Administrative Officer - Peacock Centre (526438)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Dec 8, 2021
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

Following an announcement by the Tasmanian Government, a Public Health Direction was issued on 10 September 2021 requiring that all Health Workers are vaccinated against COVID-19. This step is critical in protecting both our health workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians in our care.

Applicants for any position within the Department of Health must be prepared to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment.


$64,212 to $69,522 per annum


General Stream Band 3


Health and Human Services (Tasmanian State Service) Award

Period of Employment

Permanent, full-time, day work (fully rotational), working 76 hours per fortnight.

Please also note that this process may be used to fill fixed term and casual opportunities as they arise.


Mental Health Services South - Peacock Centre


As part of a multi-disciplinary team delivering high quality mental health services in accordance with the Mental Health Services principles, National Mental Health Standards, Agency Policy, legal requirements and relevant professional competencies, the Administrative Officer:

  • Provides quality administrative and reception support to the Peacock Centre, including undertaking special projects under the direction of the Manager.

  • Undertakes leave management, training of staff in new processes, the orientation of new or casual administrative staff and the ongoing support of existing administrative staff.

  • Manages and coordinate administrative support systems for the efficient and effective operation of the Peacock Centre.

  • Undertakes the management of the client data bases and client record systems including filing and retrieval of information.

  • Oversees the ordering, maintaining and processing of accounts, including cost coding functions for stationery items, other office requisites, and petty cash for the Peacock Centre.

  • Undertakes administrative tasks associated with assets, including processing buildings, equipment, and motor vehicles forms.

Essential Requirements

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

1. Conviction checks in the following areas:

a) Crimes of Violence
b) Sex Related Offences
c) Serious Drug Offences
d) Crimes involving dishonesty

2. Identification check

3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar vacancies.

(image) 526438 Administrative Officer - Peacock Centre Band 3 (October 2021) HR.pdf
(image) 526438 Administrative Officer - Peacock Centre Band 3 (October 2021) HR.docx
(image) Department of Health - Applicant Guide July 2021.pdf
(image) Department of Health - Applicant Guide July 2021.docx

How to apply

Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply Now" button on this screen.

Applications will only be accepted online. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form, complete/upload your short form responses and attach your resume. Please note that attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details for two referees before applying.

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For further information contact

Chris Fox
Group Director, Reform Implementation Team
Phone: (03) 6166 1278

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