Are you a dynamic and motivated Newly Qualified Pharmacist looking to kick-start your career with a unique opportunity? We are currently seeking a dedicated individual to join our team and participate in the HEIW Post Registration Foundation Programme. This comprehensive two-year course, designed for the development of recently qualified pharmacists, allows for a day off per week for focused study and culminates in an Independent Prescribing (IP) course and qualification.

About Rowlands Pharmacy

A well-established and trusted chain of pharmacies, providing essential healthcare services to communities across the United Kingdom. We often engage in health promotion initiatives, emphasising the importance of preventative care and a holistic approach to wellness. With a history dating back several decades, Rowlands Pharmacy continues to play a vital role in enhancing access to quality healthcare services for individuals and families.

About HEIW

Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) is at the forefront of healthcare education and workforce development. As a national organization, HEIW plays a pivotal role in ensuring the highest standards of education, training, and development for healthcare professionals in Wales. The Post Registration Foundation Programme is a testament to HEIW's commitment to nurturing and supporting the next generation of pharmacists, providing a structured pathway for continuous learning and professional growth.

Key responsibilities

  • Provide the day to services of a Community Pharmacist
  • Engage actively in the HEIW Post Registration Foundation Programme, balancing practical experience with dedicated study days.
  • Collaborate with experienced professionals to enhance your clinical knowledge and practical skills.
  • Successfully complete the Independent Prescribing course and achieve the necessary qualification.


  • Newly qualified pharmacist status with registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).
  • Enthusiasm for continuous learning and commitment to professional development.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary healthcare team.
  • Flexibility to rotate through different departments and adapt to new challenges.


  • Competitive salary and an extensive benefits package
  • 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays (Rising with length of service)
  • Structured development pathway with a focus on continuous professional growth.
  • Mentorship and support from experienced professionals.

If you are passionate about advancing your career and becoming an Independent Prescriber within a supportive and forward-thinking organization, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Join us on the journey of transforming healthcare education and workforce development in Wales with HEIW.