Current Opportunities

Related to the expanding role of pharmacy in delivering healthcare, there are many vacancies currently in Northern Ireland for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians within hospitals, GP surgeries, community and industry.

Vacancies are advertised on several websites and this page aims to point you in the right direction when applying for jobs.

Don't miss the Date - Hospital Band 6 Applications
Closing Date 31 May 2021.

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Hospital vacancies

The Health and Social Care Trusts advertise their jobs on and you can search by organisation or speciality. Please note pharmacy vacancies are listed under Scientific/ Technical / AHP in the category section. 

These jobs are advertised throughout the year and in June each year a regional band 6 waiting list is advertised. All Trusts will select posts.

Community, practice based and industry vacancies

Community,practice based and industry vacancies are advertised on:

It may also be worth contacting local pharmacies and asking if they have any opportunities. 


Working as a Locum in Northern Ireland

As a pharmacist, you may want to explore the option to work as a locum. This can afford you the advantages of flexibility when you choose to work and where. There are a number of websites which advertise locum roles and opportunities in Northern Ireland. These include:

As opportunities emerge, individual pharmacies and pharmacy chains in Northern Ireland may also advertise for locum roles. Check out their websites for further details.