Project Officer, Supercare Pharmacies Initiative

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DHHS/RHPEM/500423
Closing Date: 04-Apr-2017
Salary Range: $78,773 - $89,375
Job Duration: to 30/06/2020
Attachments: 500423-PD-ProjectOfficer-VPS4-Mar.2017.doc (Word, 975KB)
Job Specification

500423-PD-ProjectOfficer-VPS4-Mar.2017.pdf (PDF, 303KB)
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Contact: Cheryl Schneider
9096 1330

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: 1
Position Summary:

Project Officer, Supercare Pharmacies Initiative

The Victorian Government Supercare Pharmacies Initiative combines a 24-hour a day seven days a week pharmacy service and an evening nursing service between 6pm and 10pm. Implemented progressively in 3 stages, these 20 pharmacies are known as Supercare Pharmacies. This innovative primary health initiative aims to offer consumers with minor illness and injuries an alternative to attending a local hospital emergency department after hours.

The Project Officer provides project support for the Supercare Pharmacies Initiative and is responsible for co-ordinating a range of business activities and projects, including:


  • Developing, implementing and maintaining efficient project systems and processes;
  • Organising, participating in and facilitating meetings and workshops, providing secretariat support and follow up of action items; and
  • Supporting the delivery of the Initiative and sub-projects, including data collation.
  • Able to work effectively with a wide range of people?
  • Highly organised and able to juggle multiple priorities in a very dynamic, demanding and changing environment?

Are you

  • Open to new ideas and ways of thinking in order to achieve better outcomes for the Victorian community?


How to Apply:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note:

For this role, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document. Applicants are strongly encouraged to view the Information for Applicants document to obtain guidance on what to include in your cover letter and resume. This document also provides information on the department's recruitment and employment safety screening processes.

Click 'Apply Now' below to submit your interest in this role, or click here to obtain step-by-step guidance on how to register and apply online.

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