Human Resources Officer

Application Due:
4 November 2020
Application Details:
Position Description

About the Role:

YWCA Canberra is a feminist not-for-profit organisation that has provided community services and represented women’s issues in Canberra since 1929.

YWCA Canberra provides essential, quality services for women, girls and families in the ACT and surrounding regions. We work in the areas of children’s services, community development, homelessness and affordable housing, youth services, personal and professional training, women’s leadership, and advocacy.

Through its national Affiliate Association with YWCA Australia, YWCA Canberra is part of the World YWCA network, which connects 120 countries across the globe.
YWCA Canberra’s mission is ‘We strengthen communities by supporting girls and women through our services and advocacy’.

The Human Resources Officer is responsible for:

  • The administration of human resource functions throughout all employee lifecycle stages including, recruitment, onboarding, record keeping and separation.
  • Drafting employment contracts, variations and letters.
  • Providing human resource support and advice on policies and procedures.
  • Interpretation of the YWCA Canberra Enterprise Agreement and Awards.
  • All facets of HR administration.
  • Secretariat duties for the Work Health and Safety Committee.

About You:

It is desirable that the ideal candidate possess qualifications in Human Resources or similar. Additionally, the following is essential:

  • Knowledge and practical experience in a generalist Human Resources role
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • A strong understanding of diversity in the workplace
  • A demonstrated commitment to the philosophy and work of YWCA Canberra

How to Apply:

If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for, please submit a cover letter outlining your suitable skills for the role along with your CV and contact details for two referees via the Seek candidate application portal.

Only complete applications will be considered.

Further information

For further information email

The position description is available on our website

Applications close on 5pm Wednesday 4 November or earlier if a suitable applicant is sourced.  

 YWCA Canberra is proud to be an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality, and offers above award wages and generous conditions through our innovative and progressive Enterprise Agreement.

 YWCA Canberra is an equal opportunity employer. People from diverse backgrounds and with diverse life experiences are encouraged to apply. We specifically encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

Application Details:

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