Administration Officer - CADAS | Full-time Temporary
ACT Government
Canberra, AU
1d ago

Closes : 22 September 2020

Classification : Administrative Services Officer Class 4

Salary : $72,272 - $78,254 plus superannuation

Position No : 45717 - 01RML

Directorate :

Advertised (Gazettal date) : 08 September 2020

Contact Officer : Jodie Kenny on or

Our Vision : Creating exceptional health care together.

Our Role : To be a health service that is trusted by our community.

Our Values : Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind

Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) a catchment of approximately 400,000 people.

It also services the surrounding Southern New South Wales region which includes the Bega Valley, Bombala, Cooma-Monaro, Eurobodalla, Goulburn, Mulwaree, Palerang, Queanbeyan, Snowy River, Upper Lachlan Shire and the Yass Valley.

  • CHS administers a range publicly funded health facilities, programs and services including but not limited to :
  • The Canberra Hospital : a modern 600-bed tertiary hospital providing trauma services and most major medical and surgical sub-specialty services.
  • University of Canberra Hospital Specialist Centre for Rehabilitation, Recovery and Research : a dedicated and purpose-built rehabilitation facility, with 140 inpatient beds, 75-day places and additional outpatient services.
  • Four Walk-in Centres : which provide free treatment for minor illness and injury.
  • Six community health centres : providing a range of general and specialist health services to people of all ages.
  • A range of community-based health services including Early Childhood Services, Youth and Women’s Health, Dental Health, Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Services.
  • Overview of the work area and position

    The Alcohol and Drug Services (ADS) is a part of the division of Mental Health, Justice Health and Alcohol and Drug Services (MHJHADS), which is contemporary, evidence, based service providing high quality alcohol and other drug services that are guided by the principles of harm minimisation.

    The ADS provide a range of specialist services for people affected by alcohol and other drug use incorporating 6 areas including :

  • Opioid Treatment Services.
  • Medical Services.
  • Consultation and Liaison Service.
  • 10 bed Inpatient Withdrawal Service.
  • Police and Court Drug Diversion Service.
  • Counselling and Treatment Services

    The ADS are seeking an administrative assistant to provide high level administrative support to staff supporting people with substance misuse disorders in the public health sector, specifically clients referred by ACT Policing and ACT Courts for assessment and referral to treatment.

    This includes managing referrals, reporting on data, and assisting with the strategic and operational processes of the Diversion service.

    Eligibility / Other Requirements

    Desirable :

  • Current driver’s licence.
  • Previous experience in an Administrative role.
  • Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to :

  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.
  • Note : This is a temporary position available for a period of 12 months.

    For more information on this position and how to apply

    This is a temporary position available for a period of 12 months.

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