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Reference Number 18628
Position Title Reception & Administration Assistant
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Hours Per Week 22.80
  • Permanent Part Time Opportunity
  • Kensington Location
  • Generous Salary packaging Benefits

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 Reception and Administration Assistant to join our team in Kensington.


As a Reception and Administration Assistant at Vision Australia you will provide support to the Regional Manager and service delivery team and provide advice and information to our clients. Your days will be full and varied managing tasks from:

  • First point of contact for the site by meeting and greeting visitors, clients, volunteers and staff;
  • Provide excellent customer service support when attending to and liaising with clients arriving and departing the building;
  • Provide information regarding Vision Australia to volunteers, clients and visitors as required;
  • Identify visitors, clients, volunteers and staff’s needs and provide information and advice on a course of action appropriate to their needs and consistent with organisational policies and guidelines;


To be successful in this role you will:

  • Experience in an administrative role with client interaction;
  • Strong planning and time management skills including the ability to prioritise and meet deadlines;
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft applications and maintaining spread sheets and databases;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;

Our Benefits

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

  • Friendly values based working environment
  • Generous salary packaging options
  • Exciting career paths
  • 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. 

Contact Person Melissa Stewart
Contact Number 0293343297
Closing Date 16/01/2018
Position Description
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