Trainee Pharmacist 2021
Pfizer Worldwide Research and Development (WRD) recruit graduates in pharmacy each year into an exciting pharmacist training experience. The training comprises of six months at a Paydens Group community pharmacy and six months in the Pharmaceutical Sciences department at the Pfizer Sandwich site.
The year is designed to provide an integrated training programme, which covers all of the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) performance standards and is intended to produce high quality pharmacists with a working knowledge of industrial and community pharmacy.
The placement is a fantastic opportunity to gain an insight into one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies, while advancing your own scientific knowledge and technical skills. In addition, you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including a competitive salary and holiday entitlement.
During your time at Pfizer, you will be assigned a 3-4 month project within one of the Pharmaceutical Sciences departments. The placement may either be laboratory or non-laboratory based. As a pre-registration pharmacist, you will be integrated into your departmental team and will get the opportunity to liaise with pharmacists and scientists in other disciplines while contributing to live projects.
You will also get the opportunity to spend time in additional key areas:
- Pharmaceutical Production
- Analytical and Chemical Research and Development
- Global Chemistry, Manufacturing & Controls
- Quality Assurance
- Medical Information
During your clinical placement at Paydens, you will have the opportunity to gain all the relevant clinical GPhC competencies.
Your placement will also provide you with group learning days where you will be able to meet with other trainees and share knowledge.
For 2022/2023 intake, please submit a cover letter and CV online via www.pfizer.com/careers, searching with the job opening number: 4815711 Trainee Pharmacist
The closing date for applications is 8th August 2021 with interviews being conducted in early September 2021
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