminating published evidence.
  • Liaise with the Head of People Services to ensure that proactive budgetary planning is in place.

  • Responsible for developing, organising, supervising and delivering workforce development programme within Weldmar Hospicecare, with a particular emphasis on developing the specialist knowledge and skills of staff and volunteers.
  • Ensure that a range of workforce development opportunities is available to staff and volunteers to meet both individual needs and service development objectives.
  • Work within any service level agreements with local commissioners.
  • Work collaboratively to ensure that workforce development is congruent with the corporate aims and values of Weldmar Hospicecare and ensure that course evaluation and feedback processes are maintained and that outcomes are fed into future development.

Work alongside Weldmar nursing staff in the delivery of their clinical role, acting as an expert mentor and facilitator and be available for professional advice and career development for other practitioners

  • Provision of small and large group training, including facilitating learning and ensuring understanding of specialist information and participate in co-deliver with other organisations as necessary
  • Meet the necessary requirements to maintain professional nurse registration.
  • Teach practical palliative care within the Professional Codes of Conduct and Practice and practice safely according to all Weldmar Hospicecare policies and procedures

3. Communication and Relationships

  • Promote and maintain effective communication and relationships with - staff and volunteers ensuring their engagement in teaching and facilitating internal and external workforce development programmes.
  • Promote and practice excellent communication skills with, volunteers, patients, family and carers.

  • Build relationships and represent Weldmar by responding to consultations and attending meetings and deliver talks at professional and public forums about specialist palliative care and the organisation as required. Participate in Weldmar Hospicecare forums for discussion of research and audit programmes: working to ensure that patient dignity is respected at all times both before and after death,
  • Represent the Workforce Development Team at the Equality and Diversity Monitoring and Development Committee and other internal Group meetings.
  • Maintain records and give progress reports on delegated projects and initiatives to the Head of People Services.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse/Health Professional with post graduate degree in appropriate discipline and/or graduate in a health related field
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in palliative care and End of Life Care issues for patients and carers, including specialist postgraduate qualifications enabling them to teach at post graduate level
  • Teaching qualification: ideally a PGCE or willing to undertake study to achieve this
  • Good knowledge of education, particularly within the healthcare field
  • Good knowledge of local and national initiatives and trends in healthcare

Experience

Essential

  • Extensive and in-depth experience post-registration
  • Experience of having worked in a Specialist Palliative and End of Life Care Setting
  • Experience of delivering classroom and practice based training to clinical and non-clinical staff
  • Experience of designing and delivering educational activities and training packages
  • Experience of leading and implementing change
  • Experience of clinical supervision and able to undertake ongoing training to be a supervisor

Skills and Abilities

Essential

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including listening, facilitating, influencing and communicating ideas
  • Ability to liaise and communicate on behalf of Weldmar with a wide range of internal and external contacts
  • Good analytical skills to be able to assess, plan, implement and evaluate own and others training needs
  • Evidence of being able to take the lead on policy making and standard setting.
  • Teach and present to large and small groups of staff / volunteers, using appropriate facilitation approaches to ensure understanding of specialist information.
  • Good planning and organising skills with the ability to coordinate and prioritise a complex workload
  • Good written communication, including drafting of educational and promotional materials and course handouts
  • A flexible approach to work, able to meet challenging or changing deadlines
  • Competent and confident IT user, in particular Microsoft Office, willing to further develop skills as required
  • A commitment to high standards of patient care and clinical practice

Other Requirements

Essential

  • Commitment to the values and ethos of Weldmar Hospicecare
  • Act as an advocate and ambassador for the Charity
  • Commitment to and understanding of equality and diversity and how this translates into good practice
  • Understands and conforms to Weldmar Hospicecare infection prevention and health and safety policies and actively promotes best practice at all times.
  • Commitment to own continued professional and personal development
  • Ability to travel which requires a full valid driving licence and business insurance

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Weldmar Hospicecare

Address

Herringston Road

Dorchester

Dorset

DT1 2SL


Employer's website

https://www.weld-hospice.org.uk/

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Clinical Engineering Support Officer

National Health Service

Dorset County Hospital, SW
4 days ago
Dorset County Hospital, SW
£21.892k - £24.157k Per Year
4 days ago
£21.892k - £24.157k Per Year

Job Reference: 405-20-AN088ENG

Employer:
Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Assistant Practitioner
Location:
Dorset County Hospital, Dorchester
Salary:
£21,892 - £24,157 per annum

Outstanding Hospital

We are the largest and most diverse employer in West Dorset with over 3,000 staff providing an acute hospital service to a population of over 250,000.

Our Mission is to provide outstanding care for people in ways which matter to them and to achieve this we ensure our values of Integrity, Respect, Teamwork and Excellence is at the core of everything we do.

We are a Trust that celebrates diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We would welcome applications from people in all under-represented groups.

Oustanding Career


Applications are invited from enthusiastic and motivated individuals for this newly created post in the Clinical Engineering Department at Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (DCHFT).

We are an innovative Trust constantly striving to provide the best care for our patients. Not only would you be part of a fantastic team, but you would have the chance to live and work in an area of outstanding natural beauty with spectacular countryside, beautiful beaches and easy access to the Purbecks. There are excellent schools in and around the town, and links to major cities including Southampton, Bristol, London and more.

The successful applicant will be part of the team providing support for the use of medical devices in the Trust.

The post-holder will support the equipment management processes within the department by providing a full range of administrative services. This is primarily to supports the function of the medical devices management system to ensure it provides the Trust with the assurance it requires on its management of medical devices (e.g. accurate database maintenance, data collection/input, the generation of KPI, compliance reports and contract management). The post also supports other areas of activity (some of a minor technical nature for which training will be provided) that contribute to the management of medical devices (e.g. liaising with both internal and external customers on servicing/repair).

No specific qualifications are required for this role as comprehensive in-house training will be provided, however the post-holder will preferably have some experience in customer and/or administrative support, and of managing databases.

You will:

  • Be able to prioritise your own workload and work unsupervised.
  • Have good communication skills (including telephone) to ensure effective working relationships, both inside and outside the Trust.

You have:

  • Experience of working in a team
  • Experience of a customer-facing, technical role and/or senior secretarial/administrative position providing service support.
  • Good basic education and computer skills, including experience of databases

In return for your skills and knowledge, we can offer you a position in a Trust that cares for their staff by investing in your learning, development and wellbeing and creating an incredible team culture across the hospital.

We are a Trust that celebrates diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We would welcome applications from people in groups which are under-represented in our organisation. For further information please contact on 01305 255730 or email james.thurston@dchft.nhs.uk

Closing Date: 02nd March 2021

Interviews: Week beginning 15th March 2021

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jim Thurston, Head of Healthcare Technology Email address: james.thurston@sdchft.nhs.uk Telephone number: 01305 255730



PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT INFORMATION CAREFULLY BEFORE YOU SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION

Please read the job description/person specification carefully to ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience required

The closing date/interview date is subject to amendment; this vacancy may expire at short notice. All correspondence with applicants will be via email. If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks please contact us on recruitment@dchft.nhs.uk to find out whether you have been shortlisted

DBS - If you join us and need a new DBS check, we will recover the costs through a salary deduction (£40 - enhanced check or £23 - standard)

Applicants who subscribe to the update service or have a valid portable DBS will not incur a charge. There will be no charge to Volunteers/newly hired apprentices. Employees within AfC pay bands 1-4 can choose to pay through salary deductions over 3 months

VISA - Tier 2 visa applicants who are coming to work in an occupation defined by the relevant Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code, and their adult dependants, will need to provide a criminal record certificate from any country they have lived for 12 months or more in the past 10 years.

TRAC - When applying through NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our Trac recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to Dorset County Hospital transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS ESR system.

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Digital Support Trainer

National Health Service

Vespasian House, SW
1 day ago
Vespasian House, SW
£24.907k - £30.615k Per Year
1 day ago
£24.907k - £30.615k Per Year

Job Reference: 467-CCG-578.21

Employer:
Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group
Department:
System Integration
Location:
Vespasian House
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615

***IMPORTANT INFORMATION - PLEASE READ CAREFULLY***
Before applying for this position, please ensure that you read the guidance document ‘Applying for a Career with Dorset CCG’ available in the ‘Documents’ section below. This advert may be closed at any time prior to the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received and therefore you are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Once your application form has been submitted you will receive an automatic notification from NHS Jobs to confirm that your application has been successfully received by us. All further communication from us regarding your application will be sent via your NHS Jobs account; therefore you should ensure that you regularly check your NHS Jobs account and your emails following your application. We will contact all candidates to confirm the outcome of their application.


We are looking for a Digital Support Trainer to join our innovate team for 12 months. The CCG is currently implementing many innovate digital platforms as mechanisms in changing the way we deliver care. You will suport the training both in functionality and application of platforms alongside associated resources such as user guides to support deployment and embedding of digital health technologies.

About you:

  • You will be an experienced IT Trainer with a good understanding of the NHS and able to demonstrate recent experience in clinical systems training and support for clinicians and administrative staff.

  • We are looking for someone who has experience in supporting projects and is able to develop excellent working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders.

  • A great team player but comfortable working autonomously in the field, you will need to be adaptable, able to think quickly on your feet in a range of differing and often challenging situations.

  • A good sense of humour and a genuine interest in people is essential. We are a small and close-knit team, and we are looking for someone who is a good fit with our customer focussed approach and who can demonstrate a clear enthusiasm for the subject being taught.

  • Comfortable with new and constantly changing technology, you should be a quick learner who, once you understand a topic or technology, can explain it in straight-forward and understandable terms to a novice user. You will have a knack of making the technologically complex appear plain and simple.

Your Skills:

  • Ideally, you will be familiar with training GP Clinical Systems (e.g. SystmOne, EMIS Web) and be willing to attain a high level of competence in both Clinical systems.

  • Familiarity with National NHS Programmes such as Care Identity Service, Summary Care Record, Electronic Prescribing (EPS) and GP2GP would also be an advantage, but is not essential.

  • You will have a broad range of experience in delivering training and support on software used in the workplace such as:

  • Microsoft Office (2016 and advantage)

  • Skype for Business

  • SharePoint

  • OneNote

  • You will also be able to demonstrate experience of supporting and delivering training in other technologies such as:

  • Video Conference hardware and software

  • Windows 10

  • Laptops / docking stations

  • Remote access and VPN

  • Experience of developing e-learning using tools such as Articulate, Captivate or similar, would also be an advantage and is increasingly becoming a key feature of the role.

This position is based within the Digital Support and Training Team where the vision is for the adoption of the best available technology delivers transformational change and training support in the way we deliver our services and empowers Dorset citizens to manage their care at home. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic this role will initially be a remote working role, working from home.



Our Mission

Using our clinical understanding, we strive to lead continuous improvements to health and care services in Dorset. Our key mission is to support people in Dorset to lead healthier lives, for longer.

This mission sets out our ultimate purpose. It defines what we must aim to achieve every day, through every decision and every interaction we have as an organisation. It also incorporates our vision statement. Our mission statement is explained as follows:

  • 'Supporting people' reflects our role of commissioning services for those who fall ill and in preventing illness in the first place. It also recognises the need for us to support people to manage their own health and to work with them to do this successfully.
  • We have a duty of care for all people while they are 'in Dorset' - not just Dorset residents.
  • 'Healthier lives' is the ultimate outcome we are aiming for. It reflects a need to prevent illness (e.g. through education), as well as recognising the need to provide timely services for everyone.

As a clinical commissioning group we have a responsibility as leaders within the health economy. Our unique position as clinicians also allows us to view things differently.

We already have an excellent health service in Dorset but, excellent services can still, and must, be improved to reflect a continually changing economy and society. By using our clinical understanding and different perspective we can drive continuous improvements, not just in health care but across all services within Dorset.

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Clinical Pharmacy Assistant

National Health Service

Pharmacy DCHFT, SW
3 days ago
Pharmacy DCHFT, SW
£19.737k - £21.142k Per Year
3 days ago
£19.737k - £21.142k Per Year

Job Reference: 405-20-PT086PHAR

Employer:
Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Pharmacy
Location:
Pharmacy DCHFT, Dorchester
Salary:
£19,737 - £21,142 per annum

Outstanding Hospital

We are the largest and most diverse employer in West Dorset with over 3,000 staff providing an acute hospital service to a population of over 250,000.

Our Mission is to provide outstanding care for people in ways which matter to them and to achieve this we ensure our values of Integrity, Respect, Teamwork and Excellence is at the core of everything we do.

We are a Trust that celebrates diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We would welcome applications from people in all under-represented groups.

Oustanding Career


PHARMACY DEPARTMENTCLINICAL PHARMACY ASSISTANT TECHNICAL OFFICER (Band 3) (Permanent)

Winner of the CHKS Top Hospitals 2015 – Dorset County Hospital has been recognised for its high performance in clinical effectiveness, health outcomes, efficiency, patient experience and quality of care. The Pharmacy Department have also been awarded for their contribution to medicines management and electronic prescribing.

The Pharmacy Department provides a clinical pharmacy service to Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. and to Dorset University Foundation Trust . The dispensary has been refurbished in 2020 and boasts a state of the art ARX dispensing robot installation, a spacious and efficient dispensary area, a improved Prescription Tracking System and the Electronic Prescribing and Medicines Administration is in use throughout the hospital.

The Pharmacy Department has exciting development opportunities for an enthusiastic individual to join our Clinical pharmacy services team. If you wish to be part of a dynamic and innovative pharmacy team, and start or continue a career in Pharmacy, join us as a Band 3 Clinical Pharmacy Assistant. We are an innovative forward thinking department entering an exciting new phase. A series of in-house developments are underway , giving the opportunity for successful candidates to be involved in dynamic projects which offer professional progression.

Under the supervision of a Pharmacist or Senior Technician you will be involved in a broad range of activities in the Pharmacy department and at ward level. There will be a requirement to visit a variety of wards to provide medicines provision for patients. You will work as part of a team providing a comprehensive dispensing service to service users including the labelling and dispensing of prescriptions according to relevant standard operating procedures.

You will assist the Pharmacy Medicines Management Team at ward level to ensure the smooth discharge of patients, transfer of patient’s medicines between wards, labelling and dispensing of medicines for patients and manage medicine returns from wards.

You will need to have received a good standard of general education and have attained a GCSE grade C or above in Mathematics and English (or equivalent).You must be qualified to a level 2 or equivalent standard in Pharmacy Services or willing to undertake and achieve specified Units of Level 2 in Pharmacy Services. This will mean completing a proportion of work in your own time in order to achieve this.

As a Clinical Pharmacy Assistant you will be required to complete a medicines management qualification to allow you to accurately assess patients own medications and provide a medication supply as per departmental standard operating procedures (SOP’s).

You will need to possess excellent communication skills, be self-motivated and have a flexible approach to work and be open to changing practices. Attention to detail is important and you must be able to work as part of a team but also able to demonstrate initiative and work in a professional and timely manner.

You will need to be able to work well under pressure and have a flexible approach. Computer literacy is required although appropriate training on pharmacy systems will be provided.

Dorset County Hospital (400 beds) was officially opened in May 1998 and has a bright spacious and friendly working environment, located within easy walking distance of the historic centre of Dorchester.

Dorchester itself offers a bustling social scene with a mix of modern development of shops, restaurants, cinema, and festivals and specialist markets. There are direct train links to London and the South West including Bristol and Bath.

Hours: 37.5 hrs per week. Staff will be expected to work weekends, Bank Holidays & late duties on a rotational basis. Staff are expected to work flexibly to meet the needs of the business and services provided as required.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Aaran Bellamy, Principle Technician Medicines Management, Aaran.bellamy@dchft.nhs.uk,or 01305 255585



PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT INFORMATION CAREFULLY BEFORE YOU SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION

Please read the job description/person specification carefully to ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience required

The closing date/interview date is subject to amendment; this vacancy may expire at short notice. All correspondence with applicants will be via email. If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks please contact us on recruitment@dchft.nhs.uk to find out whether you have been shortlisted

DBS - If you join us and need a new DBS check, we will recover the costs through a salary deduction (£40 - enhanced check or £23 - standard)

Applicants who subscribe to the update service or have a valid portable DBS will not incur a charge. There will be no charge to Volunteers/newly hired apprentices. Employees within AfC pay bands 1-4 can choose to pay through salary deductions over 3 months

VISA - Tier 2 visa applicants who are coming to work in an occupation defined by the relevant Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code, and their adult dependants, will need to provide a criminal record certificate from any country they have lived for 12 months or more in the past 10 years.

TRAC - When applying through NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our Trac recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to Dorset County Hospital transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS ESR system.

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GP Partner/Salaried position

National Health Service

Weymouth, SW
5 days ago
Weymouth, SW
5 days ago

GP Partner/Salaried position

Cross Road Surgery

The closing date is 30 April 2021

Job overview

We are looking for an enthusiastic, caring and committed doctor to join our well-established practice in picturesque Dorset. Our purpose built premises is located in the lovely coastal town of Weymouth, which is a wonderful place to bring up young families. Weymouth hosted the Sailing events in the 2012 Olympics and offers many water sports and other outdoor pursuits.

Cross Road Surgery is a small, friendly and efficient practice with approximately 6000 patients. Our clinical team consists of 2 partners, 2 salaried GP, 2 practice nurses with great admin support team.

We believe in working hard and supporting each other as a team, to achieve a sensible work/life balance, whilst providing good patient care. This is evidenced by our feedback from patients and the fact that many of our staff have been loyal to the surgery for many years.

Main duties of the job

  • GMS practice with a sustainable list size of 6000

  • £9000+ per session

  • BMA Model Contract for salaried position

  • Practice MDU membership included

  • 6 weeks annual leave and 1-week study leave

  • Low home visit demand

  • 16 slots AM and 14 slots PM

  • Duty session: +3 urgent slots (often not booked up) + handful of urgent tasks

  • No allied professionals therefore a good mix of clinical complexity

  • Excellent nursing and admin support

  • CQC Good rating from March 2016

  • High QOF achievers

  • SystmOne practice

  • Works closely with other practices in locality

  • Part of a well-established Federation, 2 Harbours Healthcare

  • Excellent Friends and Family test comments

  • Good reputation

  • Excellent over 75s service for Care Homes

  • No weekend working

About us

We would be happy to receive any informal enquiries and would welcome a visit to introduce you to our practice. Locum sessions are available on Lantum or Locum Deck if you wish to try our practice first.

Please contact Kirstie Purnell, Practice Manager onkirstie.purnell@dorsetgp.nhs.uk or 01305 768844

Apply with a C.V and covering letter to the above email address or to Kirstie Purnell, Practice Manager, Cross Road Surgery, Cross Road, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 9QX

Website: www.crossroadsurgery.co.uk

Job description

Job responsibilities

Job Summary

To work as an autonomous practitioner, responsible for the provision of medical services to the practice population, delivering an excellent standard of clinical care whilst complying with the GMS contract. Furthermore, the post-holder will adhere to the GMC standards for good medical practice, contributing to the effective management of the practice, leading by example, maintaining a positive, collaborative working relationship with the multidisciplinary team.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide a full range of medical services as defined in the core GMS contract, additional and enhanced services where appropriate.
  • Provide other general medical services to meet identified patient need.
  • Make professional, autonomous decisions in relation to presenting problems whether self-referred or referred from other healthcare works within the organisation.
  • Assess the healthcare needs of patients with undifferentiated and undiagnosed problems.
  • Screen patients for disease risk factors and early signs of illness.
  • Develop care plans for health in consultation with patients and in line with current practice; disease management protocols, provide counselling and health education.
  • Work within current CCG policy for prescribing.
  • Be available and accessible to patients at all times as agreed.
  • Maximise the effective use of current clinical computer systems. Record clear and contemporaneous consultation notes to an agreed standard.
  • Compile and issue computer generated acute and repeat prescriptions (avoiding hand-written prescriptions whenever possible).
  • Undertake all duties and responsibilities associated with a GP working within primary care.
  • Attend team meetings and other clinical meetings as necessary.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Qualified GP
  • MRCGP
  • General Practitioner (Certificate of Completion of Training CCT)
  • Full GMC Registration
  • Eligibility to practice in the UK independently
  • National Performers List registration
  • Appropriate defence indemnity (MPS/MDU)

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Cross Road Surgery

Address

Cross Road Surgery

Cross Road

Weymouth

Dorset

DT4 9QX


Employer's website

https://www.crossroadsurgery.co.uk/

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GP

National Health Service

Weymouth, SW
4 days ago
Weymouth, SW
4 days ago

GP

Wyke Regis & Lanehouse Medical Practice

The closing date is 28 February 2021

Job overview

Wyke Regis & Lanehouse Medical Practice

Fancy living by the sea in beautiful West Dorset

If so, then why not come and join our practice team in the seaside town of Weymouth

Would you like to work in a practice that offers 15-minute appointments with a low visit workload?

Please consider joining our multidisciplinary team, where we look to work innovatively, whilst retaining a holistic patient-centred approach to primary care.

Our practice has a reputation for putting the care of patients first. We have an excellent QOF record.

We work closely with the locality and federation and as such benefit from the Weymouth integrated care frailty Hub, Weymouth Elderly care service a service which supports care home and housebound patients and MUCS, the locality mobile urgent visiting service provided for our frail patients during the day. These initiatives have significantly reduced our visit load.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a GP to join our team. We would welcome any applicant who has any special interests in General Practice

About us

We serve a population of 15,500 in the West of Weymouth over 3 sites and have a wonderful skill mix in our team which includes 3 GP partners, 5 salaried GPs, 2 retainer GPs, 2 advanced nurse practitioners, 1 x paramedics and a full complement of nursing team. We are supported by a loyal administrative team which includes reception staff trained to signpost, workflow administrators, a prescriptions clerk, a pharmacy technician, a long-term condition team, an extensive secretarial team and a long serving dynamic practice manager.

Our practice has a reputation for putting the care of patients first. We have an excellent QOF record.

We offer vasectomy, minor surgery, a full range of joint injections and IUCD insertion. Staff at the practice hold influential roles on the locality leadership board and GP Federation board, as well as locality lead roles in prescribing, diabetes and respiratory medicine.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Wyke Regis & Lanehouse Medical Practice

Fancy living by the sea in beautiful West Dorset?

If so, then why not come and join our practice team in the seaside town and Olympic watersports venue of Weymouth.

We are looking for a 6- 8 session partner or salaried GP

Excellent practice team, 3 partners, 5 salaried GPs, 2 retainer GPs, 2 nurse practitioners, 1 paramedic, 1 pharmacy technician, experienced nursing team and a fully supportive reception/admin team

GMS with 15500 patients over 3 sites

Good CQC rating

Well established training practice

Regular educational and MDT meetings

Committed to collaborative working with strong local GP federation and PCN,

Minor surgery, MSK injections, LARCs and vasectomy services

Locality visiting service resulting in low visit load

Local practices supported by well-developed frailty hub and GP led elderly care service looking after care home patients

Close working relationship with our local community Trust

New build surgery in planning stages

We are looking for dynamic and committed individuals who work well in a team and are keen to shape future service provision at the practice.

For GP's who have newly qualified within the last 12 months, we are happy to discuss the exciting new opportunity to join our Practice under the GP Fellowship Scheme

Please contact Ann Klust, practice manager for informal enquiries or to arrange a visit ann.klust@dorsetgp.nhs.uk or 01305 831331.

Closing date: 28th February 2021

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • GP

Experience

Desirable

  • Experience of working in a GP practice

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Wyke Regis & Lanehouse Medical Practice

Address

Portland Road

Weymouth

Dorset

DT4 9BE


Employer's website

https://www.wykeregisandlanehousemedicalpractice.co.uk/

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Pharmacist (maternity cover)

National Health Service

Weymouth, SW
6 days ago
Weymouth, SW
6 days ago

Pharmacist (maternity cover)

Two Harbours Healthcare Ltd

The closing date is 12 March 2021

Job overview

This post is to provide maternity cover - contract length not yet known.

The post holder will work within their clinical competencies as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide expertise in clinical medicines management, provide face to face structured medication reviews, manage long term conditions, management of medicines on transfer of care and systems for safer prescribing, manage repeat prescription authorisations and reauthorisation, acute prescription request, while addressing both the public health and social care needs of patients in the GP practice(s) that make up the PCN.

The post holder will provide leadership on quality improvement and clinical audit and well as managing some aspects of the Quality and Outcomes Framework.

This role is pivotal to improving the quality of care and operational efficiencies so requires motivation and passion to deliver an excellent service within general practice.

Main duties of the job

Essential attributes for the role

  • Non-medical prescriber course completion

  • Methodical & accurate approach to work with attention to detail

  • Work to a very high standard

  • Be a driven, enthusiastic and responsive team player

  • Flexible approach to change as the clinical pharmacy team expands in the coming years in line with the PCN DES

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.

About us

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Pharmacist to be part of our growing team supporting the Weymouth & Portland Primary Care Network (PCN). This is an interesting and varied role, working directly with other PCN Clinical Pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and the GP Leads to develop the structured medication review (SMR) and medicines optimisation services within the six GP Practices of our PCN: You will be at the forefront of driving this valuable expansion and collaboration of the primary care services in the Network.

Job description

Job responsibilities

JOB PURPOSE

The post holder will work within their clinical competencies as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide expertise in clinical medicines management, provide face to face structured medication reviews, manage long term conditions, management of medicines on transfer of care and systems for safer prescribing, manage repeat prescription authorisations and reauthorisation, acute prescription request, while addressing both the public health and social care needs of patients in the GP practice(s) that make up the PCN.

The post holder will provide leadership on quality improvement and clinical audit and well as managing some aspects of the Quality and Outcomes Framework.

This role is pivotal to improving the quality of care and operational efficiencies so requires motivation and passion to deliver an excellent service within general practice.

The post holder will be supported to develop their role to become a non-medical prescriber, if that qualification is not already held.

SECTION A: MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1.

CLINICAL

1.1

Reconcile medicines following discharge from hospitals, intermediate care and into care homes, including identifying and rectifying unexplained changes manage these changes without referral to a GP. Perform a clinical medication review, produce a post discharge medicines care plan including dose titration and booking of follow up tests and working with patients and community pharmacists to ensure patients receive the medicines they need post discharge. Set up and manage systems to ensure continuity of medicines supply to high-risk groups of patients (e.g. those with medicine compliance aids or those in care homes). Work in partnership with hospital colleagues (e.g. care of the elderly doctors and clinical pharmacists) to proactively manage patients at high risk of medicine related problems before they are discharged to ensure continuity of care

1.2

Implement suggested medication changes from incoming clinic letters

1.3

Consult with patients in multimorbidity clinics and in partnership with primary healthcare colleagues and implement improvements to patients medicines, including de-prescribing

1.4

Review the on-going need for each medicine, a review of monitoring needs and an opportunity to support patients with their medicines taking ensuring they get the best use of their medicines (i.e. medicines optimisation). Involves patients in decisions about prescribed medicines and supports adherence as per NICE guidelines

1.5

Undertake clinical medication reviews with patients with multimorbidity and polypharmacy and implement own prescribing changes (as an independent prescriber) and order relevant monitoring tests

1.6

Provide patient facing clinics for those with questions, queries and concerns about their medicines in the practice

1.7

Provide telephone consultations for patients with questions, queries and concerns about their medicines

1.8

Provide out of hours/on call/extended services/improved access for the practice and the patients. These can include patient facing and telephone consultations, signposts to other services and/or healthcare professionals where appropriate, while working within a scope of practice and limits of competency

1.9

Answer medicinerelated enquiries from GPs, other practice staff, other healthcare teams (e.g. community pharmacy) and patients with queries about medicines. Suggesting and recommending solutions. Providing follow up for patients to monitor the effect of any changes

1.10

Devise and implement practice searches to identify cohorts of patients most likely to be at risk of an unplanned admission and readmissions from medicines. Work with case managers, multidisciplinary (health and social care) review teams, hospital colleagues and virtual ward teams to manage medicines-related risk for readmission and patient harm. Put in place changes to reduce the prescribing of these medicines to high-risk patient groups

1.11

Ensure that patients are referred to the appropriate healthcare professional for the appropriate level of care within an appropriate period of time e.g. pathology test results, common/minor ailments, acute conditions, long term condition reviews etc.

1.12

Recognises priorities when problem solving and identifies deviations from the normal pattern and is able to refer to seniors or GPs when appropriate

1.13

Produce and implement a practice repeat prescribing policy. Manage the repeat prescribing reauthorisation process by reviewing patient requests for repeat prescriptions and reviewing medicines reaching review dates; make necessary changes as an independent prescriber, and ensure patients are booked in for necessary monitoring tests where required

3.

ADMINISTRATIVE

3.1

Analyse, interpret and present medicines data to highlight issues and risks to support decision-making

3.2

Provide leadership to the general practice team to ensure the practice is compliant with CQC standards where medicines are involved. Undertake risk assessment and management and ensure compliance with medicines legislation

3.3

Monitor practice prescribing against the local health economys RAG list for medicines that should be prescribed by hospital doctors (red drugs) or subject to shared care (amber drugs). Liaise directly with hospital colleagues where prescribing needs to be returned to specialists. Assist practices in maintain adherence to the Dorset Formulary. Suggest and develop computer decision support tools to help remind prescribers about the agreed formulary choice and local recommendations

3.4

Audit practice compliance against NICE technology assessment guidance

3.5

Disseminate within the general practice team important prescribing messages to improve prescribers knowledge and work with the team to develop and implement other techniques known to influence implementation of evidence such as audit and feedback

3.6

Identify national and local policy and guidance that affects patient safety through the use of medicines, including MHRA alerts, product withdrawals and emerging evidence form clinical trials. Manage the process of implementing changes to medicines and guidance for practitioners.

3.7

Design, develop and implement computer searches to identify cohorts of patients at high risk of harm from medicines. Be responsible for management of risk stratification tools on behalf of the practice. Work with patients and the primary care team to minimise risks through medicines optimisation

3.8

Support public health campaigns and provide specialist knowledge on all public health programmes available to general public

3.9

Liaise with CCG colleagues including CCG Pharmacists on prescribing related matters to ensure consistency of patient care and benefit

3.10

Liaise with CCG pharmacists and Heads of Medicines Management/ Optimisation to benefit from peer support

3.11

Liaise with other stakeholders as needed for the collective benefit of patients including but not limited to Patients, GPs, nurses and other practice staff

4.

FINANCE/RESOURCES

5.1

Understand the process for effective resource utilisation and Influence decisions regarding the allocation of financial resources through consultation, service redesign, participation in meetings and audit

5.2

Contribute to prescribing initiatives to help manage practice prescribing budgets

6.

RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

6.1

Regularly undertake audit and service evaluation to inform service improvement using an evidence-based approach to draw on best practice. When necessary support and facilitate colleagues in research and clinical audit in order to improve effectiveness and quality of patient care. Participate in surveys as required

6.2

Critically analyse research findings and their implications for practice

6.3

Identify where there is a gap in the evidence base to support practice

6.4

Understand and apply research evidence base into working place and disseminates evidence based practice and audit findings at practice and local level

6.5

Understand principles of research governance

7.

POLICY & SERVICE DEVELOPMENT

7.1

Improves quality within limitations of service and is able to recognise personal limitations and refer to more appropriate colleague(s) when necessary

7.2

Actively work toward developing and maintaining effective working relationships both within and outside the practice and locality

7.3

Foster and maintain strong links with all services across locality

7.4

Demonstrate ability to extend boundaries of service delivery within the team

8.

INFORMATION / DATA RESPONSIBILITIES

8.1

Utilise available IT systems to produce reports and communications for the practice

9.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

9.1

Accountable for delivering professional expertise and direct service provision

9.2

Keep up to date with relevant clinical practice and current educational policies relevant to their working areas of practice as part of continuing professional development

9.3

Participate in the General Pharmaceutical Councils Continuous Professional development and revalidation programmes

9.4

Ensure that professional registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council is renewed on an annual basis and that continuous registration is maintained. Evidence of renewal should be provided on request

9.5

Follow legal, ethical, professional and organisational policies/procedures and codes of conduct

9.6

Review yearly progress and develops clear plans to achieve results within priorities set by others

9.7

Create effective teamwork across sector and professional boundaries using team building skills, creating common goals, and through engagement

10.

OTHER REPONSIBILITIES

10.1

Comply with GP practice local policies and procedures

10.2

Participate in the delivery of formal education programmes; inspiring others to be positive in their support of continuous improvement

10.3

Engage with Patient Participation Groups (PPGs) and involves PPGs in development of the role and practices

10.4

Provide group education sessions for patients

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • An appreciation of the nature of primary care prescribing, concepts of rational prescribing and strategies for improving prescribing.
  • Evidence of involvement in the development of programmes of care, protocols and audit.
  • Experience of working in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Evidence of education and training in practice.
  • Basic information technology skills.
  • Confident in the use of computer systems, spreadsheets, databases, data collection and coordination, word processing and report writing.
  • Understanding of information governance, data protection and patient confidentiality in relation to information systems

Desirable

  • Postgraduate clinical pharmacy diploma or equivalent experience including completion of clinical pharmacy education pathway.
  • Knowledge of NHS primary and secondary care working including managing prescribing across the interface.
  • A member of or working towards Faculty membership of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.
  • Experience of working in general practice setting.
  • Have an understanding and working knowledge of the FP10 data management system (ePFIP)

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of co-ordinating complex activities / programmes of care with other professionals and agencies.

Desirable

  • Experience of working in general practice setting.

Personal qualities/attributes

Essential

  • Evidence of demonstrating the Federations values and behaviours
  • Effective communicator able to communicate highly complex and sensitive information where there may be barriers to understanding
  • Demonstrates accountability for delivering professional expertise and direct service provision
  • Able to work independently
  • Evidence of skills in diplomacy, negotiation and influencing
  • Inquisitive and eager to learn, asks questions and responds positively to change in practice/procedure. Seeks ways to improve self and others
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment and changing priorities
  • Team player with leadership skills
  • Methodical/systematic worker
  • Accurate, good attention to detail
  • Commitment to Continuing Professional Development
  • Ability to work under pressure.

Desirable

  • Understanding of budgets and experience of managing drug expenditure
  • Experience in presenting financial information.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (opens in a new window). From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants (opens in a new window).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Two Harbours Healthcare Ltd

Address

Wyke Regis Health Centre

Portland Road

Weymouth

Dorset

DT4 9BE


Employer's website

http://twoharbourshealthcare.co.uk/

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Digital Support Trainer

National Health Service

Vespasian House, SW
1 day ago
Vespasian House, SW
£24.907k - £30.615k Per Year
1 day ago
£24.907k - £30.615k Per Year

Job Reference: 467-CCG-578.21

Employer:
Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group
Department:
System Integration
Location:
Vespasian House
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615

***IMPORTANT INFORMATION - PLEASE READ CAREFULLY***
Before applying for this position, please ensure that you read the guidance document ‘Applying for a Career with Dorset CCG’ available in the ‘Documents’ section below. This advert may be closed at any time prior to the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received and therefore you are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Once your application form has been submitted you will receive an automatic notification from NHS Jobs to confirm that your application has been successfully received by us. All further communication from us regarding your application will be sent via your NHS Jobs account; therefore you should ensure that you regularly check your NHS Jobs account and your emails following your application. We will contact all candidates to confirm the outcome of their application.


We are looking for a Digital Support Trainer to join our innovate team for 12 months. The CCG is currently implementing many innovate digital platforms as mechanisms in changing the way we deliver care. You will suport the training both in functionality and application of platforms alongside associated resources such as user guides to support deployment and embedding of digital health technologies.

About you:

  • You will be an experienced IT Trainer with a good understanding of the NHS and able to demonstrate recent experience in clinical systems training and support for clinicians and administrative staff.

  • We are looking for someone who has experience in supporting projects and is able to develop excellent working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders.

  • A great team player but comfortable working autonomously in the field, you will need to be adaptable, able to think quickly on your feet in a range of differing and often challenging situations.

  • A good sense of humour and a genuine interest in people is essential. We are a small and close-knit team, and we are looking for someone who is a good fit with our customer focussed approach and who can demonstrate a clear enthusiasm for the subject being taught.

  • Comfortable with new and constantly changing technology, you should be a quick learner who, once you understand a topic or technology, can explain it in straight-forward and understandable terms to a novice user. You will have a knack of making the technologically complex appear plain and simple.

Your Skills:

  • Ideally, you will be familiar with training GP Clinical Systems (e.g. SystmOne, EMIS Web) and be willing to attain a high level of competence in both Clinical systems.

  • Familiarity with National NHS Programmes such as Care Identity Service, Summary Care Record, Electronic Prescribing (EPS) and GP2GP would also be an advantage, but is not essential.

  • You will have a broad range of experience in delivering training and support on software used in the workplace such as:

  • Microsoft Office (2016 and advantage)

  • Skype for Business

  • SharePoint

  • OneNote

  • You will also be able to demonstrate experience of supporting and delivering training in other technologies such as:

  • Video Conference hardware and software

  • Windows 10

  • Laptops / docking stations

  • Remote access and VPN

  • Experience of developing e-learning using tools such as Articulate, Captivate or similar, would also be an advantage and is increasingly becoming a key feature of the role.

This position is based within the Digital Support and Training Team where the vision is for the adoption of the best available technology delivers transformational change and training support in the way we deliver our services and empowers Dorset citizens to manage their care at home. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic this role will initially be a remote working role, working from home.



Our Mission

Using our clinical understanding, we strive to lead continuous improvements to health and care services in Dorset. Our key mission is to support people in Dorset to lead healthier lives, for longer.

This mission sets out our ultimate purpose. It defines what we must aim to achieve every day, through every decision and every interaction we have as an organisation. It also incorporates our vision statement. Our mission statement is explained as follows:

  • 'Supporting people' reflects our role of commissioning services for those who fall ill and in preventing illness in the first place. It also recognises the need for us to support people to manage their own health and to work with them to do this successfully.
  • We have a duty of care for all people while they are 'in Dorset' - not just Dorset residents.
  • 'Healthier lives' is the ultimate outcome we are aiming for. It reflects a need to prevent illness (e.g. through education), as well as recognising the need to provide timely services for everyone.

As a clinical commissioning group we have a responsibility as leaders within the health economy. Our unique position as clinicians also allows us to view things differently.

We already have an excellent health service in Dorset but, excellent services can still, and must, be improved to reflect a continually changing economy and society. By using our clinical understanding and different perspective we can drive continuous improvements, not just in health care but across all services within Dorset.

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Clinical Engineering Support Officer

National Health Service

Dorset County Hospital, SW
4 days ago
Dorset County Hospital, SW
£21.892k - £24.157k Per Year
4 days ago
£21.892k - £24.157k Per Year

Job Reference: 405-20-AN088ENG

Employer:
Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Assistant Practitioner
Location:
Dorset County Hospital, Dorchester
Salary:
£21,892 - £24,157 per annum

Outstanding Hospital

We are the largest and most diverse employer in West Dorset with over 3,000 staff providing an acute hospital service to a population of over 250,000.

Our Mission is to provide outstanding care for people in ways which matter to them and to achieve this we ensure our values of Integrity, Respect, Teamwork and Excellence is at the core of everything we do.

We are a Trust that celebrates diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We would welcome applications from people in all under-represented groups.

Oustanding Career


Applications are invited from enthusiastic and motivated individuals for this newly created post in the Clinical Engineering Department at Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (DCHFT).

We are an innovative Trust constantly striving to provide the best care for our patients. Not only would you be part of a fantastic team, but you would have the chance to live and work in an area of outstanding natural beauty with spectacular countryside, beautiful beaches and easy access to the Purbecks. There are excellent schools in and around the town, and links to major cities including Southampton, Bristol, London and more.

The successful applicant will be part of the team providing support for the use of medical devices in the Trust.

The post-holder will support the equipment management processes within the department by providing a full range of administrative services. This is primarily to supports the function of the medical devices management system to ensure it provides the Trust with the assurance it requires on its management of medical devices (e.g. accurate database maintenance, data collection/input, the generation of KPI, compliance reports and contract management). The post also supports other areas of activity (some of a minor technical nature for which training will be provided) that contribute to the management of medical devices (e.g. liaising with both internal and external customers on servicing/repair).

No specific qualifications are required for this role as comprehensive in-house training will be provided, however the post-holder will preferably have some experience in customer and/or administrative support, and of managing databases.

You will:

  • Be able to prioritise your own workload and work unsupervised.
  • Have good communication skills (including telephone) to ensure effective working relationships, both inside and outside the Trust.

You have:

  • Experience of working in a team
  • Experience of a customer-facing, technical role and/or senior secretarial/administrative position providing service support.
  • Good basic education and computer skills, including experience of databases

In return for your skills and knowledge, we can offer you a position in a Trust that cares for their staff by investing in your learning, development and wellbeing and creating an incredible team culture across the hospital.

We are a Trust that celebrates diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We would welcome applications from people in groups which are under-represented in our organisation. For further information please contact on 01305 255730 or email james.thurston@dchft.nhs.uk

Closing Date: 02nd March 2021

Interviews: Week beginning 15th March 2021

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jim Thurston, Head of Healthcare Technology Email address: james.thurston@sdchft.nhs.uk Telephone number: 01305 255730



PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT INFORMATION CAREFULLY BEFORE YOU SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION

Please read the job description/person specification carefully to ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience required

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Salary

£19.737k - £21.142k Per Year

Job Type

Full Time

Posted

3 days ago

Description

Job Reference: 405-20-PT086PHAR

Employer:
Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Pharmacy
Location:
Pharmacy DCHFT, Dorchester
Salary:
£19,737 - £21,142 per annum

Outstanding Hospital

We are the largest and most diverse employer in West Dorset with over 3,000 staff providing an acute hospital service to a population of over 250,000.

Our Mission is to provide outstanding care for people in ways which matter to them and to achieve this we ensure our values of Integrity, Respect, Teamwork and Excellence is at the core of everything we do.

We are a Trust that celebrates diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We would welcome applications from people in all under-represented groups.

Oustanding Career


PHARMACY DEPARTMENTCLINICAL PHARMACY ASSISTANT TECHNICAL OFFICER (Band 3) (Permanent)

Winner of the CHKS Top Hospitals 2015 – Dorset County Hospital has been recognised for its high performance in clinical effectiveness, health outcomes, efficiency, patient experience and quality of care. The Pharmacy Department have also been awarded for their contribution to medicines management and electronic prescribing.

The Pharmacy Department provides a clinical pharmacy service to Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. and to Dorset University Foundation Trust . The dispensary has been refurbished in 2020 and boasts a state of the art ARX dispensing robot installation, a spacious and efficient dispensary area, a improved Prescription Tracking System and the Electronic Prescribing and Medicines Administration is in use throughout the hospital.

The Pharmacy Department has exciting development opportunities for an enthusiastic individual to join our Clinical pharmacy services team. If you wish to be part of a dynamic and innovative pharmacy team, and start or continue a career in Pharmacy, join us as a Band 3 Clinical Pharmacy Assistant. We are an innovative forward thinking department entering an exciting new phase. A series of in-house developments are underway , giving the opportunity for successful candidates to be involved in dynamic projects which offer professional progression.

Under the supervision of a Pharmacist or Senior Technician you will be involved in a broad range of activities in the Pharmacy department and at ward level. There will be a requirement to visit a variety of wards to provide medicines provision for patients. You will work as part of a team providing a comprehensive dispensing service to service users including the labelling and dispensing of prescriptions according to relevant standard operating procedures.

You will assist the Pharmacy Medicines Management Team at ward level to ensure the smooth discharge of patients, transfer of patient’s medicines between wards, labelling and dispensing of medicines for patients and manage medicine returns from wards.

You will need to have received a good standard of general education and have attained a GCSE grade C or above in Mathematics and English (or equivalent).You must be qualified to a level 2 or equivalent standard in Pharmacy Services or willing to undertake and achieve specified Units of Level 2 in Pharmacy Services. This will mean completing a proportion of work in your own time in order to achieve this.

As a Clinical Pharmacy Assistant you will be required to complete a medicines management qualification to allow you to accurately assess patients own medications and provide a medication supply as per departmental standard operating procedures (SOP’s).

You will need to possess excellent communication skills, be self-motivated and have a flexible approach to work and be open to changing practices. Attention to detail is important and you must be able to work as part of a team but also able to demonstrate initiative and work in a professional and timely manner.

You will need to be able to work well under pressure and have a flexible approach. Computer literacy is required although appropriate training on pharmacy systems will be provided.

Dorset County Hospital (400 beds) was officially opened in May 1998 and has a bright spacious and friendly working environment, located within easy walking distance of the historic centre of Dorchester.

Dorchester itself offers a bustling social scene with a mix of modern development of shops, restaurants, cinema, and festivals and specialist markets. There are direct train links to London and the South West including Bristol and Bath.

Hours: 37.5 hrs per week. Staff will be expected to work weekends, Bank Holidays & late duties on a rotational basis. Staff are expected to work flexibly to meet the needs of the business and services provided as required.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Aaran Bellamy, Principle Technician Medicines Management, Aaran.bellamy@dchft.nhs.uk,or 01305 255585




PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT INFORMATION CAREFULLY BEFORE YOU SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION

Please read the job description/person specification carefully to ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience required

The closing date/interview date is subject to amendment; this vacancy may expire at short notice. All correspondence with applicants will be via email. If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks please contact us on recruitment@dchft.nhs.uk to find out whether you have been shortlisted

DBS - If you join us and need a new DBS check, we will recover the costs through a salary deduction (£40 - enhanced check or £23 - standard)

Applicants who subscribe to the update service or have a valid portable DBS will not incur a charge. There will be no charge to Volunteers/newly hired apprentices. Employees within AfC pay bands 1-4 can choose to pay through salary deductions over 3 months

VISA - Tier 2 visa applicants who are coming to work in an occupation defined by the relevant Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code, and their adult dependants, will need to provide a criminal record certificate from any country they have lived for 12 months or more in the past 10 years.

TRAC - When applying through NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our Trac recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to Dorset County Hospital transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS ESR system.