Pharmacy Technician / Kairahurahu Pūtahi Rongoā (Aseptic Production)

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Location: Wellington Regional Hospital 

Contract: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: $46,560 - $60,281


Are you a qualified pharmacy technician with:

  • Hospital aseptic production experience
  • Great prioritization & communication skills
  • Ability to manage workload

If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you - we are currently seeking a pharmacy technician to help support our motivated team in the Aseptic Production unit at Wellington Hospital.  This position involves the compounding and dispensing of cytotoxic and other aseptic products. You will also be involved in the processing of outpatient and inpatient charts, assembling of required vials, bags and consumables in preparation for manufacture and communicating with multi-disciplinary team regarding patient orders. 


  • Aseptic and non-aseptic compounding 
  • Processing of inpatient and outpatient charts
  • Communicating with multi-disciplinary team regarding patient orders
  • Supporting the department in implementing programmes of work and achieving its goals.
  • Assist in training staff in compounding techniques.   


All applicants must possess a New Zealand recognised pharmacy technician qualification.  Previous experience in hospital aseptic compounding is essential and candidates must have knowledge of current manufacturing standards.


Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region. CCDHB operates two hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kapiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu. 

The Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) spans three DHBs - Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast DHB’s and includes local, regional, and national services. The local MHAIDS services are provided from multiple sites within the 3DHB sub-region – greater Wellington, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa. 

Here at CCDHB we embrace diversity and welcome applications from people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

CCDHB is a pro-equity Health Organisation, with a particular focus on Māori and Pacific Peoples.

CCDHB provides a range of specialist services including neurosurgery, oncology, neonatal intensive care and community-based services including district nursing, rehabilitation services, social work, alcohol and drug services, and home support services to a population of around 900,000 people.


Applications will not be accepted via email. All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online CCDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. 

Applications close on 1 March 2019. Please ensure your uploaded CV and cover letter is in either Word or PDF format. For further information on this role, please email and please indicate the vacancy number (AH016-20) and job title in the subject line.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed

Permanent/Full Time

Job no: AH016-20

Location: Wellington Hospital

Closing Date: Sunday, 1 March 2020