City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality – Post Basic Pharmacist Assistant (x30)


REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FROM
REGISTERED POST BASIC PHARMACIST ASSISTANTS
(30 POSTS) TO SUPPORT PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES IN
CITY OF TSHWANE CLINICS FROM 1 JULY 2020 TO
30 JUNE 2021


The City of Tshwane renders comprehensive primary healthcare services at its clinics. The
service requires medication to be available and to be dispensed to patients as prescribed by
authorised clinicians. These requirements can be achieved by employing post basic
pharmacist assistants.
This initiative is in support of the National Health Insurance (NHl), which aims to improve
access to high-quality public sector healthcare services.


Qualifying criteria
 Must have a Grade 12 certificate
 Must be registered with the South African Pharmacy Council as a post basic pharmacist
assistant in an institutional or a community sector pharmacy
 Must be acquainted with the standard operating procedures and policies of institutional
pharmacy and primary healthcare standard treatment guidelines
 Must have working experience at primary healthcare facilities
 Must not have a criminal record or dismissal for misconduct at a previous place(s) of work


Primary functions
The post basic pharmacist assistant will be expected to work under indirect supervision and
within the scope of practice performing the following duties:
 Performing stock control
 Ensuring proper storage of medication
 Dispensing medication
 Ensuring the appropriate use of medication
 Performing dispensary administrative functions
 Participating in pharmacy education programmes
 Supporting ward-based outreach team (WBOT) services in the community

Remuneration
R127 per hour
The post basic pharmacist assistant will be appointed through a City of Tshwane contract.


Individuals who meet the qualifying criteria must express their interest by sending the
following documents to Mrs Ria Pretorius at riap@tshwane.gov.za :
 A brief profile with a summary of relevant experience and contact details (CV)
 Copy of Grade 12 certificate
 Copy of Identification Document
 Copy of Post Basic Pharmacist Assistant qualification
 Copy of proof of current registration


For any enquiries, please contact Mrs Ria Pretorius on 012 358 8769.
Closing date: 29 May 2020 at 15:00