Can we help you develop your strategic and leadership skills and give you unique opportunities for professional growth, in return for your time and expertise?

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Applications now open for positions on specialist Committees

UKCPA thrives because of our enthusiastic and dedicated volunteer members who ensure that UKCPA fulfils its mission of improving patient care through excellent clinical pharmacy practice. We can offer you unique opportunities for professional growth and development of your strategic and leadership sills.

We are truly grateful and immensely proud of every single one of our volunteers. Applications are now open for the following volunteer roles and close at 6pm on 28 February 2023​:

EDUCATION & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE:

Secretary
Term: 1 April 2023 to 31 March 2025

Membership Lead                                                                                                
Term: 1 April 2023 to 31 March 2025

Education Lead (Pharmacist)                                                                           
Term: 1 April 2023 to 31 March 2025

Standards & Consultations Lead                                                                    
Term: 1 April 2023 to 31 March 2025

INFECTION COMMITTEE:

Secretary
Term: 1 April 2023 to 31 March 2025

MEDICINES SAFETY & QUALITY COMMITTEE

Secretary
Term: 1 April 2023 to 31 March 2025

PAIN COMMITTEE

Acute Pain Lead
Term: 1 April 2023 to 31 March 2025

WOMEN’S HEALTH COMMITTEE:

Secretary
Term: 1 April 2023 to 31 March 2025

Education Support
Term: 1 April 2023 to 31 March 2025

Research Lead
Term: 1 April 2023 to 31 March 2025

Our current volunteers tell us that they have gained these benefits from volunteering with UKCPA:

  • Supporting the next generation of clinical pharmacists
  • Collaborating with others
  • Growing confidence in your versatility and existing abilities
  • Developing your communication, negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Developing your leadership, strategic planning and management experience
  • Being part of high level national and international projects and meetings
  • Getting involved in shaping national guidelines and profession-wide initiatives
  • Honing your project management and team working skills
  • Learning to constructively challenge ideas, negotiate, empathise and communicate
  • Developing your critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills.

Applying for a role

  1. Review the role description for the vacancy you are interested in.
  2. If you would like to apply, please send us a brief CV and a short statement outlining your interest in the role and how your skills and experiences meet the needs of that role.
  3. Please send to Marie Matthews via email: marie.matthews@ukcpa.com by 6pm on 28 February 2023​.

How does the application process work?

  • UKCPA office receives application by 6pm on 28 February 2023
  • Upon receiving each application, the UKCPA office will perform initial checks on applicants to ensure they are eligible for the post
  • Upon the deadline for receipt of applications, the UKCPA office will send all relevant documents to the current Chair of the relevant committee.
  • If applicable, the relevant committee will follow up references provided by applicants.
  • The relevant committee will make the final decision on the successful applicant by 24 March 2023.
  • The Chair of the relevant committee, or a nominated deputy, will notify the successful applicant.
  • The UKCPA office will send the successful applicant all relevant documentation for reading and signing
  • The UKCPA office will notify all relevant staff and other committee members of the filled vacancy.

For more information

If you would like to talk to anyone informally about any of the opportunities above, please contact Sarah Carter, CEO, on sarah.carter@ukcpa.com

More information on all our Committees is available on our website.

We look forward to hearing from you.