Brotherhood of St Laurence Administration Assistant Part Time in Preston VIC

Brotherhood of St Laurence

Branch Preston VIC AU

Administration Assistant
Preston VIC

The Early Intervention service implements the NDIS Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) approach to assist all children with developmental delay and/or…

Administration Assistant

  • Hours

    : Part time / Full time (hours negotiable) Location : Preston

    Applications close : Friday 5 May 2017 at 5pm

    An exciting opportunity has become available for an Administration Assistant to join our Early Childhood Early Intervention team (ECEI).

    Summary of program and its objectives The Early Intervention service implements the NDIS Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) approach to assist all children with developmental delay and/or disability, and their families to achieve better long-term outcomes through support services in their local community. The ECEI team will build on and work collaboratively with, existing specialist and universal services within a child’s local community to maximise opportunities for inclusion and participation for the child and family. A focus of this approach is to ensure that children receive the supports required according to their individual need.

    Main responsibilities of the role The Administration Assistant will assist and work alongside the Intake and Linkage Coordinator to meet contract deliverables in the delivery of the NDIS ECEI approach in the North East Melbourne area. Frequent tasks will include gathering initial child and family information whilst ensuring all reports and other data is gathered and stored appropriately. The ideal candidate will regularly be asked to schedule appointments for ECEI supports and perform data entry and reporting to meet NDIA requirements through our platforms such as Earnings to Outcomes (ETO) or other systems. The Administration Assistant will also be asked to make preparations for meetings / events as required, balance and reconcile financial accounts and invoices whilst supporting the Senior Manager of ECEI and the ECEI team as required.

    To meet the selection criteria, candidate will require:

    • experience in administration roles and data entry
    • demonstrated experience in customer facing environments that support or provide service to the community
    • excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
    • demonstrate a basic understanding of the National Disability Insurance Scheme, the ECEI approach and early childhood best practice principles
    • high level computer and systems literacy
    • ability to work in a highly flexible, dynamic and changing environment with well-developed organisational, time management skills and ability to prioritise, manage workload effectively and meet deadlines
    • ability to work autonomously and effectively as part of team to achieve outcomes
    • well-developed interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build effective relationships and liaise across all levels both internally, externally and with people from diverse backgrounds
    • ability to effectively use, identify and suggest improvements for the use of technology in the workplace
    • understanding of and empathy with the values and ideals of the Brotherhood.


    • lived experience or awareness of the impact of existing or acquired disability upon individuals, carers and community
    • networks within CALD or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

    This is a full time/part time position (hours negotiable). Salary will be in the range of $46,336 to $50,562 per annum (pro rata per annum for part time), based on skills and experience plus superannuation. Attractive salary packaging provisions are available to increase take home pay

    For further information about the role please view the Administration Assistant position description (PDF, 270kb) or phone Susan Hall on 0400 194 234 .

    To apply
    Applicants are required to submit a resume and complete the screening questionnaire »

    Email written applications to: recruitment(at)bsl.org.au

    Applications Close: Friday 5 May 2017 at 5pm

    The Brotherhood of St Laurence has a vision of an Australia free of Poverty. We embrace, and value, diversity of culture, working arrangements, sexual orientation and gender identity to ensure our workforce is representative of the community that we work within. We promote a workplace that actively seeks to include and welcome unique contributions of all people. We embrace and celebrate the value of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff, their skills and contribution to our organisation. Applicants should be aware that as required, we conduct police and working with children checks as we acknowledge the importance of Child Safety.

    Application process
    In making an application for a position at the Brotherhood all applicants must:

    • read the position description
    • provide a brief cover letter
    • complete the application process as specified in the vacancy. Failure to complete the application process as specified in the vacancy may result in rejection of your application.
    • provide a current resume outlining your work history, details of any relevant qualifications and licences and two referees, either current or most recent Manager. Applicants may be required to provide evidence of qualifications or licences at interview. Further assessments may include skills testing, presentations or psychometric testing.

    Applicants not shortlisted for interview will be contacted as soon as practicably possible.

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    Police and Working With Children Checks

    The Brotherhood works with children, youth and vulnerable people and requires all staff to undertake a Police Check and, where applicable, a Working with Children check, prior to commencement. A person’s criminal history does not automatically exclude an individual from working or volunteering at the Brotherhood. Police Checks are administered and paid for by the Brotherhood.

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    Please note:

    • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply
    • For more information or assistance with your application, please contact the Human Resources Team on (03) 9483 2444 or email: recruitment(at)bsl.org.au
    • The Brotherhood is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    If you would like some more information about our recruitment process or require assistance with your application please contact our recruitment team at recruitment(at)bsl.org.au or visit Jobs at the Brotherhood on our website.

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    Employment Type: Part Time
    Location: Preston, VIC, AU
    Posted on: 2017-04-24
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