Teacher Practitioner- 12 Month Contract

Day Lewis Pharmacy
Bath, Somerset
Closing date
7 Jul 2021

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Teacher Practitioner- 12 Month Contract

University of Bath/ Day Lewis Plc

This is a fantastic time to explore a new opportunity within Pharmacy and use your skill set in a different way.  With new changes to the Pre Reg year now Foundation Year, there is so much scope to really have an impact on the future of pharmacy students.

Day Lewis take each day as a step forward and create an atmosphere that engages people and where the teams thrive on serving the patients in their community.  With all the changes to Pharmacist training, Day Lewis are excited for the future of Pharmacy!

Day Lewis Plc and The University of Bath have an exciting opportunity that has arisen for a pharmacist with a special interest in education and teaching to take on the role of Teacher Practitioner at the University of Bath for a 12-month period starting September 2021.

This is a full-time role, but your time will be split 50:50 between working for Day Lewis and working for the University. During term time you will work 2 days for Day Lewis and 3 days for the University and during university holidays you will work 3 days for Day Lewis and 2 days for the University.  You must live in a commutable distance to Bath University and be open to travelling around the network of Day Lewis pharmacies in the Gloucester & Avon region.

On your days with Day Lewis, you will work in practice in local stores as agreed with the Regional Manager and Rota-Coordinator. You will be required to draw upon your experiences from your practice days to ensure that teaching at the University is kept relevant and up to date. From time to time you may be asked to participate in recruitment events, careers fairs and other Day Lewis projects.

On your days with the University, you will be responsible for working alongside the team of Teacher Practitioners to help deliver the MPharm programme. This will include delivering lectures, workshops, applied pharmacy practice skills sessions, assessment and marking and the pastoral care of students.

Your primary teaching commitment though will be to facilitate the delivery of a final year module, Pharmacy Management Simulation, which runs in teaching facilities that were built with support from Day Lewis in memory of Kirit Patel. These allow students to have an immersive role-playing environment in which they can learn through realistic patient interactions. Support to develop teaching and learning skills will be provided.

Day Lewis is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to equality of opportunity and to the elimination of unlawful discrimination in employment.

If you are successfully invited to an interview, please let us know about any adjustments you may need to participate in our recruitment process.

The Day Lewis Group is an award-winning family business, consisting of one of the largest independent pharmacy chains in the UK and Europe. Owning and managing over 270 pharmacies in the UK today, Day Lewis employs over 2500 people and has advanced from being a traditional retail pharmacy business into a patient centred service provider.


The Day Lewis group is a family owned Pharmacy chain.

With over 270 Branches nationwide, the business has grown rapidly since the 1990’s and is now the largest independent group of Pharmacies in the UK.
We have been through significant change the last few years and we have many opportunities for advancement for ambitious professionals looking to develop their professional skills and a rewarding career in Community Pharmacy.

We look for people to join our family who are ambitious, business minded with a real sense of drive and commitment.  Community Pharmacy is evolving and we are at the forefront of these changes, and we look for people keen to be on this journey with us.


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0208 256 6200
2 Peterwood Way

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