The National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) is the national peak body representing 143 Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHSs). ACCHOs deliver comprehensive primary health care to more than half of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples nationally. As an act of self-determination, these services attend to all matters affecting health and wellbeing spanning transformative community empowerment through to individual health treatments and continuity of care.
NACCHOs work is focused on supporting the work of ACCHOs and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people overall through negotiating and advocating with Governments on health care policies and programs and systems reform. These issues range in variety from chronic disease management, preventative health strategies, telehealth, listing of Medical Benefits Scheme (MBS) to the social determinants of health.
NACCHOs partnerships with organisations including: The Royal College of General Practitioners (RACGP), Royal College of Physicians, the Pharmacy Guild of Australia and the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia greatly contributes to significantly to enhancing health care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
About the role:
This position is one of three executive support positions and provides administrative support to the General Manager, Finance and Corporate in addition to assisting the Executive Assistant(s) for the Deputy CEO and CEO.
The position will be the first point of call for NACCHO reception and will be responsible for ensuring external calls to reception are answered in a timely and professional manner. The position will also provide assistance to other corporate functions within NACCHO as required.
The position will be offered initially through a structured traineeship program in a related field of study. Support for attendance at external classes and undertaking on the job training will be offered as part of the role.
Type of person we are seeking:
NACCHO is seeking a motivated individual who has:
- good verbal and written communication skills.
- good organisational skills and able to meet deadlines.
- the ability to work as part of a team.
- A strong focus on customer service.
As this position is offered as a traineeship no formal experience in administration is required. However, a desire to develop in an administrative role will be well regarded.
The successful applicant will be required to undergo a Police Check.
How to apply:
Applicants are required to submit a resume and a cover letter demonstrating their suitability for the position. Applications are to be submitted using the Apply function.
Applications close Friday, 7 May 2021 at 9.00am.