Careers at the Brotherhood

Office Coordinator

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Work type: Permanent Full-Time
Location: Northern Suburbs, Western Suburbs
Categories: Aged and Disability Support, Community Development, Receptionists, Administrative Assistants

Summary of program and its objectives:

Local Area Coordination is a pivotal function in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). LAC provides planning and coordination to support people with disability exercising choice and control over the services they use. LAC promotes community inclusion and supports the development of mainstream services that are accessible to people with disability. The role of LAC is to assist people with disability to advocate, plan, organise and access the support and services needed to live an ordinary life. This includes assessing each person’s eligibility for the NDIS and, where eligible, helping to establish a NDIS plan with reasonable and necessary supports. Local Area Coordinators build community capacity and assist people with disability to access mainstream services regardless of NDIS eligibility.

Main responsibilities of the role:   

The Office Coordinator is responsible for providing professional and efficient administration support and customer services through ensuring quality and reliable systems  and procedures are developed in order to support team members based at the office. This position will act as the first point of contact for callers and visitors to the office, providing a positive, professional and welcoming environment.
The Officer Coordinator will work closely with managers to ensure the office is operating effectively through the efficient coordination of administration, business operations and day to day maintenance of a safe, efficient and well-functioning work environment.

To meet the selection criteria, candidates will require:

• relevant experience in providing a broad range of administration and office support
• proven experience in coordinating office activities on a day to day basis as well as focus on delivering high level customer service
• well-developed interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build effective relationships and liaise across all levels both internally, externally and with people from diverse backgrounds
• well-developed organisational and time management skills with the ability to plan workload, prioritise and meet deadlines in a fast paced and dynamic environment
• ability to identify and resolve problems and make appropriate recommendations
• takes ownership for own decisions
• demonstrated knowledge and competency in Microsoft Office Programs including Word, Excel and Outlook as well as working within contract management and client data systems
• understanding of and empathy with the values and ideals of the Brotherhood.

• relevant qualifications in business management and experience working in the not for profit sector or community, disability health or welfare settings.

This is a full-time position working 38 hours per week. We have positions available in our Thomastown, Sunshine and Coburg office. 

Salary will be in the range of $60590.29 - $64,966.14 per annum,  based on skills and experience plus superannuation. Attractive salary packaging provisions are available to increase take home pay.

Applicants are required to submit their resume and address the key selection criteria listed above. Applications that do not address the key selection criteria will not be considered for shortlisting.

Interested? Click the apply button below! 

As part of the Brotherhood’s recruitment and selection process, applicants will be required to undergo pre-employment checks as required, applicants will be subject to, but not limited to, the following checks: National (and International if applicable) Police Check, Victorian Employee Working with Children Check, Right to Work in Australia, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme Check and current professional registration.
The Brotherhood of St Laurence has a vision of an Australia free of Poverty. We embrace, and value, diversity of culture, working arrangements, sexual orientation and gender identity to ensure our workforce is representative of the community that we work within. We promote a workplace that actively seeks to include and welcome unique contributions of all people. We embrace and celebrate the value of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff, their skills and contribution to our organisation.  

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