First listed on: 02 April 2024

Senior Human Resources Business Partner


Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Health Manager Level 2
Remuneration: $106,142 – $125,241 per annum
Hours Per Week: 22 - 38 (Job Share may be considered for part time hours)
Location: Blacktown Hospital
Requisition ID: REQ470720

Where you'll be working
Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) is responsible for providing primary and secondary health care for people living in the Auburn, Blacktown, and The Hills Shire, Holroyd and Parramatta Local Government Areas (LGAs) and tertiary care to residents of the Greater Western Region. We are committed to our vision of 'better health services for the people of western Sydney and beyond' and to the delivery of health care or related services in line with our core values of collaboration, openness, respect and empowerment.

Find out what it’s like to work at Blacktown Hospital and why we think you’d love working with us. Some of our staff share their experiences in this short video:

Benefits of working for Western Sydney Local Health District 

  • Paid Allocated Day Off (ADO) every month, in addition to your annual leave (For full time staff)
  • Salary Packaging - lowers your taxable income and increases your take-home pay. (Applicable for eligible employees)   
  • Meal entertainment lowers your taxable income and increases your take-home pay.  (Applicable for eligible employees) 
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) professional counselling and coaching service that offers confidential, short-term support for work-related and personal issues, which you and your immediate family can access
  • Managers Support - Employee Assistance Program (EAP) professional consultative service for all managers, HR or senior staff that is confidential and unlimited for people management support
  • Fitness Passport - permanent employees and their immediate family members can sign-up for this affordable membership which allows access to an extensive range of gyms, pools and fitness services from multiple providers across NSW, (not available for temp employees- remove if position temporary)
  • Generous leave conditions in accordance with NSW Health (State) awards
  • Recognition of prior relevant service may be considered toward commencing salary 
  • Leave may be transferrable from other public sector agencies in accordance with leave mobility provisions

What you'll be doing
This position is responsible for providing comprehensive, independent generalist HR advice and functions (with responsibility for a Division where relevant) to facilitate an equitable, efficient and effective workforce while being involved in the delivery of HR services including employment relations, workforce planning, change management, policies and systems, managing workplace behaviour and diversity, supporting a respective workplace culture, and providing general advice on staffing/Award related matters.
The Senior Human Resources Business Partner will be responsible for the pro-active establishment and continuation of stakeholder and customer relationships within the area of allocated responsibility and contribute to the development and implementation of Human Resource policies, strategies and operations.
Business Partners at this level will have responsibility for providing specialist Human Resources advice and consultancy services to a larger, more complex or diverse portfolio of clients.

People with disabilities who meet the selection criteria are encouraged to apply; and where required, WSLHD will implement reasonable adjustment consistent with industry standard.

Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal job applicants by providing information about applying for roles in NSW Health organisations.  For more information, please visit Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Blacktown hospital car parking allocation model is changing. There is a managed waitlist for parking for new staff commencing at Blacktown Hospital. This does not apply to staff with a disability parking permit.

Please note: To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.

Selection Criteria

  1. Relevant tertiary qualification in human resources management or business, or equivalent extensive experience in human resources management in a large diverse service industry
  2. Demonstrated experience in providing generalist human resources support to a large portfolio, including recruitment, performance management, job evaluation, change management, industrial relations and award interpretation
  3. Sound knowledge of the legislative and regulative requirements relating to human resources management and industrial/employee relations, and the ability to provide practical advice on Human Resources matters and conduct more complex workplace investigations demonstrating adherence to legislation and policies throughout the investigation processes
  4. Outstanding interpersonal skills with the demonstrated ability to consult effectively with key stakeholders including management, staff, industrial organisations, other industry bodies and external agencies in addition to effective dispute management and alternate dispute resolution skills
  5. Highly developed and effective oral and written communication combined with the proven ability to prepare complex briefs, reports and submissions
  6. Well developed analytical and problem solving skills that enable reporting on complex HR issues, producing high quality business reports, discussion papers and proposals that offer solutions for a diverse range of HR issues
  7. Ability to work independently with limited direction as to work priorities with demonstrated experience managing and meeting deadlines whilst maintaining meticulous attention to detail and meet predetermined targets and deadlines, whilst being flexible and able to adapt work practices to suit circumstances
  8. High level of computer literacy including HRIS and Microsoft packages with the ability to generate and develop workforce reports using workforce metrics

Need more information?
1) Click here for the Position Description
2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Christine Phillips on or 0419 307 643

Applications Close: 30th April 2024

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