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Specialist nurse - Medicines management.

NHS AfC: Band 7

Main area
Nursing and Midwifery
NHS AfC: Band 7
Secondment Mat leave cover - 8 months
Part time: 30 hours per week
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Blackpool Victoria
£37,570 - 43,722pa (part time pro rata)
27/02/2020 23:59

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is ideally situated just a forty five minute drive from Manchester. The Trust provides services to the 440,000 residents of Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre and North Lancashire, as well as specialist tertiary care for Cardiac and Haematology patients. We employ more than 6,500 staff, have approximately 900 beds and have a planned turnover in excess of £410m for 2017/2018.

As one of the United Kingdom’s largest coastal resort, Blackpool has plenty to offer its residents – it’s not just a good place to work; it’s a great place to live. In addition to its bustling centre and historic seafront, the town is world famous for its many attractions, including the famous Blackpool Tower. Blackpool also offers a number of scenic cycling routes round our local parks and across the surrounding countryside, as well as boasting panoramic views of the coast on its picturesque Promenade. Further afield, Blackpool also benefits from less than three-hour connections via rail to Edinburgh in the north and London in the south.

Our strategic vision for 2020 is:

As a high performing Trust, operating as part of an integrated care system, we will provide high quality, safe and effective care. This will be achieved in a financially sustainable way, through our skilled and motivated workforce”.

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals encourages flexible working in all our roles to support staff in maintaining healthy home-life balance.  Working patterns such as; part time working, self-rostering, compressed hours, annualised hours, term time, reverse term time and flexitime working can be explored.  We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview




Band 7 

Are you looking for a new challenge?

Do you see the promotion of patient safety as a key priority? 

An eight month secondment opportunity has arisen within the pharmacy department for a nurse with a genuine interest in patient safety to contribute to the Medicines Management agenda Trust wide.

Working closely with the Lead Pharmacist – Risk Management you will ensure that risk management systems are embedded and good medicines management practice is evident at all levels within the Trust

You will possess excellent communication, organisational and clinical skills and be prepared to take a leading role in training staff.

Leading by example you will possess the confidence to make decisions, solve problems and initiate change

The opportunities offered by this position will be unique and invaluable to the successful applicant.

The post will provide excellent opportunity to develop existing management skills and influence medicines management practice within the ward environment                      

You will have previous experience of working within a clinical environment and will have a determination to provide a first class service to patients, carers and colleagues.                                                                                                                                Evidence of multi-disciplinary teamwork would be advantageous.

Training and support will be given. A commitment to continuing professional development is essential.



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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information contact Vanya Fidling, Assistant Director of Pharmacy – Clinical Services or Kathleen Ibison, Lead pharmacist – Risk management