Accreditation and Recognition Panel Lay Team Member x 3

We are seeking lay members to join our accreditation and recognition panel to review initial education and training provision for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacy support staff.

The role

Accreditation and recognition panel members use their expertise to ensure that education and training programmes and qualifications are fit for purpose, through rigorous application of the GPhC education and training standards, making judgements on the basis of evidence.

We are seeking to recruit individuals with experience of collaborative decision making, who are deft at considering written and verbal evidence in a balanced way and who can apply knowledge and experience to decision making in a fair and transparent manner.

We are seeking individuals who are not registrants of the GPhC or any other health or social care body.

  • Do you have with experience of representing the viewpoint of patients and the public?
  • Do you have experience of participating in evidence-based decision-making taking account of relevant policy, guidance, legislation and best practice?
  • Do you have a broad understanding of healthcare regulation, UK healthcare systems, and/or higher education systems

If so, we encourage you to find out more about this role by reading out application information and role specification and welcome your application. 

Accreditation and recognition events take place both by videoconference and at sites around the around the UK. Panel members must therefore be willing to travel and stay overnight.  Accreditation panel members can expect to be assigned around 3 – 6 accreditation and recognition events per academic year. 

Accreditation and recognition panel members are remunerated for their work and expenses are paid. 

Applying for this post

If you feel you have the required experience and skills and would like to join us, please:

  1. Consult the role and person specification document and the application information and guidance to help you prepare your application: 
  2. Complete an application form – [Word Application form]
  3. Return your application form to A& with the subject ‘Accreditation panel lay team member application’ and your name in the title of your word application. 

Please note that CV’s emailed to us will not be accepted.

We are committed to promoting equality, valuing diversity and being inclusive in all our work as a health professions regulator.

Applications submitted after this time will not be considered. Applications will be anonymised prior to the interview shortlisting process

We value the diversity of our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community

The GPhC particularly welcomes applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people for this role as they are currently under-represented on the panel. 

About the GPhC

We regulate pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacies in Great Britain. It’s our role to make sure people receive safe and effective pharmacy care and have trust in pharmacy.

We are proud of our diverse and inclusive culture and are committed to holding ourselves to the same standards we expect of others.

See our privacy policy and understand how we collect, use and share your personal data during our recruitment process. 

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