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People and Culture Advisor

Domestic Violence Action Centre

Join our team at the Domestic Violence Actions Centre (DVAC) and make a difference in the lives of those affected by domestic violence. We are looking for a compassionate and dedicated individual to join us as a People and Culture Advisor. In this position, you will provide essential support to our leaders and staff, while also advocating for employee well-being, reducing psychosocial hazards, upholding feminist principles, promoting gender equality, and ensuring HR compliance within our organisation. Be a part of our mission to create a safer and more inclusive environment for all.


DVAC works with individuals and communities to eliminate, prevent, and respond to domestic and family violence, and sexual violence by:

  • Collaboratively providing quality support services
  • Challenging social norms and structures that enable people to use violence/enable the use of violence.
  • Building awareness and capacity within the community, and
  • Encouraging egalitarian relationships.

Our Vision: Reduce the prevalence and impact of gender-based violence in our communities.


We are seeking a dedicated People & Culture Advisor to join our Business Services team in Ipswich. This full-time role is ideal for an experienced HR Generalist with a wide range of skills in the HR field. You will be part of a tight-knit team that is committed to supporting our staff and driving positive change in alignment with our mission and values.

Your responsibilities will include designing and implementing an annual wellbeing plan, providing expert advice to internal clients, managing employee investigations, tracking performance data, supporting HR projects and initiatives, coordinating the employment process, maintaining our HRIS system, and regularly reviewing and updating company policies and procedures.

If you are a proactive and knowledgeable professional who is passionate about employee wellbeing and HR compliance, we encourage you to apply for this position and make a meaningful impact on our organisation's culture and employee experience.


  • Possession of a degree in Human Resources.
  • Minimum of 3 years in a HR generalist role with exposure at strategic and operational level.
  • Experience resolving complex employee relations issues.
  • Ability to coach others to build capacity and confidence in managing people.
  • Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including compensation practices, organizational diagnosis, employee and union relations, diversity, performance management, and federal and state respective employment laws.
  • Ability to manage fluid demands, interruptions and priorities to balance workload and achieve objectives
  • Ability to look beyond compliance orientated HR to develop innovative, effective solutions to meet the organizational needs
  • Current driver’s license, Blue Card (WWCC) & COVID Vaccination (or medical exemption)
  • All DVAC staff are required to complete a National Police Check upon successful offer of position.

To learn more and review all role responsibilities, please review the Position Description which can be located on our website under Positions Vacant.


  • Get rewarded for your hard work and dedication with a competitive remuneration package and a generous EBA.
  • Achieve a better work-life balance with additional board leave.
  • Enhance your skills and well-being with access to a professional development budget, supervision, and a comprehensive employee assistance program available 24/7.
  • Take advantage of salary sacrifice packaging options.
  • We are open to considering part-time positions for the right candidate.

How to Apply

If you have a passion for helping others and possess the necessary qualifications and experience, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding role. Click "Apply Now" and submit your resume/CV and a detailed cover letter that highlights your skills, experience, and suitability for the position.

Applications will be assessed with interviews being conducted as they are received so do not delay in applying!


DVAC values diversity and is committed to creating a workplace where all employees can be their true self every day. We are a child safe and an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage candidates from wide-ranging backgrounds, identities and experiences to apply.

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