Administration Officer-Contract

Anglicare North Queensland is a not for profit organisation offering a comprehensive network of services in Mt. Isa, Mackay, Townsville and Cairns to people in need.

  • 3 month  Fixed Term Contract
  • Monday to Friday 9:00am to 3:00pm

We are seeking a Casual Administration Officer to work at our Public Intoxication Service in Cairns.  

The Position:

The Diversionary Centre is a facility for intoxicated individuals who are at risk of being a danger to themselves or other people, are causing a public nuisance or who would otherwise be detained.  The centre provides a safe and culturally appropriate sobering up facility where clients are provided with supervision, care, companionship and support.

The Diversionary Centre is seeking an enthusiastic and well organised Administration Officer who wants to make a difference to the Diversionary Centre.

Key requirements of the role:

  • Understanding of and commitment to the mission, vision, values and core principles of ANGLICARE
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake activities associated with a busy reception including operation of the telephone system, strong administration background
  • Intermediate computer skills including the ability to use Windows, email, internet, SharePoint, Service Record System
  • Well-developed communication, rapport building, listening and interpersonal skills to respectfully, sensitively and appropriately interact with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Well-developed written, data collection including attention to detail, time management and organisational skills
  • Capacity to work well under pressure and to establish priorities under direction of management and/or senior workers
  • Current driver's licence

Successful candidates are required to undertake and maintain a working with children blue card and a police criminal history check.


To apply please forward a resume, a cover letter addressing the key requirements above and an application form to *******

Please visit our website for the application form.


5PM MONDAY 25 MAY 2020

Anglicare North Queensland Limited is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Only successful applicants will be contacted.