Business Support Coordinator

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‘Team, balance, community, benefits, environment, autonomy, connecting…’

These are some of the top reasons our staff rate OVAHS as an Employer of Choice in the Kimberley region.

We do what we love, and we love what we do. Our vision is to improve the health and well-being of Aboriginal people in our region, and that’s why the delivery of quality and culturally secure primary and allied health services is our passion. We work adaptively and with transparency to determine, prioritize, and meet the health and well-being needs of Aboriginal people in our region.

OVAHS is a not-for-profit, multidisciplinary primary health care service delivering clinical and mental health services throughout Kununurra and surrounding communities. We are looking for a likeminded individual to join our team of professionals, based at our clinic in Kununurra.

About the role

The Business Support Coordinator has a varied and challenging role that involves ensuring the provision of services relating to the OVAHS Administration team.

The position is responsible for coordinating the effective and efficient completion of tasks across broad functional areas including finance, human resources, executive governance and quality improvement.

In addition, the position will support senior staff in the coordination of funding contracts and reporting processes.


Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply



  1. Proven track record in human resource management and executive support.
  2. Proven experience in the provision of financial services including payroll and accounts.
  3. Demonstrated working knowledge of corporate governance processes and reporting requirements including as it relates to the CATSI Act 2006.
  4. Excellent attention to detail and high level oral and written communication skills, specifically report writing and funding applications.
  5. High level planning and organisation skills.
  6. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  7. High level proficiency in the use of relevant business software (incl. Microsoft Office).
  8. Commitment to the principles of Aboriginal Community Control Health Services.


  1. Degree in Business or other qualifications relevant to the position.
  2. Experience using Reckon Accounting software.
  3. Experience working in or with health services.
  4. Experience working with government contracts and reporting processes.

Licensing Requirements

  1. Able to produce a National Police Clearance (current within the previous 3 months)
  2. Hold a current C-Class Driver’s License.


What you can expect from working at OVAHS:

As well as working in a positive team culture and supportive environment, OVAHS offers multiple benefits to employees, including and not limited to:

  1. Above award salary range between $89,805.25 –  $96,021.74 per annum pro rata, plus
  2. Subsidized housing
  3. 12-month Annual Airfare $1800 on continued service
  4. 5 weeks accrued Annual leave
  5. An additional 10 days paid Christmas leave
  6. Salary Sacrifice greatly increasing take-home pay.
  7. Superannuation

More information

To access the full job description and more information about working with us, visit the Careers page on our website or contact OVAHS CEO, Sharon Benning, on or 08 9166 2232.


To be considered for this position and shortlisted for an interview, please submit the below documents to:

  1. A Cover Letter addressing each of the selection criteria (located within the attached job description)
  2. A current CV/Resume along with the names of a least two referees.


Applications Close: 18th May 2023

We reserve the right to close off this position before the closing date.

OVAHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Job Category: Administration
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Kununurra

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