Careers at PSI

The Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland (PSI) is a public body established in law to protect the health, safety and wellbeing of patients and the public by regulating pharmacists and pharmacies in Ireland. The PSI’s Corporate Strategy 2021-2024 sets our development agenda with the central organisational goal of assuring trust in pharmacy through effective regulation.

We are proud of the work that we do and carrying out our role to the highest standard in the public interest. We offer a friendly workplace that provides opportunities to contribute, learn and to develop professionally, and our team is committed to continuing to build a high-performing organisation, and a flexible and supportive working environment.

If you are interested in working with knowledgeable, experienced and enthusiastic colleagues with a passion for public service, we hope you will consider developing your career with us. PSI recruitment opportunities are listed on this page and on LinkedIn as they arise. 

We currently have one vacancy advertised:

Regulatory Solicitor

Reporting to the Fitness to Practise and Legal Affairs Manager, the Regulatory Solicitor will primarily manage a caseload of Fitness to Practise inquiries arising from complaints against pharmacists and pharmacy owners and will support the completion of other regulatory and commercial legal work serviced by the in-house legal team.

Candidates must have, on the closing date for receipt of applications:

  • Be a qualified solicitor, admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in the Republic of Ireland, and hold a practising certificate  
  • Have a minimum of 2 years post-qualification experience, of which at least 1 year relates to experience in public and administrative law and/or litigation.  
  • Strong attention to detail, excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability to work effectively under pressure, and ensure tasks are carried out within the required deadlines. 

In addition, the following are considered desirable:

  • Previous exposure to fitness to practise cases, regulatory investigations, and the enforcement of regulatory powers  
  • Good working knowledge of statutory interpretation, including EU law  
  • Experience of providing advice in relation to commercial contracts, and advising in relation to data protection law, FOI requests and protected disclosures  
  • Previous civil and/or criminal litigation and judicial review experience  
  • Ability to manage a variety of stakeholder relationships, including Board members, external customers, experts, and senior management. 

For more information about the role and the PSI, please read the information booklet.

To apply, please submit your up-to-date CV, cover letter and completed application form to before the closing date.

The PSI is an equal opportunity employer.

Benefits of working with us

Our Values

The safety of the public is at the heart of everything we do and our values underpin how we work with each other and for others as we pursue the PSI’s commitment to assuring trust in pharmacy through effective regulation.

PSI Values

Our HR Strategy 2021-2023- Shaping our Future towards Betters Ways of Working is based on three strands:

  • People – Shaping Talent
  • Learning and Development – Shaping Competencies and Skills
  • Future of Work – Shaping the Workplace

PSI induction

It’s our objective to be a workplace of choice and to ensure that we continue to be a safe and caring employer. We seek to be fair and flexible, while ensuring that the needs of the business are met. A Blended Working Policy in place, providing an opt-in to a blended working model for home and office working. 

PSI recognised for excellence

We recognise the importance of quality in our work, in terms of how we carry out our functions, how we formulate our strategies and how we interact with our stakeholders. In seeking to provide continued assurance in an evolving healthcare, regulatory and public sphere, the PSI is committed to ongoing development and improvement. As part of this, we were recognised for Excellence- 4 Stars under the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM) model. Further information on quality development in the PSI, and our ongoing EFQM journey is available on this website.



We have a modern and bright office located at Fenian Street, Dublin 2. The building is centrally located with access to many public transport options. The PSI is conscious of its health and safety responsibilities and its environmental impact, and we have staff working group to promote the health, safety and sustainability agenda. We also have a staff-led Workspace Wellbeing Group, a forum for staff contributions to HR policies and initiatives, and an Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Working Group. 

As a regulator, the work we do provides a variety of interesting opportunities and we actively encourage people to broaden their experience through involvement in projects and working groups, and to provide input and ideas on new and evolving work. We encourage people to build relationships and develop understanding of work across the organisation, and with external partners, so that we collaborate for successful outcomes. If you are looking for something different, the PSI is an exciting place to be!

Read more about our business areas and organisation structure.

Application Process

Please follow the application process as outlined in the relevant job specification.

Our recruitment process will include some or all of these stages:

Application process

Job specifications as well as the PSI's data protection statement contain details about how we process applicant information.

The PSI is an equal opportunities employer.

The HR office will be happy to help with information about the recruitment process. We also have an Access Officer, whose role is to provide or arrange for and coordinate assistance and guidance to persons with disabilities accessing the services we provide. You can phone to speak with the Access Officer on (01) 218 4000 or email