Administration Assistant

Administration Assistant

Administration Assistant

Department: Health
Branch: District Health Systems
Designation: Administration Assistant: Pharmacy
Salary Range: R15 130.73 pm (basic salary excluding benefits)

Appointment Requirements:
 Grade 12/NQF level 4 plus Basic Pharmacist’s Assistant Certificate would be an added advantage.
 2 years’ relevant experience in an administrative work environment dealing with ordering, receipt,
storage and control of medical supplies and stock in line with Supply Chain Management
 Computer literacy skills required.

Primary Function:

Assess and process (packing medication) clinics’ drug orders in accordance with
Good Pharmacy Practice regulations (GPP). Render a support pharmaceutical service in the
medicine store and the pre-packaging unit. May perform acts prescribed under the direct personal
supervision of a registered pharmacist.

Key Performance Areas:

Monitor, evaluate, plan and organize the dispensing of monthly medicine
requisition orders. Assist in rendering the services of pharmacy stock distribution (Issuing of
Pharmacy stock to PHC clinics according to SOP’s) Packing and dispatch of medicine order under
the supervision of Pharmacist. Ensure the delivery of a good pharmaceutical service to patients by
adhering to Good Pharmacy Practice and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) in the compound and
repacking of non – sterile medicine. Ensure stock control in accordance with Standard Operating
Procedures (SOP’s) for receipt, storage and disposal of expired and obsolete stock. Plan, organize
and monitor administration systems in place. Provide information to patients and community on the
safe use and storage of medicines according to scope of practice to empower patients and
communities on health-related matters.
Leading Competencies: Accountability; Confidentiality and Team player.

Core Competencies:

Batho Pele principles. Knowledge of City’s process, best practices including
policies and procedures on medical supplies and equipment. Good communication, coordinating and
problem-solving skills required.
This is an employment equity targeted position and preference will be given to
African/White/Indian Males and Indian/Females, CoJ Interns including people with disabilities.
Contact Person: Sam Ndou
Tel No: (011) 407-7062
Workplace: Health Department Region F
All applications will be through the website using this link:
Health – Administration Assistant
Or visit and click on Vacancies

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