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Organisation : Foundation House

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Part-time, Casual/Vacation

Sector : Children, Community Development, Community Engagement, Community Support Services, Families, Health – General, Mental Health, Youth & Young People

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 28 Nov, 2021

About the role

We have an ongoing part time (1 day per week) position available in our Ringwood office and a casual position working across both our Dandenong and Ringwood Offices.

About you

To be successful in this role you;

  • Have outstanding organisational skills with the ability manage multiple tasks as well as your time
  • Are an excellent communicator – both verbal and written, with great interpersonal skills
  • Have intermediate to high level Computer skills including MS office suite, and data entry/database skills
  • Have the ability to work with people from a CALD background
  • People who speak Karen or Chin will be highly regarded for the position in Ringwood, and Tamil and Dari for our casual position in Dandenong

Salary and benefits

Remuneration for the ongoing position is based on our Enterprise Agreement 2014 of $71,373 gross salary per annum (pro rata), plus 17.5% leave loading and 10% superannuation. Additional benefits include salary packaging up to $18,550, a highly supportive team environment, excellent training and development opportunities.

The casual position will be paid at an hourly rate of $37.54 inclusive of 25% loading.

Conditional employment requirements

  • Satisfactory Police Check
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Current Driver’s Licence
  • COVID-19 vaccination*
  • Proof of the right to work and live in Australia.

*In accordance with the recent Directions from Chief Health Officer in accordance with emergency powers arising from declared state of emergency, COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions (No 7), Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 (Vic), Foundation House must comply with employer obligations regarding mandatory COVID 19 vaccinations for authorised workers. If you are to be successful in gaining employment with Foundation House, you will be required to provide evidence of your COVID 19 vaccination for work at our sites after 26 November 2021.

Foundation House is committed to promoting and protecting the interests and safety of children and actively plays a part in combating family violence; this is reflected in our organisational policies, protocols and staff development.

Foundation House is an equal opportunity employer.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Foundation House

The Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture Inc. (also known as Foundation House)is not-for-profit organisation providing services to advance the health, wellbeing and human rights of people of refugee backgrounds in Victoria who have experienced torture or other traumatic events in their country of origin or while fleeing those countries. The organisation was established in Melbourne in 1987 and is non-denominational, politically neutral and non-aligned. Foundation House is a state-wide agency offering services in metropolitan, regional and rural areas, with head office based in Brunswick. We have approximately 200 staff with metropolitan regional offices in Dallas, Sunshine, Dandenong and Ringwood.

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: Administration/Reception via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Administration_and_Office_Support
Sector: #Children, #Community_Development, #Community_Engagement, #Community_Support_Services, #Families, #Health_–_General, #Mental_Health, #Youth_and_Young_People

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