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Dunedin Hospital

Salary 76,442 - $100,466 pro-rata + Kiwisaver


  • Full time, fixed term 1.0 FTE (40 hours per week) opportunity until the February 2025
  • Supportive team environment
  • Join us as we change the future of healthcare in New Zealand


We are seeking a highly motivated pharmacist to join our friendly team in Dunedin Hospital on a fixed-term, full-time basis.

Our southern region serves a population of over 320,000 people, with hospitals in the 2 main centres servicing the district.  Dunedin and Wakari Hospital have approximately 450 beds, and Southland Hospital in Invercargill has 180 beds.


Mō te tūranga | About the role

The Dunedin Hospital Pharmacy service provides a full clinical and operational service to Dunedin Hospital, and we have a full Aseptic Production Unit. We provide a wide range of clinical services encompassing both generalist and specialist skills and are looking for someone to provide a service where their skills allow (be it in the dispensary, or clinically).  


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Mōu ake | About you

You will have the ability to work and contribute as part of a team, have excellent time management skills, be a great communicator in verbal and in written language, and have very high standards of ethical and professional practice.  A mature approach is essential as is having the ability to adapt to an ever-changing health environment.


Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Hospital experience is preferred so you can hit the ground running
  • Registered as a Pharmacist with the Pharmacy Council of New Zealand under the provisions of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003
  • The right to work in New Zealand


Mō mātou | About us

Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. We take pride in all the services we provide, and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.


Utu whānui | Salary range

This role belongs to the APEX Pharmacy Workers Collective agreement and falls between the Step 2 ($76,442 p.a) and Step 7 ($100,466 p.a pro-rata)


Rā mōnehu |Closing Date:  Thursday, 27th June 2024

Due to the fast-paced nature of what we do, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don’t delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.


Tono ināianei | Apply now

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: 

For further information please contact James Boyd, Recruitment Advisor, 


If you currently work for Te Whatu Ora- Health New Zealand - Southern , please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here:  Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors


Pre-Employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to:

  • Occupational Health Assessment
  • Police Vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
  • Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)

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