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“I am incredibly proud to work for St Bart’s. I am inspired daily by the work our front-line colleagues do and the countless achievement of our consumers. Our close knit, service minded People and Culture team, work incredible hard but there is always plenty of laughs, lots of snacks and a genuine comradery that is rare to find.”

Ruth – Recruitment Specialist.

About us

St Bart’s is a Western Australian not-for-profit organisation founded in 1963 as a small homeless shelter for men. For over 60 years, we have been standing by the side of vulnerable Western Australians experiencing, or at risk of, homelessness, mental health challenges, trauma and hardship. Since our foundation, we have evolved into a larger organisation that provides progressive, person-centred and trauma-informed recovery support to people in need, regardless of background, age, gender or ethnicity.

We provide safe, supported accommodation and services to people who need it the most. Each year, we stand by the side of more than 500 of Western Australia’s most vulnerable and disadvantaged people, supporting them on their recovery journeys and empowering them to achieve their goals.

We value our people – employees, volunteers, partners and stakeholders – and appreciate the meaningful contributions they make in the lives of our consumers.

About the role

This is a great opportunity for a generalist People and Culture practitioner to join a small but proactive team as the People & Culture Business Partner.

The role partners with our leaders to deliver efficient and effective human resources covering the full employee life cycle, coaches and supports to build overall capacity and assists in the delivery of strategic human resources plans and people initiatives.

Reporting to the Chief People & Culture Officer this role oversees our People and Culture Officer and Payroll Officer. There is also a dedicated Recruitment Specialist in the team.

This is a full time, permanent opportunity working Monday to Friday in East Perth.

Taking into consideration the qualifications, skills and experience of the successful applicant the base salary offered for this position spans from $120,000 to 130,000 plus superannuation.

About you

To be successful in this role you will need a formal qualification in Human Resources or related discipline.

Our ideal candidate:

  • Can demonstrate considerable generalist experience and has sound understanding of Fair Work best practice
  • Has expertise in employee and industrial relations, and a sound understanding of procedural fairness and natural justice
  • Has experience leading, mentoring, coaching and supporting a small team of professionals
  • Experience with participating in organisational development initiatives, such as culture change and employee engagement programs.
  • Has excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and can build highly effective working relationships
  • Is a team player with willingness to work in all areas within Human Resources (including payroll) to manage peaks in the teams workload, and cover for colleagues when required.

While your skills and experience are important to us, your values and attitudes are crucial to your success at St Bart’s. We are looking for a candidate who is compassionate and whose values align with St Bart’s – Empowerment, Innovation, Commitment, Collaboration and Social Justice. We are looking for someone who can help us create and maintain a workplace that fosters inclusion, diversity and a commitment to excellence.

Our successful candidate must also have (or be willing to obtain):

  • A current satisfactory National Police Certificate
  • A current WA “C” Class Drivers Licence

Why join St Bart’s?

In addition to joining a professional and dedicated team with passion and a commitment to our values and making a difference within the community, the benefits of working with us are:

  • Four weeks annual leave with the opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Up to three days additional flexible leave days per year
  • Salary Packaging up to $15,900, which allows you to pay for personal expenses with pre-tax earnings so you pay less tax and your take home pay increases.
  • Corporate discounts and memberships.

How to Apply

We want to know about you – why you want to work with us and how your skills, qualifications and experience align with the position requirements.

To apply, please submit your current resume and a cover letter that demonstrates your suitability for the position.

For further information about the role, please contact Ruth on 0415 696 784.

Applications will be reviewed as received and interviewing will commence immediately so you are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible. 

St Bart’s is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity and inclusion and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, people who identify as LGBTI and people with a disability. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.

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