Pharmacy Assistant– Nelson Hospital

  • Enjoy supporting our pharmacists and technicians on wards and in the dispensary
  • Do you have stock control experience, great computer skills and an eye for detail?
  • Bring your well-honed customer focused skills to Nelson Marlborough Health

About the role

We are seeking to employ a Pharmacy Assistant who is passionate about stock control and ordering to join our friendly Pharmacy Department at Nelson Hospital. This role is important in ensuring that our pharmacy is well stocked and functions efficiently.

This is a permanent part time position working 32 hours a week – 0.8FTE, Monday to Friday.

About you

You will be the type of person who is methodical, pays close attention to detail, is efficient and enjoys providing great customer service. Previous stock control experience and efficient handling of invoices and credits is essential. Ideally you will have NCEA Level 2 (including Maths), or equivalent, and good computing and data entry skills.

You will also manage your time effectively, communicate clearly and keep accurate records and will be flexible to meet the changing nature of the workplace. A sense of humour and pride in your workmanship will stand you in good stead. 

About us

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand’s Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving nearly 145,000 people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of community services. We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

Find out more about us

How to apply 

Keen to apply now, it’s easy. Please fill in our online application form  

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274. Alternatively, for role specific information please contact – Sonja Van Alphen Team Leader Pharmacy, Nelson Hospital via

Applications close: Thursday 28th March

Ref: N19-121

Permanent/Part Time

Job no: N19-121

Location: Nelson

Closing Date: Thursday, 28 March 2019