Human Resource Administrator

Job No: PAMS1104
Location: Newman

Employment Type: Part-time (0.5 FTE)

Employment Category: Permanent

Remuneration: $ 63,763.26 to $73,169 per annum pro rata + super + salary sacrifice

About the Opportunity

The HR Administrator is responsible for providing a broad range of administrative support in areas such as, recruitment and selection; training and development; record keeping and compliance; employee inductions and exits; employee relations’ and the review and development of organisational HR related policy and procedures.

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About You

To be considered for this position, you must have (Essential):

  • Experience in general administration, reporting and document management, preferably within a HR function.
  • Strong administration and written communication skills with excellent attention to detail and passion for delivering work to a high standard.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in contributing to a small team, including the capacity to review and improve workplace practices.
  • Proven team oriented approach to work, with demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and co-ordinate information flows within teams and with other business areas.
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to interact positively with a wide variety of stakeholders with the confidentiality, professionalism and discretion required in a HR function.
  • Demonstrated drive and initiative, with a proactive approach to work and willingness to undertake tasks outside of core requirements.
  • Good analytical and problem solving abilities.
  • Good keyboard skills and demonstrate proficiency in the use of business technology and desktop applications; including the use of Microsoft office packages and internet database packages.

Ideally, you would also possess:

  • The person identifies as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and is acknowledged as such by their community;
  • Understanding the challenges and issues including social determinants affecting Aboriginal people’s health in contemporary Australian society; and
  • Tertiary qualification in Human Resource Management, or working towards qualification.

The position involves working with a multicultural organisation where the majority of staff, clients and stakeholders identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander. Candidates must be able to demonstrate an understanding of the issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

As per section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA) PAMS actively seeks to increase the diversity of our workforce to better meet the differing needs of our clients and stakeholders and to improve equal opportunity outcomes for our employees. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please note: In addition to the above skills and experience, the successful candidate will require an unrestricted WA “C” Class Driver’s Licence, and be required to submit a National Police Clearance (dated within 3 months) prior to appointment, in order to be eligible for the position.

Applicants for this position must be legally entitled to work in Australia and will be required to provide evidence of this entitlement. Acceptable evidence includes an Australian or New Zealand passport, birth certificate, or foreign passport with relevant visa.

About the Benefits

While you will face diverse new challenges in the role, you will also enjoy an attractive remuneration package including a base salary of $ 63,763.26 to 73,169.00 per annum (pro-rata) plus superannuation. You'll also gain access to generous salary packaging options, which will greatly increase your take home pay. In addition, you will have access to a number of fantastic benefits including:

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • 5 weeks’ annual leave + 17.5% leave loading
  • Power subsidy in accordance with the PAMS Employee Remuneration Policy
  • Support to further invest in your career through additional training + study leave options
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Retention Initiatives in accordance with the PAMS Employee Remuneration Policy

This position offers the opportunity to work closely with remote Aboriginal communities and make a drastic impact to the health and well-being outcomes of these communities.

PAMS operates four remote sites, three of which have a team of one nurse and a range of ancillary workers. Although the successful candidates will have a substantive location (Newman) they must be prepared from time to time to work across any one of these sites should they be required.

PAMS operates in some of the most remote parts of Australia and staff are required to be proficient at driving a 4WD vehicle and willing to fly in light aircraft.

About the Organisation

With an administrative hub based in Newman, in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, The Puntukurnu Aboriginal Medical Service (PAMS) provides holistic primary health care to the individuals and families within the remote communities of Jigalong, Parnngurr, Punmu and Kunawarritji.

PAMS has over 700 registered clients, with most being Martu. Services offered include health education and promotion programs and initiatives, as well as the monitoring and management of ongoing health issues such as diabetes, hypertension, ante-natal & post-natal care and child health.

Please note there is no closing date for this advertisement. Applications will be assessed as received and interviews scheduled accordingly. PAMS reserves the right to withdraw this advertisement without further notice, therefore we encourage interested candidates to submit their application without delay.

For further information about this position please call Aakriti Yadav (HR Advisor) on (08) 9177 8307.


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