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Pre-Reg / Trainee Pharmacist at GSK - 2023/2024 Programme
  • £24,000 per Annum
  • Temporary
  • England, UK SG12 0DP UK SG12 0DP
Job Ref: J2165723
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Biotech/Life Sciences
Date Added: 25 July 2022
Pre-Reg / GSK Trainee Pharmacist Placement 2023/2024  Salary: £24 000 - Pro Rata Reference Number: TP2023 Location: Barnard Castle, London and Ware

Pre-Reg/GSK Trainee Pharmacist Placement 2023/2024

Salary: £24 000 - Pro Rata

Reference Number: TP2023

Location: Barnard Castle, London and Ware

Required Qualifications: MPharm or Degree in Pharmacy accredited by a UK University


GSK are looking for trainee pharmacists, i.e., graduates wishing to complete their professional training year within the Pharmaceutical Industry, to join our teams based in either Manufacturing, Research & Development (R&D) or Regulatory Affairs. There are roles available in Barnard Castle, London and Ware. You will be able to enter a location preference on the application form, we will accommodate your preference where possible.

Your placement will comprise of a 6-month training period at one of the GSK sites in either County Durham (Barnard Castle), West London or Hertfordshire (Ware) and the remaining 6 months via links with our community partners. Throughout your placement, whether in industry or community you will contribute to the running of the pharmacy or industry teams. In addition, you will attend organised study days with other trainee pharmacists gaining knowledge through group training sessions.

During the placement, you will cover all the GPhC competencies. In addition, you will start to develop other transferable skills such as time management, presentation and communication skills. Overall, the year aims to develop you into a high-quality, well-rounded pharmacist.

GSK Trainee Pharmacist Placement - Manufacturing (Location: Barnard Castle and Ware)

At both GSK Barnard Castle and GSK Ware, we have opportunities based in manufacturing teams at our manufacturing facilities in either County Durham (Barnard Castle) or Hertfordshire (Ware).

For your industry placement, you will be placed in a team and assist in the introduction of new commercial medicines or support the manufacturing of medicines currently commercialised on a global scale. At Ware you'll be working on GSK's Ellipta respiratory and oral portfolio, whilst at Barnard Castle you'll be working with the new innovative sterile treatments.

GSK Trainee Pharmacist Placement - Research & Development (Location: Ware)

At GSK Ware, we have opportunities based in research and development laboratories at our R&D site in Hertfordshire (Ware).

For your industry placement, you may be placed in either our Clinical Supply Chain Group, where you will be in a team managing clinical trials for medicines in development, or our Drug Product Development Group, where you will be in a team involved in medicine/drug product formulation and/or process development (which may include some lab-based work).

GSK Trainee Pharmacist Placement - Regulatory Affairs (Location: West London)

At GSK House, we have opportunities based in Regulatory Affairs at our head office site in West London.

For your industry placement, you will be placed in a regulatory team and assist in post-approval activities to ensure product licenses remain in compliance with regulatory authorities globally. You will be able to develop an understanding of drug dosage forms, regulatory agency guidelines, regulatory expectations and the principles of the regulatory review processes in Europe, North America, Asia Pacific and Emerging Markets.

Preferred skills required for this role:

  • Basic background knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Good organisational and planning skills.

  • Versatility to adapt to a complex, fast moving and challenging environment.

  • Confidence and communication skills to express own opinion.

  • Ability to build good working relationships, collaborates with team members and maintains a can-do attitude.

  • Self-starter with an analytical mind.

Additional Details: The Assessment Centre for successful applicants is expected to take place in September 2022.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 26th Aug 2022

We recruit on an ongoing basis and prioritise applications based on the application date.

If you have what we're looking for apply today!

To apply please complete the following recruitment stages in the following order.

Eligibility Form & Online Application (including motivation and strength questions.)

  1. Eligibility & Online application

  2. World of GSK Online Assessment

  3. Apply for the role via this job advert by uploading your CV.

You must successfully complete and pass all 3 stages above to be considered for the final stage below and offered a placement year with GSK for 2023/2024.

Virtual Assessment Centre

We have changed the way we recruit in light of the COVID-19 pandemic; you can learn more about how our practices have adapted here.

We're 100% open to all talent

We're 100% open to all talent - whatever your gender, marital status, religion, age, colour, race, sexual orientation, nationality or disability. We want to recruit the right people for GSK from the widest possible backgrounds, so we can better serve the diversity of our patients and consumers. And also, because it's the right thing to do.

You can learn more about Inclusion and diversity at GSK here.

Need help with your application?

Please email us at and let us know how we can help you. Or email us your number and we'll call you back. We'll make all reasonable modifications to support you throughout the recruitment process and we'll treat all information you give us in confidence. Please get in touch to help us process your application as soon as possible.

24/08/2022 07:42:13
GBP 24000 24000 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Michelle Clare

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