Workplace Relations Advisor

Job posted: 27/03/2020
Applications close: 10/04/2020 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Occupational Health and Safety

Reference: 21182

Reference: 21182

Occupation: Occupational Health and Safety

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Workplace Relations Advisor

Workplace Relations, Eastern Health

  • Based in the Eastern suburbs of Melbourne

  • Provide high level support to the broader People & Culture team

  • Permanent full-time role


Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a comprehensive range of high quality acute, sub-acute, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care and community health services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

In conjunction with the Director Workplace Relations the Workplace Relations Advisor will provide high level support to the broader People and Culture team with specialist workplace relations advice, practices and representation to ensure that Eastern Health provides values based safe workplace and to support the achievement of the Eastern Health strategic plan and the People Strategy.

This role will provide high quality advice and hands on support to the organisation through the People and Culture team and will have responsibility for conducting workplace investigations, providing coaching, advice and assistance to HR Advisors, managers and staff on a range of WPR issues and initiatives.


To be successful in this role you should possess:

  • Tertiary Qualifications in Law, Human Resources or other related discipline

  • Certification in Investigations and/or mediation (is desirable)

  • Proven track record in providing Workplace and Employee Relations advice and support in a complex environment.

  • Experience conducting best practice workplace investigations.

  • Prior experience of consulting and collaborating with others and working as an effective member of a team.

  • Experience effectively managing challenging situations and people.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • A strong understanding of relevant workplace laws and how to apply them practically

  • A solid understanding of enterprise agreements and their interaction with the NES, Awards and legislation.

  • A very good working knowledge of investigation processes and key principles such as procedural fairness and natural justice.

  • Understanding of the public health system (is desirable).


Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

The benefits of working for Eastern Health include:

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

If you have the ability and drive to make a difference take hold of this opportunity and apply today!

For full details refer to the attached Position Description and direct all enquiries to Niki Howells-Schramm, Director, Workplace Relations.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory police records check.

You must have the right to permanently live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

Please submit all applications online.

Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health Values:  Patients First: Agility: Humility: Respect: Kindness: Excellence

Workplace Relations Advisor

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Niki Howells-Schramm - (04) 2851 0797

Workplace Relations Advisor