This GSK apprenticeship lasts up to four years and gives you the chance to earn while you learn. We are looking for motivated individuals with a willingness and enthusiasm to learn, who are excited to develop practical and problems solving skills. No prior experience is required as you will be given full training.
The Barnard Castle Manufacturing site is not an R&D facility but we do manage new products from pilot to full scale manufacturing.
On our 4-year programme you’ll receive tailored on-the-job training from industry experts from day one combined with early responsibility to help you to develop and progress.
You’ll be working towards a degree in Chemical Sciences through online university-led learning sessions and activities.
If you are offered a role; you will have a buddy or a mentor who will help you to prepare for joining GSK and will be there to offer support and guidance throughout your apprenticeship.
Language requirement: Written and spoken fluency in English
Expected Start date: September 2023
Duration: 4 years
Application deadline: We recommend you apply as soon as possible. We will close this vacancy when we have enough applications, so please apply as soon as you can so your application can be considered.
Assessment Centre Date: March 2023
We want you to be motivated and passionate for the Apprenticeship you apply to – we will only accept ONE Apprenticeship application per candidate each year. Please do your research before applying and select the one Apprenticeship you wish to apply to – good luck with your application!
GSK is a global biopharma company with a special purpose – to unite science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together. Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it, and we aim to impact the health of 2.5 billion people around the world in the next 10 years.
Our success absolutely depends on our people. We want GSK to be a place where people feel inspired, encouraged and challenged to be the best they can be. A place where they can be themselves – feeling welcome, valued and included. Where they can keep growing and look after their wellbeing. So, if you share our ambition, join us at this exciting moment in our journey to get ahead together.
This Apprenticeship is based at our Barnard Castle site in the North East of England. On site we proudly manufacture 38 different medicines in over 1500 pack variations to treat HIV, cancer, infectious diseases, migraines, psoriasis, dermatitis, asthma, cold sores and acne, to name just a few, which we supply to over 130 markets around the world.
As a laboratory apprentice you will help to ensure that our products meet strict quality specifications. You will also experience everything from traditional techniques used for raw materials and finished product testing, to the use of bespoke automated equipment.
You will also attend University, where you will work towards a Degree in Chemical Sciences.
Throughout your apprenticeship you will be supported by your line manager, an early talent programme manager as well as an apprentice buddy
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