People and Culture Coordinator

Full time

About the role

The People and Culture Coordinator joins a small, but dedicated team committed to developing and evolving the human resources functions and people strategy for our WAGEC workforce.

This is a full-time role of an initial 2 year (24 month) contract with a view to being permanent. 

The core responsibilities of the role are

  • Support the P&C team to develop and implement a People Strategy for WAGEC’s workforce
  • Provide dedicated, professional advice and support on employment and work health and safety matters
  • Employ high-quality communication skills to review and develop policies and procedures, and collaborate across teams to ensure their relevance and implementation
  • Coordinate administration, recruitment and data functions to support the employee journey, including developing and maximising use of the HRIS
  • Offer hands-on, practical and proactive coordination of team culture and engagement practices across the organisation.

Please read the full job description here.

About you

  • You’re an experienced HR generalist with at least 2-3 years' experience providing dedicated HR/people and culture operations
  • You have solid knowledge of the practical applications of workplace legislation including the Fair Work Act, Privacy Act, WHS Act(s), and NES to ensure compliance with Federal and State legislation. Knowledge of the SCHADS Award highly desirable.
  • You’re an energetic people-person, keen to engage, motivate and counsel team members in all aspects of the employee journey, and offer advice and sound judgement on general and sensitive employment matters.
  • You have excellent communication skills, a strong ability to distil policies and legislation into practical instructions in both written and verbal formats
  • Ideally, you’ll have qualifications in Human Resources Management, WHS, Social Work, Psychology or similar and are committed to continuous learning.

How to apply

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Please send your current resume and a brief cover letter outlining what you could bring to this role and your current availability to 

*If you think you have what it takes to do this role but don’t meet our selection criteria, please get in touch anyway to discuss your situation. We recognise that sometimes the right candidate for a job is based in personal qualities not just qualifications.*

For any questions or enquiries, or if you would like assistance in applying, please contact Andrea Watkins, Director of People and Culture via or 0437615061.

Our ethical stance

WAGEC is entitled to employ only female and transgender-female staff, due to the nature of our service, under the Anti-Discrimination Act, 1977 (NSW) Section 31.

And when we say ‘women’, we mean all womankind including women of diverse gender and sexualities. We strongly encourage women with lived experience, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and women of all cultures and identities to apply. 

At WAGEC we are committed to caring for our people to help them excel in the work they do. Our additional employee benefits include:

  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Salary packaging options 
  • 2 days of paid well-being leave each year
  • $500 self-care allowance each year
  • Access to EAP and monthly clinical supervision
  • Professional development opportunities and leave.