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Samarinda is a leading not-for-profit organisation based in Ashburton. We provide a range of services and support for people in Residential Aged Care and Community Services. Our vision is that every local individual and family deserves to remain connected, engaged and valued in the community they know and love.


Samarinda Lodge, our 92 bed aged care facility is extending its front desk reception coverage to Monday – Sunday. We are seeking a highly experienced superstar Receptionist with superior customer service skills and strong administration expertise to join the team. In this pivotal role you are the first point of contact, so you must be able to effectively communicate and deal with a wide range of people including residents, family members, employees, contractors and potential clients.


Our Receptionist will have:

  • Experience in a reception role within aged care/community services/health care or similar environment
  • Strong administration abilities
  • Client focused approach, be a people person with genuine empathy and interest in aged care
  • Friendly, courteous, calm and professional demeanour
  • Ability to prioritise, organise and multi task with attention to detail
  • Ability to troubleshoot operational issues
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills (MS Office Outlook, Word, Excel)

We currently have a Receptionist working Monday – Wednesday so we are looking for someone who can work the following four days with the ability to cover for sick and annual leave.

Thursday and Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm and Saturday and Sunday 10:30am – 3:30pm

We will also consider applications from those who prefer to work only two days – with option of two people to then be employed.

Benefits include:

  • Work for a well regarded NFP organisation that genuinely cares
  • Supportive, friendly and dedicated team environment
  • Comprehensive induction and learning and development opportunities
  • Salary packaging options available for permanent staff
  • Range of staff incentives and benefits

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately and the position may close earlier than stated if we have found a suitable candidate.

For further information or for a copy of the position description, please contact Bianca Mologousis, Human Resources Manager on 1300 591 464 or email hrmanager@saas.org.au using the subject line: Receptionist enquiry via EthicalJobs.

For information about Samarinda visit www.samarinda.org.au

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