The Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland (PSI) was established under the Pharmacy Act 2007 as the pharmacy regulator. The PSI is an equal opportunities employer.

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7 July 2017

Senior Pharmacist (maternity leave cover) – Pharmacy Practice Development

A Senior Pharmacist is required for full-time fixed-term contract basis to provide cover for maternity leave in the Pharmacy Practice Development Department. Secondment arrangements from other the public service bodies will be considered for the purposes of this role.

The purpose of the position is to support the work of the PSI Council in improving the profession of pharmacy and to support and fulfil the Council’s strategic objectives to continue to assure high standards of patient care and good pharmacy practice, and to facilitate the development of pharmacy as a profession in Ireland. The successful candidate will report to the Head of Pharmacy Practice Development.

Key requirements include that the successful candidate have a degree in pharmacy with 3-5 years post-registration/post-qualification experience, experience in research or projects, particularly in areas of pharmacy practice or health services, experience in planning and delivering projects within timelines and experience in the use of appropriate technology and IT applications.

Please see all aspects of the role and requirements in this job description.

In order to apply for this position, candidates should submit a C.V., highlighting relevant qualifications and experience, this must be accompanied by a covering letter, setting out their reasons for considering themselves suitable for the role and pointing to the relevant experience that illustrates how the essential criteria listed above is met.

This documentation should be emailed to Miriam Carolan, HR Officer, at on or before the closing date of 1.00 pm on Monday, 24 July 2017. Late applications will not be accepted.

Shortlisting of candidates will apply on the basis of the information contained in their application and CV.

Proposed date for interviews will be the week commencing 31 July 2017. Onus is on all applicants shortlisted for interview to ensure they are available for interview on the identified date.

The PSI is not in a position to reimburse expenses incurred by applicants attending for interview.

The Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland is committed to a policy of equal opportunity.

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