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Senior Human Resources Officer - Wagga Wagga

Relationships Australia Canberra and Region


Relationships Australia is a community sector organisation with a proud and rich history. We connect with families, communities and thousands of people across the lifespan.

You may know us for our family and couples counselling – we also give back to the community through our work in family violence prevention, working with people experiencing gambling harm, with families that have been touched by the sudden death of a loved one, with people who have experienced trauma and with people who are challenged by their mental health, among other things.

With us you will work with people at times of vulnerability in their lives, create a career you’ll love and join a warm and caring team who make a difference.

Your new role

This position is responsible for the timely delivery of operational services of HR, including the planning and execution of key HR projects and providing practical, timely HR advice to staff and managers.

This role operates under limited direction and is responsible for contributing to our operational objectives by managing significant projects.

The position is also responsible for the Work Health and Safety (WH&S) function of the organisation whilst ensuring continuous improvement and efficient work practices to support HR and organisational objectives.

Reporting to the Director, Human Resources, you will:

  • Act as a point of contact for all HR services across all RACR sites.
  • Provide specialised advice and support to staff, supervisors and manager on HR Operations, Work, Health and Safety, Performance Management, Training and Development, Enterprise Agreement interpretation and application and HR policies, procedures and processes.
  • Coordinate all recruitment activities and manage the on-boarding and induction process for all new employees.
  • Review, develop and update HR/ WH&S policies, processes and related documents by applying specialised expertise and upon undertaking appropriate research.

What you’ll need to succeed

  1. A tertiary qualification in Human Resources Management or a related field.
  2. Demonstrated experience in generalist HR and interpreting employment related legislation and documentation.
  3. Demonstrated experience working with diverse cultural communities and knowledge of issues facing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and culturally and linguistically diverse individuals and communities, and LGBTIQ communities.
  4. Demonstrated supervisory and team engagement experience in a culturally diverse environment, with an ability to coach and mentor staff, to prioritise workloads and to lead the team to deliver on challenging objectives in a timely manner.

For a full list of selection criteria and duties, please refer to the position description attached.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

This is a permanent full-time position, based in Wagga Wagga, NSW

What you’ll get in return

This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly regarded not-for-profit, community-based organisation in a position where you will have the opportunity to continue to grow and develop your career.

You will receive a generous package including professional development and NFP salary packaging. In this role you will be able to make a positive difference in the lives of people in the community every day.

How to apply

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