Murrumbidgee Local Health District

Employment Type: Temporary Part Time (from 15 April 2024 until 28 June 2026)
Position Classification: Administration Officer – Level 3
Remuneration: $66,027.58 – $68,085.50 per annum, pro rata (+ super + 17.5% leave loading where applicable)
Hours per Week: up to 32
Requisition ID: REQ472143
Applications Close: 19 March 2024
Vaccination Category: A



Outstanding Experience. Infinite Opportunities.



Here in the Riverina, we treasure your skills and experience and we’re ready to roll out the red carpet to welcome you to town and we’ve prepared oodles of goodies to help you settle in.

When you join our team here at MLHD, you unlock priority access to a broad range of interesting and unique learning and development opportunities where you can quickly advance your skills. With this advanced skill acquisition and experience comes fast-tracked career progression; the sky’s the limit to how far you can go!

Why You’ll Fit Right In.

You have a good sense of adventure and are willing to try new things. We’re looking for open-minded leaders who take a systematic approach to their work, have strong critical thinking skills and are passionate.

The Magistrates’ Early Referral Into Treatment (MERIT) Program provides case management for defendants who have entered the criminal justice system and have a demonstrable drug problem.  MERIT is a drug-crime diversion scheme that has evolved from the Commonwealth/State Agreement relating to the Illicit Drug Diversion Initiative of the Council of Australia Governments. The program currently services the areas covered by the Local Court of Wagga Wagga Junee, Griffith, Leeton, Narrandera, Albury, Holbrook and Corowa.

The MERIT Administration Officer is required to provide a broad range of clerical and administrative tasks to support the MERIT case management team. The scope of this position includes typing reports, accurately entering data for statistical purposes, booking client appointments with case workers, general receptionist duties any additional tasks as requested by the MERIT Coordinator.

Learn more about the role and requirements here. 

Discover Work-Life Balance in Your New Home.

With a sparkling 3300 sunshine hours a year and a sunny disposition to match, The Riverina positions you centrally to Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra. Zoom home from work in five minutes, reclaim time for things you enjoy!

There’s loads to explore, from river sports and nature walks to craft markets, shopping and museums. Our little slice of heaven is known as Australia’s ‘food bowl’ with the best fresh produce coming from orchards and farms all around, so our restaurants and wineries are simply sublime.

Want to know more about the MLHD community? Visit us here.

Upgrade Your Career and Lifestyle at MLHD.

Go on, you’ve earned it a promotion, a world-class workplace, inspiring colleagues, award-winning staff and patient programs – all wrapped up in a rich tapestry of cultural treasures. Contact Rebecca Woods, MERIT Project Manager/ Clinical Leader on 0474 016 711 or [email protected] for a confidential chat.

Apply Online! Your application will require you to include a resume and cover letter outlining your skills and experience and why you are a good fit for this position.

New applicants must have completed the COVID-19 Primary vaccination course prior to commencement with NSW Health or provide an approved medical contraindication certificate. Should a medical contraindication certificate be provided, ongoing employment post certificate expiry is conditional to meeting COVID-19 vaccination requirements. 

MLHD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Aboriginal People and people from racial, ethnic, or ethno-religious minority groups and people with disability.