Careers at The Friendlies
Human Resource Officer

My Company  
Employment Type:
FP - Full-Time Permanent  
Human Resources

The Position

Due to continued growth, we have a new and exciting opportunity for the right applicant to join our busy Human Resources (HR) team.  

Perhaps you are an experienced:

  • Recruiter looking to expand your skills in a HR generalist role; or
  • HR Support Officer seeking an opportunity for that next step in your professional development; or
  • HR Officer seeking an opportunity with a large and reputable employer

If so this is an amazing opportunity to join a professional organisation and to broaden your skills and experience with opportunities for career progression.  This is a full time position with the option to elect either fortnightly or monthly rostered days off.

Working with a team of supportive HR professionals, a level of training will be provided to ensure you are supported to successfully manage end-to-end recruitment and provide HR support and guidance to managers and staff. Under the guidance of the HR Manager, responsibilities will include (but not be limited to):

  • Liaising regularly with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
  • End-to-end recruitment activities, successfully identifying and recruiting talent across the organisation
  • Administration and guidance regarding performance management processes
  • General HR administration across the end to end employee lifecycle
  • Undertake HR projects and initiatives, including presentations
  • Support the continual development of HR policy and procedures
  • Provide general HR support and guidance to managers
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of internal HR systems and processes
  • Provide injury management and return to work advice and support to workers and other stakeholders

The Person

Key Selection Criteria for this position includes:

  1. Qualifications in Human Resources, Business, Industrial Relations or demonstrated industry experience (desirable but not essential)
  2. Demonstrated experience working in recruitment or performance management desirable
  3. Return to Work Coordinator accreditation or the ability to attain the qualification essential
  4. Effective communication and negotiation skills and the ability to interact with stakeholders at all levels and deliver on customer needs/requirements
  5. Strong attention to detail and ability to work well under pressure
  6. A strong sense of accountability with the ability to follow through on tasks
  7. Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office suite with the ability to learn organisational specific software
  8. Ability to design and deliver a variety of presentations to hospital staff

How to Apply

Please submit the following:

  1. A cover letter that addresses the ‘Key Selection Criteria’ (maximum 2 pages)
  2. A detailed resume (including 2 professional referees)
  3. Submit your application on our website  and complete the Application for Employment form.

Applications that do not meet the above requirements will not be shortlisted.  The advertisement will be closed either when a successful applicant is identified or on Thursday 13 May 2021.
To learn more about this opportunity please contact the HR Manager, Jodi Spencer on 07 4331 1040. 
All discussions will be held in the strictest confidence.

The Benefits

As a part of The Friendlies team, you will enjoy:

  • Attractive salary packaging options and a variety of additional discounts and benefits within our hospital and pharmacies
  • Career development opportunities and commitment to ongoing training, education and professional development
  • Family friendly work environment close to professional child care services
  • Find out more about why The Friendlies is a great place to work at

Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) Requirements

It is a recommended condition of employment for this role that you are vaccinated, and remain vaccinated during your employment, against the following vaccine preventable diseases; Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (Chicken Pox), Pertussis (Whooping cough), and Hepatitis. Staff employed prior to 1 July 2017 are not subject to this condition of employment unless they apply for a role with VPD requirement.