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Organisation : Foundation House

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Full-time, Part-time

Sector : Children, Education & Training, Families, Mental Health, Other, Youth & Young People

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 26 Nov, 2021

About the role

The HR Manager leads and manages a professional and effective HR service to support a strong and positive staff culture that leads to continuous improvement and a sustainable organisation. They will play a lead role in the development and implementation of HR strategies and operational plans to ensure strategic goals are met. The HR Manager supports leaders and teams by providing timely and appropriate employee and industrial relations advice and leads a team which manages the employee life cycle. This role will also undertake relevant projects and the management of all HR and occupational health and safety policies and procedures.

 About you

  • A collaborative leader with excellent relationship building skills at all levels in the organisation.
  • Experience in creating and maintaining an inclusive work environment and positive staff culture.
  • Experience in occupational wellbeing and maintaining a healthy workplace.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of enterprise agreements, the Fair Work Act, OHS and EEO legislation.
  • Ability to interpret and apply industrial instruments, legislation, and communicate effectively to others.
  • Ability to write, develop and review HR policies and procedures.

Remuneration is based on our Enterprise Agreement 2014 of $114,134 gross salary per annum (pro rata), plus 17.5% leave loading and 10% superannuation. Additional benefits include salary packaging up to $18,550, a range of flexible working options, a highly supportive team environment, excellent training and development opportunities, and onsite parking.

Conditional employment requirements

  • Satisfactory Police Check
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Current Driver’s Licence
  • COVID-19 vaccination*
  • Proof of the right to work and live in Australia.

* In accordance with the recent Directions from Chief Health Officer in accordance with emergency powers arising from declared state of emergency, COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions (No 7), Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 (Vic), Foundation House must comply with employer obligations regarding mandatory COVID 19 vaccinations for authorised workers. If you are to be successful in gaining employment with Foundation House, you will be required to provide evidence of your COVID 19 vaccination for work at our sites after 26 November 2021.


About the organisation

Organisation Name : Foundation House

The Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture Inc. (also known as Foundation House) provides services to advance the health, wellbeing and human rights of people of refugee backgrounds in Victoria who have experienced torture or other traumatic events in their country of origin or while fleeing those countries. The organisation was established in Melbourne in 1987 and is non-denominational, politically neutral and non-aligned. Foundation House is a state-wide agency offering services in metropolitan, regional and rural areas, with head office based in Brunswick. We have approximately 200 staff with metropolitan regional offices in Dallas, Sunshine, Dandenong and Ringwood.


Foundation House promotes the safety and well-being of children and families.

Foundation House is an equal opportunity employer.

How to apply

Position Description : PD_HRManager_Aug21

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


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

Profession: #HR_and_Employment_Services
Sector: #Children, #Education_and_Training, #Families, #Mental_Health, #Other, #Youth_and_Young_People

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