School of Allied Health
Western Australian Centre for Rural Health (WACRH)
- This position is based in Geraldton, a coastal town in Western Australia
- Part-time (0.6FTE) appointment on fixed term basis until 31/12/2024
- Salary range: Level A $74,236 – $99,905.00 p.a. plus 17% superannuation
Level B $105,042 – $124,031 p.a. plus 17% superannuation
The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities. With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top university.
About the team
The Western Australian Centre for Rural Health (WACRH) is administered by the University of Western Australia and is part of a network of University Departments of Rural Health across Australia. WACRH has its main centre in Geraldton (where this position will be located). It also has offices and academics located in Karratha and Carnarvon.
WACRH’s vision is to be a leader in the creation and optimisation of rural health knowledge and practice that improves the health of rural communities.
About the opportunity
Under the direction of the Associate Professor in Rural Health, you will participate in the development of innovative professional practice programs for students in pharmacy, and in interprofessional practice opportunities. This includes supporting and supervision of pharmacy students undertaking clinical placements in the regions that we cover (Midwest, Pilbara and Gascoyne); contributing to interprofessional learning of health science students undertaking rural placements; enhancing professional development and support for pharmacists working in the WACRH regions; and enhancing practice and research, particularly in improvement of quality of care and chronic disease management.
To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate:
- A degree in Pharmacy and registration as a Pharmacist with the Pharmacy Board of Australia and at least 2 years of relevant pharmacy practice experience following registration
- Experience in the supervision of pharmacy students
- Well developed oral and written communication skills, including experience in presenting material to a variety of people and a proven ability to use discretion with confidential and sensitive information, and experiencing in preparing reports and other written documentation
- Commitment to increasing Aboriginal peoples’ roles in improving the health and well-being of their communities, as planners and managers, service providers, trainers and trainees
- Commitment to principles of client-centred, culturally appropriate health care, interprofessional practice, service learning and community development as they apply to rural and remote Australian communities
- Experience in the integration of theory to drive the development, delivery and evaluation of innovative pharmacy programs
- Postgraduate qualification in a field that supports professional practice, health professional education, public health or research/evaluation is desirable
- Experience in regional and remote health settings is desirable
- Research Higher Degree and/or extensive clinical/practice experience at a senior level would be required for appointment at level B
To succeed in this position, you will possess effective organisational, time management and communication skills within a team environment. Demonstrated commitment to increasing Aboriginal peoples’ roles in improving the health and well-being of their communities, as planners and managers, service providers, trainers and trainees is essential in this position.
Note: A current driver’s licence, Working with Children check, and National Police Clearance certificate is a requirement for this position.
Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description: PD - Associate Lecturer or Leturer (Pharmacy) 510321.pdf
You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document. For information to assist you with compiling statements to answer the selection criteria, please visit Addressing the selection criteria
Closing date: 11:55pm AWST on Monday, 5 December 2022
This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.
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In line with the Western Australia COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Programme the successful applicant for this position will be required to provide proof of their full COVID-19 vaccination status (or have a Vaccination Exemption Statement) before commencing work at UWA.
Our commitment to inclusion and diversity
UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.
- Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered
- UWA has been awarded Bronze Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2021)
- UWA has also been awarded Athena Swan Bronze Accreditation in 2020
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