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HR Officer


Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 03/10/2017

Job Category:

HR & Recruitment / Occupational Health and Safety

Job description:

About the role

We have multiple permanent roles responsible for providing effective and timely administrative support for a range of functions within the Employee Services Team. You will demonstrate flexibility and adaptability, and the ability to learn new functional activities and concepts quickly, ultimately becoming familiar with the key duties of administrative requirements within the identified sections.

You will be an integral member of the Employee Services Team in the People and Systems/Employee Experience team through the following:

  • Contributing towards the efficiency and effectiveness of the Employee Services team
  • Communicating with a range of people, maintaining privacy and confidentiality at all times
  • Developing and maintaining sound industry knowledge based in accordance of the role
  • Individual staff members should actively promote safe work practices in the workplace during all activities consistent with Uniting’s policies and comply with all WH&S legislation, policies and procedures.

About you

You will need to be a confident self-starter and enjoy the variety and challenge of meeting the needs of a Not-For-Profit organisation. You will possess a proactive approach and demonstrate integrity and care for both internal and external customers. This position will suit a positive, energetic person who thrives in a busy environment and has:

  • Tertiary/Bachelor qualification in a relevant business field or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of current employment legislation
  • Knowledge of the range of human resources activities
  • Previous experience in a HR administrative environment
  • Competent in the use of MS Office
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills
  • A demonstrated passion for social change and contributing to an organization of influence for the most disadvantaged
  • Skilled at navigating a complex organization, forging relationships, and managing through influence rather than direct authority as required

About Uniting

Uniting is one of the largest not-for-profit community service providers in NSW and the ACT, with a rich history of providing services to the community for more than 100 years. At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

Our services are in the areas of aged care, disability, child and family, community services, and chaplaincy and we get involved in social justice and advocacy issues that impact the people we serve. As an organisation we celebrate diversity and welcome all people regardless of lifestyle choices, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation or gender identity.


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