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Administrative Support Assistant

Branch: Canberra

Competitive salary and benefits


Part Time position


Based in ACT


Free Parking


Exciting opportunity to work for one of Canberra’s largest community sector organisations. CatholicCare’s Allied Health Services portfolio provides therapeutic interventions to adults, adolescents and children experiencing mental health issues.


We are looking for an enthusiastic administrative assistant to join us as part of the broader integrated allied health team at CatholicCare. The successful candidate will  provide administrative support to the portfolio management team, liaise and communicate with our multi-disciplinary team and external stakeholders.


The Role


The key responsibilities of the Administration Support Assistant is to provide active support to the management team across the Allied Health Services portfolio.


The successful applicant requires a high level of interpersonal skills to maintain polite and professional communications with the team and broader organisation. They will have advanced computer skills to collate data, generate reports, minute taking, invoicing and acquittal. They will be able to adapt to the role and have the flexibility to provide support on various projects and within short timeframes. When required, the person would assist with Reception duties to cover staff leave and breaks. This includes appointment reminders to clients via operation systems, answering phones and client/stakeholder related duties.


If you would like to work with us to make a positive difference in people’s lives - we want to hear from you!


What we offer


Rewarding opportunities exist for enthusiastic people seeking meaningful careers; helping people in the wider community in a diverse range of program areas. CatholicCare's employment benefits include a generous salary packaging option, and professional development in a family friendly environment.


About us


CatholicCare is the social services arm of the Catholic Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn. Our mission is to provide quality services to people by promoting healthy, inclusive communities through relationships, partnerships and collaboration while adhering to our values of Solidarity, Stewardship, Respect and Excellence.


  Selection Criteria



The ideal person we are looking for has:

  • Demonstrate a high level of initiative and strong organisational skills, with attention to detail and ability to meet strict time lines
  • Commitment to and proficiency delivering quality customer service
  • Strong interpersonal and ability to work as part of a team
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Advanced word processing and database skills and ability to broaden computing experience with other packages
  • Ability to learn quickly and manage change with ability to be flexible to deliver outcomes
  To Apply


To apply you must:

  • Attach an updated resume
  • Covering Letter
  • Address each Selection Criteria above
Applications that do not meet the above requirements will not be considered.   You will also be required to undergo a National Police Check. To be considered for this role you will be also required to hold:
  • a current drivers licence, and
  • a Working with Vulnerable People Card


Please download the selection criteria:Admin Support Assistant PD


Please send your applications to: Sue.Pobjie@catholiccare.cg.org.au



Closing Date: 30th November 2020


*Please note shortlisting and interviews will be ideally undertaken within two weeks of the closing date. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  


CatholicCare is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are strongly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; people with a disability; people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.