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Executive Administrator and Grant Coordinator

Employer: Palliative Care Victoria
Type: Part Time
Closing Date: 10 February 2023



Palliative Care Victoria (PCV) is the peak body representing palliative care providers, consumers and their families, and those with an interest in palliative care in Victoria. Our vision is that all Victorians with a life limiting illness and their families are supported to live, die and grieve well.

We work to achieve our vision through leadership, advocacy, information, support and capacity building, in accordance with our values of respect, collaboration, integrity and compassion.

The primary focus of the role is to provide support and assistance to the Chief Executive Officer of Palliative Care Victoria, including administration, research, writing, handling contract and grants and other administrative tasks as required.

This role requires the exercise of autonomy and works with limited direction from senior employees/management/board to support the seamless operation of Palliative Care Victoria.

The post holder must maintain a high level of confidentiality with sensitive organisational information and when dealing with all stakeholders. The ability to be diplomatic, flexible in approach and adaptable to changing environments will be important.

The secondary focus of the role is to handle grants to support Palliative Care Victoria and its members. This requires seeking, publishing and applying for relevant industry grants which will further the development of palliative care in Victoria.

What is Offered

We will provide a fun and challenging working environment, flexibility of hours, ability to work from home, great working conditions and salary packaging.

Salary will be negotiated based on skills and experience.

Selection criteria:
    • Evidence of tertiary qualification in a relevant field and analytical thinking skills.
    • Demonstrated experience and competence through previous appointments/service of providing high level administrative support on a range of activities to executive management, Chief Executive Officer or similar.
    • Demonstrated experience and competence through previous appointments/service in seeking and applying for grants.
    • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to build and maintain strong team and stakeholder relationships. 
    • Experience with and understanding of managing confidential information.
    • Excellent organisational skills and professional verbal and written communication skills.
    • A flexible, positive and diligent attitude towards changing workflows with a demonstrated commitment to the values and vision of Palliative Care Victoria.
    • Project handling and/or research experience will be highly regarded.
    • Experience in a similar role in a not-for-profit organisation will be highly regarded.

How To Apply

Position Description and information on how to apply is available by clicking below button. Requests for further information should be directed to info@pallcarevic.asn.au or phone 03 9662 9644. 

Applications should be directed to:
Violet Platt, Chief Executive Officer, Palliative Care Victoria