Personal Assistant / Administration Coordinator - Maternity Leave

CORE Community Services Ltd

Applications Closing: Monday, February 25, 2019 - 17:00

The position will responsible for providing first point of contact for clients to engage the service, provide high quality customer service, daily support to the Youth Services Manager, wider youth team and our clients. It is expected that you will balance multiple tasks simultaneously, while providing a high level of service. This role requires a high level of interpersonal and organisational skills. You will be required to be pro-active, punctual, have a pleasant phone and personal manner, accurate typing ability (data entry), and familiarity with Word, Excel and Outlook is required.

We are looking for someone who is able to balance multiple tasks simultaneously, with a high level of interpersonal and organisational skills, who is pro-active and has a pleasant manner.

The position functions under the supervision of the Youth Services Manager.

Category: Administration & Support, Business Development, Care & Support Work, Community Development, Executive & Senior Management, Finance & Accounting, HR & Employment Services, Information Technology, Management, Media, Communications & Marketing, Operations & Risk Management, Social Work
Field: Alcohol & Other Drugs, Corporate Social Responsibility, Education & Training, Employment and Financial Support, Family, Children and Youth, Housing & Homelessness, Community, Management and Operations
Employment basis: Full-time, Contract
Salary Range: $66,000-$80,000
Job Location: South West Sydney
About us

CORE Community Services (CCS) - we are a not-for-profit community organisation which has been operating in South West Sydney for almost 40 years. We deliver a wide range of services, activities and programs across five key service areas - Children's Services, Youth Services, Multicultural Communities, Aged and Disability Care and Community Engagement.

Position details
Essential Selection Criteria:

Interpersonal skills

  • Highly developed interpersonal skills
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills, with emphasis on written documentation and publications is essential
  • Event management experience
  • Communications must be culturally appropriate and tailored according to the Client’s needs
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Multi-tasking ability
  • Ability to work under pressure


Technical skills and knowledge

  • High level skills in Word, Excel, Access, Outlook and Internet Explorer.
  • Knowledge of computerised Client and reporting software
  • Competent in professional documentation, including the taking of meeting minutes, preparing high level correspondence and reports as requested.
  • A minimum typing speed of 60wpm with 90% accuracy


Management skills

  • Ability to multi‐task and work in a well organised manner, both independently and as part of a team.
  • The ability to prioritise work and make decisions regarding the day to day issues as directed
  • Ability to maintain high levels of privacy and confidentiality in regards to clients, staff and business matters


Appropriate qualifications or relevant industry experience

  • 2 years’ or more experience as a personal assistant or team assistant


  • Successfully undertake a National Police Check
  • Working With Children Check
  • Working Rights in Australia
Desirable Selection Criteria:
  • Certificate 4 or Diploma in Business Administration or other relevant qualification/experience desirable.
  • Relevant NFP/ community sector experience is desirable.
Other Information:

You will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Check, NSW Working With Children Check, hold a NSW Driver's License and have working rights in Australia.

Contact details
Contact Name: Human Resources
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 0297270477
How to apply

If this sounds like you please submit a cover letter addressing the above selection criteria, current resume and details of three professional referees to

Applications close 25 February 2019

Date posted: 11 February 2019

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