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Senior HR Business Partner

About the Opportunity

The Senior HR Business Partner is a critical position at Inclusion Melbourne, reporting directly to the CEO.  Working closely with the Leadership team and wider organisation, the mission is to strategically align human resources functions with the organisation’s overarching goals and strategy. Leveraging extensive experience in talent management, employee relations, and strategic workforce planning, will support Inclusion Melbourne to create an environment that aligns with organisational values, and fosters innovation, collaboration, and high performance.

This role will drive employee engagement, implement effective HR programs, and provide leadership that positively influences the workplace culture. Forging strong partnerships with the leadership team to ensure that your HR initiatives directly support the organisations vision and objectives, contributing significantly to its overall success and growth.

To achieve these outcomes, you will: –

  • Provide accurate and timely advice to the Leadership team on IR & ER matters;
  • Provide coaching and support to leaders in managing and developing their teams;
  • Undertake actions to ensure Inclusion Melbourne fulfil Positive Duty obligations, and promotes a workplace that is free of occupational risks;
  • Ensure compliance is achieved in accordance with policies, procedures and legislation;
  • Provide advice and support to the organisation on all award matters (SCHADS award);
  • Develop and implement HR strategy, and develop HR action plan to

This exceptional part time (0.6 FTE) opportunity is within a dynamic and supportive team and an organisation, which embraces diversity, and encourages applicants from all backgrounds and communities, with lived experience, who will contribute to our workplace culture, reflecting the people and community we partner with and support.

Inclusion Melbourne offers a flexible work environment, offering hybrid working arrangements, with onsite duties to be performed at our Head Office in Armadale, or at other sites as required.

What we are looking for

  • A deep commitment to supporting people with disabilities to pursue their dreams
  • A relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent experience in Human Resource Management.
  • A minimum of 5 years Human Resources Generalist experience.
  • Proven teamwork skills and the ability to work both collaboratively and independently using a range of online monitoring and management tools.
  • Ability to exercise discretion/confidentiality at all times and sensitive information appropriately.
  • High level IT competency including the MS Office Suite and preferably HRIS systems experience.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with colleagues and all stakeholders.
  • Sound written and oral communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders.
  • Ability to provide advice, guidance and direction to managers and staff regarding policies, job descriptions, job evaluation process, induction, probation, remuneration, payroll, performance management, professional development, terminations, OH&S, EEO and industrial relations.
  • Knowledge of HR legislation and regulations including (but not limited to) modern Awards, National Employment Standards, Fair Work Act, Workplace Health and Safety Act and Regulations and practices usedwithin HR.
  • Previous experience managing end-to-end recruitment activities.
  • Well-developed organisational and time management skills and the ability to proactively identify and meet expectations in a timely manner.
  • Strong attention to detail skills with a focus on ensuring accurate preparation of documentation.
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check;
  • Compliance with Victorian government Vaccination Mandate;
  • Current Victorian Driver’s License and access to vehicle.
What we can offer you

  • Salary negotiable based on SCHADS level 6, plus superannuation, and generous salary packaging benefits to reduce your taxable income, and increase take home pay;
  • Flexible working arrangements;
  • Employee benefits and discount membership, to save on retail and leisure;
  • Supportive workplace promoting positive culture, wellbeing and access to a qualified mental health first aider and Employee Assistance Program;
  • Ongoing professional development and training opportunities;
Working Arrangements

This part time position is for 3 days (22.8 hours) per week.  You would be required to perform duties onsite in Armadale, in addition to some meetings occurring in metro Melbourne, and as mutually agreed, opportunity to work from home.

Further Information

Safety Screening

Inclusion Melbourne’s recruitment procedures reflect our commitment to the safety of the people we support.  You must have an NDIS worker screening clearance check before commencing work.  You will also be required to undertake the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission’s free online Worker Orientation Module prior to commencing.

COVID-19 Vaccination

As a part of Inclusion Melbourne’s ongoing commitment to the health and well-being of our clients, staff, volunteers and the community, Inclusion Melbourne requires successful candidates to fulfil the COVID-19 vaccination requirements as assessed appropriate for the role.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Inclusion Melbourne is committed to maintaining a diverse workforce that reflects the diverse needs of the people we support.  Inclusion Melbourne is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from people with a disability, and from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, and the LGBTIQ community

Closing Date

Who to contact

Carmen Hurwitz

Email: carmen.hurwitz@inclusion.melbourne

Phone: 0412 499 265


Monday, Wednesday & Friday

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