Are you sick of the growing cost of living in a major city but don’t want to compromise on the convenience of city life?



About the Role:


We are seeking a Pharmacist in Charge to join a pharmacy in Ballarat, just 1.5 hours outside Melbourne. You will be joining a small group of pharmacies which have five locations across regional VIC. This pharmacy services the general public, nursing homes, and a small number of methadone clients. They are dedicated to enhancing patient health, well-being and lifestyle ensuring their team are available to provide helpful advice regarding a wide range of health and well-being solutions. As PIC you will be working with excellent pharmacy technicians and a retail manager. Your main responsibilities will include dispensing, checking Webster packs, methadone dispensing, customer counselling and overall management of the pharmacy with back end assistance from head office.


About Our Ideal Candidate:


  • You are friendly and work well alone and in a team
  • You are passionate about community pharmacy and providing excellent customer service
  • You enjoy interacting with customers
  • You have strong communication and leadership skills
  • You have previous experience with sachets and software for aged care (ie Icare)
  • Previous management experience is desirable but not essential.
  • You have a minimum 2 year’s experience as a registered pharmacist in Australia


About the Location:


If you have been struggling to break into the overheated Melbourne property market, then this could be your answer, with the average house price in Ballarat sitting at $370,500 compared to Melbourne’s average of $843,000. Not only is it affordable, it is also a great place to live and work evidenced by a significant population surge since 2006 bringing its current population to just over 100,000. It offers its residents several major shopping hubs, galleries, cultural events and festivals, a number of independent theatres, and its own symphony orchestra. It has a booming renewable energy industry which is attracting working professionals to the area. It is also a major service centre for professional services and trades as well as state and federal government branch offices for public services and health care and non-government service organisations. If you are looking to raise a family, Ballarat is a great place to do so with two private schools, one of which consistently has the top ATAR results for regional Victoria, and many quality catholic and government schools also.


About the Offer:


You will work flexible hours, including some weekend shifts, mainly on a Saturday. Salary will be based on experience, relocation costs provided up to $5,000.