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Employee Relations Specialist

  • Bruce, ACT, Australia, 2617
  • Newcastle, NSW, Australia
  • Sydney, NSW, Australia
  • Robina, QLD, Australia, 4226
  • Adelaide, SA, Australia
  • South Bank, VIC, Australia, 3006
  • Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Permanent
  • Closing on: Aug 23 2022
  • Make a difference at one of Australia’s leading health care providers
  • Generous salary packaging benefits, ongoing professional development and supportive team environment
  • Permanent Full time opportunity!
  • Flexible Location - NSW, VIC,QLD, SA and ACT


About the role

The Employee Relations Specialist is a key advice role within the organisation. The role will support the National IR Team to provide a high quality employee relations consultancy service and advice to managers that is proactive, solution focused and responsive to stakeholder needs, including but not limited to advising managers on complicated people management issues, in accordance with legislative, award, agreement and policy requirements.

The Employee Relations Specialist will be the first point of contact for employee relations matters, which may arise from National Office or Regional HR teams, and will be involved in undertaking research and analysis of issues related to employment disputes, complex case management and investigations. This position will play a key role in supporting the drafting of a National Employee relations policy framework and will assist with preparation of information and training material, and conduct training and information workshops on employment law and employee relations issues to enhance management capability.


What you bring 

  • Demonstrated experience in Human Resources, employment law, employee relations;
  • Demonstrable capability in the management of employee relations case management including investigations and disciplinary matters;
  • Track record of providing sound and pragmatic employee relations advice to operations leaders in a large workforce;
  • Demonstrated ability to influence outcomes with stakeholders through effective consultancy;
  • Sound knowledge of employee policy, employment law and employee relations.;
  • Ability to develop strong, productive partnerships;
  • Proven capability in providing timely advice, together with excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Experience in developing and delivering coaching and development and training activities;
  • Demonstrated experience in People and Culture related initiatives and projects;
  • Sound investigation skills including experience in interviewing, critical analysis, case management, report writing and planning, and applying relevant legislation or policy.
  • Covid-19 Vaccination + Booster or exemption
  • A desire to join a team committed to the care of others in a mission based organisation

For further information please contact Samuel Mpofu on  (02) 9258 1700 or


About Calvary

We are a leading provider of quality, integrated care that puts our patients, residents and clients at the centre of everything we do. Calvary offers flexible careers in clinical, allied health, hospitality, ICT and health administration, mission, leadership, management and more. Founded in Australia in 1885, we’re one of the largest providers of health, aged and community care with over 18,000 staff and volunteers, 14 Public and Private Hospitals, 72 Residential Care and Retirement Communities and 19 Community Care Centres.

As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and are committed to fostering a workplace that is respectful, welcoming and inclusive where people are supported to draw strengths from their identity, culture and community. We value the integral dignity of each person and we encourage applications from First Nations peoples, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ people, people who have come to Australia as migrants or refugees and veterans.


Why work for Calvary?

Joining us is your opportunity to learn with purpose and drive positive impact to our community in a stimulating work environment. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here:

If you are looking for a rewarding career in an organisation that supports the community, apply now!

Please note the following:

  • Only applicants with a valid right to work in Australia will be considered.
  • As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.
  • Calvary has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all workers. 
  • Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

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