HR Consultant

Job posted: 25/01/2023
Applications close: 02/04/2023 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland

Job type: Full time

Organisation: West Gippsland Healthcare Group

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Human Resources

Reference: 11437

Reference: 11437

Occupation: Human Resources

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland


Human Resources Consultant

Permanent Full Time

Managers & Administrative Officers Grade 4 (HS4)

$83k Annual Salary with Salary Packaging options available

 An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the West Gippsland Healthcare Group in the role of the HR Consultant.

Reporting to the Human Resources Manager, you will work within a motivated and dedicated team that provides support to the organisation over a wide range of HR services, including but not limited to employee relations, policy interpretation and development, reporting, recruitment & selection, training, workforce management and a range of HR projects.

This stimulating role would suit an experienced HR generalist who is flexible, enjoys working within a team and is dedicated to providing great service to their client group.

This is a permanent full time position across 5 days a week based at Warragul Hospital with 5 weeks annual leave per year and an optional monthly RDO (rostered day off).

We offer a friendly, team focused work environment, comprehensive orientation to the department and organisation, in house salary packaging and free car parking.

Our preferred candidate will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Human Resources or a related field.
  • Broad computer skills, with the confidence and ability to pick up the usage of a range of applications.
  • Demonstrated broad experience in the provision of a range of HR generalist services, including:
    • Ability and experience in Award/Enterprise Agreement interpretation.
    • Knowledge of relevant legislation, including the Fair Work and Equal Opportunity Acts.
    • Skills and experience in the handling of Employee and Industrial Relations issues.
    • Experience of the processes required to effectively manage all aspects of staff recruitment.
    • Developed skills in liaison, negotiation and communication with a range of staff and external bodies.
    • Experience in the development and implementation of Human Resources projects.
    • Ability to analyse data and develop reports.
    • Ability to interpret, develop and implement policy.
    • Ability to support employee wellbeing activities. 

The following experience/qualifications would be also considered advantageous:

  • Previous experience within a hospital or health care environment.
  • Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment 

IMPORTANT: All staff employed in the healthcare sector are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 (unless a valid exemption applies). Evidence of vaccination (or exemption) will be required to be provided prior to commencement. 


About our organisation

The West Gippsland Healthcare Group is a customer focused health organisation providing acute medical and surgical, obstetric, emergency, residential care and community health services to 45,000 people in the rural, urban residential, agricultural and industrial areas located within the Baw Baw Shire and beyond. The administrative headquarters are located at West Gippsland Hospital in Warragul, approximately 100kms east of Melbourne. So if you are looking for a change or want to land a job that is closer to home, with great staff benefits - get your CV ready and come and join us here at West Gippsland Healthcare Group.

Working with us

All appointments with the West Gippsland Healthcare Group are subject to the satisfactory return of professional reference checks, a National Police Record Clearance and a current Employee Working with Children Check. All employees must hold current entitlement to work within Australia.  A six month probationary period applies to all new appointments.

Further details and how to apply

Applications must be submitted via our recruitment portal (wghg.mercury.com.au) and must include a current CV, response to the selection criteria and a covering letter. Shortlisted applicants will be asked to provide at least 2 professional referees.
If you have any further queries, please contact Trav Jenkins (HR Manager) via 03 5623 0883.

 Applications close on Sunday 2nd April 2023. Please apply at your earliest convenience, shortlisting will commence prior to the closing date. 

As an inclusive employer, committed to improving diversity and equity in our workforce, we encourage applications from all parts of our community, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, LGBTI people, and people with lived experience of disability.  As a Child Safe organisation, West Gippsland Healthcare Group promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with disability.

HR Consultant

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Trav Jenkins - (03) 5623 0883

HR Consultant