APS6 Senior HR Advisor - WHS and Rehabilitation

Posted 03 July 2024
Salary$90199 - $101022 per annum, Benefits: + 15.4% superannuation
Job type Full time
DisciplineGovernment FederalOH & S

Job description

APS6 Senior People and Culture Advisor
  • Non-Ongoing 6-month contract
  • Police Check
  • $90,199 to $101,022 + 15.4% Superannuation
  • Commence in August
About the role
My client is seeking be an experienced HR professional with demonstrated experience in WHS and Rehabilitation.
In this role you will work within a collaborative small team to provide partnerships with all areas of the organisation in the HR areas of WHS and Rehabilitation.
Your responsibilities will include the ongoing management of the organisation’s workers compensation and rehabilitation program, and contributing to the ongoing development and implementation of health and wellbeing frameworks that support employee physical and mental health.
Working closely with the Manager of Work Health and Safety, under limited direction, you will assist with management of early intervention and wellbeing programs and initiatives and supporting the mental health capability framework.
About you
The successful candidate for this position will have extensive knowledge of the Comcare rehabilitation and compensation scheme and related legislation.
You will have a track record of building and maintaining stakeholder relationships to achieve positive outcomes and have exceptional interpersonal skills including empathy, compassion and listening. You will have exceptional liaison and negotiation skills and the ability to influence others.
You will be able to develop networks across the Australian Public Service and work collaboratively with people to achieve mutually satisfactory outcomes. 
The ideal candidate would also have:
  • Excellent customer service skills and ability to provide complex advice and guidance regarding WHS and rehabilitation, working within the APS, Comcare and the Agency’s legislative and policy frameworks.
  • Demonstrated WHS and Rehabilitation experience with a focus on the wellbeing and health of staff and the ability to deliver quality outputs and achieve results.
  • Demonstrated understanding experience in developing and implementing work health and safety, wellbeing and early intervention frameworks, policies and procedures.
  • High level written and verbal communication skills and the ability to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders including the capability to negotiate and influence.
  • Demonstrated initiative, with a drive to grow and develop, and problem-solving capability.
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and create solutions whilst working effectively in a team environment with minimal supervision.
  • An understanding of the issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and an ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.
  • 6-month non-ongoing opportunity
  • Open to s26 or new engagement
  • Supportive and collaborative team
How to apply
  • To be eligible it is essential that applicants hold Australian Citizenship
  • Hold current Police Clearance within the last 90 days or able to obtain
  • Applications close on Thursday 12th of July at 5pm.
If this role is of interest to you, APPLY NOW, with your current resume in MS Word format along with an expression of interest. If you would like to know more then please don’t hesitate to contact Bill O’Rourke on 02 6162 7319 or via borourke@dfp.com.au

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