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Quit Pharmacist Advisor

Cancer Council Victoria
  • Be a part of Australia’s most trusted cancer ‘Not for Profit’ organisation
  • Part time (0.5FTE), 18-month position – St Kilda Road, Melbourne
  • QUIT.118

About your environment

Since our establishment in 1936, Cancer Council Victoria has developed an international reputation for our innovative work in cancer research, prevention and support. As an independent, not-for-profit organisation, we play a leading role in reducing the impact of all cancers on all people.

The Quit unit of the Cancer Prevention Division has been provided with funding to create a National Quit™ Resource and Training Centre for Nicotine Cessation (“Quit Centre”) to support the implementation of new smoking cessation clinical guidelines in the health system.

About your opportunity

We are seeking a Pharmacist Advisor to join the Quit Centre. Reporting to the Health System Reform Manager position, your role is to:

  • Develop and deliver or facilitate formal and informal learning opportunities to support community pharmacists to deliver smoking and vaping cessation care
  • Consult with pharmacists to identify emerging issues and knowledge gaps in smoking and vaping cessation
  • Provide advice to the Quit Director and the Quitline Quality Group, based on emerging literature and practice insights around smoking and vaping cessation care
  • Contribute to, and author, content for non-peer reviewed publications, website and newsletters

All about you

We are looking for a proactive and collaborative team player with proven ability to problem-solve and manage timelines:

  • Must be currently registered (unconditional) as a pharmacist with AHPRA
  • Must have significant experience working in retail/community pharmacy
  • Must have current professional indemnity insurance
  • Experience in education, public health or related discipline is desirable

What we can offer you

  • A base salary within range $75,486 - $84,872 pa (pro rata for part-time - negotiable dependent on experience) plus superannuation and access to a generous not-for-profit salary packaging program (up to $18,550 of your salary tax-free) https://www.accesspay.com.au/employee/what-is-salary-packaging/
  • The opportunity to make a positive impact on how health professionals can support their patients to cease smoking and vaping
  • A flexible and supportive workplace, with excellent work-life balance and opportunities for career progression and development

For more information contact Emma Dean on (03) 9514 6442 or emma.dean@cancervic.org.au, using the subject line: Quit Pharmacist Advisor enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Cancer Council will only make contact with applicants that are shortlisted for interview. We are also unable to respond to recruitment agency enquiries.

All offers of employment will be made subject to satisfactory completion of employment checks including evidence of right to work in Australia, and a National Police Check.

Cancer Council Victoria is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Cancer Council Victoria is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace, all applicants will be considered for employment regardless of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability status. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Cancer Council Victoria has a strong commitment to the safety, wellbeing and protection of children and youth. We therefore have robust screening procedures for people who are expected to have contact with children in their roles. This will include criminal record check, Working with Children Check and referee checks.

CCV is fully supportive of government health messages in relation to Covid-19. In line with the current Chief Health Officer Directions and office access provisions under the Victorian Roadmap, successful candidates will need to provide proof of vaccination as part of the recruitment process.

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