Administration Officer | Full-time Temporary

  • Company:
    ACT Government
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:

Closes: 23 September 2020

Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 2
Salary: $57,454 – $63,443 plus superannuation
Position No: 46920 – 01RNQ
Advertised (Gazettal date): 07 September 2020
Contact Officer: Karen Macdonald on or

Our Vision: Creating exceptional health care together.

Our Role: To be a health service that is trusted by our community.

Our Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind

Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT)—a catchment of approximately 400,000 people. It also services the surrounding Southern New South Wales region which includes the Bega Valley, Bombala, Cooma-Monaro, Eurobodalla, Goulburn, Mulwaree, Palerang, Queanbeyan, Snowy River, Upper Lachlan Shire and the Yass Valley.

CHS administers a range publicly funded health facilities, programs and services including but not limited to:

  • The Canberra Hospital: a modern 600-bed tertiary hospital providing trauma services and most major medical and surgical sub-specialty services.
  • University of Canberra Hospital Specialist Centre for Rehabilitation, Recovery and Research: a dedicated and purpose-built rehabilitation facility, with 140 inpatient beds, 75-day places and additional outpatient services.
  • Four Walk-in Centres: which provide free treatment for minor illness and injury.
  • Six community health centres: providing a range of general and specialist health services to people of all ages.
  • A range of community-based health services including Early Childhood Services, Youth and Women’s Health, Dental Health, Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Services.
  • Overview of the work area and position

    The Dental Health Program is in the Division of Rehabilitation, Aged and Community Services and offers a range of public dental services to the community including:

  • Child and Youth dental services to all children under the age of 14 years who live in or attend an ACT school.
  • Young people under the age of 18 with access to a Centrelink-issued Pension Concession or Health Care Card.
  • Adult dental services for ACT residents who are the primary holder of a Centrelink-issued Pension Concession or Health Care Card.
  • Whilst providing services that include, preventative dental interventions and health promotion, emergency dental care, restorative and prosthetic dental care and some orthodontic interventions for eligible clients.

    These services are delivered in the community to:

  • Gungahlin Health Centre.
  • Belconnen Health Centre.
  • Civic Health Centre.
  • Phillip Health Centre.
  • Tuggeranong Health Centre.
  • Alexander Maconochie Centre.
  • Mobile Dental Clinics.
  • Under direction, you will provide data entry into a clinical record as well as appropriate spreadsheets, along with general administration duties as required.

    Eligibility/Other Requirements


  • Previous experience in an administration role and/or knowledge of dental terminology and item numbers.
  • Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:

  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.
  • Note: This is a temporary position available until 30 June 2021.

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    This is a temporary position available until 30 June 2021.

    Administration and Governance