Administrative Officer / Palliative Care

Job posted: 20/09/2023
Applications close: 04/10/2023 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Horsham

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Grampians Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Reference: 17719

Reference: 17719

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Horsham

Ward Clerk
Wimmera Cancer Centre
24 hours per fortnight
$27.75 - $31.95

About Grampians Health

Grampians Health was established 1 November 2021, bringing together Edenhope and District Memorial Hospital, Stawell Regional Health, Wimmera Health Care Group and Ballarat Health Services to deliver safe, sustainable, healthcare tailored to changing workforce and community needs, for the long term.

This partnership follows years of strong collaboration and close partnerships between the four health services. Together, we will deliver better healthcare, enhance services and advance careers, closer to home, now and into the future.

A career with Grampians Health means you are connected and are part of a team providing quality healthcare to rural and regional communities. Our communities are diverse, as is our workforce, with expert clinical staff from across the world choosing to live and work in our beautiful region.

Grampians Health provides acute, maternity, mental health, allied health, aged care, administration and support services.  This means your career will be as diverse and rewarding as you strive to be.

About the role

The primary purpose of this position is to provide reception, administrative and clerical support for the Wimmera Cancer Centre, which incorporates the Day Oncology Unit, Medical Day Unit, Haemodialysis Unit and the Palliative Care Service. This position assists with the facilitation for smooth client flow, liaising with team members, patients, families and other personnel, date and the entry of required minimum data into IPM and ARIA.

The role undertakes a variety of clerical duties including treatment booking, reception, telephone inquiries, records management, data entry and collection and related secretarial support.

Skills and experience

  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated computer literacy skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and data entry with a willingness to be trained in the specific programs required.
  • Office experience including demonstrated ability to maintain accurate records.
  • Strong verbal, written and communication skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Ability to work unsupervised and to prioritise tasks.

Grampians Health Culture & Benefit

At Grampians Health, we recognise our staff are our greatest asset.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our staff, patients, residents, visitors, volunteers and contractors at all sites.

  • Flexible work arrangements and purchase leave opportunities
  • Salary packaging for living expenses such as rent/mortgage plus meals, entertainment & holidays
  • Access to discounted health club membership
  • Staff rewards and recognition programs

Horsham Region

Located on the banks of the Wimmera River, Horsham is the retail, business & service centre of the Wimmera region.  With a growing population of approximately 20,000, Horsham is a vibrant city in which to live, work and play.  With all the facilities that you would expect from a regional city, Horsham offers affordable housing, education and accessible community services alongside a vibrant combination of food, art, shopping, culture and nature.

With legendary natural attractions such as the Grampians National Park, world renowned Mount Arapiles and the Little Desert National Park at your doorstep, there are many amazing natural features to see and explore.  Food lovers will delight in the opportunity to sample from the restaurants, farm gates and cellar doors of some of Australia’s best and most awarded venues.

If you are dreaming of a career change with country lifestyle, and want to swap expensive urban dwelling for stunning natural landscapes, Horsham is the place for you.

How to apply

Click APPLY or contact Carmel O'Kane, Nurse Unit Manager Cancer Centre, on 03 5381 9087 for a confidential discussion.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and Working with Children check and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check.

All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask.  Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent.

Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual LGBTQIA+.

Administrative Officer / Palliative Care

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Carmel O'Kane - 03 5381 9087
Majella Hunter - 03 5381 9169

Administrative Officer / Palliative Care