We are looking for an ambitious and motivated pharmacist to join our current team of band 6 rotational pharmacists in this friendly and forward thinking pharmacy department. Yeovil District Hospital is a district general hospital with a full range of acute specialities. The Trust is at the forefront of the integrated care agenda through its symphony project. We have also received government funding for a full electronic healthcare record system (including Pharmacy and ePrescribing) being implemented in 2021. We provide full medicines management and dedicated discharge services throughout the Trust, and to a local hospice. Through our commercial contract work with Somerset community services we also supply mental health units (including clozapine). The pharmacy department enjoys excellent IT support and has recently undergone a full refurbishment including the installation of a new dispensing robot. We have a busy Aseptic Services Unit producing chemotherapy and have a significant involvement in the provision of clinical trials. Our key strengths as a department are that we work hard for each other and training is at the core of everything we do. This is underpinned by the Trusts iCARE principles which have now been adopted in a number of NHS Trusts.The successful applicant will join our friendly team of rotational band 6 pharmacists and will gain experience in clinical pharmacy, technical services, medicines information and patient services. Through our multidisciplinary team working, nursing and medical staff rely heavily on the skills and competence of the clinical pharmacy staff, so your hard work and enterprise will be much appreciated. You will be supported by our team of Senior Pharmacists (including independent prescribers) and by accredited technicians in medicines management. Your training opportunities will be further supported through the opportunity to undertake a fully funded Clinical Pharmacy Diploma, currently with The University of Bath. We also support our newly qualified pharmacists by offering the opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge through completion of the Interim Foundation Pharmacist Programme with Health Education England. We welcome applications from pre-registration pharmacists due to qualify in August 2021 as well as qualified community pharmacists. Benefits of working for us: Working for a Trust voted 1st for Health and Well-being across the UK (NHS staff survey) Full NHS terms and conditions including extensive holidays, Agenda for Change pay with enhancements Discounts for local and national retailers Dedicated well-being services for all employees Flexible working where possible For further details / informal visits contact: To find out more about this post please see the and person specification, or we would be very happy to have an informal conversation or arrange for you to come and visit us - Michaela Pinkney, Deputy Clinical Pharmacy Manager ([email protected]) or Sharon Hodges, Clinical Pharmacy Manager ([email protected]) on 01935 384947.