Programs & Administration Assistant

Administration & Office Support
Administrative Assistants
Salary + Salary Packaging+ Super
Full time
Posted 12d ago
The Organisation
Just when life should be full of possibilities, cancer can crash into a young person’s world and shatter everything.  Canteen provides young people impacted by cancer, and their parents, with access to a team of Allied Health Professionals who deliver programs, counselling and a range of other group and individual support activities.

The team at Canteen assist these young people to access the support they need to develop and maintain the skills and confidence to live healthy and happy lives.
Benefits & Culture

Canteen’s unique culture offers an inspiring, rewarding and purposeful experience enabling you to be at your best, together with a range of benefits including tax-effective salary packaging, generous leave entitlements and professional development opportunities.
The Role
As Programs & Administration Assistant you will provide administrative support to a busy team, inclusive of the State Manager, Programs Officer & Psychosocial Support Workers. 

In this dynamic role you will assist our Programs Officers with all administrative responsibilities such as logistics, event planning, catering and client communication.  This role will also provide administrative support to our Psychosocial Support Workers with such tasks as database management, appointment setting and updating the client management system.

Supporting the State Manager, duties will include accounts processing, office management, customer service, supporting relationships with referrers in the community and coordinating logistics for fundraising events.

Skills Required
  • A background in administration is essential, coupled with outstanding communication and customer service skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and a demonstrated ability to work well under pressure.
  • The capacity to manage multiple tasks in a frequently changing environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a team and also autonomously.
  • Project support and planning experience.
  • Basic knowledge of account and book-keeping tasks.
  • Excellent computer skills with Salesforce experience would be highly regarded
  • Highly developed organisational and time management skills
Please note a current open driver's license, ability to obtain a first aid certificate and the flexibility to travel, work weekends and evenings (with notice) are a requirement for this role.

Employment Details

Location:  Canberra, ACT
Job type: Fixed Term, 12 months; Full-time
Hours of work: 5 days / 37.5 hours per week

Applications close on 10th December 2021, however applications will be reviewed periodically throughout this period so do not delay in submitting your interest for the role. 

As Canteen’s work involves employees being in direct contact with children and young people, employees are required to complete police and working with children checks, relevant to the State in which they will be employed.  As an Allied Health Professional organisation we are encouraging our staff to be vaccinated.

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your Covid-19 vaccination status?

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