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Pharmacist Prescriber

Job Description

Pharmacist Prescriber Opportunity - We are currently looking for a Pharmacist Prescriber with at least one year's relevant and recent experience working within substance misuse treatment.

Overview: Our client is a charity dedicated to the belief that we can make a difference in our service users' lives.

Their core values are: 'Be open, be compassionate, and be bold,' and our teams apply these daily. We offer support and respect in a safe environment, treat each user as an individual, and work with them to find the right treatment and care options.

Their NMPs are integral members of our multi-disciplinary and multi-agency teams, delivering recovery-oriented alcohol and drug intervention services. They provide care for presenting clients, prescribe and/or amend prescriptions for opiate and/or alcohol substitute treatments and other related medications, and take a lead role in developing the prescribing clinic, acting as a point of contact for other workers and partner agencies around prescribing issues.

Location: Hull
Hours: 37.5 per week
Salary: £47,085.94 - £52,541.86 dependent on experience

About the role:
- Assess, diagnose, plan, implement, and evaluate treatment/interventions and care for service users.
- Prescribe and review medication for therapeutic effectiveness appropriate to service user needs and in accordance with evidence-based practice and national and local protocols, and within the scope of practice.
- Prioritise health problems and intervene appropriately to assist the service user in complex, urgent, or emergency situations, seeking immediate advice and direction from the Clinical Lead if needed.
- Assess, update, and refer service users for BBV vaccination and immunisation programmes. Support service users to adopt health promotion strategies that promote healthy lifestyles.
- Communicate effectively with service users and carers, anticipating barriers to communication and recognising the need for alternative methods of communication to overcome different levels of understanding, cultural background, and preferred ways of communicating.
- Maintain effective communication within the organisational environment and with external stakeholders, acting as an advocate for service users and colleagues where necessary.
- Produce accurate, contemporaneous, and complete records of consultation, consistent with legislation, policies, and procedures.
- Assess the effectiveness of care delivery through self and peer review, benchmarking, and formal evaluation. Be actively involved in the annual appraisal system.

About you:
- Qualified pharmacist with current GPhC registration and two years' post-qualification experience OR first-level registered nurse with a current PIN AND three years post-qualification experience.
- Qualified Non-Medical Prescriber.
- At least one year's relevant and recent experience working within substance misuse treatment.
- Sound and demonstrable knowledge of harm reduction and health promotion interventions.
- Ability to assess and recovery plan service users and formulate written reports as necessary.
- Ability to communicate confidently and effectively, verbally and in writing.
- Full driving licence and access to own transport, or ability to demonstrate easy movement between services, if necessary.

What we will give to you:
- 25 days holiday (+ bank holidays) rising by 1 day for each year's service.
- Flexible working arrangements.
- Paid 'Wellness' hour each week along with a 'Wellness' hub and Employee Assist Programme.
- Protected CPD time.
- Free access to the RCNi learning platform.
- Annual reimbursement of your NMC fee.
- Contributory pension scheme.
- A great selection of benefits including discounts for shopping, cinema, holidays, etc.
- Protected monthly NMP forums.
- Refer a Friend voucher scheme.

Benefits of Service Care Solutions:
- Four weekly payroll runs
- £250 training allowance
- Excellent pay rates
- Exceptional referral bonuses
- Specialist mental health consultants offering a single point of contact
- Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
- Ltd & PAYE payment options available
- Nationwide provider of mental health staff to over 40 different NHS trusts and over 200 local authorities
- FREE DBS disclosures provided via fast-track online services
- FREE Occupational Health Check and Immunisations

Are you happy with your current agency?
- £150 Agency Switch Bonus
- £250 Welcome Bonus
- Up to £350 Referral Bonus

To learn more, reach out to me at 01772 208 961 or submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience to