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Administration Officer

LocationCaulfield Hospital
Work TypeFull time
Positions1 Position
Job no: 70036
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.

  • Permanent Full Time - 80 Hours + ADO
  • Administrative Worker Grade 1 (YC88)($62k)
  • 4 Weeks Annual Leave, Salary Packaging & Novated Leasing
  • Located at Caulfield Hospital

About the team

The Aged Psychiatric Services provides inpatient and community assessment, treatment and ongoing management for people generally over the age of 65 years with psychiatric, psychological, and behavioural disturbance residing in the Inner South East region of Melbourne. The Caulfield Aged Psychiatry Service encompasses (Baringa), a multidisciplinary Community Assessment Team which includes Mobile Aged Psychiatry Service (MAPS) and a Consultation & Liaison (CL) Service.

Baringa is an acute inpatient assessment unit which consists of 15 beds and is staffed on an interdisciplinary model with 24 hour nursing care. As it is a unit treating patients with acute conditions there is an expectation that patients will be discharged to their original address or other more appropriate environments as soon as they are ready for discharge. Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) sessions are usually conducted on Mondays and Fridays as required.

About the role

The Administration Officer contributes to the effective operation and functioning of the Aged Psychiatry Service by providing ‘front of house’ reception services to all persons attending the Aged Psychiatry Service, including receiving and directing persons and telephone calls, to ensure persons receive the required service in the most appropriate time frame. The position also provides administrative support to the staff working within the Aged Psychiatry Service. Other responsibilities include directing enquiries to the other Alfred Services operating within the same location.

Skills & Experience

  • Experience in public health settings and working with related agencies.
  • Experience in administrative functions and processes
  • Current driver’s license.

Highly Desirable

  • Experience in mental health or other health care services


  • Salary Packaging & Novated Leasing through Maxxia.
  • Flexible Heath Insurance coverage through HCF Health Insurance
  • On-site car & bike parking opportunities, Deducted Pre-Tax!!
  • Fantastic onsite fitness facilities at The Alfred through ProSport Health and Fitness.
  • Child Care Services at The Alfred managed by KU Children’s Services

If applicable, specify specific requirements that you require in the cover letter or CV.

Any queries please contact Kate Dunne, Team Leader MAPS on 0419 770 008

Applications Close: 11pm AEST, Friday 5th July 2024

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 accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption.