live chat LIVE CHAT
Geelong: 03 5222 4318 Wimmera: 03 5381 1211 Sexual Assault Crisis Line (24 Hours): 1800 806 292 Safe Steps (24 Hours): 1800 015 188

People & Culture Advisor

About The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre

We are a leading organisation offering a comprehensive suite of services to clients and the community across the Barwon, West Melbourne and Wimmera Regions. Providing specialist sexual assault and family violence programs and services, including 24 hour crisis care support, crisis accommodation, case management, therapeutic counselling, early intervention and professional education and training, we continue to grow and develop our offerings.

About The Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate HR generalist to provide effective and efficient advice to management and employees under the guidance of the People and Culture Managers. The role will involve coordinating and assisting in HR projects, HRIS implementation and maintenance, creating and applying policies and procedures coupled with a proactive and professional approach to employee relations. This role is part time 0.8 FTE (4 days per week).

About You

You have strong computer skills with excellent collaboration, stakeholder engagement and organisational skills. You are a multi-tasker and problem solver with exceptional time management. You are passionate about the employee experience and are a values driven person. You thrive working autonomously and also collaboratively within a dynamic, team environment.

You will be a values driven person, motivated to make a difference and hold the client at the centre of everything you do.

If you share our vision for a community free from family violence and sexual assault and are motivated to make a difference, we would like to hear from you.  We pride ourselves on being a great place to work. You care for our clients and we care for you, including by investing in your development and wellbeing. You will have access to leading specialists and training and development that supports you in your role and in your longer term career journey. We offer a variety of career pathway options, leading salary packaging benefits and flexible working arrangements that help you manage your work and your life

Why work for The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre?

The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre takes pride in being an employer of choice; we are passionate about the wellbeing of our team members and we provide a number of complementary benefits to our staff, some of our benefits include:

  • Career pathway opportunities
  • Generous above award Enterprise Agreement entitlements
  • Flexible and part time working arrangements
  • Professional development opportunities
  • 10 weeks Paid parental leave
  • Up to 2 weeks additional leave through purchase leave
  • Salary packaging
  • Health and Wellbeing initiatives
  • Flu vaccinations
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Social initiatives
  • Positive workplace culture


The SAFV Centre acknowledges and respects the traditional Aboriginal custodians of the land.

How To Apply

Applications close 5pm Sunday 2 October 2022

To apply, please send your resume and response to the key selection criteria to sent to [email protected]. All applications must address the key selection criteria outlined in the PD. 

For a confidential discussion, please contact Chantale White on 0487 546 939.

The successful candidate will be required to maintain a current Working With Children’s check and National Police Check.

The SAFV Centre is a registered Child Safe Organisation; committed to safeguarding children and young people.

The SAFV Centre requires that employees and students to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they are an Excepted Person as defined by the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions. All applicants and students must therefore be able to comply with this requirement.

Key Selection Criteria

  • Essential Qualifications and Experience
    • Bachelor qualifications in Human Resources or relevant business discipline, desirable.
    • Min 3 years’ experience in Generalist HR function
  • Essential Skills and Knowledge
    • Sound knowledge of the Australian human resources framework and contemporary best
    • Sound understanding and ability to interpret employment legislation, Awards, and Enterprise
    • Demonstrated experience of coordination and facilitation and delivery of effective L&D or
      similar programs
    • Demonstrated experience in the creation and application of policy and procedures
    • Strong relationship building, collaboration and stakeholder engagement skills
    • Ability to manage priorities whilst maintaining positive stakeholder relationships
    • Innovative approach to systems and process improvements
    • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
    • Excellent organisational and time management skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • A flexible approach and the ability to be proactive and productive where there is ambiguity.
    • Ability to adhere to the organisations policies and procedures
  • Other
    • Commitment to the vision, values and purposes of The SAFV Centre.
    • Commitment to continuous quality improvement and cultural equity in service delivery.
    • Current Victorian Driver’s Licence
  • Referees

    Applicants must provide the name and current contact details of 2-3 professional referees including the most recent or current supervisor.

  • Period of Appointment

    This position is Part Time (4 days per week)

  • Hours of Work
    • The position is part-time (minimum 30.4 hours per week);
    • Hours will usually be worked during business hours of 9.00 am to 5.06 pm, Monday to Friday;
    • Flexibility in working hours will be required from time to time, based on operational needs
  • Salary and Conditions
    • Annual salary is $92,837.90 (pro-rata for part time)
    • Industrial Instrument: The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre Enterprise Agreement 2018, Business Services, Administration and Support Services employee.
    • Salary Packaging: Provided via Maxxia. PBI status with other expenses available to package above this cap. The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre is a Public Benevolent Institution.
    • Superannuation: The employer will also make superannuation payments on your behalf in accordance with the Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act 1992.
    • Probationary Period – 6 months with a review conducted during this time
  • Employee Responsibility – Mandatory prior to commencement

    Employee expense:

    • Valid Working with Children Check
    • National Police Records Check – renewed every 3 years of employment at employee expense

This position description is subject to review and may change in accordance with the needs of our organisation; including our operations, our clients and our stakeholders.

The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre acknowledges the traditional owners and custodians of the land we stand on. We are committed to working toward creating a community where all people indigenous and non-indigenous are safe, connected and empowered to live well. The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre recognises the diverse needs of our community and we ensure our services are inclusive of all children, young people and their families including those who are of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, those who identify as LGBTIQ and persons living with disability. We work collaboratively with people and partner organisations who also support our diverse client group. Interpreter and translator services are available to all our clients upon request.

Website by Pixeld

Translate »