Lecturer - Remote Pharmacy

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Adelaide Mail Centre, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: PartTime



About Flinders

Our bold vision, captured in our Strategic Plan: making a Difference: The 2025 Agenda, is to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia’s most enterprising graduates.

To realise this ambition, we recently made a significant organisation change to a six College structure with a professional staff and services alignment.

We recognise the key to our success is exceptional people and we’re seeking an outstanding individual to join the team of our transformed university.

Employment Type:

Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Position Summary

Fixed-term, part-time (0.2 FTE) available until 31 December 2022
Compensation Grade:
Academic Level B
Salary Range:
$99,827 - $118,135 pa (FTE)
Reporting to:
Lecturer - Remote Pharmacy
Flinders Rural and Remote Health NT
The primary responsibility of this position is to facilitate the provision of educational programs focusing on medicine safety and the management of medicines by health professionals, including Aboriginal Health Practitioners, Remote Area Nurses, Allied Health Practitioners and Doctors in the unique context of remote and Indigenous primary health care.
The appointee will report to the Lecturer - Remote Pharmacy. Incumbent will be part of the Central Australian education team and work to cultivate collaborative relationships with Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services and NT Government Health services to develop, deliver and evaluate education programs for health professionals in this context.

Key Position Responsibilities

The Lecturer will be accountable for:

  • Developing, delivering, and evaluating education programs, in particular short courses and professional development for remote health practitioners, including Aboriginal Health Practitioners, Remote Area Nurses, Allied Health Practitioners, and Doctors, related to medicines safety, quality use of medicines, and public health in remote and Indigenous Primary Health Care.
  • Assisting the review, development, and delivery of educational activities related to medicines safety, including within the Remote Health Practice program.
  • Some out-of-hours work (including weekends) as well as NT, interstate, and overseas travel, may be required.
  • Any other responsibilities in line with the level of the position as assigned by the Supervisor and/or the University. 

Key Position Capabilities

Essential criteria

  • Registered with the Pharmacy Board of Australia with experience in provision of health care in a rural and/or remote context.
  • Doctorate in a relevant field or equivalent clinical experience and standing as a health professional.
  • Demonstrated abilities and experience in the provision of education for the health workforce, particularly in rural and remote context and public health.
  • A demonstrated understanding of remote health practice, remote and Indigenous health, primary health care, and population health.
  • Proven capability to work with a high degree of autonomy, demonstrated prioritizing skills, and capable of working to strict timelines and produce agreed deliverables
  • Demonstrated competence in the development and delivery of education activities, including online teaching and learning methods.
  • Demonstrated commitment to student-centered teaching and learning methods.
  • Demonstrated a high level of communication, interpersonal and collaborative skills, including student engagement and community engagement, particularly with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and organizations.
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering a positive workplace culture, and role modelling behaviours that support the Flinders University Reconciliation Action Plan and commitment to enhancing educational opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Desirable criteria:

  • Identifies as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person.

For application enquiries please contact: Mr Tobias Speare

Northern Territory Government legislation (the Care and Protection of Children Act 2007) now requires all individuals in child related employment or whose duties involve, or are likely to involve, contact with a child, to hold a valid ‘Working with Children Clearance’ (Ochre Card). This position involves child related work and is assessed as requiring a Working with Children Clearance/Ochre Card.



Information for Applicants:

You are required to provide a suitability statement of no more than three pages, addressing the key capabilities of the position as outlined above. In addition, you are required to upload your CV.

A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.

We are seeking to increase the diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants, people with a disability and/or from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders descent to apply.

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.

Applications Close 11:59pm:

29 Jul 2021



About Flinders

Our bold vision, captured in our Strategic Plan: making a Difference: The 2025 Agenda, is to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia’s most enterprising graduates.

To realise this ambition, we recently made a significant organisation change to a six College structure with a professional staff and services alignment.

We recognise the key to our success is exceptional people and we’re seeking an outstanding individual to join the team of our transformed university.

Employment Type:

Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Position Summary

Fixed-term, part-time (0.2 FTE) available until 31 December 2022
Compensation Grade:
Academic Level B
Salary Range:
$99,827 - $118,135 pa (FTE)
Reporting to:
Lecturer - Remote Pharmacy
Flinders Rural and Remote Health NT
The primary responsibility of this position is to facilitate the provision of educational programs focusing on medicine safety and the management of medicines by health professionals, including Aboriginal Health Practitioners, Remote Area Nurses, Allied Health Practitioners and Doctors in the unique context of remote and Indigenous primary health care.
The appointee will report to the Lecturer - Remote Pharmacy. Incumbent will be part of the Central Australian education team and work to cultivate collaborative relationships with Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services and NT Government Health services to develop, deliver and evaluate education programs for health professionals in this context.

Key Position Responsibilities

The Lecturer will be accountable for:

  • Developing, delivering, and evaluating education programs, in particular short courses and professional development for remote health practitioners, including Aboriginal Health Practitioners, Remote Area Nurses, Allied Health Practitioners, and Doctors, related to medicines safety, quality use of medicines, and public health in remote and Indigenous Primary Health Care.
  • Assisting the review, development, and delivery of educational activities related to medicines safety, including within the Remote Health Practice program.
  • Some out-of-hours work (including weekends) as well as NT, interstate, and overseas travel, may be required.
  • Any other responsibilities in line with the level of the position as assigned by the Supervisor and/or the University. 

Key Position Capabilities

Essential criteria

  • Registered with the Pharmacy Board of Australia with experience in provision of health care in a rural and/or remote context.
  • Doctorate in a relevant field or equivalent clinical experience and standing as a health professional.
  • Demonstrated abilities and experience in the provision of education for the health workforce, particularly in rural and remote context and public health.
  • A demonstrated understanding of remote health practice, remote and Indigenous health, primary health care, and population health.
  • Proven capability to work with a high degree of autonomy, demonstrated prioritizing skills, and capable of working to strict timelines and produce agreed deliverables
  • Demonstrated competence in the development and delivery of education activities, including online teaching and learning methods.
  • Demonstrated commitment to student-centered teaching and learning methods.
  • Demonstrated a high level of communication, interpersonal and collaborative skills, including student engagement and community engagement, particularly with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and organizations.
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering a positive workplace culture, and role modelling behaviours that support the Flinders University Reconciliation Action Plan and commitment to enhancing educational opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Desirable criteria:

  • Identifies as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person.

For application enquiries please contact: Mr Tobias Speare

Northern Territory Government legislation (the Care and Protection of Children Act 2007) now requires all individuals in child related employment or whose duties involve, or are likely to involve, contact with a child, to hold a valid ‘Working with Children Clearance’ (Ochre Card). This position involves child related work and is assessed as requiring a Working with Children Clearance/Ochre Card.



Information for Applicants:

You are required to provide a suitability statement of no more than three pages, addressing the key capabilities of the position as outlined above. In addition, you are required to upload your CV.

A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.

We are seeking to increase the diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants, people with a disability and/or from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders descent to apply.

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.

Applications Close 11:59pm:

29 Jul 2021
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