Administration Officer

Why work at Safe Places?

  • Opportunity to be part of our Administration Team supporting the Operational Team in the area to provide exceptional care to young people
  • 6 weeks of annual leave and salary packaging options to increase your take-home pay
  • Annual bonus of $1,000 after 12 months’ continuous service, rising by $1,000 each subsequent year, capped at $5,000 for 5 or more years of service
  • Professional development opportunities

About you

You are a strong team player who has the ability to work autonomously whilst working collaboratively with the Area Manager and other Administration Officers and takes ownership of your work. You will use your knowledge, skills, and experience to assist with a variety of administrative tasks including but not limited to property management, recruitment documentation, and office management. You will also have the ability to adapt to a fast-paced growth environment. 

You are an experienced people-focused Administrator with exceptional organisational skills and high attention to detail, as well as strong stakeholder engagement skills at all levels of the organisation. You will also have:

  • Minimum of 12 months’ experience in Administration, Office Management, Property Management or Logistics
  • Qualification in Business Administration is desirable
  • Experience in community services and a knowledge of Departmental requirements is advantageous 
  • Creative with solutions while anticipating future needs 
  • Continuous improvement focused 

About us:

Safe Places for Children provides young people at risk with intensive therapeutic support and supervision in a homely and welcoming residential care setting. Since opening our doors in 2006, we have made a difference in the lives of more than 1,800 young people ranging in age from young children to 18 years, who exhibit complex emotional and behavioural problems. Our approach is based on small, stable, and consistent teams that build trust with the young person, stabilise their behaviours and give them a sense of hope and direction. We are well known for our excellent training programs and supportive team environment. We have established 16 regional areas in five states across Australia and continue to consolidate and grow our operations. Visit our website for more information at 


Pre-employment screening including Working Rights, Qualifications, Working with Children Checks, Health Declaration and relevant criminal record check is required along with an unrestricted driver’s licence for travel as required. 

This is a permanent full-time role based in our Melbourne office, and you may be required to travel to other Safe Places locations as required.  

Whilst Safe Places supports flexibility, good working hours and provides 6 weeks annual leave for work and life balance, we do not offer work from home on a permanent arrangement.

Administration Officer


Jobs / Administration & Office Support

Melbourne VIC

Annually - Full time

10 months ago

Why work at Safe Places? Opportunity to be part of our Administration Team supporting the Operational Team in the area to provide exceptional care to