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Administration Officer - Kids Helpline @ School

Job no: 492954
Work type: Maximum Term (Part-Time/Defined End Date)
Location: Milton
Categories: Administration & Office Support

Kids Helpline @ School (KAS) is an early intervention model which provides a proactive approach to promote wellness and increase the resilience of young Australians. KAS Facilitators are invited into primary school classrooms via video link to facilitate discussions with the students about key issues affecting children, and they work with the teacher prior to the session to tailor each session to meet the needs of the class. Topics include bullying, peer pressure, being a school leader, online safety, introduction to Kids Helpline, transition to high school, managing emotions and developing resilience.

About the role

Reporting to the Kids Helpline@ School Program Manager, key responsibilities include:

• Respond to queries from schools and organisations wishing to engage in the program
• Provide a key point of contact by liaising with internal and external stakeholders, monitoring and responding to requests for general information
• Liaise with schools to manage bookings and logistics for workshops
• Develop information packages for all stakeholders including schools
• Provide effective calendar management for the Kids Helpline @ School team

This position is part time (3 days per week) and will initially be appointed for 3 months, with the possibility of leading to a permanent position.

About you

You will be flexible to take on any task as required and will be able to work autonomously and collaboratively with the Kids Helpline @ School team.

The successful candidate will bring:

• Certificate level qualification and a minimum of 1 year’s administrative experience; or a minimum of 3 years administrative experience
• Good organisational skills, with the ability to manage multiple competing priorities
• Well-developed written and verbal communication skills
• Demonstrated ability to maintain a high level of attention to detail, accuracy and quality of work
• Strong ICT skills including experience managing online databases and MS Office and the capacity to learn new systems quickly

If you are looking for an opportunity where you can be innovative, drive change and have a positive impact on the lives of young people we would love to hear from you. We offer attractive employment conditions including access to salary packaging arrangements and paid parental leave. Find your place at yourtown.

Contact: Marnie Elliot – Talent Acquisition Specialist on 0434 609 384

Role closes: 5 December 2021

yourtown is committed to providing services that protect and keep children, young people and adults at risk free from harm. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Criminal History Check and retention of a valid Working with Children Check.

"In our team we value diversity, inclusivity and people who want to make a difference"

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