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Job: Business Services Support Officer - South East

Active since 12-10-2018 Job category Administration: Data entry
Location Pakenham Level Entry level/Graduate
Educational level GCSE / A-Level / Highscho... Employment type Permanent contract
Hours 38 - 0 Salary Clerks Private Sector
Do you want to be a part of a rapidly growing Not-for-profit organisation?
  • Are you an experienced administrative professional?
  • Do you have an energetic, enthusiastic & positive personality?
  • Enjoy the benefits a not-for-profit company can provide

About the company:

bestchance Child Family Care is an independent, not-for-profit community organisation which has been providing high quality support to children and families since 1895. We are looking for an experienced and passionate customer service wiz with high-level communication and administrative skills, who is passionate about making a difference in the lives of people every day.

About the role:

This is a full time position (working Monday - Friday 9am - 5.06pm), within our expanding administrative team. As part of this team, you will be responsible for ensuring the effective running of the Pakenham site, by managing the ordering and maintenance function as well as co-ordinating the administration function of the site.
The main functions of your role will be:

  • Provide accurate preliminary information about bestchance and bestchance programs to external walk-ins at the South East site
  • Provide Facilities Management desktop support to all bestchance sites
  • Provide project administration support to Facilities Management team on capital works projects

Selection Criteria:

You will welcome a variety of responsibilities and adapt quickly to changing priorities. You will have great customer service skills, high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office, excellent time management skills, the ability to work under minimal supervision with a high degree of initiative and attention to detail.
Key expectations will include:

  • Experience in an Office Management
  • Demonstrated organisational and time management skills, problem solving and decision-making skills and well developed liaison and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work independently and co-operatively in a team environment, with an innovative and flexible approach to work
  • High level computer skills such as MS Office products and presentation skills
  • Sound administration and organisational skills, including the ability to work effectively with external agencies and government bodies
  • Experience within the Not-for-Profit sector would be preferable but not mandatory.

Want to get started?

We are proud of our reputation at bestchance, and we are looking for a person who is passionate and capable of supporting our administrative team.

If this sounds like you, and you have the skills, experience and qualities we have described in the key selection criteria, then we want to hear from you today. All applications should include a cover letter and up to date resume, which details the applicants skills, addressing the key selection criteria outlined. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Please forward your application and resume to Carmel Reade at

Applications close 5pm Friday 2 November

bestchance is a child safe and equal opportunity employer. We are committed to child safety and have zero tolerance of child abuse. Applicants should be aware that we carry out Working with Children's Checks, Police Checks and reference checks to ensure that we are recruiting the right people.

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This listing is a full-time job

Job category Administration: Data entry
Industry / Industries Education / Training
Region Australia
Keywords administrative officer, business support, office support, administration

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Name Bek Ellin