Pharmacist - Smithton Pharmacy (Smithton)

Smithton Pharmacy

Location: North West Tasmania       Occupation: Pharmacy       Position Type: Full Time, Permanent, Part Time      

An exciting opportunity is available for a pharmacist to join this family owned pharmacy located in Smithton, a town on the far north-west coast of Tasmania. To help you make the move HR+ has a $5,000 relocation grant available to eligible applicants.

The Position

This role is for a permanent pharmacist to join on a full time basis, although part time arrangements will be considered for suitable applicants. The pharmacy is open 8:30am - 6:00pm and weekend work is required on a rostered basis as the current opening hours on the weekend are Saturday morning 9:00am - 12:00noon.

You will be required to provide quality professional dispensary services to customers, including health counselling. Smithton Pharmacy use Fred dispensing medication system and are a part of the Guardian Pharmacy family.

The ideal pharmacist must have a passion for pharmacy, AHPRA registration, excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as a current first aid and CPR certificate.

Proven experience in a forward dispense community pharmacy will be highly regarded as is a willingness to embrace PPA Programs. AACP accreditation and pharmacist immuniser certification would both be an advantage.

This is your chance to build your career with a supportive team in a world class location.

The Organisation

Smithton Pharmacy is a successful family owned business that has been operating in Smithton for over 30 years. They provide a professional and friendly service to the population of Smithton and surrounding areas. You will be joining one other experienced pharmacist as well as an experienced team of dispensers, community pharmacy assistants and an office manager.

Smithton is located on the NW coast of Tasmania, a town of 4,000 people situated an hour’s drive from Burnie. Centrally located in Smithton the pharmacy also provides a service to the Circular Head region, with its population of over 8,000. This creates an interesting and varied caseload while also still being a part of rural community.

Superb recreational and lifestyle opportunities are available in this welcoming community, everything from surfing at world famous Marrawah, dining at Stanley (recently the location for a Hollywood film), hiking in the magnificent Tarkine wilderness or checking out the tulips at Table Cape. In addition, there are good quality local schools catering for Kindergarten through to Year 12.

What's on offer?

If all of the above and the relocation grant of $5,000 isn’t enough to entice you to work with this team then also on offer is the following:

  • Lucrative salary from $40 per hour relevant to experience
  • Attractive and ambient working environment in a purpose built, modern pharmacy
  • Negotiable flexibility of working hours
  • Opportunity to work in a leadership position
  • No nights required

Once you are working in this role you will also be eligible to apply for a Health Workforce Scholarship Program through HR+ up to the value of $10,000 per year over a 2 year period.

Application Instructions

Send through a cover letter addressing selection criteria and a current CV, including details of referees to:

Murray House


Date advertised: Friday 26th March 2021
North West Tasmania

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