GSK Pharmaceutical Technical Apprenticeship

Gsk Ltd
Barnard Castle
Competitive salary
08 Dec 2017
06 Mar 2018
Science / Research
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
Wage Competitive salary

  • Working week Working pattern depends on your chosen area and TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration 3 years

  • Possible start date 01 Sep 2018

  • Date posted 08 Dec 2017

  • Distance 267.3 miles

  • Apprenticeship level Degree Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number VAC001339961

  • Positions 1 available

  • Requirements and prospects Desired skills

    We would like our apprentices to be well rounded with lots of potential. We look for many skills in our recruitment process but it is important you are a confident team player with the desire to learn.

    Personal qualities

    We would like our apprentices to have a genuine and demonstrable interest in the practical aspects of validation. You should also be confident, have strong attention to detail and a questioning mind combined with the desire to help GSK make an impact to patients lives.

    Desired qualifications

    To be eligible for our Pharmaceutical Technical apprenticeship programme, you will need the following:

    • A minimum of five GCSEs or equivalent at grade C or above, including at least a B in Maths and Science and a C in English language (not literature).
    • You must have or be expected to achieve 200 UCAS points from your top three A Levels. Your A-Levels must include Chemistry.
    Future prospects And if you show the qualities we are looking for, you may be offered the opportunity to go on to study for a full degree! When you complete your apprenticeship? You could be offered a role at GSK if you have demonstrated the skills and behaviours we look for in our locally grown talent. You could even go on to further study post programme whilst in a permanent role at GSK. Things to consider GSK offers a competitive salary with many other benefits including: • An annual performance-related bonus • 26 days' paid holiday a year plus bank holidays • Pension plan membership • Private healthcare • Other benefits including tax-free plans for bikes, health assessments and the Share Reward scheme. The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.5 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).