Administrative Support Officer - Casual Mental Health Portland

South West Coast VIC
Administration & Office Support
Administrative Assistants
Salary packaging available
Posted 3d ago

About the role

We are seeking a highly skilled, competent and motivated person to undertake a casual position as an Administrative Support Officer within our Portland Mental Health Services office.

The position is an integral part of the South West Healthcare (SWH) Mental Health teams and will add to the overall effectiveness of the workplace. The successful applicant will provide casual back fill and coverage for clerical, reception and administrative support to the team and be the first point of contact for visiting consumers and carers/families.

This position provides coverage for sick leave, rostered days off and annual leave for current staff

What you bring

The successful application will have sound knowledge and experience in a variety of computer skills (Microsoft Office), an ability to work autonomously and prioritise work-loads, and perform daily functions with a substantial level of accountability and responsibility. Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to liaise with management and staff as well as a proven ability to work with minimal supervision is essential.

Experience in working with medical records and qualifications within Office Administration (minimum of Certificate 3 or equivalent) would be advantageous but not essential.

Who we are

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community.

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio- economic status.

Portland Victoria is only an 80 minute drive from Warrnambool and is home to unspoiled beaches, river and offshore fishing, whale watching and the start of The Great South Walking trail. Portland is located on the far south-west coast of Victoria, mid-way between Port Fairy and the small town of Nelson which is adjacent to the state border with South Australia.

The $1.94 million Portland Campus adjacent to Portland's healthcare precinct has been purpose built to provide the community with a service that is flexible, responsive and accessible to all.

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button below and include a cover letter and resume by Sunday 12 December 2021. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement 2016 - 2020, with the appropriate classification Admin Grade 1.

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status

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