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HR Manager

Walgett, New South Wales, Australia
27th September 2018
Walgett Aboriginal Medical Service - 103541

Walgett Aboriginal Medical Service - Empowering community, health and identity.

Walgett Aboriginal Medical Service (WAMS) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (ACCHO) based in Walgett, NSW. Established in 1986, it provides primary health care services to all people in the local community, with 40% of clients being non-Aboriginal. WAMS was the first ACCHO to achieve dual accreditation with the Quality Improvement Council (QIC) and the Royal College of General Practitioners (RACGP).

Services offered include public health, family health, sexual health, dental health, mental health and GP Clinical Services. The not-for-profit organisation also provides a diverse range of health programs, including drug and alcohol and limited health related transport services to facilitate attendance at specialist and other appointments.

The clinic facilities are clean, modern and everything you would expect to find from a professional health provider in metropolitan areas. 

About the Opportunity

WAMS now has a hands-on leadership opportunity for a full-time HR Manager to join their team in Walgett, NSW.

This is a pivotal position within the organisation, responsible for all aspects of WAMS' Human Resources function, including risk management and WH&S, recruitment and retention, training, auditing and budget allocations, compliance registers, and the development and implementation of HR policies and procedures.

Some of your key duties will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Developing and maintaining effective partnerships with staff, agencies, service providers and other stakeholders;
  • Providing timely, accurate and relevant advice to all functional areas within WAMS;
  • Developing Human Resources policies and procedures in line with relevant employment legislation, and assisting management and staff with implementation;
  • Coordinating recruitment efforts, and staff induction and exit procedures; and
  • Providing advice on remuneration, reward and recognition, pay progression matters, and more.

About the Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious and passionate HR professional to tackle a challenging and rewarding role with a long-standing organisation that has contributed to the social and economic growth of the Walgett community for more than 30 years.

Upon joining WAMS, you'll become part of an organisation that not only provides healthcare, but that helps educate and support Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people in the community to care for their own health and improve their wellbeing.

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with an attractive remuneration circa $110,000 - $120,000 plus super (commensurate with skills and experience). Salary sacrificing options and subsidised rent are also available to further increase your take-home pay! Flexible working options may be made available for the right candidate.

In addition, whether you’re a doctor in the clinic, a health worker visiting people in their homes, or a gardener working in the community garden, you have the opportunity to up-skill and progress your career, with the resources to actually make a difference.

If you are looking to advance your HR career with an influential Aboriginal health organisation - Apply Now!

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