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Assessment and Credentialing Lead

Royal Pharmaceutical Society
London (Greater)
£55,000 per annum
Closing date
14 Aug 2022

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Primary care
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We are seeking an experienced pharmacist with educational expertise to join our education and membership directorate as the Assessment and Credentialing Lead. You must be passionate about developing and advancing the pharmacist profession and workforce to meet the changing needs of patients and the healthcare system.

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) post-registration curricula and assessments have been developed to transform the way post-registration pharmacist practice is defined and assured.

Reporting to the Associate Director of Education & Professional development, you will have the unique opportunity to work collaboratively with senior pharmacy and wider healthcare stakeholders across the UK, leading on the successful implementation, delivery, and continued evaluation of our curricula and assessments. You will be responsible for ensuring RPS curricula and assessments remain fit for purpose and aligned to UK pharmacy workforce policy as well as future patient and service needs. 

Role requirements:

  • Pharmacist registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council.
  • Postgraduate qualification in education and/or assessment or equivalent experience.
  • Demonstrable experience in leading on significant pharmacy workforce and/or education initiatives, preferable on a regional and/or national scale
  • Good understanding of best practices in curriculum and/or assessment design, preferably in the post-graduate or post-registration pharmacy landscape.
  • Good working knowledge of (post-registration) pharmacy practice and education across the devolved nations of the UK.
  • Good understanding of wider UK health and education policy and how these impact the pharmacy profession.

What we offer

  • Excellent work-life balance (35-hour work week & flexitime),
  • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays), with the option to purchase additional annual leave,
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life insurance
  • MediCash and Private Medical Insurance
  • Ride2work and Interest-free season ticket loans
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, and adoption leave.
  • Learning budget and personal development time
  • We host regular social events, and you can get involved in our diversity and inclusion groups, and charity fundraising initiatives.
  • A commitment to your wellbeing, with access to a mental health first aider and other initiatives

At RPS, we encourage professional growth, and if we can help you achieve your ambitions we will.

Closing date: 19th August 2022

If you would like to learn more about the role, please view the job description on our careers page.

Please attach your CV and Cover Letter

We are passionate about creating a culture of belonging, inclusion, and diversity these are part of our core values at RPS and we are striving to have an organisation that represents the diversity of the profession. At RPS we do not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age or disability and we encourage applications from all backgrounds.


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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