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Health Administration Officer

Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia
  • Location: Highgate
  • Employment Type: Full Time 1.0FTE
  • Employment Category: Permanent
  • Remuneration: $56,581.42-$65,634.45 per annum pro rata + superannuation + salary sacrifice
    The Health Administration Officer reports to and is directly accountable to the Executive Manager Public Health and is responsible for the provision of high quality and efficient administration and secretariat support to the Public Health & CQI Work Unit. This includes providing comprehensive administrative support to the Public Health Medical Officer in relation to the My Health Record Program and other public health matters.

To view the full position description and selection criteria, click here or visit https://www.ahcwa.org.au

About You

To be considered for this position, you must have:

  • Demonstrated experience in office administration and support within a dynamic and busy environment.
  • Well-developed administrative skills, including strong attention to detail, accuracy and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated competence in minute taking, including an ability to interpret and implement through actions.
  • Strong written communication skills to draft correspondence, edit documents and write instructional information.
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders including, external organisations, management and employees at all levels of the organisation.
  • Experience in handling public enquiries.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in contributing and working effectively within a small team.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, well organised, and able to effectively plan and coordinate own workload.
  • Good keyboard skills and demonstrated competence in the use of business technology and desktop applications including; Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access; database packages; and the internet.
  • Demonstrated ability to uphold the principles of cultural sensitivity including an ability to communicate effectively and sensitively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Ideally, in addition to be above, we are looking for someone who:

  • Identifies as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and
  • Experience working with Patient Information Recording Systems (PIRS).
  • Experience with data extraction, aggregation and presentation.

The position involves working within a multicultural organisation where the majority of employees, clients and stakeholders identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander. Candidates must be able to demonstrate an understanding of the issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Please note: In addition to the above skills and experience, the successful candidate will require an unrestricted WA "C" Class Driver's Licence, and be required to submit a National Police Clearance (dated within 3 months) and Working with Children Check (if applicable) prior to appointment.

Applicants for this position must be legally entitled to work in Australia and will be required to provide evidence of this entitlement, such as an Australian or New Zealand passport, birth certificate, or foreign passport with a relevant working visa.

About the Benefits

While you will face diverse new challenges in the role, you will also enjoy an attractive remuneration package including a base salary of $56,581.42-$65,634.45 per annum pro rata plus superannuation. You'll also gain access to generous salary packaging options, which will greatly increase your take home pay. In addition, you will have access to a number of fantastic benefits including:

  • Flexible work arrangements and a family friendly work environment
  • Support to further invest in your career through additional training and development
  • Up to 10 days' Study Leave per year
  • 17.5% Annual Leave loading
  • Bring Your Dog To Work Day
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Up to 2 days' Volunteer Leave per year
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives

All submissions must be received by the nominated closing date. In fairness to all applicants, late applications cannot be considered unless prior consent has been received under restricted circumstances.

For further information about this position please call a People and Culture Representative on 08 9227 1631.

As per section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA) AHCWA actively seeks to increase the diversity of our workforce to better meet the differing needs of our clients and stakeholders and to improve equal opportunity outcomes for our employees.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

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