HR Advisor

HR Advisor

  • Full time role and Competitive remuneration with Salary Packaging Options
  • Great opportunity to work across all facets of HR, providing advice, consultation and support to the whole business
  • Flexible working arrangements considered

Join us and share our Vision:

‘All people affordably housed in neighborhoods that support life opportunities’

Housing Choices Australia (Housing Choices) is a leading and growing national not-for-profit housing provider. Our goal is to ensure that people are housed in inclusive communities and to create homes that encourage a sense of belonging. We own or manage more than 5,050 homes across Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and NSW.

To attract, retain and develop talented people, we provide a culture that supports individuals to be their best with opportunities for career development.  We are committed to cultivating an equal, diverse and inclusive environment for all our staff and clients

The Opportunity

We have an exciting full-time permanent opportunity based in Melbourne’s CBD available for a Human Resources Advisor to join our collaborative and fast-paced People, Culture and Communications team.  We have an enthusiastic, driven and focused team.  Our team value statement is ‘we help our people home people’.  We are not only seeking someone who naturally aligns with our culture but is connected to contributing to improved outcomes for our clients.

Reporting to the HR Manager this is a true HR Generalist advisory role working in partnership across the business to provide expert guidance, advice and support in day to day HR services as well as more complex People matters.  In addition, this role will have a strong development and improvement focus and will contribute to HCA People and Culture Strategy, initiatives and projects.

About You

  • Minimum 3 Years’ experience in a HR generalist role
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in an appropriate HR related discipline
  • Sound understanding and experience in contemporary People/HR practices and the confidence to provide HR policy advice.
  • Performance management, ER/IR knowledge and experience with a sound knowledge and understanding of employment legislation and statutory requirements and principles
  • Recruitment, selection, onboarding and induction experience
  • Experience with Payroll, Remuneration & benefits
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to effectively consult, negotiate and influence across a range of stakeholder groups
  • Ability to build strong working partnerships with managers and staff
  • Workforce planning and improvement as well as experience working on HR projects, developing policy and procedures, staff consultation/engagement and change initiatives
  • Outcomes and solutions focused
  • Excellent attention to detail

What we offer in return

  • Income protection
  • 14 weeks paid parental leave
  • A day off on your birthday
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Salary Packaging for living expenses, meal and entertainment expenses
  • Excellent career development opportunities

Applicants should include a covering letter outlining your suitability for the position as outlined in the position description and forwarded to Jobs@hcau.org.au by COB Friday 31 January 2020. If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please contact Marguerite, on 03 8636 9433.

Please note that it is a requirement of this position that all appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Housing Choices Australia and the successful post holder to provide a valid employee Working with Children Check

Housing Choices reserves the right to commence recruitment proceedings immediately. This opportunity is only open to candidates with appropriate legal working rights within Australia. Housing Choices recognises the benefits of a diverse workforce, we celebrate and respect our people’s differences and are committed to being inclusive. We strongly encourage Aboriginal Australians to apply.

For more information:

Click here to view the Position Description and Working for HCA Document