Records Management Officer

Experienced Records Management Officer sought for a diverse and vibrant Aboriginal Health organisation


  • Join a well-respected Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation in South Australia!
  • Based in Adelaide, South Australia (CBD Location)
  • Permanent full-time position available
  • Attractive remuneration – starting salary $68,528 + super and salary packaging!

About the Organisation

Nunkuwarrin Yunti is the foremost Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation in Adelaide, South Australia, providing a range of health care and community support services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Nunkuwarrin Yunti aims to promote and deliver improvement in the health and well-being of all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the greater metropolitan area of Adelaide and advance their social, cultural and economic status. The organisation places a strong focus on a client centred approach to the delivery of services and a collaborative working culture to achieve the best possible outcome for clients.

Nunkuwarrin Yunti employs a diverse range of people to enable quality services to be delivered to improve health and social outcomes for the local Aboriginal community.

About the Opportunity

Nunkuwarrin Yunti now has an opportunity for a Records Management Officer to join their multidisciplinary team based in Adelaide, on a full-time.

Reporting to the Executive Manager of Corporate Services, you’ll be responsible for ensuring Nunkuwarrin Yunti’s Records Management systems are further developed and implemented in an effective and efficient manner such that all Records Management activities undertaken by the organisation meet legal requirements, cultural competence, and reflects best practice in maximising organisational performance. 

Broadly the key responsibilities will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Efficient management of the NY’s recordkeeping system, ensuring that sound recordkeeping principles and records management best practice are followed and adhered to.
  • Ensuring records are captured uniformly across Nunkuwarrin Yunti and stored in our EDRMS (Alfresco).
  • Managing the storage of hardcopy records located off site for retention
  • Maintaining the integrity and authenticity of records by alignment with the GDS and BCS.
  • Making and documenting configuration changes to the system as deemed necessary and via change control processes.
  • Ensuring the system is accessible and performing appropriately on a day to day basis.
  • Responsible for training staff including Induction and refresher as required or other records management issues.


The ideal candidate will hold a qualification in Records Management or similar field and have previous experience of at least 12 months in a similar role. 

You will also have a demonstrated ability to perform records management functions to a high standard, assisting and coordinating records management processes across the life cycle of records, have a clear understanding of associated statutory requirements, and the ability to implement change management and process improvements.

The successful candidate will be able to develop and maintain positive working relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and organisations associated with providing services to Nunkuwarrin Yunti.

In addition, you will maintain a high level of confidentiality at all times and have good data entry and computer literacy skills.

While not essential, previous experience working with Aboriginal organisations and people, non-for-profit organisations will be highly regarded.

Promises to be a satisfying role for an energetic and enthusiastic Records Management professional able to manage deadlines and priorities in a highly dynamic workplace.

About the Benefits

Your dedication and hard work will be rewarded with a competitive remuneration $68,528 + plus super. You’ll also enjoy extensive salary packaging options that greatly increase your take home pay!

Nunkuwarrin Yunti is committed to nurturing ongoing professional development and growth, with training, mentoring and guidance provided. You’ll be granted with a number of opportunities for career advancement, alongside the chance to build your experience within Aboriginal health.

For further information regarding this opportunity, please contact Michael McCabe (Executive Manager – Corporate Services) on 08 8169 7277

Aboriginal people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please forward your application to      Subject: HR Officer Vacancy      with a Cover Letter and copy of your Curriculum Vitae.

Applications close Wednesday 22nd January 2020 at 5 pm.

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