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Administration Assistant

  • LocationThe Alfred
  • Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtClosed 6 days ago
    Never published
  • Job no: 47247
  • Category: Administration, Administration & Office Support

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community-based services.



  • Fixed Term – 12 Months (Initially)
  • Full-Time - 76 hours per fortnight (80 hours with ADO)
  • Classification – HS2
  • Staff benefits: Salary packaging, gym, subsidised onsite parking
  • St Kilda Road location


The Monash & Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre (MAPrc) conducts clinical research projects with a focus on translation into clinical practice and the development of new treatments for people with serious mental illness. MAP-RC has approximately 65 staff and post graduate students and is based at The Alfred Hospital, Prahran. The centre has approximately 80 active projects in a range of domains including women’s mental health, brain stimulation and neuroimaging, neuropsychology, autism spectrum disorders, psychopharmacology, service evaluation and service delivery research and health outcomes research.

Receptionist / Administration Assistant

The receptionist / administration assistant provides front line contact clients and visitors to MAPrc – a world class psychiatry clinical research centre of Alfred Health and Monash University. The position also provides direct support to the centre manager and plays an essential role in the overall day to day operations of the centre.


The Reception / Administration Assistant position provides reception and administrative services to the Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre. The position is the first point of contact for participants, patients, students, University and hospital staff and general enquiries. It is imperative that all visitors to MAPrc are made to feel welcome and comfortable. The position provides direct administrative support to Research Manager and other MAPrc staff as directed.

Approximately 0.6 of this position will include reception responsibilities along with other duties. 0.4 of this position will be dedicated to administrative duties including HR and financial responsibilities.

The position reports to the Centre Manager (MAPrc - Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre).

The position is located at Level 4, 607 St Kilda Road, Melbourne.


Education & Certification:

• Associate degree or certificate qualification with relevant work experience or an equivalent combination of relevant knowledge, training and experience.

• A demonstrated capacity to work in a collegiate and co-operative manner with other staff in the workplace

• High level skills and expertise using a variety of software packages including Microsoft Word, Excel email and the internet.

• Sound organisation skills and a willingness and ability to manage constant interruptions to work flow and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

• Ability to use initiative to seek solutions to problems and make recommendations.

• Experience working in hospital and or university environment desirable

• Experience working with people living with mental illness desirable


• Salary Packaging

• Discount Health Insurance

• Car Parking (subject to availability)

• Onsite Gym

• Child care services

For all enquires; please contact Anthony de Castella on 9076 6564

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

In compliance with the Victorian Chief Health Officer's Mandatory Vaccination Directions, all Alfred health employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 with TGA approved vaccine and must have evidence of their vaccination status. 


  • Closed 6 days ago - 21 Jan 2022