• Traineeship
  • Whyalla

Workskil Australia Incorporated

About the Role

As an award-winning organisation for Excellence in Indigenous Employment (NESA 2019) Workskil Australia are seeking to commence an Administration Officer – Trainee. We particularly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait candidates to apply.

Workskil Australia is offering an exciting career start for an enthusiastic and motivated individuals who would like to complete a Business Administration Traineeship.

As a Trainee you will complete a Certificate III over a 18-month period, whilst gaining valuable hands-on industry experience in a supportive environment.

This opportunity will be located at our Whyalla site and is being offered on full time, fixed term contract for a period of 18 months.

You’ll also experience the work/life balance that comes with working a 9 day fortnight, with a dedicated and fixed day off every second week. You will still receive the remuneration of a full time employee in addition to the ability to salary sacrifice. This challenging role will be a well sought after opportunity so we encourage you to submit your application at your earliest convenience.

Your role will require you to:

  • Undertake volume administration duties in an efficient and effective way;
  • Liaise with external customers confirming employment details;
  • Assist in managing the site diary/calendar;
  • Work with customers to prepare quality resumes and applications for employment opportunities;
  • Perform administrative and reception duties;
  • Support recruitment activities;
  • Ensure accurate data entry into our databases; and
  • Adhere to applicable contractual guidelines.

What we’re looking for:

  • Excellent customer service skills;
  • Demonstrated attention to detail;
  • Good basic admin, typing and data entry skills;
  • Excellent time management skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to meet objectives within set timeframes;
  • A strong willingness to learn; and
  • The ability to learn new tasks quickly.

About Us

Workskil Australia is a national not-for-profit and charitable organisation, with almost 40 proud years of supporting Australians to achieve sustained economic and social self-reliance. We do this by providing a range of employment, work experience, disability, youth, Indigenous and community services across New South Wales, South Australia, Western Australia and Victoria.

We promote a positive team culture where high performance can thrive. We value excellent customer service, integrity and honesty in our employees. We look for employees who have a genuine passion for working with those in need, are results-focused and can contribute to a strong team. In return for your truly valued contribution we will support your ongoing career development and offer a friendly, supportive & innovative environment for you to thrive.

We work hard every day to:

  • Work with our Customers to secure great long-term job opportunities.
  • Meet the labour needs of business and industry through quality recruitment services at no cost.
  • Assist businesses with diversifying their workforce.
  • Provide specialist employment and community services to people seeking work, including people with mental illness, injury or disability and Indigenous Australians.
  • Deliver work experience projects to the community.

Our values remain at the heart of everything we do and we strive to conduct our business with the highest degree of care, integrity, respect, honesty and service. We believe that the care, respect and high level of service we give to all of our customers is our key point of difference.


A competitive salary will be negotiated commensurate with skills and experience. As Workskil Australia is a public benevolent institution, we can also offer a portion of the salary through tax effective salary packaging.

About your Application

For your application, please include both a cover letter and resume. Your letter should set out why you are the appropriate candidate for the role. For ease of upload, we encourage you to combine these into one file as a pdf or word document. Please also note that a psychometric assessment is part of the application process, so please allow yourself approximately 15 minutes to complete your application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Prior to an offer of employment being made, candidates must provide authority for a Federal Police Clearance and other checks that may be a requirement of the position. To learn more about working at Workskil Australia head to https://www.workskil.com.au/about-us/work-with-us/

We are actively looking to fill this role and reserve the right to shortlist and interview applicants whilst this advertisement is open so encourage you to submit your application at your earliest opportunity.

Workskil Australia is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we particularly welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and applicants who have a disability. We deliver a range of employment and community services to children, young people and their families and are committed to creating a safe environment for children and young people in the delivery of these services.

To apply for this job please visit www.seek.com.au.