Receptionist/Switchboard Operator (As per award)

Job posted: 12/01/2021
Applications close: 24/01/2021 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Job type: Part time

Organisation: South West Healthcare

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Reference: VG/1505920

Reference: VG/1505920

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds and an extensive range of primary and community services. Warrnambool boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. The city’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth.

About the role

We are seeking an experienced Receptionist/Switchboard Operator for a temporary part time (28 hours per fortnight) position until February 2022. Additional hours may be required as rostered to cover periods of annual and sick leave.

Duties and responsibilities include reception duties at the Main Entrance reception area, operation of the hospital's switchboard, courier duties, assistance with Retail Shop and cashier function and other general office duties as required.

The successful applicants will be required at times to work up to full-time between the core hours of 6.45am and 9.15pm including weekends and public holidays.

What you bring

A high degree of professional organisation, time management and communication skills are required together with a sound knowledge of Microsoft computer applications. Accurate data entry skills and the ability to work in in both a team and independently with limited direction is also essential for the role.

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as Mental Health first aid, resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment.

Who we are

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 34,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.  To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: https://www.visitwarrnambool.com.au/

How to apply

A position description and further details can be found at our website under Careers.

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Beth McGinley(Assistant Retail Manager) on (03) 5564 4117 or bmcginley@swh.net.au

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with theVictorian Public Health Sector (Health and Allied Services, Managers and Administrative Workers) Single Interest Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020, with the appropriate classification Administrative Officer Grade 1A.

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following: 

  • Police Record
  • Working with Children's Check
  • current Immunisation status

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of two (2) referees by Sunday 24 January 2021. 

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website, please email: humanresources@swh.net.au

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community.

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio-economic status.

Receptionist/Switchboard Operator (As per award)

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

As per award


Beth McGinley | bmcginley@swh.net.au

Receptionist/Switchboard Operator (As per award)