Pre-Registration Placement

10 Feb 2017
30 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Apply for your Pre-Registration Placement for 2018 today

Don’t miss the opportunity, invest in your future and join the Cohens Group.

Cohens Chemist is part of the Cohens Group and a well loved brand name in community pharmacy. The Company is a family owned organisation which was established in 1980 and is now one of Britain’s leading pharmacy chains. We pride ourselves on the special relationships we have developed with our customers in the community to understand and help meet their needs by giving a friendly, efficient, confidential and professional service.

Year on year our Pre-Registration pass rates prove to be exceptionally high and due to this continued success we are extremely excited to announce the expansion of our programme. As a result we have fantastic opportunities available for students looking to join our teams in the following areas:

North East

North West

Greater   Manchester



North Wales

South Wales

North   Yorkshire

West Yorkshire

East Yorkshire

South   Yorkshire



Avon &   Somerset


Our training:

We have motivated, proactive, experienced tutors, offering excellent training in all aspects of pharmacy practice, throughout your pre-registration placement. You will also receive regular contact and guidance from our Professional Development Manager, who will be there to support your journey and keep you on track.

Developed in line with the GPHC guidance, our programme is designed as such to provide you with the invaluable knowledge and learning experiences to support you with your goals as a Pre-registration student.

Training will be in house by our Professional Development Manager, together with specialised healthcare providers who will cover arrange of topics, all of which will benefit your learning.  You will also benefit from a combination of Head Office based training events, covering audit work, calculation practice and exam revision sessions. All aspects of the pre-registration standards and competencies will be covered, with emphasis on management skills, communication, and assertiveness, together with teaching you the vital clinical skills you will need to talk to and advise your patients.

We will also encourage you to build a professional relationship with GPs, nurses and other health care professionals spending time observing their day-to-day work.

Your learning experience just doesn’t end here.

We also facilitate additional activities for all our students including:

  • Attendance at the Prescription, Pricing, Authority.
  • Compulsory 2 week cross sector placements – allowing you to broaden your clinical and hospital experience.
  • You will be enrolled onto a GPHC-Accredited Medicines counter Assistant Course
  • 8 Head Office based training days

Benefits of joining Cohens include:

  • £18,500 Per Annum
  • Reimbursement of pre-registration fees and exam fees 
  • GPhC-accredited Medicines Counter Assistant Course enrolment
  • RPS membership
  • Key revision tools will be purchased such as the BNF, BNFC and MEP.
  • 4 weeks’ paid holiday, plus statutory holidays
  • Staff discount

    With your commitment, dedication and passion a successful Pre-registration placement can lead to the following exciting opportunities for you within The Cohens Group;

  • Relief Pharmacy Manager
  • Pharmacy Manager

To apply please submit your CV and cover letter to

Please indicate on your application the area that you wish to apply for.              

If you think this role is right for you, then apply, we would love to have you as part of the Cohens Family.

We are passionate about equal opportunities and welcome a broad diversity of talent to apply.

Please note the Cohens Group reserves the right to cease any advertising prior to the published closing date for a role that receives a high number of applications.