By: Ian Lim On: May 24, 2019 In: Comments: 0

Fixed term Contract
Posted 1 week ago

Position Vacant: Administration Assistant
Part-time fixed term contract until June 30th 2020
(with possibility to extend, subject to funding)
Hours: 19.5 hours per week (Tues, Wed, Thurs 9am-4pm)
Location: Nowra

Shoalhaven Neighbourhood Services provide a range of essential community services via the operation of two neighbourhood centres, community development initiatives, and delivery of Social Support to people over 65 and personalised services to participants with an approved NDIS plan in the northern Shoalhaven region.
A vacancy has arisen in our team for a skilled and enthusiastic administrative dynamo to deliver effective and efficient support in accurate data collection, reporting, creating publications and documents, preparing and organising regular social support activities and building effective relationships with those we support, volunteers, staff and other stakeholders.

We are looking for someone with a passion for community, a positive attitude, and who is flexible but also reliable and committed to making a difference in the lives of our community. We need someone with superior attention to detail and a willingness to learn and be responsive to the on-going changes in the Aged Care and NDIS industry.
If this sounds like you – please see the selection criteria below and how to apply.

Essential Criteria:
⦁ Certificate III in Administration or equivalent or lesser formal qualifications with substantial years of current relevant experience.
⦁ Demonstrated experience in office Administration involving one or more roles with Key Performance Indicators and responsibilities.
⦁ Demonstrated knowledge, skills and proficiency in the use of Computer software packages e.g. Microsoft Office suite and database applications.
⦁ Keyboard skills with a minimum typing speed of 40wpm
⦁ A passion and commitment to delivering quality services
⦁ Capacity to work with minimal supervision and as part of a team and meet deadlines
⦁ Current drivers licence and willingness to use own vehicle (which is covered by comprehensive insurance) for work purposes.
⦁ Excellent verbal and written communication skills
⦁ Exceptional attention to detail
⦁ Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills

Desirable Criteria:
⦁ Experience working within a not for profit organisation or similar
⦁ Knowledge of other local Community Services Organisations
⦁ Experience using Office 365 applications
⦁ Experience working with people over 65 and/or people with a disability

Salary: Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services (SCHADS) Industry Award 2010 – Level 2, Pay Point 1 to 4 depending on qualifications.

⦁ To display informed affinity with the ideas, aspirations and ethics of Shoalhaven Neighbourhood Services Incorporated and to identify with its purpose.
⦁ To be an active participant in the organisations cross functional teams.
⦁ To attend appropriate development and training courses.
⦁ Adhere to Shoalhaven Neighbourhood Services Incorporated Policy and Procedures and the constitution.

Additional Information
⦁ Shoalhaven Neighbourhood Services Incorporated premises are a smoke free environment including any motor vehicle being used for Shoalhaven Neighbourhood Services Incorporated tasks or duties.
⦁ Willingness to work under Workplace Health and Safety guidelines and adhere to grievance procedures.
⦁ Demonstrate commitment to equal employment opportunity principles with regard to all employment activities.
⦁ A National Criminal History record check must be cleared for successful employment – this check will be conducted by Shoalhaven Neighbourhood Services Incorporated prior to employment and every three years thereafter.

Apply: Please ensure to include the following documents with your application:
⦁ a current resume including two referees
⦁ Cover letting including:
– why you want to work at Shoalhaven Neighbourhood Services? – what motivates you?
– what special qualities you will add to our team?
– examples of your experience in office administration

Applications can be forwarded to or addressed to The Manager, 41 Worrigee St, Nowra NSW 2541

Applications close: Wednesday 5th June 2019

Enquiries: Skye Thompson Ph: 4421 5077 or email:

Shoalhaven Neighbourhood Services Incorporated is an EEO employer.

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