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People, Culture and Governance Manager

Organisation Name Blue Knot Foundation
Location Australia wide
Date Posted 2022-07-22
Job Type Permanent / Full Time
Job Number 881399
  • Manage human resources, governance, compliance, and administration
  • Work with leaders to help empower survivors of complex childhood trauma
  • Flexible remote WFH arrangement | Suit candidate with NFP experience


The organisation

Blue Knot Foundation’s core mission is to support the recovery of adult survivors of childhood trauma. They offer a range of important services including the Blue Knot Helpline, trauma-informed case management to support applicants applying for the National Redress Scheme, National Counselling and Referral Service supporting the Disability Royal Commission, educational workshops, professional development training, supervision, consultancy, and other services. 
Blue Knot Foundation is committed to enabling people affected by childhood trauma to live satisfying and meaningful lives and to feel connected with their communities. The Blue Knot Helpline offers trauma-informed, person-centred, support, information, and referrals to callers who are survivors of complex childhood trauma and their personal supporters. It also supports survivors of institutional sexual abuse as they engage with or apply to the National Redress Scheme.
 Benefits & culture 
  • Commitment to training and professional development 
  • Passionate and collaborative team culture 
  • Substantial self-care component
  • Diverse recognition framework
  • Generous salary packaging provisions 
The role
Reporting to the Deputy CEO, this role oversees one staff member and is responsible for supporting the efficiency and effectiveness of the Foundation and its people. To be successful in this role you will draw on your high level of people skills, attention to detail, ability to multi-task, collaborative nature and have a can-do attitude.
You will:
  • Assist line managers with performance appraisals for all staff
  • Support the recruitment and induction of new staff and volunteers
  • Develop and implement enrichments across HR functions, office management, policy, and procedures
  • Manage governance and compliance, including but not limited to ACNC, ASIC, and WHS requirements 
  • Oversee payroll with an external supplier, the salary sacrifice program, leave, and working arrangements 
Skills & experience required

You are a people person who’s had experience in a standalone role, and in developing tailored, fit-for-purpose HR functions for organisations. You will also have a strong commercial acumen, resilience to flex and navigate to changing needs of the Foundation, and the ability to ‘lean in’ and provide hands-on contributions to business outcomes.
You will also possess:
  • 5+ years of proven experience in a broad HR role with a not for profit
  • A qualification in human resources or other relevant fields
  • Solid technology skills and the ability to pick up new systems quickly
  • A consultative, collaborative, and innovative approach to initiatives
  • Knowledge of remuneration policies in public, private, and NFP sectors
  • An understanding of trauma, trauma-informed practice and vicarious trauma
  • A working understanding of relevant legislation and ACNC and ASIC regulations

If you have a collaborative, innovative approach to HR and administration, please apply by submitting your resume and cover letter addressing the skills required to or call Kelly Gentle 02 8234 3570 to discuss your interest. 

Please note there is no formal closing date for this role, if you are interested we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Please be advised you can upload two attachments, including your resume and covering letter when submitting your application.