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

The PSI is seeking to appoint four temporary positions in the following areas:

  • Authorised Officers/Senior Pharmacists – Inspection & Enforcement Unit
  • Senior Pharmacists – Pharmacy Practice Development Unit

All positions are twelve month fixed term contracts subject to satisfactory completion of probation.

The Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland (PSI) is the statutory regulator of pharmacists and pharmacies in the Republic of Ireland.

Authorised Officers/ Senior Pharmacists - Inspection & Enforcement Unit:
The purpose of these positions is to conduct inspections/investigations, in line with the processes and procedures of the Inspection and Enforcement Unit, the provisions of the Pharmacy Act 2007 and/or other relevant legislation. The Authorised Officers will be responsible for the conduct of pharmacy inspections and the preparation of inspection reports that may lead to the taking of prosecutions, where appropriate.

Senior Pharmacists - Pharmacy Practice Development Unit:
The purpose of these positions 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 in both community and hospital pharmacy and to facilitate the development of pharmacy as a profession in Ireland. Experience in expanded services in pharmacy and/or experience in hospital pharmacy is desirable for these positions.

Salary Range: €59,427 - €66,089* per annum-incremental scale (Senior Pharmacist, Health Sector Grade). All appointments will be made at the first point of the salary scale. *Salary scale in line with the Haddington Road Agreement.

The persons appointed in both units will have a degree in pharmacy; three years post registration/ post qualification experience, excellent analytical, problem solving, communication and interpersonal skills. All applicants will be considered for both units unless applicants specify a particular unit.

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The closing date for receipt of applications is now passed (15th August 2014 at 5:00pm).

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