If you are newly qualified community or primary care pharmacist looking for a career change and have not yet gained a postgraduate qualification, or are about your pre-registration period in any sector then we want you to come and work with us at Velindre Cancer Centre. You will have a mixture of roles giving you experience in clinical pharmaceutical care to inpatients and outpatients, aseptics and acute oncology services, all with the supportof senior pharmacists. The role gives you a first step into your oncology pharmacy career.
We are a progressive department and are keen on developing the role of pharmacists. We currently have several pharmacists trained as Independent Prescribers who assess and prescribe for patients with breast, gastro-intestinal and gynaecological cancers. We also have pharmacist undertaking their clinical diploma, advanced practice and doctorate qualification. You will work alongside friendly high skilled technicians, assistants and administrative staff to provide oncology pharmacy services. This post is fixed term for 2 years to meet the needs of the service.
Main duties of the job
The post holder will primarily be responsible for undertaking duties involved in the provision and development of efficient and comprehensive pharmaceutical services with Velindre Cancer Centre.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.
This post is fixed term for 2 years due to – meet the needs of the service
Here at Velindre University NHS Trust we are extremely proud of the specialist services we provide across the whole of Wales in our cutting-edge Velindre Cancer Centre and ouraward-winning Welsh Blood Service , as well as the expertise of our corporate functions that bring the two divisions together. We are also fortunate to host the NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership and Health Technology Wales and have developed strong partnership working with these expert services.
Formed in 1999, the Trust has a dedicated workforce that continuously strives to provide the key principles of prudent healthcare through a wide array of roles. We play a vital role in the communities we support and have ambitious plans for the future to continue to improve the services we deliver. We strive to maintain our core values in everything we do by being; accountable, bold, caring and dynamic, and ensuring the best possible care for our patients and donors.
Velindre Cancer Centre is situated in the northern suburbs of the vibrant city of Cardiff, within easy reach of the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park The Centre provides a clinical oncology service to the population of South East Wales.
If you want to work for an organisation that prides itself on making a real difference and offers exciting career opportunities then Velindre University NHS Trust is the place for you.
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10 March 2023
Agenda for change
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum
Velindre Cancer Centre
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- Masters of Pharmacy Degree (MPharm)
- Registered member of the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) in the UK
- Evidence of Continuing Professional development
- Significant pre-registration experience completed (exam and tutor assessment) or on course for planned completion
- Recent hospital experience
- Good interpersonal, influencing & negotiation skills
- Good pharmaceutical care skills and knowledge
Certificate of Sponsorship
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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).
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