Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer

Southern Cross Care (Tas) Inc (SCC) is Tasmanias largest not-for-profit aged care provider with a proud history of more than 46 years in delivering Home Care, Retirement Living and Residential Aged Care services across Tasmania.

We are looking for a highly skilled Executive professional to provide support to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and supporting the wider Executive team on a fix-term contract to cover parental leave, commencing mid November 2020.

You will need to demonstrate commitment to the mission, vision and  values of Southern Cross Care (Tas) Inc and the ability to contribute to the strategic agenda of Southern Cross Care (Tas), in line with its priorities.

Essential requirements: 

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a senior executive assistant or similar role
  • Capacity to be proactive, assertive and work well under pressure or within tight time frames.
  • Exceptional organisational skills with a passion for planning, organising and prioritising administrative tasks and systems, including managing competing tasks rapidly and ensuring deadlines are met under pressure.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish friendly and professional rapport with a wide range of stakeholders, including Board members, organisational and individual members, senior levels of government, and members of the public.
  • Knowledge of and capacity to efficiently use ICT and organisational systems, proficiency in Microsoft Office including Outlook, Excel, Word and Powerpoint.
  • Satisfactory National Criminal History Record (Police Check) that is not more than three years old on employment and that complies with the requirements of the Aged Care Act 1997 prior to commencement of employment
  • Effective time management skills and the ability to work independently to plan and organise work to ensure completion of work to required standards and within prescribed time frame.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Maintain a high level of discretion and confidentiality


Applications addressing the key responsibilities of the role close 3pm on Thursday 10th September. 


07/09/2020 $0 Hobart 1 Administration & Office Support
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