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Victoria Legal Aid

570 Bourke Street, Melbourne
Melbourne, Vic, Australia

Phone: 0392690614
Web Site: http://www.legalaid.vic.gov.au/

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Administration Officer, Independent Mental Health Advocacy


Job Description:

  • Part time (0.4FTE) ongoing position, commencing at 0.6FTE until November 2021
  • Salary commensurate with experience, range: $51,896 - $70,577 (pro rata) plus superannuation
  • Attractive employee benefits including salary packaging

About the role:
In this role you will provide high quality administrative support to the IMHA manager and the wider team including word processing, diary and calendar management, data entry, file management and other general administrative duties. You will be responsible for coordinating program events and assisting with marketing and promotional activities of the service, as well as supporting the manager with the day to day management functions including training and orientation of new staff. This role will be primarily located in Melbourne, but there may be opportunity to undertake work from one of our regional offices with an IMHA presence (Ballarat, Geelong, and Dandenong).

In addition to providing ongoing administrative support to the IMHA team, the role will commence at 0.6FTE (three days per week) provide support our Independent Family Advocacy Support team until November 2021.

About you:
You have strong administration experience with excellent attention to detail, advanced computer skills including experience in the use of data management systems and sound time management skills. You possess highly developed communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to consult and negotiate with internal and external stakeholders. Crucial to your success in this role will be your excellent organisational skills, commitment to quality and ability to manage multiple demands simultaneously in a high-pressure environment. Experience in a health or welfare related environment will be highly regarded.
About Victoria Legal Aid:
Our vision is for a fair and just society where rights and responsibilities are upheld. With over 800 staff employed in 15 offices across Victoria, we help people with their legal problems by providing information, advice and education with a focus on the prevention and early resolution of legal problems. We also provide legal representation to those who need it most.

Employee benefits:
We offer attractive employment benefits including salary packaging (making part of your salary tax-free), flexible working arrangements, family friendly policies and opportunities for professional development. Whilst the work is challenging, you will be rewarded with a culture that is focused on achieving quality outcomes for disadvantaged Victorians.

How to apply:
Please submit a cover letter, current resume and address the key selection criteria (KSC). You must address the KSC to be considered for this role. Please also include the contact details of two referees.
To protect your safety and the health and safety of our staff, interviews for this role will take place online. If shortlisted for an interview you will be provided with further information about the process.
For further information review the attached position description or contact Helen  Makregiorgos on (03) 9093 3711

No agency applications will be accepted.
Applications close by 11.59pm on Monday 1 March 2021


Administrative-Clerical: Administrative Support, Data Entry-Order Processing, Filing-Records Management, General-Other: Administrative-Clerical, Office Management

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Employment Type:

Part time


Melbourne, Vic, Australia


Administration Officer, Independent Mental Health Advocacy


Admin-Clerical, Legal, Nonprofit-Social Services, Other




$51,896 - $70,577 pro rata per year