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The Role 

A second exciting opportunity has arisen within the STARTTS HR department. The Human Resources (HR) Business  Partner delivers HR services, essentially combining HR expertise, strategic planning, and collaboration with staff  regarding HR and Recruitment functions. The HR Business Partner provides expert advice on recruitment process,  awards and policies in leave matters, performance management, grievances, and other HR related matters. The HR  Business Partner works in a small team and focus on ensuring efficient and effective processes. Collaboration with Team  Leaders, Supervisors and Managers within STARTTS is a high priority and to make sure there are seamless interaction  with internal and external partners to deliver high-quality HR services.  

Beyond day-to-day operations, strategic oversight is provided, contributing to the development and implementation of  HR strategies aligned with STARTTS goals. The HR Business Partner is to foster a positive work culture, ensuring cohesion  for exceptional service delivery. Previous applicants will be considered for this position upon submission of complete  applications. 


Reference No.1003-5
Applications CloseJune 3, 2024
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Job CategoryHR & Employment Services
Job FieldHealth, Mental Health and Counselling
Employment BasisFull Time
LocationSouth West Sydney

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Essential Criteria

  1. Relevant tertiary qualification in human resources management or business, or equivalent experience in the  provision of generalist human resources services. 
  2. Demonstrated experience in providing generalist human resources support to managers, including recruitment and  HR related policy interpretation.  
  3. Demonstrated ability to accurately identify significant HR matters and clearly communicate their business  implications to the HR Manager in a timely manner.
  4.  Ability to provide practical advice on HR matters to stakeholders with well-developed oral, written & interpersonal  communication skills.
  5. Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills that enable reporting on HR issues, producing reports, and requests that offer solutions for HR matters.
  6. Demonstrated ability to maintain thorough attention to detail and meet predetermined targets and deadlines.
  7. Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team within a multicultural environment, including proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office and HIRS systems.

*This position is not considered child-related employment and will require a National Police Check.


*This role is a Category B role. Category B workers must have two doses of an approved COVID-19 vaccine. If successful you must  provide evidence of vaccination. (The annual Influenza vaccination as well as vaccination for other transmissible diseases are strongly  encouraged but not mandatory). 

Should you not be able to comply with vaccination requirements before your commencement date, the offer of employment may be  withdrawn.  

If you have a medical reason for why you cannot be vaccinated, a medical contraindication evidence will be required. 

Other Information

Enquiries: Corinna Weiss: HR Manager on (02) 9646 6700 

Work Type: Full-time; 38 hours per week. Contract up to 2 Years (Continuation subject to ongoing funding)

Location: Carramar 

Vaccination Requirement: Category B. 

Salary: Health Services Manager Level 1. A generous salary packaging scheme is also offered.  

How to Apply

To be considered for this position, please ensure you address the selection criteria as thoroughly as  possible.

  1. Complete a STARTTS Application for Employment Form
  2. Write a Statement Against the Selection Criteria outlining how you meet the selection criteria (see the guide How to apply for a job at STARTTS)
  3. Submit an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) 
  4. Provide copies of relevant Qualifications if applicable (overseas qualification must be assessed by an appropriate Australian body to be considered)
  5. Statements of Service from previous relevant roles (if applicable, please ask us for a sample)
  6. A cover letter is optional.
  7. Email your application and supporting documents to:

Closing date: Monday 3 June 2024

NB: Depending on the role, if appointed, you may need a current ‘NSW Working With Children Check’ clearance, follow this link for information on how to apply of your check:


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The Organisation 

"STARTTS is a not-for-profit Affiliated Health Organisation focused on providing a broad range of services to refugees in NSW. The focus of STARTTS approach is on building capacity and empowering people and communities to take control over their own lives, using a strengths-based approach and building on individual, family, community and cultural strengths." 

ContactCorinna Weiss: HR Manager
Phone number (02) 9646 6700