Executive Assistant

Be part of transforming lives for stronger communities.

  • Full Time, fixed term contract for 12 months
  • $84,760 – $88,254  Plus superannuation (negotiable depending on skills and experience)
  • Sandringham & Frankston


Who we are

Family Life is a specialist family services organisation known for its innovation, impact and whole-of-community approach.  Our teams are committed to transforming the lives of our clients and communities to build resilience and healthy relationships.

Family Life is a growing organisation that is recognised for its innovative approach and has been named in the Top 10 Give Easy Innovation Index for 2018. Family Life has recently been awarded an Australian Crime Prevention Award for Meaningful Community Change for leading the ‘Together We Can’ collective impact project which saw a significant drop in reported incidents of family violence over the life of the project in Cardinia Shire.

Family Life is a child safe organisation. We value, respect and listen to children and young people.  We are committed to the safety of all children and young people. Family Life supports children to meet their potential and thrive. We do not tolerate neglect, mistreatment or abuse of any kind.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for a skilled, passionate individual who embodies the Family Life Way principles to deliver trauma informed support to our clients and achieve positive outcomes for communities.


What we offer

Family Life team members have access to generous employee benefits including salary packaging, flexible work arrangements (including RDO’s and Purchased Leave), EAP services, and training and professional development opportunities (including Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics certification).


The position

The Executive Assistant is a full time, 12 month fixed term contract role based at Sandringham and Frankston and provides high-level administrative and organisational support to both the General Manager, Impact & Strategy and General Manager, Services.

A day in the life of this position may include; arranging (and rearranging!) meetings, making travel arrangements, drafting email responses, writing letters, fielding phone calls, attending non-client facing training such as Trauma Informed Principles or Aboriginal Cultural Competency training, developing project plans and undertaking project management tasks, drafting meeting agendas, writing up meeting minutes… but we can guarantee every day will be different!


Why apply?

This is a great opportunity for a professional, enthusiastic and tech-savvy individual to utilise their excellent administrative and organisational skills to increase the capacity and effectiveness of the General Managers.


How to Apply

For a full position description please Click here

Please submit your confidential application including a CV and cover letter addressing the key selection Click here . Please note: applicants who do not meet the selection criteria will not be considered.

For further information regarding the position, please contact Tom Mulvaney (General Manager, Impact & Strategy) or Amanda Youngs (General Manager, Services) on (03) 8599 5433.

Family Life values diversity and welcomes applicants who meet the position criteria, irrespective of race and ethnicity, colour, age, gender, gender identity, disability, religion and sexual orientation.

All offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory Working with Children Check and Police Records Check.

Applications close: 24 September 2019

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