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People And Culture Lead


We are seeking an experienced practitioner to join us in the role of People and Culture Lead. The role is between 30 hours to 38 hours per week. Working hours are flexible within standard business hours.

About the Role

Working within a small team that includes WHS, L&D and Payroll specialist functions, you will work in partnership with leaders and colleagues to support and enable our organisation through best-practice HR. You will seek to deeply understand our services and our people, and build and maintain strong and respectful relationships. Our workforce covers three different industries – early learning, healthcare and community services – making it a unique organisation in which to practice HR.

In this generalist role, you will provide line leadership to the P&C Advisor and P&C Officer and focus on employee and industrial relations, recruitment and onboarding, performance management and other operational HR activities.

Additionally, you will play a key role in:

  • Designing, implementing, and embedding strategically aligned initiatives including performance development, employee engagement and reward and recognition projects.
  • Reviewing and renegotiating enterprise agreements.
  • Harnessing our systems to enhance automation and efficiency of processes and quality of data and reporting.

We’re seeking the balance between:

  • Compassion and compliance
  • Efficiency and excellence
  • Analytics and creativity

About You

  • Tertiary qualification in Human Resources, Organisational Development, Psychology or related field are highly desired.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience at HR Business Partner level or similar. 
  • Current or recent in-depth knowledge and understanding of the Australian industrial relations system and legislation.


  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary packaging benefits up to $18,550 per annum
  • Paid parental leave
  • Ability to purchase additional annual leave up to 2 weeks per annum
  • Bentley location with free onsite parking

Occasional travel is required around the Perth metro area, and to Geraldton and Carnarvon.

Bring your best self to work every day, and truly make a difference to Ngala and our dedicated workforce, who provide such an important service to the WA community.


Please contact Angie Hutchinson, Manager People & Culture, at [email protected] using the subject line: People And Culture Lead enquiry via EthicalJobs.

We may commence shortlisting prior to the listed closing date, so we encourage you to submit your application early.

About Ngala

At Ngala, we believe every child deserves the opportunity to be their best, and that raising children should be a joyful and rewarding experience.

After 130 years of working with families across Western Australia, Ngala continues to use the latest research and training, alongside community stories and experiences to develop and deliver services that meet the needs of today’s parents and children.

Ngala supports families throughout all stages of a child’s life, striving to ensure that parents have knowledge about their child’s development, critical for effective parenting and to achieve the best outcomes for their child.

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It is a condition of employment with Ngala that staff provide a current National Police Certificate (dated within 6 months) and must have appropriate working rights.

 We acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People as the traditional custodians of the land where our programs and services operate and pay respect to Elders past and present in the spirit of reconciliation.

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