What we do
We are the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, the professional membership body for pharmacists and pharmacy.
Our mission is to put pharmacy at the forefront of healthcare.
Our vision is to become the world leader in the safe and effective use of medicines.
Since RPS was founded in 1841 we have championed the profession, and are internationally renowned as publishers of medicines information.
We promote pharmacy in the media and government, lead the way in medicines information, and support pharmacists in their education and development.
Working with us
We strive for an environment where our employees feel included, valued and able to achieve great things.
At the core of our culture, our Values describe the way we work to achieve our organisational goals:
We believe people don’t need to be fixed to their desk to achieve great things and at RPS we aim to create a welcoming and an inclusive environment.
Our ongoing work to support and promote our values include:
- Time To Change pledge, to end mental health discrimination - find out more
- Pledge for Inclusion and Wellbeing as a membership organisation - find out more.
- RPS Disability Confident Committed Pledge - find out more.
Our Diversity and Inclusion
We are passionate about creating a culture of belonging, inclusion, and diversity these are part of our core values at RPS and we are striving to have an organisation that represents the diversity of the profession. At RPS we do not discriminate based on race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, or disability and we encourage applications from all backgrounds.
We want to recruit the best person for our roles and are dedicated to considering a broad range of candidates from diverse backgrounds and experiences. We know we have a gender pay gap, an ethnicity pay gap, and a disability pay gap, each of which we are committed to addressing which we can only do that if we have diversity in our applicants.
If you believe you could excel in any of our roles we encourage you to apply!
- Contributory pension scheme
- Flexible working
- Gym membership discounts
- Season ticket loans
- Ride2Work scheme
- Free annual flu vaccinations
- MediCash and Private Medical Insurance
- Enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Adoption leave.
- Learning and development opportunities.
At RPS, we encourage professional growth, and if we can help you achieve your ambitions we will.
Whether you're looking to enable your next career step, brush up on your IT skills, or simply do your job to the very best of your abilities, we'll support you on your journey.