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People & Culture Coordinator - Brisbane / Glenside

Dementia Australia
  • Attractive salary packaging options available
  • Full time, fixed term contract opportunity until June 2023
  • Work from home and our office in either Glenside, SA or Brisbane, QLD

Dementia Australia is the national peak body and source of trusted information, education and services for the estimated half a million Australians living with dementia, and the almost 1.6 million people involved in their care. We advocate for positive change and support vital research. We are here to support people impacted by dementia, and to enable them to live as well as possible. Our commitment to a shared set of values shapes our decisions, actions and behaviours towards achieving our core purpose and strategic priorities.

  • We connect by promoting a people centred way of working and respecting all
  • We collaborate in a supportive manner with each other, other teams, clients and external parties
  • We commit to our purpose and direction, are accountable for our actions and support innovation, reshaping the way we do things

Located in Glenside, SA we are seeking an experienced People and Culture Coordinator to join the People and Culture team. This role will provide HR support, coordination and administration across a full range of HR services to Dementia Australia staff. As part of the National People and Culture team, this role will work collaboratively to contribute to the development and consistent implementation of national HR procedures and projects. The incumbent will be the first point of HR contact for Dementia Australia staff, resolving queries where possible and escalating as appropriate.

Reporting directly to the People and Culture Administration and Recruitment Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the recruitment function with advertising, screening, interviewing and post recruitment activities
  • Coordinating the on-boarding experience of new employees according to national standards and processes
  • Coordinating the offboarding process for employees, including preparation of acceptance of resignation letters, exit interviews are issued, ensuring internal correspondence is provided to relevant departments and that processes are followed to ensure all equipment is returned as necessary
  • Managing the HR inbox, actioning level 1 matters and escalating all other matters to the respective People and Culture Advisors as appropriate
  • Administration of People and Culture related checks; compliance checks, probationary reviews, immunisation records etc
  • Preparation of People and Culture related documentation as required; offers of employment, variations of employment, flexibility agreements

To be successful in the position, you will be a team player, show an absolute commitment to the delivery of high quality services and meet the key selection criteria outlined below.

Key Selection Criteria:

  1. Fosters teamwork by working together and cooperatively, encouraging, recognising and rewarding those behaviours in others; actively contributes to achieving team results. Supports team decisions.
  2. Understands and complies with legislation, Dementia Australia policies, procedures and instructions, demonstrating commitment to the organisation; specifically regarding the Fair Work Act 2009 and Industrial Relations, including interpreting NES, modern awards and enterprise agreements.
  3. Uses effective time management skills to plan, evaluate and organise work demands to achieve priority outcomes.
  4. Demonstrates sounds knowledge to navigate the use of information, database software in line with compliance and procedures.
  5. Communicates clearly and openly with different audiences, promoting dialogue and building consensus; actively listens to others, and responds with understanding and respect.


  • Tertiary qualifications in Human Resources or a related discipline highly desirable


  • A minimum of 2 years practical in HR or Recruitment Administration / Coordination role

If you thrive on activity and are looking for the next challenge as part of a dynamic team, we would like to hear from you. In return you will be offered a flexible and supportive environment as well as a number of attractive staff benefits. You will be making a difference in the lives of people living with dementia, their families and friends.

Please complete this online application form starting below. You will be required to provide a cover letter outlining your response to the key selection criteria within the application process. You will also be requested to attach a copy of your resume. For specific role enquiries, please contact recruitment@dementia.org.au

Please note:

Applications that do not contain a covering letter that addresses each of the key selection criteria will not be considered.

Dementia Australia reserves the right to close recruitment for this position as needed.

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