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Administration Officer

Apply now Job no: 985049
Work type: Fixed Term (Full Time)
Location: SA
Categories: Community Services

Administration Officer

  • Full Time, Fixed Term contract until June 2020
  • Location: Karratha, WA
  • Salary Packaging and Remote Allowance benefits

About Us

Mission Australia is a non-denominational Christian charity that has been helping vulnerable Australians move towards independence for more than 160 years.

Every day we support people nationwide by combatting homelessness, assisting disadvantaged families and children, addressing mental health issues, fighting substance dependencies and much more.

We're generously supported by our funders, partners and tens of thousands of everyday Australians, who make the work of our tireless volunteers and staff possible.

Your Opportunity

Join our Integrated Mental Health Service Pilbara (IMHSP) Program and provide exceptional administration support to ensure the efficient running of the office and be the first point of contact for clients, face-to-face and over the phone.

Your key responsibilities will to:

  • High level administrative support to the Management Team including; diary management, organising meetings, travel arrangements, project support.
  • Managing the front office and reception area with professionalism and efficiency. Including taking phone calls, responding to queries, managing guests.
  • Liaise with external and internal stakeholders on behalf of the service.
  • Manage filing of documentation and prepare reports professionally and in a timely manner.
  • Ad-hoc administrative support to Program staff.
  • Manage accounts payable, petty cash and office stationary as necessary.

Requirements for Success

  • Demonstrated experience in an administrative role providing general administration support to a Manager or a team of employees.
  • Demonstrated experience working with financial systems including petty cash and accounts payable.
  • High level of computer literacy including Microsoft Office packages including Excel.
  • A high level of organisational ability, attention to detail and time management skills.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to liaise effectively with clients from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
  • Strong customer focus and apply initiative and problem solve when managing reception.
  • Experience in, or dedicated willingness to work in a remote location and passionate about networking and becoming involved in the local community.

As part of our Employment screening process you will be required to undertake a National Criminal History Check if you haven’t completed one in the last 12 months.

In addition, there is a requirement to possess a current Working with Children check or apply if you do not already hold one. It is unlawful for prohibited persons to apply for work with children, and, as such, prohibited persons cannot apply for this role.

Culture & Benefits  

A career with Mission Australia will offer you rewarding experiences to make a difference to the lives of Australians in need. We have an innovative and supportive culture guided by our values of compassion, integrity, respect, perseverance and celebration.

To ensure our employees feel valued, empowered and celebrated we provide a range of employee benefits including:

  • NFP salary packaging benefits reducing taxable income (details via Advantage)
  • Discounted childcare rates with participating centres
  • Generous discounts with hotels, travel insurance and major retailers
  • Free, confidential counselling services via our EAP
  • Discounted health care with Medibank Private

Diversity & Inclusion

Mission Australia is an inclusive employer. We celebrate our diversity and strive to reflect contemporary Australian society and all the communities in which we work, in order to better serve our clients. We welcome and encourage applications from Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse people, People with Disability, Sexually and Gender Diverse people, people with lived experience of adversity and from people of all ages.

As such, if you require any adjustments to submit your application, we invite you to get in touch via email talentattraction@missionaustralia.com.au or phone 08 9182 3600.

Next Steps

To be considered for this opportunity, please click ‘apply’ and send your cover letter and resume today.

For more information, feel free to view the Position Description via Download File 2018 Administration Officer - Admin Level 4 IMHSP PD (1).pdf to PD. For further information regarding working with us visit Working for Mission Australia.

Applications close midnight, Monday 27th May 2019.

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