Pharmacy careers
at Monash Health

Pharmacy careers at Monash Health

Join Victoria’s largest Pharmacy department at Monash Health.

Take the next step in your Pharmacy career at Victoria’s largest and most comprehensive health service.

About our Pharmacy team

We believe our Pharmacy team is the best place to grow your career in healthcare, with a supportive team environment for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians of all levels of experience.

At Monash Health, we encourage you to diversify your experience in new clinical and operational roles, and we’ll provide you with the right guidance to be successful in your Pharmacy career.

There are limitless growth opportunities available in quality, governance, research and education programs for our pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.

We also offer a residency program accredited by the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia for early career pharmacists, which helps to fast-track our employees into more senior roles.

With several locations across south-east Melbourne and flexible work arrangements, you can fit your career with your lifestyle as a pharmacist or pharmacy technician at Monash Health.

Our areas of Social Work practice

Acute hospital-based care

Social workers at Monash Health working in acute hospital-based care, work with other health professionals to support patients, their families and carers, to navigate their medical situation and the hospital system.

This work includes, but is not limited to:

  • Working people with chronic and life-threatening conditions
  • Supporting patients in end-of-life care
  • Supporting patients with a change in health status
  • Working with people who have neurological conditions
  • Working with people who have age or disability related conditions
  • Specialty medicine including oncology and infectious diseases
  • Crisis and trauma social work within Emergency Department
  • Maternity and newborn services
  • Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
  • Working with children and their families

Sub-acute hospital based care

Monash Health social workers in subacute hospital-based care, work with patients, families and carers at Casey and Kingston Hospitals from varying ages, and social and cultural backgrounds.

This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Working with people who have a broad range of age-related conditions
  • Rehabilitation and working with people who have experienced a change in function and health status
  • Neurological rehabilitation
  • Working with people who have a disability (including newly acquired)
  • Geriatric Evaluation and Management (GEM)

Care in the community

Various roles are offered for Monash Health social workers in the community, this includes within our community campuses, in clients’ homes and at other community venues.

Work for social workers in the community includes:

  • Geriatric evaluation and management (GEM) at home
  • Aged care services
  • Aged care assessment services
  • Transition Care program
  • Counselling roles within the community health team
  • Rehabilitation support covering a range of conditions and social situations
  • Refugee health program
  • Youth and family team
  • Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies program
  • The provision of counselling services for victim/survivors of sexual assault through the South Eastern Centre Against Sexual Abuse (SECASA)

Mental Health

For social workers specialising in Mental Health, there are a range of opportunities available at Monash Health in both inpatient and community settings.

This includes but is not limited to:

  • Adult Mental Health Services
  • Aged Mental Health Services
  • Early in Life Mental Health Service (ELMHS)
  • In-home and community-based services
  • Rehabilitation Services including:
    • Continuing Care Units (CCU)
    • Prevention and Recovery Care Services (PARCS)
    • Transitional Support Unit (TSU).
  • Recovery support including:
    • Acute Community Intervention Services (ACIS)
    • Hospital Outreach Post-Suicidal Engagement (HOPE) Program
    • Emergency Department Psychosocial Program (ENGAGE)
    • Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Services

Children's

There are many opportunities at both Monash Children’s Hospital and in the community for social workers who specialise in working with children.

This includes:

  • Working in an acute hospital setting at Monash Childrens Hospital
  • Working with newborns and neonates
  • Intensive care
  • General paediatric social work
  • Paediatric oncology and cancer care
  • Adolescents and adolescent eating disorders
  • Support for children with diabetes or endocrine conditions
  • Working with children to improve their functional abilities through the state-wide Victorian Paediatric Rehabilitation Service
  • Working with children who have a life-limiting illness as part of a state-wide service through the Victorian Paediatric Palliative Care Program
  • Victorian Fetal Alcohol Service
  • Monash Children’s Hospital in the Home
  • Community-based Child and Family program.

“Our strategic direction is the integration of clinical care, research and education. It’s a unique, innovative and exciting opportunity to implement that for mental health services.”

Professor Megan Galbally is the Program Director of Mental Health at Monash Health. Megan highlights the exciting opportunities that mental health reform will bring.

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The Monash Health difference

Join our team of 25,500+ people

We’re one of Australia’s largest and fastest-growing health services, and we provide safe, high-quality care across the entire lifespan.

With close ties to leading universities, Monash Health is a hub for research and academic excellence where internationally recognised studies are translated to clinical improvements.

We offer inclusion, equity, and opportunity

We’re committed to being a fair, equitable and non-discriminatory workplace that maximises the talent, potential and contribution of all employees.

Regardless of what stage your career is, there is choice and encouragement to pursue a career path that best suits you.

A workplace where kindness counts

At Monash Health, we care deeply about the community we serve and about one another.

When you join our team, you’ll be supported with a healthy, balanced lifestyle and a range of employee benefits and salary packaging options to best suit you.

Our hospitals and locations

Every year, we provide over 3 million episodes of care to our community in south-eastern metropolitan Melbourne and rural Victoria from over 40 locations, via telehealth, and in communities and homes.

Melbourne is one of the most livable cities in the world, with the serene beaches of the Mornington Peninsula and rolling hills of the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges all within an hour’s reach.

Careers at Monash Health

Featured roles

2023 Transition to Specialty Practice in Mental Health

We are seeking Registered Nurses with a minimum of 2 years’ experience (including a graduate year) who would like a career pathway into Mental Health nursing.

Registered Psychiatric Nurse

Ward E is looking for experienced Mental Health Registered Psychiatric Nurses with a passion for providing recovery focused, patient-centred care to our consumers during an acute or severe phases of Mental Illness.  

Consultant Psychiatrist

Monash Health is seeking Consultant Psychiatrists (2.0 EFT) with an interest in joining its Aged Persons Mental Health Service (APMHS), Mental Health Program.