Administrative Officer (Holiday Reliever)


South Townsville, QLD

Posted 6/13/2019

The Townsville Hospital and Health Service is the largest tertiary health service in northern Australia; we are responsible for the delivery of healthcare services, education and research within a region covering over 149,500km with a population of approximately 250,000 people.

The Mental Health Service Group is responsible for the provision of comprehensive, specialised mental health assessment and treatment services across the age-spectrum. Our services aim to be consumer focused and recovery oriented and are provided in a variety of settings including community, acute inpatient units, hospitals, emergency departments, and residential rehabilitation and supported accommodation.

The Townsville Hospital and Health Service vision is one of excellence… to emerge the leader in health care, research and education for regional Australia.

As an employer our goal is to be a GREAT PLACE TO WORK and we are committed to securing and maintaining an exceptional workforce.

Do you have what it takes to make a substantial contribution to our organisation?

  • High level skills in the use of computers and various software applications.
  • Ability to organise and prioritise daily workloads, sometimes working with minimal supervision and to accept non-routine tasks.
  • High level interpersonal and communication skills, incorporating the ability to liaise effectively with clients and staff of all levels with tact, diplomacy, confidentiality and discretion.
  • Ability to actively participate in a working environment supporting quality human resource management practices including employment equity, anti-discrimination, occupational health and safety, ethical behavior and continuous improvement.

Is this the opportunity for you?
Work collaboratively as a member of the administrative teams and provide quality administration relief to the services within the Mental Health Service Group, including reception, inpatient wards, switchboard and general administrative tasks.

Generous remuneration package value up to $5697 p.m. comprising base salary (AO3), 17.5% leave loading, and 12.5 % employer contribution to superannuation.

Other employment benefits may include: professional development, salary sacrificing options, shift and locality allowances, and access to corporate discounts and employee wellness programs.

Our gorgeous weather promotes an outdoor lifestyle as the sun shines nearly all year round (over 320 days/year).

Enjoy the benefits of urban living without being trapped in a commuter nightmare of metropolitan traffic.

Appreciate the country town `feel' and change your pace as you absorb the local tropical/coastal flow.

Living in Townsville; a vibrant, dynamic city and the largest regional centre in Northern Australia allows easy access to The Strand and Magnetic Island. Plus, the city heart provides opportunity for boutique shopping, fine dining experiences, cultural events and a bustling nightlife.

Please ensure that you review the Role Description for this position. Applications should be submitted online.
Please note that unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

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