Employee Relations Advisor

Location Melbourne CBD
Salary Negotiable
Job type Full Time
Discipline Human Resources Recruitment
Reference BBBH8023_1637706757

Seeking an experienced and passionate Employee Relations Advisor to work for a leading disability service organisation based in the Melbourne CBD, who through care and support work to provide quality services to people living with disability.

Utilising your strong management capabilities and employee relations knowledge, you will be responsible for coaching and mentoring ER Advisers and providing strategic advice and support to management across the organisation to ensure employee relations issues are managed effectively.

Core duties include:

  • Providing strategic advice, support and coaching to management on performance, conduct, disciplinary, grievance, and bullying/harassment issues.
  • Undertaking investigations on complaints about staff and staff grievances.
  • Providing advice on and managing industrial relations issues; such as, negotiations on enterprise agreements, salary, compliance and unfair dismissal claims.
  • Initiating and leading Human Resources projects, including the development of a new ER policy.
  • Providing consultancy to management to assist with the effective introduction of structural change including redundancies.
  • Facilitating formal mediations.
  • Facilitating the development of contracts of employment and other internal legal documentation.

Core requirements

  • Relevant tertiary qualification (ER or HR).
  • Proven ER/IR experience or a generalist HR professional with a specific interest in IR/ER.
  • Previous experience in disability, community service, health or the not-for-profit sector ideally sought.
  • Experience in team supervision/management.
  • Strong understanding of the Fair Work Act and other relevant employment related legislation.
  • Experience with Award and Agreement interpretation.
  • Practical experience in providing strategic advice and assistance in industrial relations.
  • Project management experience is desired.

What's in it for you:

You will enjoy working with people whose values are truly aligned, there is also some work from home flexibility for 1-2 days per week dependent on government guidelines.

If you take pride in the work you do every day, and want to make a difference then we want to talk to you! Please click APPLY now and send through your resume and cover letter outlining relevant experience. Or if you would like some further information please call Ashleigh Nicholls on 9535 9500.