Administration Trainee - SW938


Job Title

Administration Trainee - SW938


Apprenticeship Support Australia


North Melbourne, Victoria

Work Type



Administration & Office Support Other Clerical & Administrative Workers

Open Date

05 Mar 2021

Closing Date

15 Mar 2021

Required Skills

Key Selection Criteria

  • Capacity and desire to communicate well with a diverse range of people, including people with challenging behaviours
  • Demonstrated capacity in office procedures and knowledge of administrative tasks and functions
  • Skill in report writing, record keeping and file management
  • Knowledge of IT systems as well as excellent computer skills (including word and data processing)
  • High level personal organisation and time management skills
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm for working as part of an effective team
  • An understanding of privacy issues and a commitment to respectful service delivery
  • Commitment to contributing to the development of the organisation and its desire to deliver quality services to people experiencing homelessness and related issues
  • Drivers Licence essential.


Role Description

Wombat Housing Support Services Inc is one of the largest providers of housing support services to people in the Western Metro Region. It is a community-based organisation overseen by a Board.

Wombat is also the auspice for the Western Homelessness Networker, the LGBTI Homelessness and Family Violence Project, and the Continuing Care Living Skills Project.

The trainee administration officer is a created role which fits into the existing Administration Team.  The current admin team provides high quality and efficient administrative systems and procedures, responsive reception services and business support for Wombat Housing Support Services at the organisations office in Melrose St, North Melbourne. The trainee administration officer role is intended to support existing office procedures as required. 

The Admin Team have responsibility for a broad range of duties and tasks as described below. The trainee administration Officer will work as directed to assist with specified tasks such as:

  • Assist with answering phones.
  • Assist with website management.
  • Deliver and monitor a service to clients.
  • Design and produce forms and documents.
  • Produce and update spreadsheets.
  • Organise and implement workplace information.
  • Data entry and reconciliation duties.
  • Scanning, filing, and mailing duties.
  • Other administration duties as required.

With the support of the Senior Administration Officer and as part of the Management Team, the Trainee Administration Officer will play a critical role in the smooth running of the organisation.

Carmelo Maccarrone
Wombat Housing and Support Service

Enquiries: Vivian Lau 03 8327 2222

Applications close at 9.00am on Monday 15th of March 2021.

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