Welcome to the Propel Programme

Following significant investment by the Trust we are looking for up to ten Band 6 or Band 7 pharmacists to join our -PROPEL Programme (Plymouth Rotational Opportunity for Progression through Experience & Learning) structured rotational development programme.

Applications are open to everyone from current trainee pharmacists to those pharmacists with the necessary post registration and clinical experience who may have been working in other sectors of pharmacy practice or have specific visa requirements.

Dependent on your knowledge skills and previous experience you will join as either a Band 6 or Band 7 clinical pharmacists. You will be supported through our training programme and progression pathway which will enable you to develop a portfolio to prepare for advanced clinical practice and Band 8a roles.

This role is for enthusiastic and motivated newly qualified or experienced pharmacists looking to further develop their clinical skills alongside gaining significant teaching, training, leadership, and management experience in order to aid career progression for more senior roles.

Band 6 Rotational Pharmacists:

  • Progression to Band 7 role after 18 months
  • Fully funded Certificate in Clinical Pharmacy– with protected study time
  • Undertake 3-month core rotations including: Mixed Medical Admissions, Mixed Surgical Care, Healthcare of Older People, Generalised Paediatrics, Aseptic Services, Clinical Screening and Medicines Information
  • Work laptop and mobile phone
  • Support and mentoring by experienced pharmacists
  • Relocation packages offered dependent on eligibility

Band 7 Rotational Pharmacists:

  • Ready to apply for Band 8a roles within 12 months
  • Fully funded certificate in Diploma Clinical Pharmacy– with protected study time
  • Undertake 6-month core specialised and optional specialised rotations including: gastroenterology, paediatrics and neonatal medicine, neurology, cardiology, respiratory, microbiology, critical care, urgent & emergency care, clinical trials, cancer and aseptics, hepatology, patient safety, governance and formulary clinical academic & research
  • Work with specialist MDT’s, develop guidelines, protocols and PGDs and involvement in quality improvement work
  • Upon completion of diploma fully funded Non Medical Prescribing or other further study e.g. MSc
  • Relocation packages offered dependent on eligibility

To apply for the programme, visit jobs.nhs.uk


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