Discover Community Pharmacy Careers

Community pharmacy offers a range of exciting opportunities and careers. This site provides information for people looking to find out more about a job on the front line of health care.

Careers in community pharmacy

What do pharmacists say?

What do you like most about being a community pharmacist?

Doing more to make my patients’ lives better”

What makes a career in community pharmacy so interesting?

“Every day is different.. If you like change, community pharmacy is perfect”

What made you want to want be a community pharmacist?

“The opportunity to make a real difference in people’s lives’

I’ve done placements with community pharmacies and they have been the best experiences of my life”

Alex, Pharmacy Student

“The thing I like most, is that what I do means something. There is nothing more satisfying”

Adam, TrainEE Pharmacist

About Us

This website provides information about careers in community pharmacy. It has been set up by a group representing employers from across the community pharmacy sector. We are passionate about the opportunities that a career in community pharmacy brings and we want to share our enthusiasm far and wide!

The Community Pharmacy Workforce Development Group (CPWDG) promotes community pharmacy careers and ensures the community pharmacy workforce is fit for now and the future. The Group is made of bodies representing community pharmacy employers. Members include representatives from the Association of Independent Multiple Pharmacies (AIM), the Company Chemists’ Association (CCA) and the National Pharmacy Association (NPA).

You can find out more about the CPWDG’s work by following the link below.