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Human Resources Officer

Relationships Australia Canberra & Region is looking for a part-time Human Resources Officer at our Deakin, ACT office.
Job Type:
Part Time
$76,956.36 to $81,997.24 for full time plus superannuation
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About Us

Relationships Australia is a leading provider of relationship support services for people and their families, as well as the communities in which they live. We aim to support all people in Australia to achieve positive and respectful relationships. We are a community-based, not-for-profit Australian organisation with no religious affiliations. Our services are for all members of the community, regardless of religious belief, age, gender, sexual orientation, lifestyle choice, cultural background or economic circumstances.

Relationships Australia offers services in various locations around Australia that includes counselling, family dispute resolution (mediation) and a range of family and community support and education programs, primarily funded by Federal, State and Territory Governments. Relationships Australia Canberra & Region (RACR) is one of the eight state and territory organisations that comprise the Relationships Australia Federation.

RACR is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on any grounds. We have voluntarily opted to be subject to the obligations of a public authority under Part 5A of the Human Rights Amendment Act 2008 (ACT). This means that all staff must comply with human rights, as far as possible to do so, in all our decisions and conduct.

About the Role

Human Resources (HR) Officer is an ongoing, part-time (0.6 FTE, 45 hrs a fortnight) position based in Deakin, ACT.

The HR Officer is responsible to support the HR Manager in providing effective timely HR advice to staff and managers and coordinating various Human Resource functions and projects while contributing to continuous improvement of the HR function.

To be successful in this role, you are required to possess:

  • A tertiary qualification in Human Resources Management or a related field.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience covering a range of generalist HR functions.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated ability to understand and interpret employment related legislation and documents.

For a full list of selection criteria, please refer to the position description on our website.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants are encouraged to apply.

Salary & Benefits

The salary on offer is in the range of $76,956.36 to $81,997.24 per annum plus superannuation for full time. As a Public Benevolent Institution (PBI), RACR employees also receive tax-effective salary packaging opportunities, thus significantly increasing the value of your take-home pay.

According to the RACR Enterprise Agreement, the successful candidate will have access to generous leave provisions, annual leave loading, special paid leave during annual holiday shutdown period and flexible working arrangements.

Selection Criteria

Please see attached documentation.

Contact Details

To apply

To apply, please send your resume with names of two work related referees and a covering letter specifically addressing each of the selection criteria (no more than half a page response under each criterion) to Applications that do not address selection criteria will not be considered during the shortlisting process.

Contact Details

For further information about the position or application process, contact the HR Manager, on 02 6122 7100 or email

Closing date for applications: Midnight 16 June 2019.

Address for submitting applications

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