Work with an organisation committed to social justice
Competitive pay rate – $30.14 per hour
Access to NFP Salary Packaging
Part Time (16.5 hours p/week)
Based in Flemington (VIC)

Who are we?

Wintringham provides aged care services to those who are financially disadvantaged and have previously been homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless. Wintringham aims to provide residents with the ability to maintain their chosen lifestyles, habits and activities and to be as independent as they choose to be. Located in Flemington, McLean Lodge offers a delightful cottage setting which provides a safe and caring family-style environment for 27 residents who enjoy a connection with the outdoors.

Your new role

Wintringham is currently seeking a motivated, proactive and experienced Administration Assistant to join our residential team at our McLean Lodge hostel on a part time basis. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an essential industry in a busy and dynamic role where no two days will be the same.

Your roster will be:
Week 1 & 2: Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday (0930-1530)

Your responsibilities and duties will include:
Develop and maintain the administration functions and records at the hostel including: reception, answering telephone calls and taking messages or redirecting calls, liaising with residents, hostel visitors and other service providers
Provide secretarial and administrative support to the Residential Site Manager and Care Supervisor
Updating and maintaining the hostel’s resident database
Processing of invoices to the Accounts Payable module for external services and Wintringham.
Taking responsibility for reconciling petty cash
Other duties as directed by the Site Manager

Wintringham’ s response to COVID-19

Resident and staff safety is paramount to us at Wintringham. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we have and will continue to ensure that our staff are supplied with the resources they need to guarantee they are working in a safe and risk-averse environment. If you gain employment with Wintringham, you will be provided with all necessary personal protective equipment in accordance with the advice from the Department of Health & Chief Health Officer throughout your working day. We have strict social distancing restrictions and cleaning regimens in place at our residential sites to ensure that thorough infection control is maintained at all times.

What’s in it for you?

We are committed to offering an enjoyable, safe and flexible workplace that provides a work-life balance. When you are working with Wintringham, you will have access to the following benefits:

Access to exclusive not-for-profit salary packaging: salary package your personal expenses up to the amount of $15,900.
Continuous development: we believe in giving our staff the skills they need and will keep you up to date with yearly qualifications such as behaviour management, first aid, CPR and manual handling. We offer many growth opportunities and have a strong internal recruitment program.
Free access to wellbeing services + exclusive discounts: Staff wellbeing portal, exclusive discounts to leading retailers and our Employee Assistance Program

What we will need from you

In order to be considered for this role, you will have at least 2-3 years minimum of administration experience (preferably in a similar role in Aged Care/Health Care). Experience working with individuals who are/have been financially disadvantaged or homeless will be highly regarded. You have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to liaise with people from varying socio-economic backgrounds. You enjoy a fast paced and busy role that is often deadline driven. Your experience and skills will be supported by the following:

An understanding of Aged Care processes
The ability to prioritise tasks
General IT skills and a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word)
Excellent customer service skills and phone manner
A non-judgmental approach
An understanding of the special needs of older people

Applicants must disclose if they are currently working at another Residential Aged Care Facility. There are current government directed guidelines that restrict Aged Care workers from working with more than one provider.

How to apply

For more information about the requirements of the role and further responsibilities, you can download a copy of the Position Description HERE.

Applications can be directed to Amanda Campbell (Residential Site Manager) and submitted by filling out the required information below.

Please upload your documents in PDF Format

Applications close at 5:00pm on Monday 4th January 2021 and interviews will be held after this day. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by phone.

Successful applicants will be required to undergo a Police Records & Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme check. Refusal to consent to Wintringham providing your information to the DWES unit will prevent us from being able to continue with your application.

Applicants who have lived in a country other than Australia for a period longer than 12 months in the last 10 years may be required to undergo an International Police Check.

Applicants must have undertaken a flu vaccination within the 2020 calendar year in order to be considered for this role.

Wintringham is an Equal Opportunity employer and embraces differences in gender, diversity, ethnicity, race cultural background, ability, religion and sexual orientation. We are committed to the safety of our older persons and have zero tolerance for elder abuse.

We acknowledge the first peoples of Australia and their unique role in our history and society and encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply for advertised positions. We recognise the benefits that diversity and inclusion contribute to help Wintringham achieve our goals and vision of ending homelessness.