22 Sep 2021

Contract/Temp Receptionist – Community Health

for Barwon Health – Geelong & Surf Coast

Job Description

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Employment Status
Temporary Part Time
Community Health & Rehab Operating
Belmont CHC
Hours Per Fortnight
Position Summary
  • Exciting, fast paced role to utilise your expertise and skills
  • Enjoy greater work/life balance with this opportunity
  • Temporary Part Time – 32 hours per fortnight (until 30/06/2023)

About the facility

The Community Health Centres are the health hubs for the community of Geelong, surrounding suburbs and the Surfcoast area. All the staff at our centres are extremely friendly and innovative in delivering services to our communities. The centres are shared with numerous teams including community rehabilitation, community nursing and immunisation, dental and mental health.

About the role

As the Receptionist, you will provide an effective and efficient reception service and will contribute to the overall performance of Barwon Health. You will ensure excellent customer service and that daily work allocation occurs in an effective and efficient manner. As a member of the receptionist team you will ensure that consumers receive a welcoming reception. A focus of this role is ensuring that the administration functions support the client journey core principles of access and client centred care with a high standard of quality. It is important for you to have a very strong adaptable work ethic.

About the culture

We are an enthusiastic, energetic and focused team who work cohesively together. We promote positive respectful relationships and strong working partnerships in the workplace and in the community. Everything we do centres all our services on the client and is guided by our driving values: Respect, Compassion, Commitment, Accountability and Innovation.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

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Selection Criteria
Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health’s values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health’s values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Essential: Current Victorian Driver’s Licence and reliable Transport (Licence to be produced)
Essential: Demonstrated experience in a busy reception, providing clerical and administrative duties in a confidential environment.
Essential: Excellent keyboard and Computer literacy and skills, including the proficient use of the Internet, Word, Excel, Outlook and information electronic information systems and databases
Essential: Courteous and respectful behaviour in all interpersonal interactions and consistent application of principles of confidentiality and patient privacy
Essential: Ability to prioritise and undertake a range of complex tasks independently
Essential: Ability to work in a high pressure environment and multi task
Essential: Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
Essential: Awareness and sensitivity to minority groups and alternative lifestyle choices
Essential: Mature, friendly disposition with a high level of tolerance towards staff members and the general public
Essential: Strong literacy and numeracy skills
Essential: Typing speed of equal to or more than 45 words per minute
Contact Person
Elizabeth Flanagan
Contact Person Job Title
Administration Team Leader South Area
Contact Number
(03) 4215 6804
Alternate Contact Person
Gayle Peter
Alternate Contact Number
03 4215 7548

How to Apply

Apply via direct company link

Job Locations: Geelong & Surf Coast.
Job Categories: Receptionists.
Job Types: Contract/Temp and Part-Time.
Job Tags: full time jobs for 50+, jobs for 50+, jobs for mature age, jobs for mature age workers, jobs for older workers, mature age jobs, mature age jobs Melbourne, older workers, and older workers jobs.
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