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Administration Assistant – Deakin, ACT

Relationships Australia Canberra and Region is seeking applicants for the Administration Assistant position in Deakin, ACT.
Job Type:
Part Time
$60,806.20 to $65,629.72
Position Location:
Closing Date:
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About Us

Relationships Australia is a leading provider of relationship support services for individuals, families and communities. We aim to support all people in Australia to achieve positive and respectful relationships. We are a community-based, not-for-profit Australian organisation with no religious affiliations. Our services are for all members of the community, regardless of religious belief, age, gender, sexual orientation, lifestyle choice, cultural background or economic circumstances.

Relationships Australia offer services in various locations around Australia that includes counselling, family dispute resolution (mediation) and a range of family and community support and education programs, primarily funded by Federal, State and Territory Governments. Relationships Australia Canberra & Region (RACR) is one of the eight state and territory organisations that comprise the Relationships Australia Federation.

RACR is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on any grounds. We have voluntarily opted to be subject to the obligations of a public authority under Part 5A of the Human Rights Amendment Act 2008 (ACT). This means that all staff must comply with human rights, as far as possible to do so, in all our decisions and conduct.

About the Role

The role of this position is to work collaboratively within the Therapeutic team environment to assist the smooth running of the Therapeutic Portfolio in regards to administrative services.

To be successful in this role, you are required to possess:

  1. Demonstrated experience in using a range of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Office and Excel.
  2. Demonstrated experience in responding sensitively to clients who contact our service.
  3. Strong written and interpersonal communication skills.
  4. Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment

For a full list of selection criteria, please refer to the position description.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants are encouraged to apply.

Salary & Benefits

The salary on offer is in the range of $60,806.20 to $65,629.72 per annum plus superannuation for full time. As a Public Benevolent Institution (PBI), RACR employees also receive tax-effective salary packaging opportunities, thus significantly increasing the value of your take-home pay.

According to the RACR Enterprise Agreement, the successful candidate will have access to generous leave provisions, annual leave loading, special paid leave during annual holiday shutdown period and flexible working arrangements.

To apply

To apply, please send your resume with names of two work related referees and a cover letter specifically addressing each of the selection criteria (no more than half a page response under each criterion) to Applications that do not address selection criteria will not be considered during the shortlisting process.

Selection Criteria

Please see attached documentation.

Contact Details

For  further  information  about  the  position  or  application  process,  please  contact  the Practice Manager, Therapeutic on 6122 7100 or .

Closing date for applications: Midnight on 26 February 2020


Address for submitting applications

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