Position Details
Reference Number 13838
Position Title Administration Officer
Employment Type Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time
Entity Community Services - Management /Admin
Location Narre Warren
Award Classification Social, Community , Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 - Social and Community Services Employee Level 2
Hours 76
Position Summary
  • Leading community services organisation
  • Salary packaging and competitive sector remuneration
  • Permanent full time or part time negotiable


About the opportunity

We are seeking a passionate administration professional who will enjoy working flexibly in 5 of our offices across Melbourne's South East. The Administration Officer will act as the key person back-filling colleagues on leave or project work, working across our Narre Warren, Dandenong, Cranbourne, Pakenham and South Melbourne offices.  The position is permanent full time however part time hours may be negotiated. Office hours are 9.00 am to 5.06pm.


The Administration Officer’s day might include:

  • Responsively interacting with clients and stakeholders at reception and over the phone
  • Preparing a formatted document for one of the Social Work teams
  • Setting up the meeting room for a project meeting with a group of Senior Leaders
  • Doing the book keeping for support packages for a Social Work program
  • Proactively keeping all the office functions working effectively


About you

You will enjoy interacting positively and calmly with people from all walks of life, and be able to communicate clearly by phone and face to face. You will have the ability to prioritise tasks, build strong relationships, and work autonomously to support various busy teams, while maintaining efficient office functions and site specific administration requirements. Travel to and between offices is essential and a valid driver's licence is a requirement.


To be successful in your application you will meet the person specification in the position description. Qualifications in Administration or a related field would be an advantage. Please address the following questions related to the person specification in your covering letter to be uploaded as part of your application:

  • Summarise your administration and reception experiences
  • Provide an example of a challenging client, and how you used your communication skills to handle the situation
  • Provide examples of intermediate and advanced functions of Microsoft Office applications that you have used, relevant to office administration tasks
  • Provide examples of the types of financial record keeping you have previously undertaken


How to apply

If this sounds like you, find out more about this role or apply today. Please upload the following as part of your application:

  • Cover Letter (outlining your responses to the questions above)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)

Applications close on Monday 16 December 2019


Get in touch

  • Chenille Johnson – Team Leader Administration Support – 03 9704 8377


About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.  

Visit us: www.vt.uniting.org 


Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.


Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

Selection Criteria Essential: I have a driver licence valid in Victoria and am prepared to drive agency vehicles if required
Contact Person Chenille Johnson
Closing Date 13/12/2019
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