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Administrative Assistant

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Job Listing Date
30 Jun 2020
Location
Tamworth & North West NSW
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Administration & Office Support, Administrative Assistants

Administrative Assistant

Company description:

Department of Communities and Justice



Job description:

 

Administrative Assistant

Clerk Grade 1/2

Ongoing Full-time

Tamworth

Department of Communities and Justice

 

 

 

About us 

The Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) commenced on 1 July 2019 and is the lead agency which forms the Stronger Communities Cluster. The new department brought together the former departments of Family and Community Services (FACS) and Justice.

We provide services to better work together to support everyone's right to access justice and other help for families, and promote early intervention and inclusion, with benefits for the whole community.

Stronger Communities brings all government services targeted at achieving safe, just, inclusive and resilient communities under one roof.

 

About the Opportunity

 

This a new and exciting role as part of a dynamic team of Commissioning and Planning Officers. As part of this team you will be required to build and maintain strong relationships with our funded service providers. You will be someone who can problem solve and bring innovative solutions to support the team and the manager in our day to day tasks of contract management. You will understand the importance of confidentiality in relation to contractual arrangements, and have a strong commitment to excellence in your work.

 

You will have the opportunity to make the role your own, to take on small projects and see them through, and support the team in regular management and reporting of contracts. Being a strong communicator and contributing to our positive team culture is a must. You will be supported to build your skills and experience, and will have regular support and supervision from the Manager Commissioning and Planning. We are an outcomes focused team, and celebrate the diversity of skills and contributions from all our team members.

 

This is an ongoing role in accordance with the Government Sector Employment Act 2013.

 

A Recruitment Pool may be created to fill similar roles for both ongoing and temporary opportunities if and as they arise.

 

What we can offer you/Benefits

 

  • Location: Tamworth
  • Clerk Grade 1 / 2
  • Salary range $64,779 pa - $70,425 pa plus employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
  • 4 weeks annual leave per year of service
  • Generous salary packaging options and other fringe benefits
  • Flexible work practices
  • Opportunities for learning and development and Internal career progression
  • Regular support and supervision from Manager Commissioning and Planning
  • Opportunity to work along side experienced contract managers and learn more about this side of the DCJ business

 

Essential Requirements –

 

The Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012 requires persons engaged in children related work to have Working with Children clearances.

 

If successful in this role you will be required to provide a Working with Children Check clearance number prior to commencing in the role. To obtain further information and to apply for a WWCC clearance. Please click here.

 

Appointments are subject to reference checks and a National Criminal Record Check in accordance with DCJ policy and the Disability Inclusion Act 2014.

 

How to apply

 

To apply candidates must submit a covering letter (2 pages maximum) which includes a response to the two (2) targeted questions below plus an up-to-date resume which clearly details their skills and experience as relevant to this role.

 

  1. Describe your experience in:
    1. Working under supervision to prioritise your own workload in a busy work environment, including completing allocated tasks in a timely manner and using initiative to progress work.
    2. Responding promptly to requests for assistance from internal and external stakeholders and addressing any issues to ensure the needs of the client group are met.

Part of the assessment process may include additional online capability testing, skills testing or work samples in accordance with the new Government Sector Employment Act 2013; therefore you may be contacted to participate.

 

You may also be asked to complete a Health Declaration Form in later stages of the assessment process.

 

IMPORTANT

 

To ensure recruitment at the Department of Communities and Justice continues without interruption during the COVID-19 pandemic, some interviews and assessments may be performed using alternative methods.

 

This may include video interviewing, telephone interviewing and online assessments. If you are successful following review of your application, you may need to perform assessments and/or interviews via online platforms using a PC, laptop or smart phone. By doing so, we will be adhering to the strict social distancing advice currently in place.

 

 

Find out more

 

Click here to view the role description.

 

For more information on how to apply for a role in the NSW Public Sector please click here

 

Please submit your application online including the information outlined above.

 

If you experience technical difficulties when submitting your application, please contact Sarah Nguyen on P: 02 9765 5046.

 

Closing date: Tuesday, 14th July 2020 at 11:59 pm

 

For enquiries: please contact Sarah Bradfield on P: 0436 695 232                            E: sarah.bradfield@facs.nsw.gov.au

 

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

 

DCJ is committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion. We actively promote the employment of people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTI and other diversity groups.

DCJ encourages applications from people with disability and will provide reasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace.

If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please call or email the contact person listed above, and also advise us of your preferred method of communication.

 

If you’re looking for general information about our reasonable adjustment process, you can email InclusionandDiversity@facs.nsw.gov.au


 

Thank you for your interest in this role. We look forward to receiving your application.

 

 

 

 

Company description:

Department of Communities and Justice



Job description:

 

Administrative Assistant

Clerk Grade 1/2

Ongoing Full-time

Tamworth

Department of Communities and Justice

 

 

 

About us 

The Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) commenced on 1 July 2019 and is the lead agency which forms the Stronger Communities Cluster. The new department brought together the former departments of Family and Community Services (FACS) and Justice.

We provide services to better work together to support everyone's right to access justice and other help for families, and promote early intervention and inclusion, with benefits for the whole community.

Stronger Communities brings all government services targeted at achieving safe, just, inclusive and resilient communities under one roof.

 

About the Opportunity

 

This a new and exciting role as part of a dynamic team of Commissioning and Planning Officers. As part of this team you will be required to build and maintain strong relationships with our funded service providers. You will be someone who can problem solve and bring innovative solutions to support the team and the manager in our day to day tasks of contract management. You will understand the importance of confidentiality in relation to contractual arrangements, and have a strong commitment to excellence in your work.

 

You will have the opportunity to make the role your own, to take on small projects and see them through, and support the team in regular management and reporting of contracts. Being a strong communicator and contributing to our positive team culture is a must. You will be supported to build your skills and experience, and will have regular support and supervision from the Manager Commissioning and Planning. We are an outcomes focused team, and celebrate the diversity of skills and contributions from all our team members.

 

This is an ongoing role in accordance with the Government Sector Employment Act 2013.

 

A Recruitment Pool may be created to fill similar roles for both ongoing and temporary opportunities if and as they arise.

 

What we can offer you/Benefits

 

  • Location: Tamworth
  • Clerk Grade 1 / 2
  • Salary range $64,779 pa - $70,425 pa plus employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
  • 4 weeks annual leave per year of service
  • Generous salary packaging options and other fringe benefits
  • Flexible work practices
  • Opportunities for learning and development and Internal career progression
  • Regular support and supervision from Manager Commissioning and Planning
  • Opportunity to work along side experienced contract managers and learn more about this side of the DCJ business

 

Essential Requirements –

 

The Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012 requires persons engaged in children related work to have Working with Children clearances.

 

If successful in this role you will be required to provide a Working with Children Check clearance number prior to commencing in the role. To obtain further information and to apply for a WWCC clearance. Please click here.

 

Appointments are subject to reference checks and a National Criminal Record Check in accordance with DCJ policy and the Disability Inclusion Act 2014.

 

How to apply

 

To apply candidates must submit a covering letter (2 pages maximum) which includes a response to the two (2) targeted questions below plus an up-to-date resume which clearly details their skills and experience as relevant to this role.

 

  1. Describe your experience in:
    1. Working under supervision to prioritise your own workload in a busy work environment, including completing allocated tasks in a timely manner and using initiative to progress work.
    2. Responding promptly to requests for assistance from internal and external stakeholders and addressing any issues to ensure the needs of the client group are met.

Part of the assessment process may include additional online capability testing, skills testing or work samples in accordance with the new Government Sector Employment Act 2013; therefore you may be contacted to participate.

 

You may also be asked to complete a Health Declaration Form in later stages of the assessment process.

 

IMPORTANT

 

To ensure recruitment at the Department of Communities and Justice continues without interruption during the COVID-19 pandemic, some interviews and assessments may be performed using alternative methods.

 

This may include video interviewing, telephone interviewing and online assessments. If you are successful following review of your application, you may need to perform assessments and/or interviews via online platforms using a PC, laptop or smart phone. By doing so, we will be adhering to the strict social distancing advice currently in place.

 

 

Find out more

 

Click here to view the role description.

 

For more information on how to apply for a role in the NSW Public Sector please click here

 

Please submit your application online including the information outlined above.

 

If you experience technical difficulties when submitting your application, please contact Sarah Nguyen on P: 02 9765 5046.

 

Closing date: Tuesday, 14th July 2020 at 11:59 pm

 

For enquiries: please contact Sarah Bradfield on P: 0436 695 232                            E: sarah.bradfield@facs.nsw.gov.au

 

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

 

DCJ is committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion. We actively promote the employment of people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTI and other diversity groups.

DCJ encourages applications from people with disability and will provide reasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace.

If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please call or email the contact person listed above, and also advise us of your preferred method of communication.

 

If you’re looking for general information about our reasonable adjustment process, you can email InclusionandDiversity@facs.nsw.gov.au


 

Thank you for your interest in this role. We look forward to receiving your application.

 

 

 

 

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