Administration Assistant
(SCHADS Level 4)

Applications will be reviewed as they are received

WESNET is seeking an Administration Assistant (28-35 hours per week by negotiation) to fill a key role in our Safety Net Australia team. 

In this role you will provide administration and support to the Safety Net Australia team particularly around supporting the Safe Connections program which provides smartphones and technology safety training to a network of frontline domestic and family violence services across Australia. You will be part of a small and dynamic team in our Bendigo headquarters along with other team members, some of whom work remotely.
The successful candidate will have strong administrative and organisational skills and be able to work as our telephone reception as well as an integral part of a team. As we work with agencies supporting, as well as survivors experiencing domestic and family violence, a high degree of judgement, confidentiality and resilience will be necessary attributes. The work is interesting and varied but will require skills to be able to manage multiple tasks, time and ability to meet deadlines. 

WESNET is Australia’s peak women’s organisation working to eliminate domestic and family violence. WESNET aims to:

Provide support for women victim-survivors and their children, 
Strengthen and build the women’s family and domestic violence sector,
Strengthen WESNET’s position as the national leader of member services to the sector, and
Use our specialist knowledge to achieve our purpose and maximise our capacity to eliminate family and domestic violence and other forms of gender- based violence.

What we offer:

Generous salary, plus superannuation
Excellent tax-free salary packaging options available
4 weeks leave (pro rata) with 17.5% leave loading.
Family friendly work environment.
4 weeks paid Parental leave after 12 months service.

To be considered for shortlisting and interview your application must include:

Cover letter
A statement which describes your suitability against each of the key selection criteria detailed in the Position Description
A resume or CV containing your contact details, a summary of work experience, details of qualifications and education.
Referees - if required for an interview you will be required to provide details of at least two referees - one should be your current or most recent supervisor - and another supervisory with knowledge of your work performance.

Application deadline: The final date for receipt of applications will be 9am on Monday 6 March 2023. PLEASE NOTE Applications will be reviewed as they are received until a suitable applicant is found so you are advised to apply as soon as possible. Late applications will not be considered, however Wesnet does reserve the right to extend the final date if a suitable applicant is not found.

Applications must be submitted by email to "jobs AT"

If you need additional information about the position please send your written enquiry to "jobs AT".
A single PDF is preferred.
Please note: applications that do not comply with the above will not be considered.
No recruiters thanks. 

FAQs - please check back as we list the questions from applicants

I'm not an Australian resident, will you help with visa and migration?

No. As this position is funded through a Government Grant, and we require the staff member to be located in Bendigo, we are only opening this position to individuals who are Australian residents and have the right to work in Australia already and into the future. 

Can I arrange a quick chat with the CEO to discuss the position and my qualifications? 

No. For procedural fairness and also due to the high volume of enquiries and automatically generated requests for "quick chats" - we ask all candidates to carefully read the instructions, and send all questions through to the email address as instructed in the selection documentation.  Part of our selection process, is seeing that candidates follow the basic instructions of our process.  😉