Pharmacist Prescriber/Trainee Pharmacist Prescriber jobs in Leicester, United Kingdom

  • Permanent
  • LE1 5RA


Job Introduction

At Turning Point, we support people with substance use issues across the country. We are looking to recruit a registered Pharmacist Prescriber to work within our Leicestershire & Rutland Substance Use service. The successful candidate will work alongside a large multi-disciplinary team of colleagues to make a real difference to the lives of those experiencing difficulties from drugs and alcohol usage. Some of the key essential qualities for this role include being passionate about people, being able to work independently as well as part of a team, the ability to develop and maintain strong partnership links. You will also be orientated towards providing safe and responsive care and treatment to help individuals to achieve their personal recovery goals and improve their overall health and wellbeing.

You will be supported to enhance your learning and development in substance use and related areas as well as receive support to progress your Pharmacy career through the provision of a full induction, training, clinical supervision and appraisal. Our integrated community drug and alcohol service offers support to individuals across a number of venues throughout Leicestershire and Rutland where you will work within a busy prescribing service under the supervision of our Senior Pharmacist Prescriber. You will have access to group clinical supervision, support from our National Pharmacy Team and have access to support from our Operational Managers, Clinical Services Manager and Clinical Lead.

Running health and social care services as a social enterprise, we invest every penny back into our care – and our people. So, if you’re ambitious and ready for a fresh challenge, progress your career with a sector leader.

Role Responsibility

As a Pharmacist Prescriber, you will undertake individual prescribing risk assessments and prescribe medications as part of opiate substitute treatment, alcohol and opiate detoxifications and relapse prevention medications at venues across Leicesterhire & Rutland. As part of the wider Clinical Team, you may also provide an array of clinical interventions inclusive of vaccinations, Pabrinex injections, Buvidal administration, undertake FibroScan exams and Blood Borne Virus screening. You will work particularly closely and liaise with community pharmacy colleagues, provide support with setting up and overseeing service level agreements, support with medication incident review and management processes. Additionally, you will also liaise with primary care colleagues, mental health, physical health and social care services and help to create a collaborative approach that links Turning Point ever closer to outside professionals and agencies.

The Ideal Candidate

We would welcome applications from a qualified Pharmacist Prescriber who has experience of working within the substance use field or a or qualified Pharmacist Prescriber who is willing to undertake training.

We are seeking a Qualified Pharmacy Prescriber that will join an established team, you will need to be an excellent communicator, you’ll have the ability to develop support packages that are creative, flexible and tailored to the needs of each individual. And of course, we’re looking for a Qualified Pharmacist Prescriber who loves talking to people with different needs, is genuinely interested in helping them, and possesses a deep level of empathy, understanding and patience. Due to the geographical area coverage of the service and responsibilities, driving is an essential part of this job role. Applicants must therefore hold a full valid driving licence and have access to their own vehicle.

About us

What Benefits Will I Receive?

We know reward looks different to each person and so whether its ways to make your money go further, a culture supporting recognition and celebration, or opportunities to boost your career – we want to support you in every way we can with our total reward package that includes:

NMC or GPhC Registration Renewal fee paid for

Comprehensive learning and development opportunities so we can invest in your future – we’re proud to have a silver accreditation from Investors in People. Choose from our range of courses to gain recognised qualifications.

31 days’ paid holiday a year, increasing with each year of service up to 33 days.

An exclusive discounts hub for TP colleagues, to help make your money go further – including high street shopping, pubs and restaurants, mobile phones, gym memberships, and much more. You’ll also have access to the Blue Light Card, for even more discounts and savings!

Flexible working solutions to support your work-life balance.

Life Assurance of up to 3x annual salary and a competitive Pension Scheme to support your savings and security.

Access to our Rightsteps Therapy service – free, confidential telephone-based counselling sessions, access to an online wellbeing platform, and a Financial Education hub to support your total wellbeing.

A 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme including a Digital GP, legal advice and more – all free to you and your immediate family.

Recognition awards to recognise colleagues’ inspirational work and dedication, as well as Long Service bonuses to celebrate your commitment to us.

Flexible benefit options including a Cycle to Work scheme and interest-free Season Ticket Loans

A £300 bonus if you successfully refer a friend as a new colleague through our Refer a Friend scheme, as a thanks from us!

We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date.

Turning Point

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