Administration Officer

Department of Communities and Justice
Southern Suburbs & Sutherland Shire
Administration & Office Support
Administrative Assistants
Full time
Posted 5d ago
Company description:

Department of Communities and Justice provide services to support everyone's right to access justice and services to support families and children in NSW

Job description:

Administration Officer

Clerk Grade 3/4

Department of Communities and Justice

Temporary Opportunity for up to twelve months


About us 


Stronger Communities, under the banner of the Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ), provide services to support everyone's right to access justice and services to support families and children.

DCJ performs statutory child protection functions and provides, co-ordinates or funds the provision of support services for vulnerable families, children, young people and communities in need.


About the Opportunity


One Temporary fulltime opportunity for up to 12 months.


About the role


The primary purpose of this role is to support a head office team of staff working to improve child protection services in NSW.  This will involve minute taking, organising training for staff, setting up meetings, quarterly business reporting and maintaining registers.


About You


In that role you will support the service delivery of the unit’s administrative functions and provide high quality service to our staff both in person, online and over the phone.


You will have attention to detail and a high level of organisational skills.  


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


  • Competitive salary range $71,117 - $81,158 p.a. plus superannuation & annual leave loading
  • Professional development and internal career progression
  • Generous salary packaging options & fringe benefits
  • Opportunity to make a positive contribution
  • Flexible working arrangements



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 before you start. To obtain further information and to apply for a WWCC clearance. Please click here.


It is an essential requirement of the role that successful applicants will have had their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine by 25 October 2021 and their second dose by 17 January 2022.


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


Applying for the role


You must attach a covering letter (2 pages maximum) which includes responses to the two (2) targeted questions listed below and an up to date resume.


Targeted Questions


Q1.In the course of your work, you will come into contact with confidential documents and sensitive client information. How would you ensure you adhere to this in your role?


Q2. Please provide an example of your ability to work independently on a piece of work that required you to work to tight deadlines with a strong attention to detail. Describe the situation, task, actions you took and the outcome.


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



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 Tina Baker on


Closing date: Thursday, 28 October 2021 at 11:59 pm


For enquiries: Megan O’Neill – 0404 038 733



Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion


We continue to hire great people with a wide variety of skills, experience and backgrounds. This includes people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people identifying as LGBTIQ+ and other diversity groups.


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



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Support a Central office team of staff working to improve child protection services in NSW

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