Administrative Support Officer - Hamilton

Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds and an extensive range of primary and community services. Warrnambool boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. The city’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth.
Job Details
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Casual/Temporary
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Hamilton
Reference: VG/1441911
Closing Date: 26-Jan-2020
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Administrative Support Officer Hamilton June 2019.pdf (PDF, 225KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Praveen Premnath
(03) 5551 8418

Position Details

About the role

We are seeking a highly skilled, competent and motivated person to undertake a casual role as an Administrative Support Officer within our Hamilton Mental Health Team.

The Administrative Support Officer is an integral part of the South West Healthcare (SWH) Hamilton Mental Health Team and will add to the overall effectiveness of the workplace. The successful applicant will provide clerical, reception and administrative support to the Team Leader and all clinical staff and be the first point of contact for visiting consumers and carers/families.

A minimum of 12 months experience in office management and secretarial duties, as well as excellent professionalism, initiative, communication and interpersonal skills is required. Computer literacy is essential as extensive use of specific software programs and also general Microsoft applications are used.

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;
  • Ongoing clinical supervision;
  • 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 employment.

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.

To learn about the vibrant town of Hamilton and region please visit:

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 Praveen Premnath (Team Leader, Mental Health Hamilton Adult Team) on (03) 5551 8418 or email

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

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status

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 two (2) referees by Sunday 26 January 2020.  

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