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Senior People & Culture Advisor - Epworth Geelong - Fixed Term

Waurn Ponds, Victoria, Australia
7th November 2018
Epworth Healthcare - 15240
  • Fixed term, maternity leave position
  • Great career development opportunity
  • Highly regarded private healthcare organisation
  • Located in Waurn Ponds, Geelong/Surf Coast region

The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and talented People & Culture professional to join the team at Epworth Geelong on a fixed term basis, currently 12 months, due to an impending maternity leave.

Reporting directly to the Senior People & Culture Manager, and working in partnership with the Geelong Leadership Team and Managers, this true generalist and hands on role will contribute to developing best practice strategic and operational people practices across a hospital service with a growing reputation for outstanding patient centred care.

With specialist assistance from a well-regarded corporate People & Culture team, you will be responsible for providing all facets of contemporary and best practice human resources (HR) services, with a focus on recruitment aligned to workforce planning, orientation and onboarding, engagement and culture development, as well as safety and wellbeing, performance management, and employee relations.

Above all, you will have a key facilitation role in enabling Epworth to attract and recruit the best people, as well as engage and retain a highly committed, capable and customer focused workforce.  

Skills & Experience

Tertiary qualified, you will have a proven track record and substantial experience at the People & Culture Advisor level, in medium to large organisations. Previous health industry experience would be well regarded, though not essential as well as:

  • Highly effective business acumen and relationship management
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation capabilities
  • Sound internal consulting, influencing, negotiation, conflict resolution
  • Industrial instrument interpretation
  • Employee relations management skills

This is a great career development opportunity with an organisation with a reputation for excellence. To check out what it’s like to work at Epworth, please visit

About Epworth

Epworth HealthCare is a world-class, not-for-profit, private health care group dedicated to providing the best possible outcomes for our patients by providing the best possible care. Across our eight locations patients and staff have access to state-of-the-art diagnostic, surgical and procedural technology, world-class theatres and equipment and benefit from the extensive teaching and research occurring at Epworth every day.

The Epworth Difference is defined by our unique culture and dedication to giving outstanding patient care. From the way we recognise and reward our staff to our attitude toward the patient experience, Epworth is for those with the ambition to get better, give the best possible care and lead their field.

Epworth is a great choice for staff who want to be part of a cutting-edge, fast paced and progressive environment. 

Enquiring about and Applying for this Position

Applications must be submitted online – to apply for this position and position description click

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Epworth and a valid Working with Children Check provided by the applicant.

Note: Applications from Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted.