ADMINISTRATION SUPPORT OFFICER – AGED CARE ASSESSMENT TEAM

  • Full Time
  • Modbury

SA Government -SA HEALTH 3.6★

SA Health
Job reference: 821237
Location: 5092 – MODBURY
Job status: Long Term Contract
Eligibility: Open to Everyone
  • Northern Adelaide Local Health Network – Modbury Hospital, Modbury
  • Salary: $56,987 – $61,301 p.a. (pro rata) – ASO2 – Temporary Part-Time – 22.5 Hours per week, up until 30 June 2024

The Northern Adelaide Local Health Network (NALHN) provides care to more than 400,000 people living in the northern metropolitan area of Adelaide as well as providing a number of state-wide services, and services to those in regional areas. NALHN offers a range of primary health care services across the northern metropolitan area of Adelaide, with a focus on providing preventive and health promoting programs in the community, and transition and hospital substitution and avoidance programs targeted at chronic disease and frail aged. With our brand new Mental Health Short Stay Unit and the planned refurbishment and development of our Mental Health Inpatient Units across NALHN sites, state of the art facilities and technology are at the forefront of our future. The network boasts newly redeveloped wards and Emergency and Outpatient Departments, with plans for the addition of more brand-new facilities in the near future. Our 400-plus Allied Health professionals play an integral role in multidisciplinary teams delivering exceptional care to patients across our acute, subacute and hospital avoidance services.

With a workforce of almost 6,000 employees, NALHN works to ensure quality and timely delivery of health care, whilst building a highly skilled, engaged and resilient workforce based on a culture of collaboration, respect, integrity and accountability.

At NALHN Everyone Has a Story, Everyone Matters, Everyone Contributes and Everyone Grows.

The Administration Officer as a pivotal member within the Northern Aged Care Assessment Team is functionally responsible for the efficient and effective administrative service delivery to the program by ensuring prioritisation of work, established routines, methods and procedures are adhered to.

This is achieved through managing client referrals to the NACAT, scheduling of appointments, coordination of administrative tasks and the provision of support to the Team Leader, Team Resource officers and Assessors. The Administration Officer contributes to the provision of administrative support by providing excellent customer service, processing of completed assessments including data entry, updating client information, and provision of administrative support and resource management to team members. There is also a requirement to solve problems with reference to documented procedures, legislation and instructions.

The Administration Officer duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Working collaboratively and flexibly within both the admin team and broader ACAT team.
  • Providing effective management of client referrals and scheduling appointments as required, including creating and managing rosters for the duty officer role and hospital appointments.
  • Undertaking word processing and data entry tasks to support programs, services and the team leader.
  • Contribute to the review and management of accurate client data and reports. Contributing to the management of cars by managing car rosters and log books and arranging for cleaning and services to be undertaken.
  • Contribute to the management of Accounts Payable.
  • Contribute to the accurate management of staff timesheets and leave requests.
  • Providing general administrative duties such as distributing incoming mail, managing the petty cash, taxis and coordinating office resources and purchasing.
  • Participate in team meetings and committees, representing the admin team and taking minutes where required.
  • Contributing to continuous improvement by aiming to improve the quality of work processes and individual administrative work practices.

Vaccine and screening requirements are set out in Addressing vaccine preventable disease: Occupational assessment, screening and vaccination policy directive (see Mandatory Instruction 1 in the policy). In addition to the mandatory vaccination requirements for all SA Health roles under this Policy SA Health workers must also comply with any vaccination requirements imposed under legislation (including any directions under the Emergency Management Act 2004 or the South Australian Public Health Act 2011) and any mandatory vaccination requirements under the terms and conditions of employment of employees.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job Ref: 821237


821237 – Administration Support Officer – Aged Care Assessment Team – Job Pack.pdf

Flexibility Statement

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

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