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Human Resources Officer

Advertiser: YWCA of Canberra2.6 out of 52.6 overall rating (15 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
16 Oct 2020
Location
ACT
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Human Resources & Recruitment, Consulting & Generalist HR
Human Resources Officer
  • Salary Packaging benefits that can increase your take home pay by $5k annually
  • 14 weeks paid parental leave
  • Opportunities to grow your career with a progressive organisation

About YWCA Canberra

YWCA Canberra is a feminist not-for-profit organisation that has provided community services and represented women’s issues in Canberra since 1929.

YWCA Canberra provides essential, quality services for women, girls and families in the ACT and surrounding regions. We work in the areas of children’s services, community development, homelessness and affordable housing, youth services, personal and professional training, women’s leadership, and advocacy.

Through its national Affiliate Association with YWCA Australia, YWCA Canberra is part of the World YWCA network, which connects 120 countries across the globe.
YWCA Canberra’s mission is ‘We strengthen communities by supporting girls and women through our services and advocacy’.

About the Role

The Human Resources Officer is responsible for:

  • The administration of human resource functions throughout all employee lifecycle stages including, recruitment, onboarding, record keeping and separation.
  • Drafting employment contracts, variations and letters.
  • Providing human resource support and advice on policies and procedures.
  • Interpretation of the YWCA Canberra Enterprise Agreement and Awards.
  • All facets of HR administration.
  • Secretariat duties for the Work Health and Safety Committee.

About you

It is desirable that the ideal candidate possess qualifications in Human Resources or similar.

Additionally, the following is essential:

  • Knowledge and practical experience in a generalist Human Resources role
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • A strong understanding of diversity in the workplace  
  • A demonstrated commitment to the philosophy and work of YWCA Canberra

How to apply

If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for, please submit a cover letter outlining your suitable skills for the role along with your CV and contact details for two referees via the Seek candidate application portal.

Only complete applications will be considered.

Further information

For further information email human.resources@ywca-canberra.org.au

The position description is available on our website www.ywca-canberra.org.au.

Applications close on 5.00pm Wednesday 4 November or earlier if a suitable applicant is sourced.  

YWCA Canberra is proud to be an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality, and offers above award wages and generous conditions through our innovative and progressive Enterprise Agreement.

YWCA Canberra is an equal opportunity employer. People from diverse backgrounds and with diverse life experiences are encouraged to apply. We specifically encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

  • Salary Packaging benefits that can increase your take home pay by $5k annually
  • 14 weeks paid parental leave
  • Opportunities to grow your career with a progressive organisation

About YWCA Canberra

YWCA Canberra is a feminist not-for-profit organisation that has provided community services and represented women’s issues in Canberra since 1929.

YWCA Canberra provides essential, quality services for women, girls and families in the ACT and surrounding regions. We work in the areas of children’s services, community development, homelessness and affordable housing, youth services, personal and professional training, women’s leadership, and advocacy.

Through its national Affiliate Association with YWCA Australia, YWCA Canberra is part of the World YWCA network, which connects 120 countries across the globe.
YWCA Canberra’s mission is ‘We strengthen communities by supporting girls and women through our services and advocacy’.

About the Role

The Human Resources Officer is responsible for:

  • The administration of human resource functions throughout all employee lifecycle stages including, recruitment, onboarding, record keeping and separation.
  • Drafting employment contracts, variations and letters.
  • Providing human resource support and advice on policies and procedures.
  • Interpretation of the YWCA Canberra Enterprise Agreement and Awards.
  • All facets of HR administration.
  • Secretariat duties for the Work Health and Safety Committee.

About you

It is desirable that the ideal candidate possess qualifications in Human Resources or similar.

Additionally, the following is essential:

  • Knowledge and practical experience in a generalist Human Resources role
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • A strong understanding of diversity in the workplace  
  • A demonstrated commitment to the philosophy and work of YWCA Canberra

How to apply

If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for, please submit a cover letter outlining your suitable skills for the role along with your CV and contact details for two referees via the Seek candidate application portal.

Only complete applications will be considered.

Further information

For further information email human.resources@ywca-canberra.org.au

The position description is available on our website www.ywca-canberra.org.au.

Applications close on 5.00pm Wednesday 4 November or earlier if a suitable applicant is sourced.  

YWCA Canberra is proud to be an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality, and offers above award wages and generous conditions through our innovative and progressive Enterprise Agreement.

YWCA Canberra is an equal opportunity employer. People from diverse backgrounds and with diverse life experiences are encouraged to apply. We specifically encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

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