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Job Post: St. Vincent’s Hospital is looking for an Administrative Assistant

Job Post: St. Vincent’s Hospital is looking for an Administrative Assistant

$29.57/hr Australia > Melbourne
  • Multiple Part-Time positions available
  • Excellent benefits including salary packaging
  • A challenging and rewarding work environment

About the Company
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is part of St Vincent’s Health Australia and a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service which employs more than 6,000 staff across 18 sites throughout Melbourne. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services including acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute care, medical diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied health, mental health, palliative care, correctional health and community residential care. SVHM is one of Australia’s leading Catholic not-for-profit healthcare providers.

About the Department
Auburn House is a 30 bed aged psychiatry residential facility in Richmond, caring for people with serious mental health, behavioural and psychological needs who are looked after by a skilled and compassionate multidisciplinary team.

About the Role
Provide efficient administrative support to the Auburn House. This will involve performing reception duties in a friendly, courteous manner to a broad population of elderly people, their carer’s and families and professional staff. Also, this role will be responsible for administrative functions such as telephone enquiries, maintaining and ordering office equipment and management of petty cash.

Classification for this position will be YC88 ($29.57 per hour).


  • Provide administrative and reception functions as directed by the manager
  • Assist with day to day communication and administrative processes including telephone calls, minute taking, message relaying and data processing
  • Maintain and order office equipment, stationery supplies, forms and packs for use by staff
  • Maintain bookkeeping, management of petty cash, servicing and maintenance of equipment
  • Assist in developing common administrative policies, processes and system

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Completion of year 12 or equivalent literacy and numeracy


  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Staff Car Park


  • Please attach your resume and cover letter to your application

At SVHM we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Employees and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. If you would like further information, contact our Indigenous Recruitment Coordinator through our careers page.


SVHA has a duty of care under work health and safety legislation to eliminate and/or control the risk of transmission of vaccine-preventable diseases (VPD) in healthcare settings. You are therefore required to comply with the SVHA Staff Health Screening Immunisation Policy, which, depending on the role you perform in the organisation will require you to undergo mandatory immunisations/vaccinations (including flu vaccinations).


All appointments are made subject to the candidate providing a current satisfactory National Police Certificate conducted by The Victoria Police.


Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should a suitable applicant be sourced.


Position Description and Critical Job Demands Checklist:

Review the following documents:

JR115376_Administrative Assistant PD.pdf


Contact Details:

Amanda O’Donnell, NUM Auburn House, 9804 0410