Administration and Social Care Assistant

Administration and Social Care Assistant - Social Work Department

  • Fitzroy location
  • Friendly and supportive team environment
  • Work for one of Australia's leading hospital groups
  • Permanent, 38 hours per week

About the Role

You will deliver efficient and organised reception and administrative support including around triage and screening of referrals to the Social Work Department. Your professional skills and knowledge together with your flexible approach, strengths in organised office systems and proficient use of all Microsoft platforms will be appreciated and held in high regard.

This role includes:

  • Reception Duties - managing internal and external communication with the Social Work Department
  • Administrative Duties - including ensuring that efficient office systems are developed and maintained, undertaking data entry and analysis, management of petty cash, accounts payable and receivable and stock ordering
  • Patient Care - includes activities that contribute to supporting patient care; including intake, triage and facilitating referrals, in collaboration with SW clinical staff, seniors and Chief Social Worker. Assistance with material aid requests and referrals to community services.

The classification for this position is HS1 ($58,442 per annum).

Your Contribution

  • Experience working in a reception setting
  • Experience performing a wide range of administrative duties
  • Relevant studies such as:
  • Business or administration certificate or qualification
  • A qualification as an Allied Health Assistant
  • Any other relevant transferrable experience
  • Current National criminal history check, or willing to obtain

What we offer

  • Salary Packaging - Increase your take home pay!
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • CBD Location, close to Public Transport and car parks
  • Culture of continuous improvement

About the Social Work Department Name
The Social Work Department (SWD) is situated in the directorate of Allied Health and Community Services and reports to the Group Manager, Allied Health and Pharmacy. The Department, is comprised of three clinical teams: Acute, Sub Acute inpatient care and Cancer and Chronic Illness. In addition the Department oversees the Safer Communities and Equitable Health Program (SC&EH).

Working at St Vincent's
St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services and is driven by values of Compassion, Justice, Integrity and Excellence.

Please attach your resume and cover letter to your application.

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should a suitable applicant be sourced.

We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities. Inclusion is essential to our mission and diversity reflects the community we serve.

Please visit our website, for further information regarding our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment at SVHM.

SVHA has a duty of care under work health and safety legislation to eliminate and/or control the risk of transmission of vaccine preventable diseases in healthcare settings. You may therefore be required to undergo mandatory immunisations/vaccinations (including flu vaccinations).

This position is subject to a Victorian government direction regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Successful applicants must meet these vaccination requirements. Please contact us if you would like to know more.

Administration and Social Care Assistant


Jobs / Healthcare & Medical

Melbourne VIC

Annually - Full time

8 months ago

Administration and Social Care Assistant - Social Work Department Fitzroy locationFriendly and supportive team environmentWork for one of Australia's