Job No: 130406
About the Opportunity
Moree Plains Shire Council now has an exciting opportunity for a HR Officer (Return to Work/ Health and Wellbeing) to join their team in Moree, Northern NSW, approximately 1.5 hours drive from the Queensland border. This is a full-time role, working approx. 35 hours a week.
Reporting to the HR Manager, this is a highly varied role that will see you providing general HR support and advice, with a focus on return to work and health/wellbeing activities, such as assisting with the development of systems that promote a healthy work environment. You will also be facilitating the effective rehabilitation of ill or injured workers of Moree Plains Shire Council in order to minimise the impact of injuries on the Workers Compensation Insurance premium.
Your key responsibilities will include:
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To be considered for this position you will need demonstrated experience in a fast-paced and diverse Human Resources environment, with a relevant qualification Human Resources, Work Health and Safety, Industrial Relations or similar. You will also need to hold a Work Cover Return to Work and Advanced Return to Work Co-ordinator Certificate, or be able and willing to obtain this within your initial 6 months of employment.
A patient and empathetic communicator, you will be able to work with and support staff at all levels, and be committed to confidentiality and sensitivity.
You'll have the emotional intelligence needed to build and maintain positive relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, building trust and acting with compassion, particularly when dealing with people who are injured, in chronic pain or dealing with mental health issues.
Highly organised, you'll be well-versed at juggling multiple priorities at once, with great time management and exceptional attention to detail.
A certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment, and experience in the delivery of internal training and induction, would be highly regarded, however applicants who do not hold this qualification may be considered. A lower salary may be applicable in such instance, in line with the provisions of Council’s Salary System.
Please Note: A current, manual 'C' Class Driver's License is a requirement of this position.
About the Benefits
This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who has a genuine interest in government legislation and is looking to make their mark within a regional Council.
In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with an attractive remuneration circa $67,017 - $72,020 (pro-rata) plus super, negotiable based on your skills and experience.
You will also have access to a range of additional benefits including salary sacrificing options, uniform allowance and a 3-weekly RDO.
About the Organisation
Moree Plains Shire Council’s mission is to lead the way in fostering a healthy, positive and well-resourced community. Council is recognised as an Employer Of Choice and is committed to providing employees with a happy and healthy working life experience in order to foster a productive workforce.
Ideally nestled on the New South Wales and Queensland border, Moree is a town rich in culture, heritage, agriculture and natural assets with each component intertwining to define the characteristics of both the town and the community. With an old-world ambience, it offers a fantastic family-friendly lifestyle, affordable housing and plenty of infrastructure including cafes, restaurants, art galleries and more.
If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to take your career to the next level - Apply Now!
Applications close Wednesday 13 of January 2021, with shortlisting to commence at the end of January 2021.