Mental Health Graduate Pharmacist

Austin Health
January 16, 2023
145 Studley Road, Heidelberg, Australia
Job Type
State or territory


Mental Health Graduate pharmacist

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across three campuses in the Northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. We have a highly engaged, diverse and collaborative workforce that is unified by our goal to help people live healthy and fulfilled lives.

About the Austin Health Pharmacy Department:

The Pharmacy Department provides comprehensive high-quality care to Austin Health patients and supports other members of the healthcare team in all aspects of medicines management.

About the role:

This is a unique opportunity for a Grade 1 pharmacist in their first year of registration to work in Mental Health at Austin Health. This is a full-time fixed-term position for 12-months. This objective of this role is to support a graduate pharmacist to develop their clinical skills and knowledge to provide comprehensive, high-quality care to mental health patients.

This includes:

- Rotations to various mental health units including the acute psychiatric unit and community mental health areas

- Facilitated learning from Senior Mental Health and clinical pharmacists.

- Professional development and protected learning time.

- Monthly group peer supervision sessions with graduates from other disciplines.

- Support developing learning plans and portfolios.

- An authentic commitment to supporting graduate wellbeing throughout your time at Austin Health.

About you: 

You will be someone with good communication and interpersonal skills, who is comfortable working in a team environment and have:

• Registration as a Pharmacist with AHPRA with no restrictions

• In your first year of registration

• Accuracy and efficiency in medication management processes

• A consumer-focused approach to work and service quality

Inclusion at Austin:

We celebrate, value, and include people of all backgrounds, genders, identities, cultures, bodies, and abilities. We welcome and support applications from anyone identifying as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, physically or culturally diverse, LGBTQI+, and people of any age.

Work with us! If you feel this role is right for you, we encourage your early application. All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check and if required, a Working with Children Check.

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