Lead Pharmacist - Mass Vaccination Programme
NHS AfC: Band 8b
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Lead Pharmacist – Mass Vaccination Programmes, NHS England & NHS Improvement South West
Pay band – AFC Band 8b-8c (dependent on experience). Seeking 1.2 whole time equivalent pharmacists.
We are recruiting a pharmacy leader for this important and high-profile role in the COVID-19 vaccination programme.
This is an exciting opportunity to use your pharmaceutical expertise to guide pharmacy leaders, non-pharmacy clinicians and operational leads across all vaccination venues and the regional teams. You will liaise closely with and be a valued member of the wider vaccination programme and South West Pharmacy Leadership teams. You will support providers to set up and deliver safe vaccination services, ensuring that our citizens experience the highest quality services possible.
You will provide expert pharmaceutical advice on primarily the COVID-19 vaccination programme, implementing national policy and building professional relationships with national and regional colleagues. As part of the programme clinical team you may be involved in virtual/in-person visits to community pharmacies and vaccination centres as part of the approval process and possibly other governance visits. The whole programme recognises the importance of ensuring vaccine integrity being maintained with the pharmaceutical advice on best practice. This is an opportunity to gain new experiences and exposure in a welcoming and positive work environment.
This is a secondment to 31 March 2023 and would suit a candidate who is looking for a secondment or new part time work. Full time employees could split their time by agreement with their host employer. The post will be based from home with the requirement to occasionally travel across the South West region. We are seeking 1.2 whole time equivalent pharmacists with experience of the COVID-19 vaccination programme.
Please note that the reason for the fixed term of your contract is short term funding to support the Mass Vaccination Programme
Should you require further information or would like to discuss the role, please contact Catriona Khetyar, Regional Chief Pharmacist, NHS England & Improvement South West, via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
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