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Professional Support Pharmacist

Royal Pharmaceutical Society
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
Between £17,040- £25,560 per annum (Full-time equivalent £42,600 per annum)
Closing date
25 Sep 2021

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We are looking for two confident Professional Support Pharmacists to join our team at RPS and be part of a multi-functioning team. You will be providing professional advice and develop support tools for our members and support across a wide spectrum of pharmacy practice and professional development related issues. You will contribute to the review and improvement of our systems, processes and operations for enquiry handling, and production of resources.

We are looking for one pharmacist to be based in our Edinburgh office and one pharmacist to be based in our Cardiff office.

Professional Support Pharmacist Requirements:

  • Pharmacist registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) with a minimum of 2 years post-qualification practice
  • Knowledge and experience of working in the NHS, industry or community pharmacy practice
  • Ability to quickly and accurately assimilate information and manage priorities in a fast-changing environment.
  • Ability to document information and maintain appropriate records
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, with evidence of having produced quality resources.
  • Experience of developing and maintaining good working relationships with key stakeholders.

About the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS):

We are the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS), the professional leadership body for pharmacists and pharmacy in Great Britain. Our mission is to put pharmacy at the forefront of healthcare. Our vision is to be the world leader in the safe and effective use of medicines.

What we offer

We have a friendly, supportive, and collaborative work environment with an attractive remuneration package. Benefits include excellent work life balance (35-hour work week & flexitime), professional learning and development opportunities, 33 days’ holiday, with the option to purchase additional annual leave, multiple discounts from major stores, Ride2work, interest free season ticket loans and enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay.  We host regular social events, and you can get involved in our diversity and inclusion groups, and charity fundraising initiatives.

We continue to support our employees to work flexibly and from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. When our offices re-open, there is an expectation for this role to work from our offices on occasions where there is a need to do so; until then, the majority of the role can be done at home.

We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates and people of all abilities.


Location: Edinburgh/ Cardiff (Please specified which location you are applying for in your cover letter)

Hours: 2 or 3 days a week (Please specified what hours you are applying for in your cover letter)

Type:  Permanent

Salary: Between £17,040- £25,560 per annum (Full-time equivalent £42,600 per annum) 

Closing date for applications: 25th August 2021


If you would like to learn more about the role, please view the job description here.


What we do

* We are proud to be the professional body for pharmacists and pharmacy.
* We promote pharmacy to ensure pharmacists are recognised within the NHS and wider society, as the experts in medicine.
* We make sure the voice of the pharmacy profession is heard in the development of healthcare policy.
* We promote the advancement of science, practice and education in pharmacy.
* We provide our members with the support and development they need to fulfil their professional potential.

How we work

We put our members at the heart of everything we do, working collaboratively with stakeholders across the profession to enhance the reputation and develop the role of pharmacy and through this meet the needs of our members.

Find Us
Royal Pharmaceutical Society
020 7735 914
1 Lambeth High Street
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