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Clinical Advisers June 2017


Clinical Advisers

The Pharmaceutical Society NI is looking to appoint a minimum of eight experienced clinical advisers, with a range of expertise, to its Clinical Advisers List, to provide advice to its Fitness to Practise Committees on health related issues.

Clinical advisers will be appointed to the Clinical Advisers List for a term of four years and will be engaged on a case by case basis. Appointments may be renewed at the Pharmaceutical Society NI’s discretion.

Areas of expertise

We are particularly interested in receiving applications from clinicians who specialise in the following areas:

  • Alcohol dependence and misuse
  • Drug dependence and misuse
  • Psychiatry
  • Depression
  • Occupational Health
  • Generalist


Clinical advisers appointed will be engaged from the List on a case by case basis.

Clinical advisers will be paid on an hourly rate of £80 per hour. This includes reading and preparation time.  Expenses will be reimbursed as per the Pharmaceutical Society NI’s expenses policy.

The Pharmaceutical Society NI can make no guarantee with regards to the number of cases a clinical adviser will consider in any given period.


Further information on the role and criteria can be found here:

Interested applicants should:

  • complete an application Questionnaire Form;
  • provide a C.V.; and
  • a covering note outlining how you meet the specified criteria

Closing date – has been extended

Completed application Questionnaire Forms and relevant documents should be emailed to by 5.00pm on Friday 16 June 2017or by post to Mark Neale, Head of Public Affairs, Pharmaceutical Society NI, 73 University Street Belfast, BT7 1HL

Appointment process

This will be a paper based exercise; assessors will only consider written information provided by the applicant. Appointments will be made on a basis of merit. Only those applicants who most closely meet the criteria outlined will be appointed to the panel. Note: preference will be given to candidates with previous experience of presenting to tribunals or similar bodies.


Fitness to Practise and Registration Appeals Committee Members May 2016


Appointment of Members to the Fitness to Practise and Registration Appeals Committees:

The Council of the Pharmaceutical Society NI are seeking to recruitment members for the Fitness to Practise Committees and the Registration Appeals Committee. To ensure the independence of these appointments Forde May Consulting have been appointed to carry out these appointments. The following positions are available. Full details, including how to make application can be found here: Committee appointment details

Statutory Committee

  • One lay member
  • A reserve list of at least six people (3 lay and 3 registrant with at least 1 lay member being able to act as Chair)

Scrutiny Committee

  • One lay member
  • One registrant member
  • A reserve list of at least six people (3 lay and 3 registrant with at least 1 lay member being able to act as Chair)

Registration Appeals Committee

Will be constituted of those individuals on the Reserve Lists

Applications closed on 27 May 2016


Pre-registration Lead March 2016


Specialist Pharmacist – Pre-registration Lead (Upper Level Band 7)

In order to better meet the changing needs of public protection by the regulation of pharmacy in Northern Ireland the Pharmaceutical Society NI are seeking to recruit the following specialist pharmacist to work as part of a small team;

Registered, or eligible to be registered as a pharmacist in Northern Ireland, with overall responsibility for the development and delivery of the pre-registration training programme, management of the accreditation of educational courses and supporting the fitness to practise, standards and disciplinary activity. This is an opportunity for an experienced pharmacist to personally contribute to the development of new entrants to the profession and work as part of a team that requires that standards are continuously met throughout their professional life. The position is a permanent role, full time and based in our offices in the university area of Belfast. It will require some out of hours working and occasional travel.

To find our more details or to apply please click on the links below. Note boththe Application Form and the Equality Monitoring must be submitted as part of the application process;

Pharmacist pre-registration lead job description 2016

Pharmacist pre-reg lead Application Form Feb 2016

Equality Monitoing form 2016


Note: we will accept only completed application forms, available from website or by post. CVs will not be accepted.


Council Members March 2016


Six Council Members

The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety is seeking to appoint six Council Members to the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland (five registered persons and one lay member). Full details can be found on the department website at:

A leaflet detailing the role of Council can be found here:



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