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Principal Pharmacist – Clinical Trials and Research

Gillingham, Dorset, England
£ 44606 - 50819 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
13 Aug 2019
11 Sep 2019

Job Description

Are you committed to delivering the best of care through the best of people?

Principal Pharmacist - Clinical Trials and Research
Division: Unplanned and Integrated Care
Care Group: Critical Support Services
Band: 8a
Salary: £44,606 - £50,819 per annum / pro rata
Interview date: Tuesday 3rd of September 2019
Here at Medway, we pride ourselves on working together as one to ensure that our shared vision of Better, Best, Brilliant is achieved.
With strong leadership the day to day experience for our teams is a great one, staff are valued, excellent quality care is provided and the passion for continuous improvement is high.
Our Trust is a great choice for people who want to develop their career in an ambitious and dynamic environment; our employees are able to choose the coverage and supplemental benefits that best fit their needs and those of their families. Our excellent benefits package includes onsite childcare facilities, various salary sacrifice schemes and a generous annual leave entitlement.
Flexible working opportunities within the Trust are on the rise, giving employees flexibility on where, when and the hours they work. Timewise Power 50 awards celebrate the achievements of senior business leaders who work part-time, at Medway NHS Foundation Trust we are proud that one of our very own consultant anaesthetists was recognised as Power Part-Timers 2019.
As an employee at Medway NHS Foundation Trust you will be encouraged and empowered to be yourself at your very best through our 'You Are The Difference' programme. Our departments across the Trust will give you the opportunity to utilise and enhance your talents to assist us in the development of shaping the future of Medway NHS Foundation Trust.
Research and Innovation is a core component of Medway NHS Foundation Trust activity and is key to making advancements in patient care. At Medway NHS Foundation Trust we continually strive to ensure that our patients are identified and offered early participation in suitable research as part of their treatment and care choice.
The Pharmacy Clinical Trials team is well-established as part of the research and innovation team and helps facilitate in clinical trials in haematology, oncology and a number of other specialist areas including cardiology, respiratory, anaesthetic medicine, neonate and foetal medicine.
We are recruiting for a talented and self-motivated band 8a pharmacist to lead the Pharmacy Clinical Trials team at Medway NHS Foundation. Applicants are required to have previous clinical trials experience, diploma level clinical pharmacy experience and previous experience working in haematology, oncology and aseptic services
You will be responsible for the setup, maintenance and delivery of the clinical trials service within the Pharmacy service including the aseptic Services, ensuring maximum patient safety and compliance with Good Clinical Practice and Good Manufacturing Practice. You will provide operational support in the pharmacy aseptic unit, in particular for product approval of aseptic compounded products. You will also provide clinical support to the pharmacy cancer services team and participate in the ward clinical pharmacy services.
You will have excellent communication skills, be self-motivated, innovative and committed to providing the highest quality of research and care for patients recruited to clinical trials. You will need an ability to develop effective working relationships, to challenge and to prioritise your own work. You will be required to be flexible, reliable and able to work on your own initiative to provide an efficient service to a growing research environment.
The successful candidate will manage the clinical trials team in aseptic services to ensure the provision of a robust and efficient service for the delivery of quality and innovative research
As part of our ongoing commitment to professional development we are offering a number of apprenticeships and training opportunities in Leadership and Management, Business Services, Finance, Accounting and HR, Clinical Support Work, Research and Innovation, Nursing Associate and Assistant Practitioner alongside our in-house comprehensive clinical pathways.
The Trust has also engaged with the renowned Henley Business School to be able to offer MBA, MA,BA, Executive Education, Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes.
All of our learning programmes will support and encourage all members to be able to apply their learning immediately back into their working life. Our hope is that the education pathways will play a key role in enabling you to challenge the practices of the past and build capability for the future.
Our culture and values are what drives Medway NHS Foundation Trust and is the heartbeat of who we are as an organisation. It is important that you understand and to refer to our values when you

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