Pharmacy Technician

Alfred Health
November 25, 2022
Melbourne, Australia
Job Type
State or territory


  • Permanent Position
  • Full Time - 80 Hours + ADO
  • Pharmacy Technician Grade 2 
  • Salary Range: $60,450 per annum
  • Located at Alfred Health
  • Great Staff Benefits

The Department

The Pharmacy services operate over 4 sites within Alfred Health and involve in training interns, undergraduate and overseas research students. Pharmacists are essential members of all clinical teams and have a critical role in patient management. The service has 3 key priorities:

  • Medication Safety
  • Cost effective use of medicines
  • Delivery of specialist pharmacy expertise at critical points in the patient care pathway

Services have been aligned with the Alfred Health clinical programme structure

The Role

A Pharmacy inventory and procurement technician Grade 2 will perform activities including, but not limited to:

  • Stock control
  • Drug Distribution
  • Store Work
  • Imprest management for wards and departments

A Grade 1 Pharmacy Technician undertakes all duties as per a Grade 2 Pharmacy Technician and receives appropriate training. They will be expected to complete a Certificate III in Health (Hospital Pharmacy Technician), after which progression to a Grade 2 pharmacy technician will occur as per the EBA.

Qualification & Experience Required


  • Excellent communication skills and team building skills
  • Able to prioritise workload efficiently in a demanding environment
  • Project management skills desirable
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Fast learner
  • Able to identify improvements and demonstrate initiative


  • Previous store and stock control experience
  • Experience with iPharmacy Computer System
  • Hospital pharmacy experience
  • Experience in procurement, forecasting, planning and warehousing environment
  • Certificate III in Health - Hospital Pharmacy Technician (awarded by a registered training organization or equivalent qualification - As approved by pharmacy board of Australia or equivalent body)


  • Salary Packaging
  • Discount Health Insurnace
  • Staff Parking (Subject to Availability)
  • Child Care Services (Subject to Availability)
  • On Site Gym

If you are interested in this position or would like any further details, please contact Jarrod Yip, Deputy Director of Pharmacy - Pharmaceutical Management on 9076 2061 or via email:

Applications must be submitted electronically via the Alfred Health website - applications forwarded to the contact email address will not be considered.

Applications close at 11 pm Monday 12th December 2022. 

To apply:

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