Administrative Support Officer

$66,867 - $71,963 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT, Australia
  • 14 Sep, 2021
Full time Administrative, Clerical and Office Support

Job Description

Full-time Temporary

Closes: 27 September 2021
Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 3
Salary: $66,867 - $71,963 plus superannuation
Position No: 23712, several
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 13 September 2021
Contact Officer: Michelle Paul on or (02) 5124 4175

Our Vision: creating exceptional health care together
Our Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our community
Our Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind

Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and surrounding region. More information can be found on the CHS website:
The Division of Surgery is responsible for delivering inpatient and outpatients surgical and medical imaging services to the ACT and surrounding region. The Division includes Surgical Bookings and Pre-Admission Clinic, Anaesthesia, Pain Management Unit, Operating Theatres, Post-Anaesthetic Care Unit, Day Surgery Unit and Admissions / Extended Day Surgery Unit, Medical Imaging, specialist surgical ward areas, medical and nursing Outpatient services, ACT Trauma Service, ICU, Capital Retrieval, Trauma and Orthopaedic Research Unit.

These Units are supported by administration support officers.
The successful applicant will be required to work effectively in the role of Administrative Support Officer for the Perioperative Unit. Duties would include high level administrative and secretariate assistance, diary management, coordination of sectional activities and undertake minor research and project tasks as required. A provision of high-quality customer service to patients and stakeholders who contact the Unit is required.

CHS is committed to workforce diversity and to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment we welcome applications from all diversity groups. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, or Questioning (LGBTIQ) are encouraged to apply.

Behavioural Capabilities
To be successful in this position, it is expected that the successful candidate will have the following attributes:

  • Sound communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills with a high degree of drive
  • Adaptability and flexibility to accommodate change and provide responsive services to meet clients’ needs
  • A commitment to the provision of high-quality customer service

Position Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of perioperative processes and experience working with ACTPAS and Microsoft Office Suite would be advantageous.
  • Have an understanding of how theNational Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) indicators align with this role.
  • Fulfil the responsibilities of this role in alignment to the CHS Exceptional Care Framework, Clinical Governance Framework, Partnering With Consumers Framework and all other related frameworks.

Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:

  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.

This is a temporary position available for a period of six months with the possibility of extension and/or permanency. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only.

Job Closing Date

27 Sep, 2021