Careers at yourtown

People & Culture Advisor

Job no: 493169
Work type: Maximum Term (Full-Time/Defined End Date)
Location: Milton
Categories: HR & Recruitment

You may know yourtown for our Art Union prize homes but what you may not know is that the funds we raise through our Prize Home Draws provides lifesaving mental health services for young people.

Our services include Kids Helpline, training and employment services, parent education and specialist accommodation for families.

yourtown is focused on setting a new standard for supporting young people in ways that work for them, we have decided to disrupt ourselves and embark on a digital and cultural transformation that will reshape the way we deliver our service offering and engage with young people and our supporters forever!

We have an incredible opportunity for a curious, determined, and enthusiastic People and Culture Advisor to join our super team on a 12-month contract.

What you’ll be doing

The P&C Advisor will be working alongside our People & Culture Business Partners to support operational excellence and enhance a human centred experience for our people.  

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Gathering critical pain points for our people and provide analysis of meaningful People and Culture metrics that will  assist in the implementation of specific remedial interventions to support yourtown’s transformational goals
  • With support from Business Partners, provide practical advice and support to leaders and their team members across the organisation
  • Support the development of new position descriptions and undertake remuneration analysis
  • Co-design and deliver manager training in Industrial Relations and relevant practices
  • Refresh and build on existing People and Culture policies, procedures and practices including undertaking research, drafting content and leading implementation plans
  • Coordinate the mapping and updating of People and Culture workflows
  • Design review and refresh resources for leaders via the Manager Hub
  • Manage some administrative tasks relating to confidential People and Culture processes, including the preparation and filing of correspondence

What you’ll need to thrive in the role

  • Tertiary qualification in Human Resource Management or relevant discipline
  • 3+ years’ experience in a similar position within People & Culture
  • Knowledge of relevant Workplace Relations legislation, standards, policies and procedures
  • Excellent communication skills, including presentation and conflict resolution skills and report writing
  • Proven negotiation skills and the ability to influence others
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office Applications

Benefits offered at yourtown:

  • Targeted development pathways and career defining secondment opportunities
  • Competitive salary with the option of salary packaging options (Novated Lease or Salary Sacrifice to boost your take home pay)
  • Work-life Balance – flexible working from home options
  • Every employee has access to our yourWellness program where we find solutions to help you find physical, social, financial, and spiritual wellbeing. You will have access to wellness apps like Calm and Centr (Global Leading Wellness Apps)
  • Highly motivated, values-based organisation with a uplifting workplace culture
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program
  • A supportive workforce with coaching and development opportunities
  • Private health insurance discounts
  • Corporate rates local gym access

With a big agenda, a big brand profile and a compelling mission, and in an organisation small enough (but with great reach!) to make a real difference, this is an opportunity to do something incredible for your career and for children and young people.

yourtown is committed to providing services that protect and keep children, young people and adults at risk free from harm. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Criminal History Check and retention of a valid Working with Children Check. 

yourtown supports vaccination as the best way to keep our people and our communities safe from Covid-19. We require all employees, volunteers, students and contractors to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as a condition of employment. 

Yourtown fosters a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value the contributions of all people and encourages people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

Contact: Louisa Gilbert – Talent Acquisition Specialist on

Position Description

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