Business Support Officer

Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (Tas)
Administration & Office Support
Administrative Assistants
Part time
Posted 13d ago

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) is Australia’s largest national union and professional nursing and midwifery organisation. The ANMF is the union for registered nurses, enrolled nurses, midwives, assistants in nursing and care workers doing nursing and midwifery work in every state and territory throughout Australia. 

The ANMF (Tasmanian Branch) is the largest and most influential advocate for our members. Our mission is; representing, advancing and empowering nurses, midwives and care workers through leadership, advocacy and active participation in industrial, professional and political issues that influence the lives of our members. 

We subscribe to the fundamental values of honesty, equity, respect, inclusiveness, integrity, and empowerment. 

We pride ourselves on being a diverse community dedicated to the stewardship of achieving security and fairness in health workplaces, and fairness, equality and opportunity in the Tasmanian community. The ANMF is an equal opportunity employer. 

The ANMF (Tasmanian Branch) is searching for a Business Support Officer who will be responsible for providing general administrative support and to work in conjunction with the Business and Organising Support Teams to ensure the efficient processing of outgoing communication and provide support with general office duties within the ANMF (Tas Branch).   

You will: 

The Business Support Officer is responsible for providing support via tasks such as, but not limited to, the following: 

Facilitating communication with members using mediums such as: 

  • SMS Text Messaging (including checking SMS replies weekly, or more often if the particular SMS warrants it e.g. asks for a response)
  • Survey Monkey.
  • Processing and sending letters.
  • Processing and sending fliers (via MailChimp).

Work effectively with all Branch Staff. 

Promote the Branch positively to internal and external clients. 

Gain an understanding of the roles, structure and operation of the ANMF (Tas Branch). 

Attend meetings and in-service education as required. 

Undertake personal and professional development as required. 

Work with minimal supervision to achieve set outcomes. 

Work within relevant legislative requirements, ANMF (Tas Branch) policy, guidelines and instructions. 

Hard copy and electronic filing. 

Assistance in the coordination of Workplace Representative training sessions when required. 

On occasion assist with other duties such as laminating nursing reference cards and conference preparation. 

Qualifications, skills and experience: 

Certificate III in Business Administration and /or demonstrated experience in a similar administrative role working within the office environment. 

Demonstrated ability to work within a team, operate autonomously and seek direction as required. 

Highly developed written and communication skills, with a high standard of accuracy and attention to detail. 

Excellent computing skills including Work, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, with a proven ability to learn new systems. 

Ability to engage and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders. 

Demonstrated high level organisational skills, time management with the ability to prioritise workflow to meet deadlines. 

Commitment to the principles of Unionism. 


The position is fixed term (6 months) / part time (0.5FTE). 


For further information or a copy of the Position Description, please email


How to Apply: 

Provide a copy of your current Resume and a Cover Letter to detailing why you are interested in this role and your suitability to the role outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the Position Description (maximum for 2 pages). 

Applications close Monday 6 December 2021 at 5pm.  

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