Pharmacy Technician (527128)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jun 28, 2024
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

Pharmacy Technicians in Statewide Hospital Pharmacy work in a rotational capacity and participate in activities such as medication dispensing, ward-based medication supply, medication compounding, PBS claiming, inventory management and drug distribution.

Statewide Hospital Pharmacy is committed to the ongoing development of our pharmacy technician workforce and have been working to establish long term career pathways for everyone in our organisation. We strive to make the pharmacy workplace a positive environment for colleagues, and we want to bring people into our team who demonstrate care, compassion and respect.

Multiple vacancies are available within Launceston General Hospital Pharmacy Team, full-time and part time positions available in day work roles.

Details of Appointment

Multiple Permanent, full time and part time, day worker position working up to 76 hours per fortnight, commencing from 1 October 2024

*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant

Salary: $71,661 - $77,455 pro rata per annum. Our Employer 11.5% superannuation contribution is on top of this amount.


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  1. Possess or be actively enrolled in Certificate III or IV in Health Services Assistance (Hospital and Community Health Pharmacy Assistance) from a recognised education institution; or
  2. Possess or be actively enrolled in Certificate III or IV in Hospital/Health Services Pharmacy Support from a recognised educational institution; or
  3. An Associated Diploma from a recognised educational institution, or an equivalent qualification, that is relevant to the work of a Pharmacy Technician

*Registration/licences that are essential requirements of this role must remain current and valid at all times whilst employed in this role and the status of these may be checked at any time during employment. It is the employee’s responsibility to ensure that registration/licences remain current and to advise the Employer if their circumstances change. This includes notifying the Employer if a registration/licence is revoked, cancelled or has its conditions altered.

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

  1. Other qualifications or work experience that is relevant to the position of Pharmacy Technician

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

  1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
  1. crimes of violence
  2. sex related offences
  3. serious drug offences
  4. crimes involving dishonesty
  1. Identification check
  2. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

How to Apply

Apply Online. Please click the "Apply" button on this screen. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete a 1-2 page application outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please note:

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide, Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Statement of Duties

Applicant Guide

For more information

Tina Hodgetts

Pharmacy Support Officer

Ph: 0476 554 505


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