Job Vacancy:

Pharmacy Technician Grade 2/3

Position: Full time
Job Code: 16223
Employer: Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Salary: TH6 – TH10 Salary and conditions as per Hospital Pharmacists Award
Closing application date: 17/12/2018

Job Description

Grade 2 or 3

  • 1 Full Time Permanent Position
  • 1 Full Time Fixed Term Position (14 months)

Outstanding candidates are encouraged to apply for positions now open at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre – a place where our normal days are extraordinary; as are the people we care for.

Peter Mac is one of a handful of integrated cancer research, education and treatment centres in the world. Each day our team strives to provide the very best in cancer care, even better treatments and potential cancer cures for all people affected by cancer.

Globally, we are facing one of the most pivotal times in the pursuit of cancer cures, and Peter Mac stands at its forefront. Together, we aim to lead a new era of cancer prevention, care and discovery, supported by state-of-the-art facilities at our new home within the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre building.

Your role in our future.

We are seeking an enthusiastic person to fill a pharmacy technician vacancy. The successful candidate will demonstrate a willingness to expand their skills and career opportunities, working well within a team environment. You will contribute to our focus on providing excellent patient care by supporting the clinical pharmacy services to inpatients and outpatients. Services include specialised aseptic and chemotherapy manufacturing, ward technician services, drug distribution, dispensing and support for clinical trials.

Applicants must have completed or be working towards a Hospital Pharmacy Technician Training course at Certificate III or IV level.
Completed their Victorian Certificate of Education, preferably with a math subject.
Training and validation in cytotoxic manufacturing or experience as a hospital dispensary technician are highly desirable.

For further information about this opportunity, please review the position description or contact us for a confidential discussion.

Enquiries to: Mr Senthil Lingaratnam, Director of Pharmacy, phone: (03) 8559-5205

Position Description is available on the Peter Mac website at


  • Salary Packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Central City Location
  • Training and Development Program

Selection Criteria:

Essential: Previous work experience as a hospital pharmacy technician or compounder of aseptic sterile preparations
Desirable: Completed or working towards a Hospital Pharmacy Technician Certificate III or IV course or completed Bachelor of Science or equivalent degree.
Desirable: Training and validation in cytotoxic manufacturing

How to Apply

Via this website
Download this position description and apply directly:
Further Information: Senthil Lingaratnam 03 85595205