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People and Culture Manager

Organisation Name Seniors Rights Service
Location Sydney
Date Posted 2023-03-08
Job Type Full-Time
Job Number 1041305
  • Newly created role to lead the people and culture team
  • Establish a new overarching HR framework and strategy
  • Sydney based hybrid role with generous salary package


The Organisation

Seniors Rights Service provides support and resourcing to mainly vulnerable and disadvantaged older Australians and their carers or family members to know and assert their rights. Seniors Rights Service is the leading provider of free legal services, aged care advocacy, rights, education and information to seniors in NSW.
Seniors Rights Service operates in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment which requires flexibility, adaptability and initiative as well as excellent organisation and critical thinking skills.

Benefits and Culture 
  • Strong professional development and inclusive workplace
  • Generous salary, hybrid role with salary packaging available
  • 15 days personal leave and gifted leave between Christmas and New Year
  • Additional long service leave provisions

The Role
In this newly created role, reporting directly to the CEO, you will provide strategic and operational support to the senior leadership team and employees on the people and culture area. The People and Culture Manager manages the day-to-day human resource function and provides advice and support on all human resource and employee related matters. 

This role will actively promote a culture of empowerment and accountability where all contributions are valued, whilst ensuring Seniors Rights Service’s systems, processes and policies are consistent with their culture and support strategic objectives.

With a focus on continuous improvement, you will:
  • Support the senior leadership team and leaders to ensure all statutory and operating requirements are met and maintained across the organisation
  • Develop and implement strategies, systems and people programs to build capability
  • Build a culture of teamwork consistent with the organisation’s vision and mission
  • Design and execute overarching human resource management strategies, policies and plans to meet the organisation’s current and future needs
  • Deliver the financial and non-financial results of the people and culture department

Skills Required
With demonstrated experience in day-to-day HR functions including the work health and safety function, you will be accomplished in managing and reducing organisational risk with experience of working within SCHADS award framework.
The ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships across the organisation and with external stakeholders is crucial to this role as is experience in developing and managing a human resources budget with a strong focus on cost control and productivity results.
You hold a tertiary qualification in human resources, employment law/relations or related discipline.
Experience in leading or contributing to the development of inclusion and diversity frameworks (including Reconciliation Action Plans) would be desirable.
At Seniors Rights Service we seek a workforce that is as diverse as our society - in race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, sexuality and cultures - and reflects the communities we work in. We believe diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our culture and core values and we demonstrate this commitment through all our employment practices. We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People to apply.

If you are a passionate people and culture leader with a desire to positively impact better outcomes for older people, then apply now by sending your resume and cover letter addressing the skills required. Alternatively, please call Hayley Martin on (02) 82430570 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.