Executive Assistant, Aboriginal Health Division

The Department of Health plays a critical role in the Victorian health system and is responsible for shaping it to meet the health needs of Victorians into the future. We also lead the Victorian Government's response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Working with our partners, we oversee Victoria's health system including mental health, ageing and aged care and preventive health. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated to provide responsive and quality services to all Victorians. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTQI+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services.

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Department: Department of Health
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DH/AH/636353
Closing Date: 09-Dec-2021
Salary Range: $88,955 - $100,930
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 2021-11-25 636353 VPS4 Executive Assistant - PD.docx (Word, 159KB)
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2021-11-25 636353 VPS4 Executive Assistant - PD.pdf (PDF, 170KB)
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Contact: Matthew Lloyd
0437 167 709

Position Details


VPS4 Executive Assistant, Aboriginal Health Division

Full time. Ongoing. Melbourne CBD location or WFH

Salary range: $88,955 to $100,930 plus Super

Job applications close: 11:59pm Thursday 9 December 2021



We are looking for exceptional individuals to join the Aboriginal Health Division. The Executive Assistant will play a key support role to the Chief Aboriginal Health Adviser and Deputy Chief Aboriginal Health Adviser. The Executive Assistant provides high-level administrative and executive management support, with particular attention to confidentiality and sensitivity, to the Chief Aboriginal Health Adviser and Deputy Chief Aboriginal Health Adviser.

Are you?

  • Able to work under pressure to meet timelines, ensuring a high level of quality and accuracy in your work?
  • Highly organised, with excellent attention to detail?
  • A team player who collaborates and communicates easily with others?


The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its workers and clients.  As it is an essential element of any role within the department that employees be able to attend work onsite and to do so safely, employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment.  This requirement applies unless they have a medical condition which means they cannot be vaccinated against COVID -19.  Therefore, the department will ask any prospective employee, who has been identified as the preferred candidate for a role within the department, to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination status prior to any offer of employment being made.  If a prospective employee has a relevant medical condition which means they cannot be vaccinated against COVID-19, they should contact the department to discuss their individual circumstances.



Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note: For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.

For further information please visit the Department of Health <https://www.vic.gov.au/department-health>

Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.

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