Pharmacy Assistant

   + Purpose driven organisation | Bendigo location.

   + Supportive team environment | Competitive salary on offer.

   + Great opportunity to develop your career in the pharmaceutical industry.

About us

Guided by our values trust, respect and caring, UFS Pharmacies strive to support over 11,000 local household members and customers to improve their health and wellbeing.

UFS Pharmacies was founded in the Central Victorian gold rush in 1872 as a not-for-profit friendly society. The group now has five pharmacies (including the only 24 hour and drive through facility in regional Victoria), an optical store, and a day spa in the Bendigo region with over 120 committed staff. 

We collaborate with fellow health providers and community organisations to support meaningful and effective investment in health and wellbeing initiatives across the Greater Bendigo region.

About the role

We are looking for a customer focused individual to join our growing team. Pharmacy Assistants are the first point of contact for our customers, ensuring they feel welcome and have their needs attended to in a prompt, friendly and professional manner.

  • Permanent part-time hours.
  • Working at our Strathfieldsaye & View St locations.
  • Day, evening and weekend work, Thursday – Monday
  • Full training provided.
  • An opportunity to kick-start your career in community pharmacy.

About you

To be successful in this role you will be passionate about providing excellent customer service and assisting customers with their health care needs. You will either have an extensive knowledge of over-the-counter products, or be willing to learn. You will also have a positive, friendly and team orientated approach to your work, and live up to the values of our organisation by being respectful, caring and trustworthy.

Key qualifications, skills and attributes

  • Outstanding customer service skills.
  • A passion for delivering health services.
  • A commitment to ongoing training and development.
  • A team player.
  • Friendly, professional and well presented.
  • Must be willing to work regular evenings and weekends.

It is a requirement that to be able to fulfil the inherent requirements of this position applicants will have had 3 doses of COVID-19 vaccine.

UFS Pharmacies offer all employees a comprehensive employee benefits program which includes discounted products and services at UFS Pharmacies, UFS Optical and Eden Skin & Body, and affiliated local health and welfare businesses.

If you would have a genuine interest in working for a community-focused pharmacy we would love to hear from you. Please forward you application, including a current CV and cover letter to

Applications must include a cover letter and current resume and will be assessed as they are received. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.

Position updated 10 October 2022