Executive Assistant, Mental Health Reform Victoria (VPSG4)

Job posted: 21/05/2020
Applications close: 07/06/2020 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / to February 2020

Organisation: Department of Health and Human Services

Salary: $85,279 - $96,759

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Reference: VG/DHHS/MHRV/571652

Reference: VG/DHHS/MHRV/571652

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Salary Range: $85,279 - $96,759

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Health and Human Services develops and delivers policies, programs and services that support and enhance the wellbeing of all Victorians. Our services are in line with the government's vision for making Victoria a stronger, more caring and innovative state.

Our vision is to achieve the best health, wellbeing and safety of all Victorians so that they can live a life they value.

We are building an inclusive workplace that embraces diversity of backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services aimed at enhancing the lives of vulnerable Victorians.

The department is committed to the safety of its clients. The department takes a zero tolerance approach to abuse, including child abuse and abuse of people with disability.

Departmental employees are required to comply with all legal requirements including the Child Safe Standards to keep children safe from harm and abuse.

All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTI and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

If you want a career within a department striving to make Victoria the best place to be and helping shape communities we all want to be part of, then we encourage you to apply.

If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicant, or if you have a disability, and require advice and support with the recruitment process, contact our Diversity Unit on DiversityInclusion@dhhs.vic.gov.au.

The department has a zero tolerance towards violence within the workplace and recognises the rights of all staff to be free from violence and gender-related discrimination.

Number of vacancies available: 1

Office Location(s):
 CBD Melbourne 

Position Summary:

Executive Assistant

Working in the Transition Team to establish Mental Health Reform Victoria, the Executive Assistant will provide high-level administrative and executive management support to the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Adviser and Director of Operations.  The role provides an important point of contact for stakeholders from a diverse range of government and external stakeholders, including coordination between the Office of the Chief Executive Officer, the Secretary DHHS and Minister's Office.

The Executive Assistant is responsible for managing and coordinating the schedule of the CEO and Executive team, and supporting administrative arrangements in MHRV, including team meetings, conferences, corporate events, catering and travel arrangements and office filing systems. The Executive Assistant will work collaboratively and contribute as a team member within the Office of the Chief Executive Officer, Mental Health Reform Victoria.    

Are you

  • A highly organised and methodical individual who enjoys a busy environment?
  • An excellent communicator with exceptional interpersonal skills and a collaborative approach to work?
  • Able to work with minimal supervision, be flexible and take initiative?


How to Apply:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note:

For this role, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document. Applicants are strongly encouraged to review our Careers Page. This page provides information on the department's recruitment and pre-employment screening processes.  Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

Click 'Apply Now' below to submit your interest in this role.
For further information please visit the Department of Health and Human Services website: https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.

Executive Assistant, Mental Health Reform Victoria (VPSG4)

Job type:

Full time / to February 2020

Job classification:



Megan Phelan | 9096 2199 or 0401 716 785

Executive Assistant, Mental Health Reform Victoria (VPSG4)