Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant (512537)

Tasmanian Health Service
Tasmanian Hlth Service - Southern Region
THS - South - MH & Statewide Services

Applications must be submitted by Sunday 18 October, 2020 11:55 PM

Position details Applications close: Sunday 18 October, 2020 11:55 PM AEST
Award/Classification: Health and Human Services (Tasmanian State Service) Award, General Stream, Band 2

Employment Type: Full Time
Region: South
Location: Risdon Prison Hospital

The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking interest from applicants for an Administrative Assistant vacancy.


$56,017 to $60,317 pro-rata per annum

Please note this position attracts a 6.5% Correctional Allowance


General Stream Band 2


Health and Human Services (Tasmanian State Service) Award

Period of Employment

Permanent, full time, day work, working 76 hours per fortnight, commencing November 2020

Please note that part time hours may be considered.


Risdon Prison Hospital


Provide efficient and effective clerical and administrative assistance to the business support area of Correctional Primary Health Services (CPHS), in relation to the day to day processing of accounts and ordering of supplies.

Essential Requirements

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

1. Conviction checks in the following areas:

a) Crimes of Violence

b) Sex Related Offences

c) Serious Drug Offences

d) Crimes involving dishonesty

2. Identification check

3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check

A person nominated for this position must also satisfy a further criminal history check in accordance with the Director of Prison’s Standing Orders established under the Corrections Act 1997.

Standing Order – Identification (ID) Cards and Visitor Passes 5.02 and Standard Operating Procedure – Tasmanian Prison Service Identification (ID) Cards MH5.02.1.

A nominated person cannot be employed within Correctional Primary Health Services if excluded from entry to Tasmania Prison Services Under the Corrections Act 1997.

Desirable Requirements
  • Preferred knowledge of Finance 1 Systems.
  • Experience and/or knowledge of ordering medical supplies.

Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

How to apply

This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form and to complete/upload your selection criteria responses and attach your resume. Please note that attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details of two referees before applying.

For further information contact

Sharon Morrison
(03) 6166 1253

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