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Vision Australia

Regional Administration Officer

Vision Australia

Ballarat, Victoria, Australia

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Job Posted: 04/12/2017

Job Category:

Administration & Reception / Administration / Assistant

Job description:
  • Permanent full time opportunity
  • Leading not for profit organisation
  • Generous salary packaging benefits
  • Travel required to other locations within the business region 

Vision Australia is a leading national provider of blindness and low vision services in Australia. We work in partnership with Australians who are blind or have low vision to help them achieve the possibilities they choose in life.

We support more than 27,500 people of all ages and life stages, and circumstances. We do this through 28 Vision Australia centres in Victoria, New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia; 30 clinics; and through outreach programs in the Northern Territory and Tasmania.

An exciting opportunity awaits an experienced Administration operator to join our team in the Barwon South west Grampians region. This role can be performed in a full time capacity.


As an Administration Support Officer at Vision Australia you will:

  • Monitor and maintain up to date records in accordance with professional standards, Vision Australia policy and procedures and external legislation;
  • Implement processes for the region ensuring timely, correct usage of HR kiosk, NetSuite, CMS and other applications for data and reporting accurately;
  • Provide high level administrative support to the Regional Manager and other members of the team to meet the needs of the team and clients;
  • Provide guidance and support to staff and volunteers undertaking reception and administrative activities for the office;


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Minimum 3 years Administrative Support experience
  • Experience working in high level administration and customer service roles
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills;
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft applications and other software programs
  • Proven ability to identify areas for continuous improvement and implement administrative systems and processes to achieve efficiency

Working as part of Vision Australia you will enjoy a values based organisation with benefits including:

  • Friendly values based working environments
  • Generous salary packaging options
  • Exciting career paths
  • Exceptional professional development opportunities
  • Flexible working arrangements

We’re always on the lookout for energetic, motivated people who share our values to be Person Centred, Accountable, Collaborative, Commercially Focused and Agile.

Do you want to become a part of a team that supports a future where our clients have the opportunity like never before to live the life they choose? Please select the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process.

Applications should consist of a full resume and a cover letter. Candidates should address the essential job competencies as outlined the position description and should also consider and be able to demonstrate Vision Australia’s organisational values which are central to the organisation’s culture. Applications should be uploaded as a word file. Please note pdf documents are not accepted for accessibility reasons.

As part of Vision Australia’s commitment to being an inclusive employer and embedding a culture where staff, volunteers and clients can be themselves and feel safe, and to protecting the best interests and safety of children and vulnerable people, successful applicants will be subject to a number of pre-employment checks including criminal history and working with children.

For more information about working at Vision Australia go to 

We encourage applications from candidates who are blind or have low vision.