Administration officer

Biripi Aboriginal Corporation Medical Centre

Providing culturally-appropriate health and wellbeing services to our community

Our services provide community members with a full range of services to help address general health and identified Aboriginal health issues such as chronic disease, cardio-vascular disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, poor diet and nutritional health, eye health, ear health, contagious diseases, drug and alcohol related issues, mental health and emotional and spiritual wellbeing. Our medical centre provides quality care with specialist services from visiting podiatrists, cardiologists, dieticians and physiotherapists.

Biripi helps families and individuals to access and participate in Aboriginal community activities, programs and events. We also encourage families and the wider community to participate in health promotion activities such as dental check-ups, medical checks and other services.

Closing date: 

5pm, 14 June 2018


Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)


New South Wales

Job category: 

  • Administrative roles

Type of vacancy: 

Full time

Salary and conditions: 

Depends on qualifications and certifications

Salary sacrificing options are available

Job description/overview: 

The successful candidate will provide administrative support to the Biripi Aboriginal Children Services (BACS) team. They will:

  • Answer phone and personal enquiries, refer or take messages when appropriate.
  • Type casework notes and correspondence as directed by supervisor.
  • File correspondence/documents.
  • Enter data as directed by supervisor.
  • Monitor and maintain level of office stationary and supplies.
  • Ensure adequate supply of forms by photocopying when required.
  • Manage petty cash float including preparation of petty cash for reimbursement.
  • Prepare financial orders for approval.
  • Collect and check motor vehicle log sheets and submit to Transport, Purchasing and Properties Manager on a weekly basis.
  • Maintain regular servicing of photocopier, fax and computers in accordance with Biripi ACMC Policies and Procedures.
  • Transport clients when requested.
  • Relieve other administration positions within Biripi ACMC when requested.


  • Attend meetings as and when required.
  • Attend all staff and team meetings.

Training and education:

  • Attend relevant orientation workshops etc as required.
  • Participate in appropriate education to maintain and develop professional expertise, skill and knowledge.
  • Attend ongoing training as required.

Mandatory requirements:

  • Be aware of Biripi ACMC complaints mechanism and administration procedures to undertake investigations as and when required.
  • Work as a member of a team in order to achieve the objectives of Biripi ACMC.
  • Confidentiality is a mandatory requirement—any breach of this requirement may result in instant dismissal.
  • Compliance with all policies and procedures of Biripi ACMC.
  • Perform other duties as requested by your supervisor.
  • Report to the Co-ordinator BACS the next working day any criminal charges & convictions.
  • Attend fire drill annually.
  • Attend Child Protection Mandatory Reporting training.
  • Participate in monthly supervision/mentoring sessions with Co-ordinator BACS
  • Participate in annual performance appraisal with Co-ordinator and BACS Manager.
  • Undergo criminal and working with children record checks when required by law.
  • Carry out duties in a polite and courteous manner at all times.

Contact person and how to apply: 

Name: Loretta Anderson
Telephone: (02) 6591 2428

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