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Administration Officer

Organisation Name Blue Knot Foundation
Location Sydney
Date Posted 2022-06-21
Job Type Contract or Temp
Job Number 924137
  • Create change for over 5 million Australian adult survivors of complex trauma
  • Provide high level administrative support
  • 6 month paternity contract, with some WFH options


The Organisation
Blue Knot Foundation’s core mission is to empower the recovery of adults with experiences of complex trauma (repeated violence, abuse and neglect). They offer a range of important services including phone and online counselling: Blue Knot Helpline and Redress Support Service and National Counselling and Referral Service - Disability; educational workshops, professional development training, supervision, consultancy and other services.
The Administration Officer plays an important role in helping raise awareness of Blue Knot the organisation, and its purpose and engagement with Blue Knot’s services across a wide cross-section of the community.

  • North Sydney offices, with some WFH flexibility
  • Training and support provided to assist with maintaining health and wellbeing
  • Opportunity to develop entry level EA/PA skills
The Role
Reporting to the HR and Governance Coordinator, you will be the first point of contact for the organisation via a virtual reception, dealing with general enquiries and assisting volunteers and members. Working closely with the broader teams too, you will be responsible for:
  • Processing merchandise orders and donations, both physical and online
  • Provide secretariat support to the President and Deputy CEO, formatting reports and proposals, diary and travel management
  • Undertake finance tasks including issuing and following up invoices and monitoring cheques
  • Work alongside the HR and Marketing teams with on boarding, welcome packs, off boarding, compliance, training requests and some events
  • Responsible for facilities and overall office management, liaising with suppliers and contractors
Skills Required
You have a commitment to health and the non-profit sector and enjoy a role where variety is welcomed, and will hold:
  • Experience in providing excellent customer service and high level administrative support
  • Proven ability to work unsupervised and independently
  • Able to deal with sensitive issues, maintaining confidentiality and privacy
  • Working knowledge of Salesforce, Zoom, MS Office and Teams
  • A current National Police Check
  • Uphold organisation values of professionalism, hope, care, collaboration, empowerment and recovery

If you are a skilled administrator and passionate about social justice, health or mental health, please apply by submitting your resume and cover letter addressing the skills required. Please call (02) 8243 0570 or email if you have specific questions.
Please note there is no formal closing date for this role, if you are interested we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Please be advised you can upload two attachments, including your resume and covering letter when submitting your application.