When you join the Department of Justice, you become part of a people-focused organisation working hard to make our community a fairer and safer place to live. We offer many different employment opportunities in locations around Western Australia. You will have a chance to make a real difference to your local communities and to the lives of those you work with.
About the role
An exciting opportunity exists for a Senior Medical Receptionist (SMR) to join the health care team at West Kimberley Regional Prison.
The Senior Medical Receptionist is pivotal in the efficient functioning of the health centre, operating in a dynamic environment. The position is required to manage a diverse range of tasks inclusive of general receptionist duties, appointment management, general administrative support including tracking correspondence, management and purchasing of stock and the processing of invoices. Please refer to the JDF for more details.
The SMR will work 75 hours a fortnight during business hours Monday to Friday and will work alongside the clinical nursing staff and custodial staff in the prison in order to organize and manage the medical appointments for the prisoners at West Kimberley Regional Prison.
In order to excel at this role you will have the following skills and attributes:
- Excellent communication skills.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- High level computer skills and have the ability to learn and utilise prison medical record software.
All employees are required to undergo employment screening, which includes a National Criminal History Check and other checks that may be relevant to the position requirements.
How to apply
Please ensure you review the attached JDF for further information about the work-related requirements of the position. This information will assist you with the preparation of your application.
We require you to submit:
A current comprehensive CV including the contact details of two referees and a statement addressing all the essential work-related requirements (selection criteria) contained in the Job Description Form
Please ensure you allow sufficient time to submit your application, as late applications will not be accepted.
To submit your application click the “Apply for Job” button at the bottom of this page. Emailed applications will not be accepted.
Equity and Diversity
The Department of Justice is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to growing the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce as a part of EEO Management Plan and its Aboriginal Workforce Development Strategy. We embrace diversity and encourage applications from a diverse field, people from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, young people and people with disability including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Applicants found suitable but not recommended for this vacancy, may be considered for subsequent similar vacancies in the Department of Justice in accordance with Part 5 (General Appointment) of the Commissioner's Instructions: Filling a Public Sector Vacancy.
If you would like further information on this opportunity please contact Ruth McGuinness, Acting Clinical Nurse Manager on 08 9161 6051 for a confidential discussion.