Personal Assistant to the GM

Job No: 112885
Location: Lismore

  • Be part of a welcoming and supportive organization
  • Attractive remuneration along with salary sacrifice opportunities and a smartphone!
  • An opportunity to finish each day knowing your work has made a difference in the lives of others


About St Carthage's Community Care

St Carthage's Community Care provides home care and respite services to older people, people with disability (including children from 5 years of age) and their carers within northern NSW.

Adhering to the Eden Alternative Principles, St Carthage's is an Eden Alternative Registered Organisation with a key focus on reducing the three plagues of loneliness, helplessness and boredom, that account for the bulk of suffering in a human community.  

At the core of St Carthage's Community Care services is the belief that each person has invaluable worth, is to be treated with respect and dignity as a person and that the close and continuous relationships with other people in the community provides the young and old alike with a pathway to a life worth living.  The work of the organisation endeavours to demonstrate the care and compassion we have for one another as we strive to live our lives in a meaningful way.

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Your new career awaits!

St Carthage’s Community Care is a leader on the Far North Coast’s fastest growing industry, specialising in providing in home care services for older persons and people living with a disability.

Our focus is on promoting positive lifestyle choices in a person-centred way, fostering social connections, providing pastoral support and developing a lifestyle tailored to the interests of our clients in the community. We continually strive to improve, develop and grow our staff and our services, with the aim of developing innovative approaches that will provide the best possible care for the people we serve.

St Carthage's Community Care currently has an exciting opportunity for a Personal Assistant to join their team in Lismore, on a part-time (30 hours per week) basis. 

Your primary responsibility will be to perform a variety of administrative tasks and support, as well as acting as the point of contact among managers, staff, clients and other external partners. 

Your key duties will include:

  • Providing administrative support to the General Managers;
  • Managing information flow in a timely and accurate manner;
  • Managing Executives’ calendars and setting up meetings;
  • Making travel and accommodation arrangements;
  • Preparing weekly, monthly or quarterly reports;
  • Formatting information for internal and external communication (i.e. memos, emails, presentations);
  • Taking minutes; and
  • Screening and directing phone calls, and distributing correspondence.

Ultimately, you will contribute to the efficiency of the organisation by providing personalised and timely support to senior staff.

About You

The successful candidate will have previous experience as a Personal Assistant, Executive Assistant, or similar, alongside exceptional written and verbal communication skills. You will be well-organised, possess great time management skills, and be confident in operating autonomously.

Competency in the use of computer programs, including Microsoft Office, is required, as is familiarity with office equipment and applications (e.g. e-calendars, copy machines, etc.).

Importantly, St Carthage's is seeking someone who understands discretion and who operates with a high level of confidentiality.

Additionally, your passion for the work that you do and your drive to make this opportunity your own will ensure your success in this role.

About the Benefits

On offer is an attractive hourly rate of $31.26 per hour, plus super, salary sacrificing options, and a smartphone provided for work purposes.

Additional training/career progression opportunities are available to the successful candidate.

This is an extremely satisfying and rewarding role in which you will be truly valued and encouraged to achieve. Importantly, you will finish each working day knowing you have improved the lives of others and truly made a difference within the community! 


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St Carthage's Community Care

St Carthage's Community Care is committed to creating a human habitat where life revolves around close and continuing contact with plants, animals and children.

It is these relationships that provide people with a pathway to a life worth living.

St Carthages Community Care