UFS Dispensaries
July 14, 2022
717 Sturt Street, Ballarat, Ballarat, Australia
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State or territory


Attractive evening and overnight rates,  generous sign-on bonus and assistance with relocation and accommodation.

UFS Dispensaries is seeking a Pharmacist for evening and over-night shifts at our 24-hour Supercare Pharmacy located in Ballarat.

UFS Dispensaries Ltd. is a mutual organisation owned entirely by its members that operates on a not-for-profit basis as a social enterprise. Its core focus is to improve the health of its members and the local community. UFS has cared for generations of families in Ballarat and the western region since opening its first dispensary in Ballarat in 1881.

Today UFS owns and operates eleven pharmacies in Ballarat as well as two in Bacchus Marsh, two in Gisborne, two in Melton, one in Ballan and one in Beaufort. UFS also operates two pharmacies in Coburg in Melbourne’s inner-north. Other business units of UFS include UFS Medical, Supercare Nursing Services, UFS WorkHealth and the Peace & Quiet Day Spa.

The purpose of the Pharmacist position is to provide a high quality service to UFS members and the community though dispensing of prescriptions, provision of primary health care, medication management, medicines information and health advice in the after-hours period. The pharmacy operates after-hours under the Supercare Pharmacies Initiative, for more information visit:

Outcomes and Responsibilities:

  • Be an effective and inspiring leader
  • Position UFS as a health care destination
  • Provide quality care and services in a Forward Pharmacy model
  • Lead innovation in health care and embrace change
  • Continue to learn and develop.

Key Competencies

  • A high level of clinical knowledge and demonstrated willingness to maintain and expand that knowledge
  • Demonstrated ability to create new relationships, manage existing ones and build customer loyalty
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and inspiring a team to success in a fast-changing and competitive market
  • Experience and ability in setting, monitoring, and managing budgets and other key business management
  • Demonstrated customer service focus, including experience in effective counselling and interactions with customers/patients.

Applicants must demonstrate flexibility, initiative and enthusiasm and have a passion for delivering excellent customer service, including high-quality professional services and advice.

Generous sign-on bonus and assistance with relocation and accommodation may be available to suitable applicants.

For further information visit or Jodie Kennedy (Employee Services Manager) on 03 5327 7754 or 0474 444 011.

Applicants must be registered as a practicing Pharmacist with AHPRA with no restrictions.

You must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and have the right to live and work in this location for this job.

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