Careers at the Brotherhood

Administration assistant

Apply now Job no: 496375
Work type: Maximum Term Part-Time
Location: Frankston
Categories: Administrative Assistants

We’re looking for a friendly and professional Administrative Assistant with relevant experience who wants to join our 2,000+ team of staff and volunteers to make a difference on a part-time, maximum term basis until 30 June 2023, working 3 days per week based in Frankston.

The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) has a clear vision – an Australia free of poverty.

For almost 90 years, we have worked with policy makers and the community for systemic change that will prevent and alleviate poverty in Australia.

We are passionate about the work we do.

We strive to create change that lasts for a more compassionate and just society - a society in which we can all fully participate in social, civic and economic life with the dignity and respect we all deserve.


The Administration Assistant position provides administrative support to the Jobs Victoria (JV) program and relevant JVES team. The role will provide administrative assistance in the areas of registration of pre and post placement support of eligible long-term unemployed jobseekers and will assist with daily office operations including reception, office facilities management, customer service and general administration. 

  • Provide training and ongoing coaching support to Administrative Assistant trainees and or Administration Assistants
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders over email, phone and face to face in relation to Jobs Victoria, ensuring an effective and timely service
  • Monitor referrals and new registrations and distribute to the team accordingly
  • Register participants on the databases, set up participant folders and ensure documentation is compliant


Salary will be $52,090.23 - $56,832.84 pro rata per annum, based on skills and experience plus superannuation.



Passion for supporting the mission of BSL, and delivering excellence in your role, are just the start.

To be considered for the role and be successful in it, we’re looking for an who has the following key skills and experiences:

  • Relevant qualifications in Business Administration and experience in an administration or customer service position preferably in a community-based organisation
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to liaise across all levels both internally, externally and with people from diverse backgrounds 
  • Proven ability to work under guidance and within a team to achieve outcomes 
  • Well-developed organisational and time management skills with the ability to plan workload, prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Customer service focused
  • Highly-developed administration, computer skills and competency in Microsoft Program



Extensive salary packaging options to reduce amount of tax you pay

Career development opportunities

Leave loading of 17.5%

Flexible working arrangements

Employee Assistance Program



BSL employees enjoy a range of flexible work options and other attractive benefits. Recognising that there is no ‘one size fits all’ pattern of work–life balance, the organisation endeavours to provide options to suit the needs of all staff.

If this looks like a role that’s right for you, APPLY NOW or contact Kaye Bishop on 0490 440 263 for a confidential discussion.

Applications close: Sunday, 25 September 2022 at 11:55 PM


We are an EEO and understand the importance of diversity and inclusion. We recognise that everyone has the right to an equitable, safe and productive environment and to be treated with dignity and respect.  We welcome applications from all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background, disability or sexual orientation. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.


Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks including criminal history and working with children. Recruitment decisions are based on the key inherent needs and requirements of each role, and candidates are selected based on their unique strengths and characteristics.  Applicants must have proof of working rights in Australia.

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The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) acknowledges and understands its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and recognises that all children and young people have the right to be treated with respect and care, and to be safe from all forms of abuse. BSL has a zero tolerance towards child abuse. Read the official statement signed by the Executive Director.

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The Brotherhood of St Laurence acknowledges and recognises the Traditional Owners of the land upon which we live and work, and we pay our respects to their Elders both past and present.

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