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Job Opportunity: Post Basic Pharmacist Assistant


Job Opportunity: Post Basic Pharmacist Assistant

REF NO: TDHS/A/2024/19
Directorate: HIV/AIDS, STI & TB (HAST)
SALARY: Grade 1: R239 682 per annum
CENTRE: Tshwane District Health Services

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  • Grade 12 or equivalent qualification.
  • Appropriate Post-Basic Pharmacist Assistant qualification that allows for registration with the SAPC as a Pharmacist Assistant (Post-Basic).
  • Registration with the South African Pharmacy Council (SAPC) as a Post-Basic Pharmacist Assistant.
  • Current annual registration.

Other Skills/Requirements:

  • Own discipline, knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations, policies, implementation, and information management.
  • Quality assurance and improvement programmes.
  • Leadership and communication.
  • Problem-solving, computer literacy, stress tolerance, self-confidence, objectiveness, and empathy.
  • Acquaintance with standard operating procedures and primary healthcare standard treatment guidelines.
  • Work effectively as part of a team.
  • No criminal record or dismissal for misconduct at previous place(s) of work.


The incumbent of the post will work under the indirect supervision of a pharmacist within the scope of the following duties:

  • Stock control, including receiving, issuing, reporting, and maintenance of stock (electronic and manual systems).
  • Ensuring proper storage of medicines.
  • Dispensing of medicine, including the receive, read, and checking of prescriptions for legality, authenticity, and validity.
  • Ensuring appropriate use of medicine.
  • Executing dispensary administrative functions.
  • Participating in pharmacy education programmes.
  • Supporting outreach services in the community.
  • Advice and support patients and other healthcare professionals regarding pharmaceutical issues.
  • Networking with all relevant stakeholders.
  • Address Pharmacovigilance.


Ms. Maswikana Sithole
Tel No: (012) 451 9022 / 078 771 7294


Applications must be hand-delivered to Tshwane District Health Services, 3319 Fedsure Forum Building, Cnr Lilian Ngoyi and Pretorius Street, Pretoria 0001, Application Box, First Floor Reception.

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  • Applicants are not required to submit copies of qualifications and other relevant documents when applying but submit fully completed new Z83 form and detailed Curriculum Vitae.
  • Only shortlisted candidates for the post will be required to submit certified documents together with the Services Certificate on or before the day of the interview following Communication from HR.
  • If you have not been contacted within three months after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit proof of Criminal Verification obtainable from the South African Police Service at their own cost.
  • The recommended candidate/s may be subject to medical surveillance as required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Act 5/1993.
  • The Gauteng Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity; therefore, all the appointments will be made in accordance with the Employment Equity target of the department.
  • No applications will be considered after the closing date.

Closing Date:

16 February 2024

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