Summer Placement Opportunities, Dears Pharmacy, Edinburgh & Fife

Summer Placement, Edinburgh & Fife

Job reference:

Pharmacy Name: Dears Pharmacy
Contact Name: Mahyar Nickkho-amiry

Summer Placement Opportunitues (Five Placements Available)

Dears Pharmacy are happy to announce Summer Vocational Placements for Pharmacy Students in 2019.

Our pharmacies are based across Edinburgh and Fife. Successful candidates would be required to work in either one or across the five branches in the group.

These placements would be most beneficial and suitable for second and three year students wishing to bridge the gaps between theory and practice.

Would you like to participate in a placement with an innovative, forward-thinking independent pharmacy chain?

Dears Pharmacy are offering five students an eight-week paid placement starting late June for students enrolled on an MPharm Pharmacy Degree during July and August.

The placement will entail a structured training programme that will not only give an insight into life in a community pharmacy but will also incorporate:

  • Dispensing
  • NHS Pharmacy Services
  • OTC Medicines
  • Counselling Skills
  • Clinical Governance
  • The Structure of the NHS and Primary Care
  • Travel & Vaccination Clinics
  • Diagnostic Services
  • Dealing with customer queries

If you would like to apply, please send a CV and cover letter summarizing

  • Why you would like to do a placement with us
  • Skills & Attributes
  • Where do you see Pharmacy in the next five years

Mahyar Nickkho-Amiry, Operations Director (

Closing date for applications 12th January 2019