What is RSL Life Care? Find out
March 12, 2020

Rostering and Administration Officer

RSL LifeCare is a leader in senior living, providing high quality retirement villages, aged care homes (nursing homes) and personal home care throughout NSW and the ACT.  Proudly serving Australia for over 100 years, RSL LifeCare is a successful and growing not-for-profit organisation which began as a haven for war veterans and today is open to all Australians.

Our vision is one of “Continuing in the ANZAC spirit” by developing supportive, dynamic retirement living communities and providing award-winning, innovative and personalised care for our clients and residents. We are passionate about supporting our residents and clients to live fulfilling lives and enable their sense of wellbeing and independence.

The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Rostering and Administration Officer, to join our team on a full time basis, 76 hours f/n.  This role supports the provision of Home Care services in and around Grafton and Yamba regions and will be working across both sites.

This role will see you working closely with our admin coordinators, field staff and key stakeholders in delivering exceptional service experience to our clients. Your strong computer skills and ability to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment will be critical in ensuring our clients are receiving a quality experience via our service offerings.

We value and promote an environment that fosters open communication, working as an integrated team, being committed to the delivery of quality services and providing individuals with opportunities to develop.

About You

The ideal candidate for this role would be an experienced, motivated and enthusiastic person with a passion for the provision of high-quality services to Veterans and/or older Australians.

You would have a strong record of demonstrating exceptional organizational and communication skills, with the ability to build rapport as you multi task and prioritise calls from clients to make informed decisions regarding the timeframes required for services.

Ideally, you would have experience in rostering and administrative support, with a collaborative, solution oriented and continuous improvement focus.

Selection Criteria

The essential selection criteria for the role includes:

  • Previous experience working in aged care or home care industry in a similar role
  • Experience with a rostering system and a demonstrated aptitude for database management and reporting
  • Maintain accurate staff and client workloads via the electronic scheduling system
  • High level of computer literacy including working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and ability to adapt to other IT systems
  • Able to provide a broad range of general administration support including but not limited to filing, mail, making appointments, diary management, travel arrangements for residents, drafting documents and correspondence and reimbursement of expenses
  • Exceptional time management and organisational skills
  • Sound negotiation, influencing and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work efficiently and independently as a key team member
  • Demonstrated appreciation and acceptance of different backgrounds and beliefs

Desirable selection criteria for the role includes:

  • Understanding of veteran needs and experience
  • Understanding of the needs of aged people
  • Ability to liaise between Residents/Managers/Supervisors/Team Leaders/Staff

We offer:

  • A supportive environment committed to providing excellent care and services to our residents and clients
  • Salary packaging opportunities as a not for profit organisation
  • The opportunity to join an organisation that strives to make a genuine positive difference for our clients and residents, our people and our community
  • A role where initiative and autonomy are genuinely encouraged.

As part of the application process you will be required to undergo a National Criminal History Check and must hold valid Australian work rights/ visa.

To apply

To apply, please select “Apply Now”. Due to a high number of applications only those that are shortlisted will be contacted.


Position snapshot

Apply now

Career Application Single

  • Accepted file types: docx, doc, pdf.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Download a brochure

We'll never share your email address and you can opt out at any time, we promise

Career Application Single

  • Accepted file types: docx, doc, pdf.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.