RJ Lad Chemist – Cheshire

Archived on 1 April 2024 – this content has expired.

Role Information

Contact Name
Hiten Lad

UK, North West

201 Birch Lane,
SK16 5AT

Placement Type
2024 - 2025 Pre-reg intake

Job Title
Foundation Pharmacist 2024/25

Job Description

The Foundation training placement at RJ Lad Chemist offers a diverse and hands-on experience in community pharmacy practice. As part of our commitment to providing a well-rounded learning opportunity, we are introducing a cross-sector placement in Primary Care. This will allow selected candidates to gain valuable insights into the intersection of community and primary care settings, broadening their skill set and knowledge base.

RJ Lad Chemist has been a cornerstone in the community for the last 35 years and is dedicated to delivering high-quality pharmaceutical care and customer service. Our team is passionate about fostering the growth and development of future pharmacy professionals.


Program Highlights:

Community Pharmacy Excellence: As a Foundation trainee at RJ Lad Chemist, you will gain hands-on experience in a bustling community pharmacy setting. From dispensing medications and advising patients on health and wellness to managing inventory and collaborating with healthcare professionals, you’ll develop a comprehensive skill set to thrive in diverse pharmacy environments.

Primary Care Placement: Differentiate yourself with a unique opportunity to spend a portion of your training period (up to 10 weeks) in a primary care setting. Collaborate with healthcare teams, participate in patient consultations, and contribute to the seamless integration of pharmacy services within a broader healthcare context. This placement offers a holistic perspective on patient care and enhances your ability to work collaboratively in multidisciplinary teams.

Mentorship and Guidance: At RJ Lad Chemist, we understand the importance of mentorship in professional development. You will be guided by experienced pharmacists who are passionate about nurturing the next generation of healthcare professionals. Regular feedback sessions and tailored support will ensure that you are on the path to success.

Professional Development Opportunities: Beyond the day-to-day responsibilities, R J Lad Chemist is committed to fostering continuous learning. Attend workshops, seminars, and training sessions to stay updated on the latest developments in pharmacy practice. This commitment to professional development will set the foundation for a successful and fulfilling career.

Employee Benefits

Key highlights:

  • In-depth exposure to community pharmacy operations
  • Cross-sector placement in Primary Care to understand the broader healthcare landscape
  • Mentorship from experienced pharmacists
  • Opportunities for professional development and networking

Positions Available


End Date

Role Details

Foundation Training Pharmacist 24/25 required. Application closing date 01/04/2024.

Send your CV and/or cover letter to: hiten.lad1@nhs.net