Work for Us

Join us at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society!

We have jobs and volunteer opportunities available at all levels and for all skills - not just pharmacists!                                                                                                                                      

  1. What our staff say about us
  2. Current opportunities
  3. What we do
  4. Working with us
  5. Employee benefits
  6. Recruitment agencies

What our staff say about us

Standards & Training

One of the best things about working for the RPS is its people, who are passionate about delivering quality products and care deeply about the role they play in health care provision
– Alison Brayfield, Head of Editorial Quality

Welsh Team

I really enjoy the variety of work, although it can be daunting! It's great listening to pharmacists across GB and learning about their work and how we can support them, knowing that the work we do will support the profession to flourish and grow.
- Jonathan Lloyd Jones, Policy and Engagement Lead

RPS People Team

Completing my HR Level 3 apprenticeship with the RPS has allowed me to study while working. It has been great to work for a company who value career progression, and to be given the opportunity to progress into a permanent role
- Mairead Ludlow, People Assistant

Publishing Team

Working for RPS has given me a strong start to my career in publishing, my role gives me the opportunity to work on multiple publications at different stages of production. The varied work keeps the job interesting and it’s also great to know the content we produce genuinely makes a difference to the healthcare profession
- Rebecca Harwood, Editorial Assistant

Sales Team

I started working remotely with RPS in 2021, and the friendliness between teams made me feel at ease and made starting a new job a smooth process. It fills with me pride knowing I'm supporting the pharmacy industry across Europe by helping them access medical information and the high-quality resources we offer. 
- Richard Sandell, Account Manager - International

Editorial Team

It’s an amazing experience working on essential drug information references and contributing to healthcare in such a niche way. I didn’t know these roles existed in University, and I really enjoy the variety and challenges it brings
- Rochelle Chin, Clinical Writer

Marketing Team

Every day is different at RPS, and you're encouraged to learn and grow your skills as much as you want. Plus, it's one of the friendliest places I've worked at - everyone is so nice!
- Stuart Carter, Digital Content Lead

Current opportunities at RPS...

Have a question about any of our vacancies?

Contact our friendly Recruitment Team on [email protected]

Assessment and Credentialing Co-Ordinator

Assessment and Credentialing Co-Ordinator

We have an exciting opportunity for a confident Assessment and Credentialing Co-Ordinator to join our Education and Professional Development team.
Commissioning Editor

Commissioning Editor

We have an exciting opportunity for a confident Commissioning Editor to join our Pharmaceutical Press Team.
DevOps Engineer

DevOps Engineer

We have an exciting opportunity for a DevOps Engineer to join our Technology team at the Royal Pharmaceutical society (RPS)
Chief Scientist

Chief Scientist

A fantastic vacancy has become available for a Chief Scientist to join us on a part-time basis.
Content Editor

Content Editor

We have an exciting opportunity for a confident Content Editor to join us and work closely with the Guidance team and Support team.
Junior .Net Developer

Junior .Net Developer

We have an exciting opportunity for a Junior .NET Developer to develop and maintain Royal Pharmaceutical Societies software, systems and customer facing digital products.
Senior Editor – Research & Learning

Senior Editor – Research & Learning

The Pharmaceutical Journal seeks a Senior Editor – Research & Learning with experience.
Software Developer

Software Developer

We have a new opportunity for a Software Developer to join our Technology team.

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:

  • Focus
  • Agility
  • Quality
  • Collaboration
  • Respect.

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! 

Employee benefits

  • 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.

 

Representing a recruitment agency?

Only agencies on our preferred supplier list (PSL) can provide us with CVs requested by our in-house recruitment team. 

Consequently, we don’t accept any speculative CVs from agencies who aren’t on our PSL.