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Administration Officer - Cairns & Far North

Johnathan Thurston Academy

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Client: Autism Queensland

About Autism Queensland

Autism Queensland provides specialised education, therapy and support services for people of all ages on the autism spectrum and their families. For further information please visit www.autismqld.com.au.

What we can offer YOU!

  • 5 weeks' leave per year + generous salary sacrificing program $$
  • Fitness Passport and Medibank Private Corporate Partnerships Program + internal ‘Refer a Friend' Program $$
  • Work for an organisation whose vision is to create a life of participation, opportunity and choice for people on the autism spectrum
  • Generous professional development & training opportunities (internal & external)
  • Be part of our supportive multi-disciplinary team, contributing expertise and work collaboratively with Specialist Teachers & Therapists to improve the lives of people on the autism spectrum.

About the Role

Are you an office administrator looking for your next challenge in a busy education and therapy services setting? In which case, this may be the opportunity for you!

Our busy education & therapy support and independent school team based in Cairns have an opportunity for an experienced and committed administration professional to join our leading multi-disciplinary team of specialist teachers and allied-health professionals who provide quality education & therapy support services to individuals on the spectrum & their families. This role would ideally suit a senior administration professional with functional leadership and support experience. 

This role will be primarily responsible for providing professional administrative support to the EST-NQ-Cairns team and AQ Cairns School, and leadership in the establishment and implementation of administrative processes across the broader EST team. To access the full list of responsibilities via the position description, please visit the Work With Us page - https://autismqld.com.au/page/positions-available.

This position will be offered on a permanent full-time basis working 5 days per week, commencing ASAP. Business hours are 8:30am - 4:30pm. 

Skills & Experience

  • Minimum five years’ administrative experience in a diverse and/or senior administration role, ideally in the Education / Early Childhood / Disability sector
  • Minimum Certificate II Business qualification (or equivalent)
  • Confidence in processing payments, invoicing, purchase orders, petty cash and credit card reconciliations
  • Demonstrated knowledge about and ideally experience of working within the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) environment
  • Proven ability to communicate sensitively both face to face and by telephone and well-developed written communication and word-processing skills with demonstrated strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated sound organizational and time management skills
  • Proven ability to work autonomously and in a team environment
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Outlook, Word and Excel

Highly regarded:

  • Knowledge of Salesforce, Cliniko and Netsuite systems
  • Administrative experience in the not-for-profit sector

Special Conditions*:

  • NDIS Worker Screening Clearance & WWCC Blue Card (paid workers)**
  • Evidence of current COVID-19 vaccination

** For additional information, please visit, https://workerscreening.dsdsatsip.qld.gov.au/resources/workerscreening/worker-combined-app.pdf

How To Apply

If this opportunity is of interest please apply asap! Your application MUST INCLUDE:

1.    A cover letter addressing selection criteria and accompanying resume 

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