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Human Resources Advisor

Organisation : CatholicCare Diocese of Broken Bay

Location : Sydney (Pennant Hills)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : HR & Employment Services

Sector : Children, Community Support Services, Families, Mental Health, Other

Salary type : Hourly

Application closing date : 19 Jul, 2019

About the role

  • Pennant Hills Location
  • Full-time Position in a close-knit team
  • Real opportunity to learn and make a difference

About the role

Are you a talented, energetic and enthusiastic HR Advisor ready to take that next step? Join our busy team and work with us to build a service and coaching culture!

Reporting to the HR Business Partner, this role will be part of an established HR team and a broader People and Culture team and will suit a self-starter with excellent people skills, resilience and the ability to be hands-on while also working closely with managers and supervisors to deliver on strategy and maximise performance.

As HR Advisor, some of your key responsibilities might include:

  • Upskilling line managers through coaching, support and advice
  • Partnering with key stakeholders to manage ER cases, including performance matters, grievances, terminations, investigations, award interpretation
  • Assisting  with employee compliance initiatives
  • Contributing to key projects across the wider People and Culture team
  • Partnering with our programs to deliver the People and Culture Strategy
  • Completing HR administration activities

About you


With a focus on Employee Relations, the ideal candidate will have:

  • Previous experience as a HR Advisor in a fast-paced complex environment (essential)
  • Completed or be working towards completion of a relevant tertiary qualification (preferred but not essential)
  • Sound understanding of Modern Awards, National Employment Standards and the Fair Work Act, interpretation and application
  • Experience handling grievances and workplace investigations
  • Exposure across all aspects of HR and the employee lifecycle
  • Experience using HRMS/HRIS technology, including reporting
  • Strong customer focus and the ability to build trusted working relationships
  • Resilience, tenacity and a positive approach to get the job done
  • Demonstrated ability to influence others through coaching, guidance and support
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written
  • Exceptional time management and personal leadership
  • Passion, energy and enthusiasm

About the organisation

Organisation Name : CatholicCare Diocese of Broken Bay

Working with CatholicCare

Join our vibrant, faith-based agency providing innovative social care services to 14,000+ children, young people, individuals and families in the Northern Metropolitan Sydney and on the Central Coast.

CatholicCare offers a range of initiatives to actively promote your life/work balance and development of our employees through:

  • Working for a not for profit organisation who strive for a world where people are safe, happy, well and connected with each other in inclusive communities;
  • Great training and learning opportunities to help further your career;
  • An Employee Assistance Program offering free and confidential counselling and support;
  • Salary packaging benefits to receive up to $15,900 of your salary tax-free, as well as additional meal and entertainment benefits.

How to apply for this role

To apply

If you are a passionate HR professional who realises the tremendous opportunity that this role offers and want to utilise your skills and enthusiasm in a rewarding environment, we want to hear from you!

Please provide a cover letter addressing the role requirements, complete your work history and education information on the application page and submit your resume.  

We encourage and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 

Please apply using the following link:

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CatholicCare is a child-safe and child-friendly organisation – all staff must comply with our child-safe child-friendly policies and Code of Conduct. All child related roles are subject to a satisfactory Working with Children Check Clearance in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.

Completing a National Criminal History Record Check clearance is a requirement of this position


No recruitment agencies please


Please quote in application: Human Resources Advisor via Pro Bono Australia.


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