HR Business Partner

Join a growing organisation offering long term career progression
Experience in IR/ER matters essential
Flexible conditions - part-time / 4 day compressed week, 12 RDO's pa

Join an organisation that supports children in need. This is a diverse HR Business Partnering role in a cohesive team.

Are you passionate about fostering a positive work environment where employees thrive? 
Do you enjoy working for an organisation that makes a difference?

The Organisation:
Kids Out West has been in operation since 2014 and is a small but growing organisation. They are dedicated to supporting children and young people in the Out of Home Care sector, providing a range of services to children in the Hunter and beyond.

The Position:

As HR Business Partner reporting directly in the Managing Director your role will incorporate  a diverse range of HR practices and business partnering.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Partnering with senior leadership to develop and implement effective HR policies and practices that will support the strategic growth of a business.
  • Improving team performance through training and development programs 
  • Provide timely information and/or education for all levels of KOW on HR issues.
  • Educate, coach, and partner with managers on performance management and employee development goals.
  • Collaborate with leadership team to accelerate a culture of excellence in which people feel engaged and inspired to deliver top results.
  • Lead workplace investigations and reportable conduct investigations
  • Ensuring compliance with regulatory and employment standards
  • Support recruitment process and oversee probation, supervision and performance management. 

About you:

  • Extensive experience in providing a broad range of human resource functions, including organisational development, change management, and employee relations
  • Knowledge of HR programs and practices, including applicable state and federal employment laws and regulations in the OOHC sector
  • Business partnering and/or leadership experience
  • Demonstrated use of business strategies to develop successful, innovative solutions
  • Experience with the SCHADS award
  • Tertiary qualifications in Human Resources Management (minimum diploma, degree an advantage)
  • Experience in writing, reviewing and implementing policies and procedures

Company benefits:

  • Opportunity to make a meaningful impact on KOW’s company culture and employee experience
  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment where your ideas are valued
  • Growing service in a rewarding industry
  • BDO- additional day off on our birthday 
  • Strong career prospects in a growing organisation

To submit your interest in this role please hit the Apply Now button, or for more information, please contact Clare Ferguson on 0499 033 130 for a confidential discussion.

We acknowledge and pay our respects to the Traditional Owners of the land on which we work and live. We pay our respects to the First Peoples of this country, their culture and Elders past, present and emerging. We recognise that this land was and always will be Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander land because sovereignty was never ceded.


Clare Ferguson Verve CEO (aka Chief Energy Officer)
Clare Ferguson CEO (aka Chief Energy Officer) +61 499 033 130 Connect on LinkedIn

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