Administration Officer - Mental Health

Job posted: 14/06/2024
Applications close: 11/12/2024 (Midnight)
145 days remaining

145 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North East Region | Albury/Wodonga

Job type: Ongoing - Full Time

Organisation: Albury Wodonga Health

Salary: $40,000 - $68,000

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Reference: 591

Reference: 591

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Salary Range: $40,000 - $68,000

Work location: North East Region | Albury/Wodonga

About the Role

Closing Date: 23/06/2024

The Administration Officer will be a valued member of the Wodonga Adult Community Mental Health team and will be required to provide administrative support to the Program Manager and multi-disciplinary team, as well as provide and deliver a range of reception, administrative, service monitoring and office management tasks as required by the Program Manager to support the effective operation of the Wodonga Adult Community Mental Health Service. We are actively seeking candidates who meet the following requirements to apply for this exceptional opportunity.

  • Highly professional customer service, communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member to achieve quality service outcomes;
  • Capacity to work under pressure with the ability to manage conflicting demands, whilst prioritising workloads;
  • Demonstrated attention to detail with a high level of accuracy when working with a range of processes and computer systems;
  • Demonstrated flexible and adaptive work ethos.


Employment Type: This is a fulltime opportunity.

About Mental Health Services at Albury Wodonga Health (AWH)


Albury Wodonga Health (AWH) is established in the twin cities of Albury and Wodonga, between Sydney and Melbourne. Our dedicated team of nearly 3,000 staff supports a population of 250,000 people throughout North-East Victoria and Southern NSW.  Our extensive network encompasses two primary hospital campuses, and an additional 22 sites, delivering a diverse range of emergency, community, mental health, allied health and sub-acute services.


AWH is an Area Mental Health and Wellbeing Service, providing mental health treatment, care and support, including delivering Alcohol and Other Drugs services. We deliver 10 specialised community-based programs, along with three acute care services and three facilities dedicated to recovery and rehabilitation. We also provide services supporting families coping with parental mental illness and facilitating connections to carer consultants.


Our Mental Health and Wellbeing teams comprise mental health clinicians with a background in nursing, occupational therapy, social work and psychology, all of whom have experience in helping people through a range of therapies. The diversity of our service provides a range of experiences for our team and will assist you in expanding and embedding your clinical practice skills.

What awaits you at AWH?

AWH offers full orientation and training. AWH provides excellent staff benefits including:
Salary packaging and novated leasing through Maxxia
Employee assistance and wellbeing programs, including Fitness Passport
Staff Discounts with our many business partners
We also offer relocation support to assist with securing local housing, arranging childcare/education (if necessary), and seeking employment opportunities for partners, establishing social connections, and seamlessly integrating into the Albury Wodonga community during your transition.

Are you ready to become part of our team?

To uncover compelling reasons to embark on this career journey with us and become part of our fantastic team, contact people.culture@awh.org.au for a copy of our Candidate Information Pack and the Position Description.

Salary and terms will be in accordance with the relevant state EBA or Award.

AWH prioritises Equal Employment Opportunity, Ethical Practice, and embraces Cultural Diversity and Social Inclusion. We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. Please note that appointments are contingent on satisfactory pre-employment checks including Criminal Record check and working with Children checks.

Important Notice: All healthcare workers must be fully vaccinated or hold an approved medical contraindication certificate. Successful candidates will need to provide documentation of their COVID-19 and flu vaccination status.


Relocating to the region?
Albury Wodonga Health has access to the Regional Mental Health Workforce Incentive program. The Incentive program was designed by the Department of Health to support the attraction, relocation, and retention of mental health and alcohol and other drug (AOD) workers to priority positions area mental health and wellbeing services across rural and regional Victoria.
Candidates relocating may be eligible for grants of up to $20,000 to cover expenses such as removalist, travel fees, accommodation costs, school fees, etc. For a more detailed understanding of the incentive program, visit the Rural Workforce Agency Victoria (RWAV).
Mental Health Navigator

At Albury Wodonga Health, we understand that moving is challenging, whether it be locally or internationally, so our Mental Health Workforce Navigator is available to support new staff to relocate, settle and integrate into the local community. For more information, contact our Mental Health Navigator on navigator@awh.org.au or via our website: Mental Health Careers — Albury Wodonga Health. (awh.org.au)

Not the right role for you? Let us know what you're seeking!

If you don't meet all the requirements of this role, please submit your details to AWH as you may be a great fit for another role.
Submit your details through AWH Community Talent Pool and our team can connect with you if a suitable position arises.

Administration Officer - Mental Health

Job type:

Ongoing - Full Time

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Emma.McMahon@awh.org.au - Emma McMahon - 0260517950

Administration Officer - Mental Health