Pharmacy Inspector

We are looking for a Pharmacy Inspector to inspect premises in our Scotland and Northern England region, including: Borders, Dumfries and Galloway, Lanarkshire, Cumbria and Northumberland.

Closing date: 18 February 2019 (12 pm)

Interview dates: March 2019, TBA

Salary: £42,640- £49,400 pa + benefits

Location: Homebased (covering areas of Scotland and Norther England, as described)

Follow this link for details on how to apply

The role

The Pharmacy Inspector will maintain a programme of high-quality inspections of registered pharmacy premises through monitoring, supporting and enforcing compliance in line with GPhC standards. The Inspector will also provide recommendations to the registrar on the suitability for registration of new pharmacies and undertake investigations of concerns raised about a registrant’s fitness to practise, as well as assisting the Investigation and Case Management team with their cases.

The successful applicant will:

  • Be a pharmacist or pharmacy technician with substantial recent experience of delivery of pharmacy services, preferably in a community or hospital environment. 
  • Have a solid understanding of the GPhC’s statutory responsibilities, relevant legislative frameworks, and operational standards and a good understanding of the challenges facing retail community pharmacies. 
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills; have the drive to work independently and be a team player. 
  • Have an unwavering commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion. 

In return for their commitment and enthusiasm, applicants can expect a rewarding and challenging  work environment, good work-life balance and workload plus an excellent benefits package that includes 30 days holiday (plus bank holidays).

About the GPhC

We regulate pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacies in Great Britain. We work to assure and improve standards of care for people using pharmacy services. 

The GPhC is a respected regulatory body, acknowledged by the Professional Standards Authority for meeting all the Standards of Good Regulation. 

Our organisation has a long-term vision and desire for highly skilled and specialist staff and is committed to workforce learning and development opportunities. 

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

To find out more about the benefits of working at the GPhC please read: A quick guide to your benefits [N.B. these benefits apply to staff/employees, not associates]

Applying for this role

If you feel you have the required experience and skills and would like to join us, please send your CV and covering letter explaining your suitability for the role to: jobs@pharmacyregulation.org.

Please consult the job description document below to help you prepare your application:

Pharmacy Inspector - role description [PDF 216.61 KB]

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

Closing date: 18 February 2019 (12 pm)

Interview dates: March 2019, TBA

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