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  • Work TypesFull Time
  • CategoriesAdministration, Health Care and Allied Health, Indigenous
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP), Social Enterprise
  • LocationsRegional NT
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 18 Nov 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 09 Dec 2019 (expired)
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Receptionist / Office All Rounder - Urapuntja Health Service - Utopia

Employment Office
Employment Office
  • Work TypesFull Time
  • CategoriesAdministration, Health Care and Allied Health, Indigenous
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP), Social Enterprise
  • LocationsRegional NT
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 18 Nov 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 09 Dec 2019 (expired)

About Urapuntja Health Service

Urapuntja Health Service provides services to a population of about 1000 permanent residents who live in 16 homeland communities. A unique health service, Urapuntja delivers an outreach service to all 16 outstation communities every week, while the primary clinic is situated outside of these communities in it's own location.

Community involvement has been critical to everything that the organisation does, with the Service being developed from a desire of the Aboriginal people to have their own health service. The Board of Directors is elected from and by the community annually, with the group meeting regularly to discuss issues and make decisions relevant to the organisation. To this day, the health status of community members in this area are some of the best in the Northern Territory.

About the Opportunity:

Urapuntja is now seeking a full-time Receptionist / All Rounder, to join their dedicated team in Utopia, NT. This position is being offered on a 12 month contract basis, with possibility of extension.

Reporting to the CEO, this position is primarily responsible for delivering a broad range of administrative / reception services within the Clinic. This unique position is also responsible for carrying out regular cleaning activities.

More specifically, some of your key duties will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Greeting clients and visitors in person and over the phone
  • Managing a high volume of incoming calls, transferring and taking messages
  • Organising specialist appointments and patient transport to Alice Springs
  • Overseeing patients in the waiting room and notifying health professionals of patients to be seen
  • Scanning patient information into clinical files and entering data into the Communicare system
  • Ordering and accounting for all stationary and office supplies
  • Cleaning office and medical areas of the Clinic, including emptying bins, mopping floors and wiping surfaces
  • Cleaning visiting staff accommodation facilities as required
  • Assisting in the running the Op Shop when open

PLEASE NOTE: The successful candidate must respect that Urapuntja is a DRY community.

About the benefits:

If you're looking to build a career within the community development/services sector or Aboriginal health, this is a fantastic opportunity to gain exposure and get your foot in the door with a dedicated not-for-profit organisation!

With a brand new, state-of-the-art and purpose-built Clinic nearing the end of construction, you'll be working within a fabulous building with plenty of room, specialised access, and great patient flow.

On offer is an attractive base salary plus super. You will also have access to a range of benefits including:

  • A monthly RDO
  • 6 weeks' annual leave
  • Return airfares to your point of hire
  • Leave loading
  • Generous salary sacrificing options
  • 10 days training leave to support your professional development
  • 3 weeks remote area leave per annum

The successful candidate will also be supplied with rent-free, fully contained accommodation, including an allowance towards all amenities provided (internet, electricity, telephone)!

Please note: The relocation assistance and accommodation is available to one person only.

Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to build your community career - Apply Now!

For all enquiries, please contact The Employment Office on 07 3330 2555

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

How to apply

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