Careers

    Executive and Administration Assistant

    Fixed Term Part Time – 64 hours per fortnight
    Position Funded to 30/06/2023

    Closing Date: Sunday 1 September 2019
    Proposed Interview Date: Thursday 5 September 2019

    About us

    Western District Health Service is a leading Sub-Regional referral centre providing a comprehensive range acute inpatient services, residential aged care and primary and community health services.

    The National Centre for Farmer Health is a university research, service delivery and education centre that provides national leadership to improve the health and wellbeing of farmers, their families and rural communities across Australia.  The Centre is a partnership between Western District Health Service and Deakin University and is based in Hamilton, Western Victoria.

    The vision of the National Centre for Farmer Health is to ‘make a difference to farmers’ lives’.

    Hamilton, located 3.5 hours from Melbourne, is the hub of a large agricultural region and the centre of the shire for business, commerce, education, health, cultural and recreational facilities.

    You will be working alongside experienced, passionate leadership peers who are true to our values of Integrity, Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect and Empathy.

    About the Role

    The Executive and Administration Assistant will ensure that an efficient, effective and focused administrative service is provided to the Director, NCFH staff, community, students, and collaborative partners at the National Centre for Farmer Health.

    In performing these tasks the Executive and Administration Assistant will be part of a small core team. Activities of the NCFH will be undertaken in cooperation with the academic staff of Deakin University, School of Medicine and staff at Western District Health Service.

    For further details view the Position Description and ensure the Key Selection Criteria are addressed in your application letter.

    APPLY VIA THE WDHS WEBSITE

     

    You will bring:

    • Tertiary qualification in business or administration
    • Experience in executive and administrative assistance role
    • High level of oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
    • Strong secretarial skills, including use of MS suite, minute taking and research project support
    • Ability to work as part of team and capacity to work autonomously

     We can offer:

    • Opportunity to work as part of a high-functioning, committed team
    • Generous salary packaging options
    • Access to active social club, discounted gym membership and employee assistance program
    • Professional development opportunities

    Depending on the position the successful applicant will hold, or be able to obtain, a Police Criminal Check, employee Victorian Working with Children Check and be willing to undertake a Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme check.  Current immunisation records/evidence is required.

    Western District Health Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer that has a commitment to cultural safety, inclusion and empowerment of Indigenous, Torres Strait Islander, their families and communities and encourages them to apply.  This organisation promotes the safety and wellbeing of children from culturally, linguistically diverse and aboriginal backgrounds and those with a disability.


     

    Hamilton, located 3.5 hours from Melbourne, is the hub of a large agricultural region and the centre of the shire for business, commerce, education, health, cultural and recreational facilities. The National Centre for Farmer Health is a partnership between Western District Health Service a leading Sub-Regional referral centre and Deakin University. Visit Hamilton