Administrative Assistant (505511)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Dec 22, 2021
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

In accordance with Tasmanian Public Health Directions, Health Workers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to 8 January 2022. Applicants are advised that the Public Health Direction applies to all employees of the Department of Health. This step is critical in protecting both our health workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians in our care.


$65,721 to $71,156 pro-rata per annum


General Stream Band 3


Health and Human Services (Tasmanian State Service) Award

Period of Employment

Permanent, full-time, day work, working 76 hours per fortnight commencing 14 February 2022.

Please note that hours may be negotiated with the successful applicants.

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


Royal Hobart Hospital


As a member of the Statewide Audiology Service the role of the Administrative Assistant is to:

  • Provide a high level of reception, administrative, executive and clerical support to the Statewide Audiology Service including its staff and patients.

In the role of Administrative Assistant you will:

  • Act as the first point of contact for the statewide audiology service through telephone, email, fax and face to face contact with patients, health professionals and the general public.

  • Provide high level administrative support to the Statewide Audiology Service including assisting with financial and human resources transaction processing and with general IT, asset management and communication requirements.

  • Provide support and training to Statewide Audiology Staff including supporting new staff in using iPM/DMR and other systems that relate, for example, to patient care and administrative procedures including, referrals, appointments, transportation and any other associated task relating to patient care as required.
  • Handle broad ranging telephone and email enquiries, effectively screening calls and ensuring sensitive and confidential responses to enquiries.

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 full time and part time vacancies.

505511 Administrative Assistant Band 3 (October 2021) HR (1).pdf
505511 Administrative Assistant Band 3 (October 2021) HR.docx
Applicant Guide.pdf
Applicant Guide.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 selection criteria 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.

Important information

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For further information contact

Michelle Chacksfield
Discipline Lead – Statewide Audiology Service
Phone: (03) 6166 0107

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