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People & Culture Lead

Organisation Name Seniors Rights Service
Location Sydney
Date Posted 2023-09-05
Job Type Full-Time
Job Number 1041305
  • Newly created role reporting to the CEO implementing contemporary HR practices
  • Step up into a human resources leadership role
  • 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 input and operational support to the senior leadership team and employees on all people related matters. The People and Culture Lead 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.
  • Work collaboratively to develop and implement strategies and systems to build capability and people programs to align with the strategic plan.
  • Build a culture of teamwork that is consistent with the Seniors Rights Service 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
  • Manage ad hoc HR projects

Skills Required

A key focus of this role will be to build an effective future focused people and culture strategy and framework.
With demonstrated experience in day-to-day HR functions including work health and safety , you will be accomplished in managing and reducing organisational risk and have experience working within the 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 working as part of a human resources team in a senior capacity.
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.

NGO Recruitment values equitable recruitment practices and is committed to representing candidates reflective of the diverse organisations and communities we work with. We welcome and encourage applications from all backgrounds, ages, and identities, and are happy to adjust our recruitment process to support accessibility needs. If you are interested in this position and have most of the skills or experience we are looking for, please go ahead and apply.

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