Wayside is growing more and more every day, bringing more and more people into our thriving community.

People Partner – applications close Sunday 2 February

About the position

As part of Wayside’s People & Culture team,  you will walk alongside our staff, volunteers and students to create a vibrant and inclusive workplace where we all can thrive.

The focus of this role is to provide operational and hands on support in relation to people matters within Wayside.

You will partner with leaders across the organisation for operational People matters including, but not limited to, employee engagement, talent management, leadership development, complex employee relations issues and Workplace Health and Safety. You will also deliver People related projects.

To learn more about the role, view the job information pack.

View the information pack here
Selection Criteria

  • Tertiary qualification in Human Resources or Business equivalent and an ongoing commitment to professional development
  • At least 3 years of experience in a similar role, preferably in a not for profit organisation
  • Sound understanding of Australian employment legislation, Health & Safety and HR best practice
  • An ability to effectively manage risk, de-escalate conflict situations and apply an informed and consistent problem solving / decision making approach
  • Working knowledge and some experience in strategic HR projects including employee onboarding; learning and development; performance management; HR systems; reporting & analytics
  • Strong skills in building partnerships and relationships and communicating authentically across an organisation
  • Proven excellent written and verbal communication skills, including reporting, business writing, policy and procedures, negotiations and presentations

What we can offer you

All staff who work at Wayside Chapel enjoy:

  • PBI salary packaging and benefits
  • Wayside’s onsite café – great food at a low cost
  • Regular free Community Lunches
  • 500m from Kings Cross train station, discounted parking available
  • Ongoing opportunity to see first-hand how your work contributes to creating community with no ‘us and them’, with our vibrant and much-loved Community Services Centre and programs onsite

Application and Recruitment Process

  • Applications will be reviewed as received. Please apply right away.
  • Applications will be accepted up until Sunday 2 February 2020.
  • Applications should be submitted via Wayside Chapel’s applicant portal link in the job advert.
  • Applications should include a cover letter and CV.
  • Applicants with a disability should inform the convenor of the selection panel of any special requirements upon contact to arrange an interview.
  • An offer will be made to the successful candidate pending the satisfactory completion of a police criminal record check and working with children check.
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Email: [email protected] 

Phone: (02) 9581 9115

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