Role Title: Branch Administrative Assistant
Employment Type: Temporary Full Time (up to 12 months)
Role Classification: Crown Clerk Grade 5/6
Remuneration: $85,488- 94,327 pa (plus superannuation and annual leave loading)
Hours per Week: 35
Requisition: REQ214165
Location: St Leonards
Closing date: Friday 19 February, 11.59pm.

About this role
The Branch Administrative assistant provides a comprehensive range of high-level administrative support functions to the Evidence and Evaluation unit within the Centre for Epidemiology & Evidence to support the timely delivery of business initiatives to a high quality and standard.

Where you’ll be working
The Centre for Epidemiology and Evidence is located within the Population and Public Health Division of the NSW Ministry of Health. The Centre drives NSW Health’s population health research agenda, by building the evidence base, translating evidence into policy and practice, and manage training programs that build capability of the population health workforce; produces relevant and timely epidemiological reports of high quality; provides highly technical statistical analysis and interpretation of complex data; develops innovative systems for data collection, analysis and reporting; and encourages and promotes excellence through rigour, creativity and pragmatism. The Centre is committed to the ongoing learning and development of its staff and prides itself on cultivating a positive business culture.

What you’ll be doing
The Branch Administrative assistant will deliver a comprehensive range of administrative and human resource support functions; including diary and meeting management; event co-ordination; managing databases; secretariat support; recruitment, leave and travel administration; document production; improving administrative processes and systems; finance administration; and distribution and maintenance of office equipment.

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Find out more about applying for this position
All applicants must attach a response to the two targeted questions (1-2 pages) and your CV (no more than 5 pages)

Please note this temporary opportunity could lead to ongoing employment at level

For role related queries or questions contact Sai Rajasekharuni on Sai.Rajasekharuni@health.nsw.gov.au
If you require any reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process, please contact Hana Maalla at Hana.Maalla@health.nsw.gov.au

Targeted Questions (1-2 pages)

If you do not include responses to the below questions your application may not be considered.

1) Describe how you manage competing demands while undertaking a range of important tasks that require attention to detail and must be completed within tight time frames. Please provide examples in your response.

2) Give an example where you needed to come up with either a solution to a challenging problem, or a strategy to improve a current process or system. What was the outcome?

Our Commitment to Diversity
The Ministry of Health values diversity and is committed to building an inclusive workplace culture that reflects the community we serve. We encourage applications from diverse community groups including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTI, people with a disability and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

To be eligible for employment in these roles you must be one of the following:

  • an Australian Citizen, or
  • a permanent resident of Australia, or
  • a New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand Passport, or
  • a citizen of another country with an appropriate visa that allows you to work in Australia

You can only be offered employment in this role for the duration that your current visa allows you to work in Australia, and you can only be offered ongoing employment if you have a permanent visa that allows you to work in Australia

To learn more about working at the Ministry of Health, please visit our career portal.

Applications Close: Friday 19 February, 11.59pm.

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