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Prescribing Pharmacist - Gloucestershire OOH vacancy

Job details

Job number:
Job location:
Gloucestershire OOH
Job contract type:
Job schedule type:
Part Time
Job closing date:
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 23:59

About the Job

Do you have the passion to make a difference to patients who have an urgent care need and are unable to attend their GP? Are you looking to add extra skills to your portfolio? If so, look no further, as we could have the job for you!

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Prescribing Pharmacist to join the Gloucester out of hours (OOH) service.

The Gloucester OOH service provides advice, information and treatment for NHS patients who become unwell during the out-of-hours period when their own GP surgery is closed.

Within this job, you’ll be responsible for providing advice and/or prescribing for patients over the phone once they’ve been referred on via NHS 111.

About Care UK

Care UK was founded in 1982. Today our healthcare services include treatment centres, prison health services, GP practices, NHS walk-in centres, GP out-of-hours and clinical assessment and diagnostics facilities. This means that we provide a greater range of specialist care services than any other organisation in the UK.

Care UK is the largest independent provider of urgent care services in England incorporating OOH's, single point of access and referral management. We deliver excellent, high value patient care on behalf of the NHS for over eight million patients across England.

We work with the NHS to deliver high quality healthcare services, reducing waiting times and giving the patient a greater level of choice. We also take healthcare services closer to where people live and work – increasing the efficiency and quality of the services we deliver and helping to reduce waiting times.

For more information, please visit our website:

The Requirements

•Be a qualified Pharmacist with valid PIN Number.
•Be an independent prescriber.
•Previous experience of prescribing post qualification.
•Have an excellent understanding of community pharmacy services

•Previous experience of providing pharmaceutical advise to patients over the phone

Salary & Benefits

We have permanent, bank or self-employed jobs available. Permanent contracts are offered on a part-time basis, up to 24 hours per week.

The hours of work are between 10am - 5pm on Saturdays

We can offer you:
•Competitive pay
•Company Pension Scheme
•25 days annual leave + bank holidays (pro-rata)
•Indemnity Cover
•Regional/national opportunities
•Free online and face-to-face training

Application Process

Once you have pressed apply to this job, you will be contacted by Lucy who sits within our recruitment team by phone or email.

If you have been shortlisted, the recruiter will submit your CV to the hiring manager who will in turn arrange an interview with you if they feel that you are suitable for the job.

Additional Information

If you would like to talk to our friendly recruiters for further information, or for a full, comprehensive Job Description, please contact Lucy Brown -

Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check.

Care UK is committed to creating a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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