Senior Prescribing Advisor

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Senior Prescribing Advisor Job Reference: 893-HMRCCG-1033 Employer: Department: Admin Location: Number One Riverside, Rochdale Salary: £45,753 - £51,668 pa NHS Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale Clinical Commissioning Group (HMR CCG) and Rochdale Borough Council which brings together all commissioning responsibilities across health and care (including public health) into a single function as we work to transform the way the services are commissioned and delivered across the Borough, and within Greater Manchester Health and Social Care devolution arrangements. Accountable to the Head of Medicines Optimisation, the successful candidates will assist in developing medicines management strategies and QIPP medicines optimisation plans across Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale. Working closely with GP clinical leads and local / national IT systems you will be involved in the development of clinical audits to improve patient outcomes. You will also have direct patient contact where this could be beneficial in improving medication use and reducing harms from medicines. Successful candidates will also work closely with local provider organisations across multiple sectors. Working with the CCG clinical leads & other clinicians from primary and secondary care as well as community services and the private providers to deliver clear patient pathways and guarantee cost effective and equitable use of NHS resources. The post holder will adopt a matrix working approach to deliver the CCGs' shared vision, support the development and implementation of their strategies and transformation plans, working with employees across other CCG and RBC directorates to address the challenges faced locally and across the wider footprint. You will need to be enthusiastic and a capable individual who can provide support in the delivery of the medicines optimisation service and demonstrate a high level of professionalism with a highly organized, systematic and efficient approach to patient care and able to work effectively alone and as part of a team. You will need good written and verbal communication skills. Applicants must meet the essential criteria in the person specification. They should also have significant experience within a health and social care setting. Applicants invited in for an interview will be required to give a presentation, details on the presentation will be shared prior to the interview. This role as a Senior Prescribing Advisor has a requirement to be a non-medical prescriber. For further details / informal visits contact: NameKeith PearsonJob titleHead of Medicines OptimisationEmail number Additional contact information For an informal discussion please contact Dr Keith Pearson at or We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment. Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification on their application will be shortlisted for this job. if you are short listed for interview you will be contacted via email and it is important that you check your email regularly. The organisation will not re-imburse any expenses incurred by candidates for attending interview. The successful candidate will be subject to the completion of satisfactory probationary period. As a fair collection notice for all NHS employees previous service details will be requested electronically from their previous employer. General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we have implemented a Privacy Notice to inform you, as prospective employees of the organisation of the types of data we process about you. NHS Jobs/TRAC - (Recruitment Systems) - If your application form has been submitted on NHS jobs, we will need to transfer your personal data information (application form) from NHS Jobs to upload into our new recruitment system, TRAC systems. UK Registration Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see . To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs ( ), a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.

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