Royal Pharmaceutical Society

RPS Local Coordinators 

21 Apr 2017
11 May 2017
Job Type
Specialist area
Medicines information

Contract type: Sessional fixed one year agreement (not employee contract)
Salary:  Honorarium  
Location: Home based to cover all local health board areas and remote and rural locations in Scotland and Wales. 

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) is the professional body for pharmacists and pharmacy in England, Scotland and Wales. We advance the profession of pharmacy for public and patient benefit to secure the future of the profession and our members. 

RPS is changing its local engagement model in Scotland and Wales and replacing the regional local practice forums with RPS local aligned to NHS Boards and creating several new funded roles as RPS Local Coordinators to join our country teams.

The RPS Local Coordinator’s role includes;

  • Working with the RPS team and local members to coordinate the delivery of RPS and local hot topic professional practice development events.
  • Developing RPS Locals as the focus for innovation, inter and intra-professional practice development, quality in practice and research.
  • Supporting the development of RPS Locals as an opportunity for networking, mentoring and engagement in RPS professional programmes.

The ideal candidate will be a pharmacist and member of the RPS with excellent communication skills, knowledge of local stakeholders and have a passion for developing pharmacy practice. The posts are suitable for early year pharmacists.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with the dynamic teams in the Scottish and Welsh Directorates.

For more information on this role, see the full role description (for Scotland and/or Wales) and details on how to apply at:

You can also email in Scotland or in Wales for more information on specific country positions. 

Application is by CV and covering letter/supporting statement from your employer where appropriate.  

Please note that there are 12 posts in Scotland (including 1 national role to cover the island health boards and remote and rural areas) and 6 in Wales, please specify the country of choice when submitting your application.

Closing date for applications:11th May 2017 

Interviews (Wales): 16th and 17th May with induction day 4th June 2017 in RPS Cardiff Office. 
Interviews (Scotland): 18th and 19th May with induction day 15th June 2017 in RPS Edinburgh Office.

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society is an equal opportunities employer.