Administrative Support Officer - Specialist Medical Clinic

Time for a lifestyle change? Join a workplace that’s friendly & welcoming!! Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The Warrnambool campus has recently undergone a major capital redevelopment and is considered one of the most modern and technologically advanced health services in regional Australia. South West Healthcare is the major clinical and specialist referral centre for South West Victoria. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds (216 acute, 36 aged care and 30 mental health) and an extensive range of primary and community services. The town has a population of over 33,380 and is a popular seaside resort located 264 kilometres southwest of Melbourne. The city boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. Warrnambool’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth. The promenade is very popular and you can walk, run, ride or skate along this scenic trail. Almost every year between June and September the Southern Right Whales return to the waters off Warrnambool and often swim within a hundred meters of the shore.
Job Details
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Sessional
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: As per award
Work Location: South West - Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1415783
Closing Date: 01-Sep-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Administrative Support Officer Nursing Aug 2019.pdf (PDF, 227KB)


Contact: Human Resources
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Position Details

About the role

South West Healthcare's (SWH) is seeking a motivated Administrative Support Officer to assist in the delivery of a specialist medical outpatient service.   The successful applicant with be required to work 32 hours per fortnight. 

This role will include maintaining systems to ensure smooth work flow within a multi-functional office area, provide clerical support and customer service to staff and clients, filing and retrieval of information, managing workloads as well as collaborating with all staff cohesively. Prior knowledge of IT medical practice information systems is also desirable. 

What you bring

As an Administrative Support Officer you will have developed experience and skills in administrative office management, effective communication, documentation presentation, problem solving and computer skills.  You will have a demonstrated ability in taking a proactive approach, utilising your own initiative and working through projects with minimal direction and supervision with ability to work effectively as a member of a multidiscipline team. An ability to deal with the general public, including external organisations and staff in a professional manner and understanding work priorities and meeting deadlines is also essential for the role.

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as Mental Health first aid, resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employments. 

Who we are

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services. As an organisation SWH prides themselves on the values of; Caring, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and overall dedication to the local community. 

With a population of 34,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast. With a range of attractions within 2 to 3 hours' drive from Warrnambool, the region offers fantastic opportunities for people from all walks of life to enjoy the beautiful South West. To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: http://www.wonderfulwarrnambool.com.au/ 

How to apply

A position description and further details can be found at our website under Careers. 

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Veronica Shaw (Womens Clinic Liaison Nurse) on (03) 5564 4364 or email vshaw@swh.net.au 

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Victorian Public Health Sector (Health Allied Services Managers and Administrative Workers) Single Interest Enterprise Agreement 2016 – 2020, with the appropriate classification Administrative Grade 1A. 

The successful applicant will be required to consent and undergo a Police Record's and Working with Children's Check and provide evidence of current Immunisation status in alignment with South West Healthcare's Immunisation Policy. 

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of three (3) referees by Sunday 1 September 2019.  Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached: however this is limited to 5 documents and there is also a size limitation of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes. 

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please send an email to: humanresources@swh.net.au Please note this address is for enquiries only and application cannot be submitted via this email. 


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