Contribute to pharmacy education

When you join the Australian Pharmacy Council (APC), you're a part of something much bigger. You'll help advance pharmacy education when you:

  • work in our internal teams
  • contribute your knowledge to our Board or committees
  • help our working groups drill down into best practice

We pride ourselves as an equal opportunity employer that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We strongly encourage people of all abilities, gender identities, and cultural backgrounds to apply for our positions.

Our mission

Advancing and assuring quality in pharmacy education

I am grateful to be part of a team that not only supports me and my development, but also genuinely cares about the health of our community. Our team is passionate about improving pharmacy education. We have leaders that go the extra mile in everything that they do to ensure it. - Anna, Events and Communications Officer

Join a high-performing team

We are proud of our strong team, supportive environment and innovative leaders.

While we're developing the future of pharmacy education, we also invest in developing our people. 

We're a small team, so we work extremely closely together. We love nothing more than to celebrate our successes, both on the frontline and behind the scenes.

We stay busy year-round, but as part of our commitment to a holistically safe and healthy workplace, staff benefits include:

  • a modern office
  • flexible working arrangements
  • home office set up budget
  • onsite parking
  • access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • regular training and development

For our latest news and achievements, follow the APC on LinkedIn.

Every individual person at APC is nurtured, respected and provided with a safe and equitable workplace. We embrace diversity and individuality. I have never worked for an organisation that live and breathe their values the way that APC does. It is a pleasure to work in such a respectable and caring workplace. - Deb, Business Coordinator

Learn, grow and collaborate

Bring your best every day at the APC. We believe that our values help to create our future. Can you see yourself living these values?

Our core values

Respect

We treat all people with courtesy, compassion and tolerance, and all situations are handled in a timely manner.

Fairness

We treat everyone in an impartial, equitable, ethical, sensitive and just manner.

Transparency

We are open, honest and trustworthy in all we do. We take responsibility for our actions.

Creativity

We encourage originality, enquiry, risk-taking, critical thinking and diversity. We are constantly striving for excellence.

Support

We care about our fellow team members and stakeholders. We own and learn from our mistakes, build resilience and celebrate success.

Life Long Learning

We encourage intellectual curiosity and ongoing personal and professional development.

At the APC, we have many staff members from diverse cultural backgrounds. We develop positive working relationships through sensitive and professional communication. This means that we consider different ideas and views, then tailor our communication skills to match. We live our values on a daily basis and want to pass them along to everyone who is associated with us. - Kamal, National Manager International Skills

Give back

We're always finding ways to contribute back to our community – big and small. Causes close to our heart include:

  • Support for Pharmacists, working with those who may be struggling with mental health in pharmacy
  • Global School Partners, working to reduce poverty in developing countries through education
  • Yalari, supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education and scholarships
  • Home in Queanbeyan, provides support to people living with mental health related issues within the community

Career opportunities

We list open opportunities to join our Corporate Services, Professional Services and Administrations teams.

We currently have one career opportunity available:

  • Assessments Officer - 12 month contract

  • Help us undertake eligibility and skills assessments for overseas-trained pharmacists wishing to migrate to or work in Australia. Critically, we need a detail-focused person who can complete the essential work of eligibility checks. You will work closely with the Candidate Relationship Team to respond to candidate queries and provide necessary guidance to resolve candidate issues.

    Apply for the Assessments Officer role

    Applications close: Sunday 11 September 2022

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Collaborate with us

Interested in advancing pharmacy education? We currently have no opportunities available. However we advertise opportunities to join our registers yearly.

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