Administration Officer

at Southern NSW Local Health District
Published August 24, 2022
Location Cooma, Australia
Category Admin and Clerical  
Job Type Full-time  
$60,982 - $62,989


Administration Officer Southern NSW Local Health District location Cooma. $60,982 - $62,989.

At Southern NSW Local Health District we are working to help our communities lead healthy lives.  Our mission is that all people across our diverse societies are able to have timely access to the right healthcare in the right setting to maximise their health, wellbeing and independence. To see what it is like to live and work in Cooma.

We are Southern Cooma –the largest town in the Snowy Mountains, with bushwalking, mountain biking, horse-riding, fishing and white-water rafting all on the door-step of the ski-fields. The wilderness experiences are unforgettable, with Australia’s highest peak in Kosciuszko National Park. It’s just over 60 minutes’ drive to Canberra and 80 minutes to Merimbula the gateway of the beautiful Sapphire Coast.

There is an abundance of lifestyle benefits available to you in country NSW and you will be amazed at what you will have access to - and it all comes without the queues and crowds of a big city. For more information visit our website

What you'll be doing the role provides administration and clerical support to the manager and team, within a range of settings as part of the administration team to facilitate smooth operation of the service/unit/ward/facility. Applicants will be required to work evenings/weekends.

Selection criteria experience working in a similar support role in a complex organisation as an effective team member. Ability to make good decisions about work priorities and achieve key tasks effectively in a busy work area. Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders, including attention to detail when writing and good listening skills when communicating with managers, colleagues and members of the public.

Competency in the use of common information and communication technology for example programs for word processing, data entry, emails and internet searches. Understanding of, and commitment to, providing an excellent customer service and maintaining patient privacy and confidentiality. Motivated, able to demonstrate initiative in relation to known work procedures and work under broad supervision. A broad understanding of health and medical terminology.

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases. This is a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health policy directive PD2020_017.

All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy. OASV requirements also include proof of vaccination against influenza and is compulsory for NSW Staff that enter any Residential Aged Care Facility (RACF) or who work in NSW Health owned and operated RACFs