Administration and Support Officer

Who we are

The Healing Foundation is a national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisation that partners with communities to address the ongoing trauma caused by actions like colonisation and the forced removal of children from their families. Our work helps people to create a different future. 

We work with communities to create a place of safety, providing an environment for Stolen Generations survivors and their families to speak for themselves, tell their own stories and be in charge of their own healing. 

We are governed by an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Board with strong connections to the community and a dynamic mix of experience. 

About the role

Reporting to the Deputy Director you will be an Administrative and Support officer you will be a flexible and socially capable team member. The ideal candidate will contribute to administrative support to multiple projects, across different teams, as well as performing core administrative tasks with an attention to detail. Your responsibilities in this role will include:

  • Administration support for all business streams across The Healing Foundation
  • Logistics support incl. booking travel, meeting rooms, accommodation, and coordination of training
  • Management of the admininstrative and Info inboxes
  • Liaison with suppliers to ensure functionality of The Healing Foundations office
  • Reception duties including first point of contact for clients, callers, visitors, and vendors
  • Courier and mail management
  • Procurement and management of merchandise, stock and office supplies
  • Support for various internal working groups
  • Support and coordination of various events and projects across the organisation
  • Records management
  • Support for grants, contracts, acquittals and funding rounds
  • Development of in-house annual training calendar
  • Any other adhoc duties related to support and administration for The Healing Foundation

About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Ability to multitask with an attention to detail
  • Ability to work proactively
  • Caring and approachable personality

Highly Desirable

  • A commitment to quality standards
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills

What we can offer you

  • Professional support, training and development to improve career opportunities after successfully completing probation
  • Salary packaging benefits
  • Access to employee support and wellbeing programs
  • Flexible working arrangements

Before applying

Applications must include a current resume and a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) addressing the core and job specific competencies. To obtain a copy of the detailed position description & job specific competencies please paste the below link into the web browser: https://healingfoundation.org.au/work-with-us/

The Healing Foundation is an equal-opportunity employer and we encourage and prioritise applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. We are committed to ensuring all individuals are treated with dignity, regardless of cultural backgrounds, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or spiritual beliefs. 

Applicants are required to undertake a National Police Record Check and Working with Children Check before commencing employment and may be asked to undertake any relevant checks periodically during their employment.  

This is an immediate vacancy and interviews will be held as they are received and assessed.

26/04/2021 $0 ACT 1 Administration & Office Support
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