Administration Assistant – Tamworth Job in Tamworth NSW at Challenge Community Services –

Challenge Community Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

The role

Challenge Community Services is committed to providing quality, person-centred services to children, youth and carers living in New South Wales. We provide residential support, foster care and respite services and are backed backed by a quality assured organisation – Challenge Community Services.

The role of the Administration Assistant, Foster Care is to assist our Foster Care team (Manager, Case Work and Case Workers) in Tamworth with all administration related tasks and processes in a timely, accurate and effective manner.

About you

This opportunity would suit someone who has a minimum two (2) years administrative experience and is seeking a career in the Community Services sector. The successful candidate will possess high level time management and administration skills.

At a minimum, we are looking for the following experience:
At least two (2) years minimum administrative experience.

Tertiary qualifications in Business Administration or equivalent.

Essential Selection Criteria

Customer service excellence and interpersonal skills.

Demonstrated ability to meet tight deadlines.

High level of attention to detail.

Ability to work within a team and or under minimal supervision.

Demonstrated ability to adapt and embrace to change.

Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office and ability to work competently in other computer software applications.

Covid 19 Vaccination

Pre Employment Assessment with drug screen

Desirable Criteria

Demonstrated experience working with a Foster Care Agency or with Case Work (Management).

General knowledge and understanding of Child Protection Legislation, mandatory reporting requirements, Keeping them Safe and other relevant legislation and standards.

The Benefits of Working for Challenge

You will have access to:
Schad’s Award Level 2 pay rates based on qualifications and or experience.

Pay range – $30.49 up to $33.23 per hour

Increase your take home pay with Salary Packaging Options

Entertainment Benefits are capped at $2,650 per year and include meals and drinks consumed in a restaurant, taxi fares and holiday accommodation.

Work life balance, flexible working hours and negotiated extra leave – purchase EXTRA annual leave

Join a friendly and passionate group who work together and support each other.

Free Flu Vaccination

Paid day off on your birthday!

Job satisfaction – helping to make a difference in people’s lives.

How to apply

When applying, please ensure you include a cover letter, resume and address the key selection criteria as part of your application.

To apply and view the Position Description please click on the ‘apply now’ button below or visit our website: www.challengecommunity.org.au

Confidential enquiries can be made by contacting Kellie Slade via email

[email protected]

Closing Date: 2nd April 2023

We acknowledge the traditional owners of the land on which we work and live, and pay my respects to their elders past and present

About the Company

Company: Challenge Community Services –

Company Location:  Tamworth NSW

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