LPC Job Opportunity: Pharmacy Services Manager


LPC Job Opportunity: Pharmacy Services Manager

December 23, 2020

Are you a dynamic, driven pharmacist passionate about pharmacy services? Would you like to be involved in driving new pharmacy services across the patch maintaining relationships with key stakeholders and commissioners?

Community Pharmacy Cheshire & Wirral is the Local Pharmaceutical Committee representing 280+ pharmacy contractors across Cheshire, Warrington and Wirral. We are seeking two Pharmacy Services Managers to further develop and lead the service agenda across our patch:

  • One* of the positions will focus on Warrington and Wirral commissioners and is a permanent role developing services over the longer term for 3.5 days (25 hours) per week.
  • One* will focus on the implementation of the General Practice Referrals into the Community Pharmacy Consultation Service and is a 6 month fixed term contract for 3 days (21.5 hours) per week.

* There is some degree of flexibility in the recruitment options as we recognise that it may suit individuals to have different options for employment and we would be open to a single individual covering both roles on a full time (37 hours per week) basis with some additional support, however the permanent role will be 3.5 days (25 hours) per week.

  • Based from home with travel across the CPCW footprint. Some regional and national travel may be required.
  • Competitive salary dependent upon experience + auto-enrolled pension.
  • 5 weeks annual leave (+ public holidays) rising with length of service.

The post holder will:

  • Provide support to contractors relating to the contractual obligations of pharmacy.
  • Support contractors with issues that impact on their pharmacy business.
  • Identify opportunities for, develop and assist in the development of new services for delivery through community pharmacy (in conjunction with CEO).
  • Work with and challenge service commissioners, being an advocate of community pharmacy with local external partners, encouraging standardisation of locally commissioned services.
  • Create and maintain support material for service delivery, identify trends in performance using data, improve delivery of existing services and support effective payment of services.
  • Line manage Contractor Engagement Officer(s) in their objectives to support service delivery and meeting day to day contractor needs.
  • Monitor service activity to enable the Local Pharmaceutical Committee (LPC) to track delivery of services.

View the Job Description HERE.

To view the full advert, or to apply for the position, please visit https://www.chemistanddruggistjobs.co.uk/job/60492/pharmacy-services-manager/

The closing date for applications is 6pm on 22 January 2021. If you have any questions please contact recruitment@cpcw.org.uk

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