Does it cost anything to register?
No. We charge our clients a placement fee for using our service. It is therefore free of charge to all applicants.
How often do you update the positions advertised on your website?
We update our positions on a daily basis ensuring we only advertise vacant positions.
I usually find my own work, why should I use you?
We have an excellent relationship with our clients and as such, often find out about positions before they are advertised. Raven’s assists with the negotiating of terms for you to ensure you are getting the best package available for the position. We will keep you informed as new vacancies come in. If you decide you would like to work your way around Australia we can help you line up work in every state and territory of Australia. We also have positions in New Zealand.
What kind of positions do you have?
We specialise in permanent full and part time positions as well as locum and emergency placements for Pharmacists and pharmacy support staff.
My current employer is not aware I am looking for alternative work, is that a problem?
No, as long as you inform Raven’s that all contact should be confidential.
What should I do if I am not happy in the position?
Contact your Raven’s consultant immediately.
What do I need to do to register with Raven’s?
This can be done on the internet (takes around 2 minutes). You will also need to provide us with an up to date resume and referee contact details.
Why do I need to supply Raven’s with a resume and referee details?
We use your resume as a selling tool to clients. Once you have given your permission for us to forward your details to the client, we forward your resume along with a short profile on you to the client so they can get an idea of your experience and area of expertise. We need to take references on everyone to ensure that we are placing the right type of person into the position.
What happens once I register with Raven’s?
Raven’s will send you a list of available positions that suit your work preferences. Should we not have any suitable positions, we will contact our clients on your behalf in the areas where you are looking for work. Once you are interested in a position, with your permission, we will forward the client your details. The client will then contact you directly to discuss the position in greater detail.
Can I register with more that one Recruitment Agency?
Yes. In the majority of cases you should not need to as we usually have a variety of positions available in Australia alone. However, should you wish to keep your options open, you are more than welcome to register with another agency. Please be sure to inform Raven’s if we are discussing a position with you that has already been discussed by another Agent. In addition, if your other agency is discussing a position with you that Raven’s have already spoken to you about, please be sure to inform them. This may happen quite often, as some clients will list their position with several agencies. We try to work on a first come first served basis, but can only do this effectively with your assistance.
If I want to work overseas, can you assist me?
Yes, Raven’s currently operate an overseas transfer scheme to New Zealand. For further information please contact us on 1800 429 829. In addition, we often recruit for the Pacific Islands.
How much does it cost?
Our fees are dependant on the position and duration of the placement. For a full fee structure, please contact Raven’s on 1800 429 829 or email us at email@example.com
When is the fee due?
Raven’s will invoice on the day the candidate commences employment. We do not charge to list a vacancy or to advertise. A fee is only payable once we find the right person for your position.
Who pays the candidates wages?
You have a choice. Raven’s operate a payroll service and can organise payment of locum wages, superannuation, and other associated costs, or you can choose to pay the candidate yourself directly.
What if the person is not working out?
If the position is permanent, as long as you pay your invoice within 14 days you would be covered by our placement guarantee.
If you are dissatisfied with a locum candidate there will be no charge providing you notify Raven’s within 48 hours of commencement.
Why should I use Raven’s?
Raven’s Recruitment has been in operation for 20 years and we have placed hundreds of pharmacists into positions during this period. We have built an enviable reputation in the industry by offering an excellent level of customer service combined with thorough procedures to ensure we get the right person for your position. Pharmacists often contact a specialised recruitment company for employment rather than scan the newspapers etc for new positions.
Do Raven’s only recruit pharmacists?
Raven’s work on behalf of the pharmacy industry. We specialise in Pharmacists, Dispensary Technicians and Pharmacy staff on a locum, part time and permanent basis.
What do I need to do next?
The first step is to contact Raven’s for our “Employers Kit.” This kit contains our Terms of Business, full fee structure and position available form. Prior to us assisting you with your recruitment needs we would need you to sign and return the terms of business and complete basic information on your pharmacy and the type of person you require. Once we have this information we will start to look for a staff member for you. Depending on your location this could be a lengthy process, however our team of skilled, professional consultants will keep you informed every step of the way.
Will my position be advertised?
Yes, if necessary. In the first instance we will list the vacancy on our website. We have a database of over 3,000 Pharmacist/support staff that check our website on a regular basis for new positions. In the meantime we will conduct a search of our database for suitable candidates. Our next step would be to advertise your position externally either in a pharmacy journal or on the Internet. Should you be interested in employing an overseas candidate we would also search in New Zealand (NZ) for your new staff member.