45283 - 01PZ2

Human Resources Business Partner
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 01 June 2020

Classification: Senior Officer Grade B
Salary: $126,577 - $142,494 plus superannuation
Position No: 45283 - 01PZ2
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 18 May 2020
Contact Officer: Jim Tosh on jim.tosh@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 9622

Details: Are you a proactive, motivated Human Resource (HR) professional with a passion for providing an integrated and client focused approach? You may be who we are looking for! We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced HR Business Partner to join an innovative and professional team. The successful applicant will provide business focused strategic HR advice to line managers and Executives within the Canberra Health Services. This position is responsible for building capacity within leadership teams, supporting Executive Directors, Managers and Clinical Leaders to develop, implement and lead HR Strategies.
Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focused on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‚Äźbased health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT)—a catchment of approximately 400,000 people. It also services the surrounding Southern New South Wales region which includes the Bega Valley, Bombala, Cooma-Monaro, Eurobodalla, Goulburn, Mulwaree, Palerang, Queanbeyan, Snowy River, Upper Lachlan Shire and the Yass Valley.
CHS administers a range publicly funded health facilities, programs and services including but not limited to:
* The Canberra Hospital: a modern 600-bed tertiary hospital providing trauma services and most major medical and surgical sub-specialty services.
* University of Canberra Hospital Specialist Centre for Rehabilitation, Recovery and Research: a dedicated and purpose-built rehabilitation facility, with 140 inpatient beds, 75-day places and additional outpatient services.
* Three Walk-in Centres: which provide free treatment for minor illness and injury.
* Six community health centres: providing a range of general and specialist health services to people of all ages.
* A range of community based health services including Early Childhood Services, Youth and Women’s Health, Dental Health, Mental Health and Alcohol and Drug Services.

Canberra Health Services is a partner in teaching with the Australian National University, the University of Canberra and the Australian Catholic University. The People and Culture Division is responsible for providing strategic leadership, advice and operational implementation of human resource strategies relating to a diverse range of human resource and industrial relations functions across CHS. Working closely with CHS Divisions, the People and Culture portfolio delivers strategically-aligned workforce solutions in areas including people policy and strategies, change management, human resource management, organisational development, diversity and inclusion, general clinical and leadership training, workforce planning, industrial and employee relations, pay and benefits, rewards and recruitment. The Division also plans, designs, communicates and monitors CHS Workforce Strategy with a focus on building organisation and change management capability, and providing workforce data to support strategic decision-making to enable CHS to deliver on its strategic agenda.

Overview of the work area and position
Business Partners will work closely with their allocated executive and management teams to deliver integrated Human Resources (HR) and people development strategies, to assist the Canberra Health Services in achieving an engaged and high performing workforce. Working as a member of the People and Culture team, the HR Business Partner will provide business focused strategic HR advice to line managers and Executives within the Canberra Health Services. This position is responsible for building capacity within leadership teams, supporting Executive Directors, managers and clinical leaders to develop, implement and lead HR Strategies, and interpreting CHS strategic plans to the local level. This position plays a critical role brokering HR services from the ‘Centres of Expertise’, to provide an integrated and client focused approach, managing client relationships on behalf of the Division. Critical to the success of the Business Partnership team is the ability to balance the need for consistency, and the importance of local, responsive and flexible approaches to HR services, advocating for and on behalf of the client, while representing the interests of the People and Culture Division.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:

  • Permanent Resident of Australia, or relevant visa with entitlements to work.
  • Desirable:
  • Degree qualification in related field or equivalent experience
    Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police check.

How to Apply: To find out more about this opportunity and to apply, go to the Canberra Health Services website here.

Career interest categories:

Administration and Governance
Human Resources and Industrial Relations
Leaders and Senior Management