Administration Officer. Permanent Part Time - Wollongong

Life Without Barriers

NSW: Wollongong, Illawarra & South Coast
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About the Organisation

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 8,000 employees working in more than 500 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers.   

Make a real difference in the lives of vulnerable Australians with this unique opportunity to provide both corporate expertise and community support. With a focus on people, not profit, Life Without Barriers’ corporate services team partners with our direct support staff, clients, and their families to ensure we continue our mission to change lives for the better.  If a truly inclusive, collaborative, and fast-paced work environment sounds like your next career move, this is an opening not to be missed.

We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.

About the role

Bring your highly developed Administration experience and organisational skills to this fast paced and diverse role, the administrative needs of our Child Youth & Family team in Wollongong.

To succeed in this role, you will have the ability to positively build and maintain relationships, proactively provide high quality administrative support to our teams  and have the ability to work both autonomously and in a team environment.

This position is based in our Wollongong office on a Permanent Part Time Basis (4 days per week, 8.30am - 5pm), with the possibility of Full time in the future. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Searching for and setting up urgent accommodation
  • Arranging urgent payment to accommodation
  • Procurement for houses and assisting with the set up of new houses
  • Assisting to onboard new employees
  • Reception duties and coordinating meeting spaces
  • General administration and ensuring the smooth running of the office

Skills & Experience

  • Experience in providing administrative support and assistance within a fast paced, multifaceted organisation
  • Strong written and oral communication, interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Ability to manage sensitive information and maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
  • Ability to use initiative in the workplace and demonstrate problem solving skills.
  • Effective time management and organisational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability in using Microsoft Office suite programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Current Driver Licence

To be considered for and appointed to a position at Life Without Barriers, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or hold a valid medical exemption certificate.  You will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status during the recruitment process.

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check (where relevant to the role).


  • Join one of Australia's leading social purpose organisations
  • Access to Salary Packaging benefits and claim up to $15,900 in tax free earnings per year!
  • Access to discounts and benefits at selected retail outlets such as department stores, attractions, travel, cinemas, restaurants and MORE

How to Apply

Click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts. For any enquiries, including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact Joelene Green at

Applications close midnight Tuesday 9th August 2022 AEST

We are dedicated to playing our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and bring continuity of care and support to our clients. With this in mind, if you are successful, we will discuss with you an alternative to a face to face interview.  
Life Without Barriers supports the Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability. We believe people with disability need to be heard and for these experiences to influence how support services like ours are delivered. View our statement here

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