Position Details
Reference Number 16691
Position Title Administration Support Officer
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Location Mount Gambier, 11 Wehl Street
Award Classification General Staff Agreement 2015 - Clerical Level 1/1 to 2/4
Hours Per Fortnight 76
Position Summary

Uniting Communities is a leading, inclusive not-for profit community services organisation working alongside more than 74,000 South Australians each year as they strive for bright futures and great lives. Through the dedication of over 1,500 passionate staff and volunteers, we offer a range of services to support the needs of individuals and our community to reduce inequality, improve wellbeing, overcome disadvantage and support people to live the best lives they can. We offer services across a range of areas including mental health and counselling; residential and community aged care; housing crisis and emergency support; disability services; services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples; financial and legal support; drug and alcohol counselling; family relationships; and respite and carer support. Uniting Communities also operates a number of additional services and businesses including Goodwill, Lifeline Adelaide & U City. We value diversity and are committed to providing respectful, accessible services to all.


About the Role

This is an exciting time for Uniting Communities in Mount Gambier and a great opportunity for you to be a part of a growing, dynamic and supportive team of professionals by providing customer service and administrative support at the Wehl Street site. This role is responsible for;

  • Providing front line customer service for all enquiries, appointments and referrals
  • Completing financial transactions relating to customer service provision
  • Producing correspondence and business documents
  • Providing administration support to multiple programs

About You


You will have demonstrated experience in providing customer service and administration support as well as:


  • Hold or be willing to undertake a Certificate III in Business or Business Administration. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with a high degree of accuracy, and an ability to work in a fast paced environment and to manage competing priorities.
  • Previous experience in providing customer service and administration support to a diverse range of people.
  • Knowledge and application of the MS Office Suite of applications and office devices.


About the Remuneration

The Salary range will be dependent on experience and/or qualifications. We provide generous salary packaging benefits that enable you to increase and maximise your take home salary. In addition, other available benefits include; paid maternity leave, early intervention Physio Program, and discounted private health insurance. Check out our benefits at www.unitingcommunities.org



Your Application

Please attach a cover letter addressing the Position Description and a current resume including the names of 2 referees.


As an organisation, we are committed to protecting children, young people and vulnerable adults. All staff are required to work within our code of conduct and undergo relevant pre-employment checks.

Contact Person Lisa Wheeler
Contact Number 0427512169
Alternate Contact Person Lisa Wheeler
Alternate Contact Number 0427512169
Closing Date 20/01/2021
Position Description
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