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Aboriginal Medical Service Co-Op Ltd is seeking a Human Resources Officer

Job title: Human Resources Officer

The Aboriginal Medical Service Redfern (AMS) was established in 1971 and was the first Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (ACCHO) in Australia. We are a multi-disciplinary health care facility with Medical, Chronic Care, Drug & Alcohol, Mental Health, Dental and Public Health units. We work together to provide a high level of patient care whilst servicing our local community needs.

Aboriginal Medical Service Co-Op Ltd is seeking a HR Officer with knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employees. A positive outlook, strong communication skills and a thorough knowledge of HR and WHS policies will also be needed to be successful in this role. With a tertiary qualification in Human Resources, you will be able to provide the full range of HR functions to a small, but growing organisation.

In return you will be rewarded with competitive salary and charity tax benefits as well as a role in which you will be supported to develop your leadership skills and influence the culture of the organisation.

You will be responsible for the day-to-day processing of HR administration duties including recruitment, on boarding, maintaining the HR database, leave processing and reporting, learning & development, WHS, and off-boarding, providing advice and support to managers and staff on HR policy, procedures and processes and responding to enquiries from employees, providing information and escalating as appropriate.

Skills/Experience Required

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Qualifications in Human Resources or equivalent experience as deemed appropriate by the AMS
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and an understanding of the issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; and an ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
  • Demonstrated experience in providing professional and well researched advice to managers on HR and employment related issues, policies, and practices.
  • Experience in responding to a range of HR enquiries from employees and determining the appropriate response in a complex work environment.
  • Experience in the interpretation of Awards, Acts, Agreements, Legislation and Policies relevant to employment.
  • Demonstrated well developed interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills with a strong customer focus.
  • Experience in the use of Microsoft Office packages and human resource information systems, HR3 preferable.

To obtain a Position Description or apply send an email to recruitment@amsredfern.org.au

Aboriginality is considered a genuine occupational qualification and is authorised under Section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.

Practice contact number: (0) 293 195 823

Practice contact email: cmitchell@amsredfern.org.au