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Human Resources Business Partner

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About the Julia Farr Group
The Julia Farr group is a trio of social-profit organisations working to create a world where people with disability get a fair go at everything life has to offer.

  • JFA Purple Orange seeks to influence change through advocacy and policy work, and via capacity building projects for people with disability.
  • inhousing improves the lives of people with disability by creating quality homes, developing inclusive technology (through its Stretchy Tech business unit) and building inclusive neighbourhoods.
  • Julia Farr MS McLeod Benevolent Fund provides grant funding for projects that advance authentic inclusion for people with disability

Human Resources Business Partner
In this newly created role you will have a unique and exciting opportunity to support and mentor Julia Farr group employees, helping them continue to thrive in the work they do.

The Human Resources Business Partner will continue to improve HR practices within the organisation and be committed to supporting the development of the Julia Farr group’s employment practices. You will work closely with line supports across the organisation, ensuring they are well-equipped and supported to lead diverse, high performing teams and individuals.

As the Human Resources Business Partner, your responsibilities will span from creating and maintaining HR policies and procedures and leading inclusive recruitment practices, to developing practices in workforce planning and organisational development. You will also provide quality assurance for onboarding processes while supporting the induction and probation program for all new starters.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide day-to-day support for all employees across the organisation including line support roles, navigating workforce issues and maintaining good employment practices in line with Julia Farr group values and culture.
  • Provide leadership and support for the Human Resources Administrator.
  • Maintain HR policies and supporting procedures and resources.
  • Lead inclusive recruitment practice, providing advice and support in job design, recruitment and selection.
  • Provide quality assurance for onboarding processes, balancing compliance obligations with a positive experience for new employees.
  • Support the induction and probation program for new starters, ensuring a consistent approach that engages new employees.
  • Develop practice in workforce planning and organisational development, including individual employee development, talent management, and succession planning.

Key requirements:

  • Tertiary qualification in Human Resources, business or related discipline.
  • Extensive experience in an HR generalist role, leading and supporting recruitment, onboarding and induction, performance review, performance management, and learning and development.
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of HR practices, standards, and statutory requirements.
  • Experience in maintaining HR policies and support resources that provide employees and line supports with the tools they need for day-to-day HR activities.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion practice in the workplace.
  • Exceptional communication and relationship building ability and skills.
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team to establish priorities and meet deadlines.

Diverse candidates with intersectional identities are encouraged to apply including people living with disability, First Nations people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people who identify as LGBTQIA+, and people who come from diverse socio-economic backgrounds. The Julia Farr group’s recruitment process is accessible, and enquiries and feedback regarding the accessibility of the organisation’s processes are welcome and encouraged.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply.
To apply please click apply or call Denise Antoniou on 08 8216 3502 for a confidential discussion.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Human Resources

Focus: HR Generalist

Industry: Human Resources and Personnel

Salary: attractive salary sacrificing benefits

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Senior Management

Location: Unley

Job Reference: 1981150/001

Date posted: 3 July 2024

Consultant: Denise Antoniou

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