Return To Work

What is the Supported Training Placement Programme?

Returning Pharmacists who have completed the CPPE Return to Work training programme can join one of our Pharmacies, where they will be supported by a Supervising Pharmacist to help put the knowledge into practice on either a full or part time basis for one to two months.

You will be provided with a structured schedule and workbook to complete which includes topics covered by the CPPE programme.

The Benefits:

  • Support from a Supervising Pharmacist
  • Structured learning and practice
  • Increased confidence and capability
  • Flexible hours and days
  • Location will be as close to your home address as possible
  • Mileage expenses covered if travel is extensive
  • Certificate upon completion
  • Optional reference to help you get back into the working world
  • Opportunity to join Day Lewis if a position is available

Comments from Returning Pharmacists:

‘The supported training programme including a mentor was greatly beneficial in building my confidence. It helped with finding out about all the small but important changes’.

‘I have found this course to be invaluable as it has given me the confidence and experience to get back into practice. Thank you so much to Day Lewis for setting up the placement and running it. It is exactly what returners need’.

‘All the staff have been exceptionally helpful with their expert guidance and support. I would thoroughly recommend this programme to anyone considering returning to practice’.

Why Day Lewis

Here at Day Lewis we place a great deal of emphasis on investing in, training and developing our people by continually reviewing our people strategy to ensure working for us is rewarding.

All learning and development within the company is recognised and rewarded through our award-winning Day Lewis Academy, which assigns points for all learning. Our Academy supports one of our core values; ‘To reward, recognise and empower’.

How to Get Involved

This programme is available only after completing the CPPE Return to practice course. Go to for more information.

If you would like to be considered after completion, please e-mail and provide:

  • An up-to-date CV
  • Preference as to part time or full time
  • Location required
  • Dates of availability

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