Summer Placement FAQs

Find out more about Well’s Summer Placement and how to apply.

How do I apply for a Summer Placement? 

Applications for our 2020 Summer placements are now closed, we will be opening applications for 2021 Summer placements in January 2021.

Will I be required to attend an interview? 

No, we won’t be holding interviews for Summer Placement places. 

How long is the placement? 

The placement is 6 weeks long starting on Monday 15th June 2020. 

What is the rate of pay and hours for this position? 

The salary for this position is £8.88p/h, with 37.5 hours per week.

Where are the opportunities available around the UK? 

We have opportunities to join our Summer Placement all over the UK. When you apply, we’ll ask you to provide the postcode of where you’ll be living during your six week placement. This helps us find you a store as close as possible to where you’ll be living.

Please bear in mind that your nearest Well Pharmacy may not be suitable to host a Summer Placement. 

We would recommend that you check out your closest stores on our Find a Pharmacy site.

Am I able to start the placement later? 

Unfortunately there is only one start date available, but once you’ve secured your place, you can speak to your manager in the pharmacy to discuss working patterns. 

Is the placement available to all MPharm students? 

Yes, the placement is available to all years, 1, 2 and 3. The duration of the placement is the same for all years. 

Is there an opportunity to work for Well? 

Each region has a variety of opportunities available for part-time work, and there may be opportunities to work for Well Pharmacy after your placement, depending on your location. The Regional Development Manager for your area will discuss this with you towards the end of your placement.

When will I hear back about my application? 

Once your application is completed and submitted, you will receive an automatic response to confirm we have received it. As applications are open until the end of March, if you are successful you may not hear back until April to confirm your place. We aim to contact you with an update within 4 weeks of submitting your application.

I am an international student. Am I eligible for Well’s Summer Slacement? 

If you have the correct eligibility to work in the UK and can provide proof of this upon application, you can apply for our summer placement. 

If you do not have the correct eligibility, unfortunately you will be unable to apply for this position. 

Will I be eligible to apply for a Pre-registration 2021/22 position if I complete a summer placement? 

If you are a 3rd Year MPharm student, you will have the opportunity to apply for a Pre-registration place with Well commencing August 2021. 

You will be contacted during your placement to determine whether you would like to be considered for a Pre-registration place.