Position Details


Reference Number 172740
Position Title Mental Health Administration Officer
Employment Status Temporary Full Time
Program Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Services
Location Torquay CHC
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 80
Position Summary
  • Advance your skillset within a supportive team in an idyllic location
  • Perfect ‘foot-in-the-door’ opportunity for an experienced admin assistant  
  • Temporary Full Time - 80 hours per fortnight (until 01/08/2022)

About the facility/service

Barwon Health’s Adult Continuing Care Services (CCS) provides community supports to people aged between 16 and 65 years, experiencing serious mental health needs.

Our service delivery includes comprehensive crisis assessment, crisis management and treatment, case management of complex issues and mobile outreach. We have community case teams situated in five locations across the Barwon region ranging from Corio and Geelong West to Bellarine, Torquay & Colac. Each team is situated in a community health centre that is situated close to the city centres, beaches or local community hubs.  

The Surfcoast and Anglesea community Health Centres services include nursing, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, social work, mental health services, optometry and many more.

About the role 

As the successful applicant you will provide clerical, secretarial and receptionist services to the Barwon Health Mental Health, Drugs & Alcohol Services Team in order to enable the team to provide courteous, efficient and clinically effective care for people with major mental illness and/or drug and alcohol issues. Duties of your role include but are not limited to:

  • Respond to Reception enquiries within standards, ensuring that enquires are attended to by either resolving or directing to most appropriate area
  • Escalate enquiries that cannot be resolved
  • Coordinate office activities to ensure the service meets the expectations of our customers, both internal and external

About the culture

We are a vibrant and outgoing team that carry a variety of differing skill sets. Team work is an important value in the CCS teams. We are committed in ensuring the best is achieved for our clients, community and each other. 

What we offer

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Attractive salary packaging benefits!
    • Living Expenses capped at $9,010 and includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans and rental payments
    • Meal Entertainment & Accommodation capped at $2,650 and includes food and drink consumed in a social or entertainment settings and some accommodation expenditure

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Mental Health Recruitment team via email at mentalhealth.recruitment@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

This role must be fully vaccinated for Coivd-19 and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health immunisation policy.

#Geelong, Victoria

Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Desirable: Do you have sound computer literacy skills?
Essential: Do you hold previous experience working in healthcare administration?
Essential: I agree to meet Barwon Health’s Immunisation requirements (Including full COVID vaccination) as set out in Barwon Health’s Staff Immunisation Policy as amended from time to time. I acknowledge that meeting this ongoing requirement is mandatory and a condition of any employment subsequently offered.
Desirable: Do you have any qualifications in healthcare administration?
Essential: Are you able to multitask, manage competing demands, and work in a team?
Contact Person Charity Stewart 
Contact Person Job Title Manager South Adult CCS 
Contact Number 0466 926 327 
Alternate Contact Person Michael Behan  
Alternate Contact Number 0434 682 965 
Closing Date 06/02/2022
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.