Front desk/ admin assist

Job Location: Sydney Parramatta & Western Suburbs
Employer: Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network
Part time

Employment Type: Permanent Part Time 
Position Classification: Admin Off Lvl 2
Remuneration: 56937.26 – 58939.35 (full time equivalent)
Hours Per Week: 24
Requisition ID: REQ268579

Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network is the largest paediatric health care entity in Australia. We care for thousands of children each year in our hospitals and in their homes — with one purpose in mind — to help young people live their healthiest lives.

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What you’ll be doing

To be the first point of contact in the Medical Imaging Department for front desk enquiries as well as registering patients for their examinations/procedures.


  • Previous experience working on a front desk reception and dealing with members of the public/clinicians etc in a medical setting. Previous experience in a Medical Imaging Department would be an advantage.

  • Professional and pleasant phone manner. Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.

  • Excellent administration skills.

  • High standard of verbal and written interpersonal communication skills.

  • Proficient in MS Word and Outlook as well as basic Excel skills.

  • Proven ability to work as part of a team.

  • Ability to be flexible and demonstrate initiative.

SCHN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Indigenous Australians, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. 


As this is a “Category A” position, please refer to the Application Guide for vaccination requirements.


This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children’s Guardian.  For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children’s Guardian Website


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. We recognise the value of Aboriginal staff providing health care to Aboriginal children and families that access the services we provide at the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network. Aboriginal job applicants are encouraged to visit the NSW Health Aboriginal Recruitment tool, Stepping Up to assist in preparing your application.



Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination is required for all NSW Health staff in line with the recent NSW Government Public Health (COVID-19 Vaccination of Health Care Workers) Order 2021 (including any amendments):

  • Applicants are required to provide evidence of their  first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination and confirmation of booking for second dose prior to 30th November 2021

  • From 30th November  2021 onwards, all applicants to provide evidence of first and second dose of a COVID-19 vaccination


If you have a medical reason and cannot be vaccinated:

A COVID-19 Vaccine Medical Contraindication form must be completed by a GP or Medical Practitioner.

An exemption to the Public Health Order requirements will only be considered if you are unable, due to a medical contraindication, to be vaccinated against COVID-19.


Please note: To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.


Need more information?
  1) Click here for the Position Description
  2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Angelique Doyle on [email protected]

Applications Close: 28 November 2021



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