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Team Leader - Dispensary (503609)

Launceston & Northeast, TAS

Full Time

$96,689 to $107,629

Social Worker

Provide a safe and efficient medication dispensing service to inpatients and outpatients of the Department.

Applicants are advised that in accordance with Tasmanian Public Health Directions, all employees of the Department of Health must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This step is critical in protecting both our health workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians in our care.

The Role:

  • Provide a safe and efficient medication dispensing service to inpatients and outpatients of the Department.
  • Provide supervision and leadership to Pharmacy staff and oversee the work of team members.
  • Coordinate dispensing and medication supply practices and ensure practices comply with legal requirements, professional ethics, and Departmental and hospital policies.

Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.


  • May be required to participate in weekend and on-call services
  • Occasional travel intra and interstate may be required

Details of Appointment

Fixed term, full time, day work (with on call),position working 76hours per fortnightcommencing from October 2022 until June 2023

  • Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

Salary:$96,689 - $107,629per annum + 10% superannuation+ access to salary packaging

  • Please note that access to salaries beyond $105,245 is subject to qualifications and/or application to the personal upgrade scheme
  • Salary range is in accordance with the Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement2019


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  1. Registered with the Pharmacy Board of Australia

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

  1. Current Driver’s Licence

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

  1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
    • crimes of violence
    • sex related offences
    • serious drug offences
    • crimes involving dishonesty
  2. Identification check
  3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide and Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Applicant Guide

How to Apply

Apply Online. Please click the "Apply" button on this screen. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete a 1-2 page application detailing your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please Note:

  • We do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria in the Statement of Duties.
  • All attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
  • Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details of two referees before applying.

For More Information

Sandy Edwards

Position: Pharmacy Support Officer
Phone: 0436 646 678

Important Information

The email account you provide when submitting job applications will be used in correspondence to you. It is important that this is kept up to date and monitored regularly.

To update your email address (or contact number), log in look for “Existing applicant login” where you can update your details

The Department of Health values workforce diversity and recognises the value each person offers which is shaped by their unique characteristics, background, experiences, knowledge, skills, values and perspectives.

Job Ad Reference 1083181
Date Listed 23 June 2022