• Recruitment to all hospital placements (700 places at 220 sites) and 1400 community pharmacy placements (offering 330 training programmes) is via the Oriel IT system
  • Applicants must register on ORIEL before they can apply – To register: Visit and select the pharmacy staff group
  • Registered applicants can preview all training programmes on the ORIEL portal before making their selection
  • Only one application will be required to apply for both hospital and community posts.
  • Applicants will be able to state their preference for all advertised posts

New for 2018:

  • Oriel application and preferencing will take place at separate times
  • Preferencing has been moved to a later stage of the process
  • The preferencing window will open later on 8th August and remain open until 31st October

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The timeline for recruitment

Oriel Applications open 6 June 2018
Applications close 27 June 2018
Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) booking window 23 to 30 July 2018
Numeracy/SJT centre booking window 1 to 15 August 2018
Preferencing window 8 August to 31 October 2018
MMI Selection centres dates 3 to 21 September 2018
Numeracy/SJT centre dates 1 to 12 October 2018

Timetable for Offers

Offers released to applicants Early November 2018
Employers informed of successful applicants December 2018
Programmes commence July/August 2019





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