NSW Government

Position Classification: Pharmacist Grade 3
Employment Type: Temporary Full Time: Commencing 13th of May – 5th January
Remuneration: $127,372.36 – $130,818.75 + Superannuation + Salary Packaging
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ479686
Closing Date: Thursday, 11th April

About your new job:
The Tablelands Sector Pharmacy service, located at Armidale Rural Referral Hospital in Armidale is seeking their next seasoned Senior Pharmacist to join their team to oversee the smooth day-to-day operations of the dispensary. At out top-tier clinical pharmacy you will work across both dispensary and ward settings over various domains. The successful candidate will provide senior supervision to all dispensary personnel, including pharmacists, technicians, and assistants, on a daily basis.

We offer comprehensive training to support your career development with us. Both formal and informal learning avenues are available within Hunter New England and the local health district.

If you have the below, we would love to see you apply:

  • Current registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a pharmacist.
  • Demonstrated application of clinical and operational pharmacy knowledge in solving complex medication issues with experience with the management of a pharmacy dispensary and experience in hospital pharmacy.
  • Experience in staff management, supervision and time management skills.

Make the move to Armidale:
Armidale presents a harmonious blend of urban conveniences and serene rural surroundings, offering residents a balanced lifestyle. The city provides all essential amenities, including shopping centres and restaurants, alongside the added benefit of affordable living. There is an abundance of lifestyle benefits available to you in the beautiful New England and you will be amazed at what you will have access to – and it all comes without the queues and crowds of a big city. Nestled amidst breathtaking landscapes of rolling hills, lush forests, and stunning national parks, Armidale offers unparalleled opportunities for outdoor exploration.

Located approximately halfway between Sydney and Brisbane, Armidale stands as Australia’s highest city, boasting an altitude of around 1000 meters. Just two hours inland from the coast, the region is adorned with spectacular waterfalls, gorges, world-heritage national parks, cool-climate vineyards, and a rich and diverse cultural heritage.

What we can offer you:
Hunter New England Local Health District (HNELHD) is a great place to expand your career and grow your skills and knowledge. As a recognised leader in the healthcare industry, we provide a range of public health services to the Hunter, New England and Lower Mid North Coast. Being the largest employer in the region we can offer salary packaging options, educational opportunities and support from a broad network of health professionals. With CORE Values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment your professional life is provided every opportunity to succeed and develop in your chosen profession. Working with HNE Health gives you access to a great range of benefits:

  • Sustainable Healthcare: Together towards zero
  • Proximity to shopping and other services
  • ADO’s each month
  • 4 weeks annual leave
  • Superannuation contributions
  • Salary packaging options
  • Fitness Passport
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for staff and family members
  • Opportunity to work and collaborate with a range of non-clinical and clinical professionals

Need more information?
1) Click here for the Position Description
2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Sandra Hauptli on Sandra.Hauptli@health.nsw.gov.au

An eligibility list will be created for future temporary full or part time vacancies.

We are unable to accommodate visa sponsorship for applicants requiring a visa for this position.

Information for Applicants:

  • Applicants will be assessed against the essential requirements and selection criteria contained within the position description (link below). For assistance addressing selection criteria visit: https://bit.ly/3vL5fq2
  • Stepping Up Website is a resource designed to help indigenous job applicants apply for positions in NSW Health. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/HNEHealthSteppingUp.
  • This is a Category A position. Recommended applicants will be reviewed for compliance with NSW Health policy directive PD2023_022: Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases for Category A positions prior to offer. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in the policy.
  • All NSW Health workers are required to have completed a primary course of a COVID-19 vaccine which has been approved or recognised by the Therapeutics Goods Administration (TGA). New applicants must have completed the vaccination course prior to commencement with NSW Health or provide an approved medical contraindication certificate (AIR Immunisation History Statement) certifying the worker cannot have any approved COVID-19 vaccines available in NSW.
  • Acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination is the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) Immunisation History Statement (IHS), or AIR COVID-19 Digital Certificate, or AIR COVID-19 and Influenza IHS. Booster doses are highly recommended for all health care workers who have completed the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations.
  • HNE Health employees may be eligible for a range of benefits such as allocated days off (ADO) for full time employees, long service leave, paid maternity leave, and salary packaging options including meal expenses.

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