First listed on: 27 September 2021


Recruitment/HR Officer

Working with your clients and a supportive team, your new role will involve compliant recruiting and onboarding including contract management. An additional temporary part-time vacancy is also available. 

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time 
Position Classification: Administration Officer Level 5
Remuneration: $68,320.53 - $69,947.46
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ259486
Applications Close: Monday 4th October 2021

What you'll be doing

The position of Workforce Support Officer is responsible for providing a high quality, customer focused workforce/ human resources service to the hospital sites and clinical services with a particular emphasis on recruitment and selection, on-boarding, contract management, personnel administration (including records management), and the provision of advice on HR related policy, awards, agreements, practice and legislation.

The Medical Workforce Unit (MWU) encompasses both Junior Medical Officer (JMO) and Senior Medical Officer (SMO) recruitment, appointment and management, and is committed to delivering high quality, client-focused and professional services that support the organisation in the delivery of its core function, which is the provision of high quality, safe and efficient health services that are responsive to the needs of patients, carers and the community.

Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District (ISLHD) has adopted four fundamental values (CORE) which will form the foundation of our organisation: Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment. These values are the principles which will underpin our day to day work and guide how we interact with our patients and each other. 

All NSW Health workers are required to have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by 30 September 2021 and two doses by 30 November 2021 or have an approved medical contraindication certificate. You will be required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status if successful.

Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

An eligibility list will be created for future Temporary and Permanent Full-Time and Part-Time positions.

Please note: Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

Your claim against the selection criteria is the most important part of your application as it will help determine whether or not you have met the standard of response required by the panel to be eligible for an interview. You should read the Position Description and then address the selection criteria for the role, giving examples where required. Applicants are encouraged to review the following information on Applying for a position within NSW Health at:

Selection Criteria

  1. Demonstrated understanding of the industrial instruments and principles related to the recruitment and selection, employment and payroll for senior medical officers.
  2. Demonstrated ability to perform a wide range of administrative tasks, while managing competing work priorities and work flow within allocated resources, to a high standard.
  3. Experience of responding to a range of customer enquiries and determining the appropriate response in a complex work environment.
  4. High level interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to work confidently and courteously with people at all levels.
  5. Demonstrated commitment to providing a quality service and quality improvement initiatives in workplace practices and procedures.
  6. Demonstrated initiative and the ability to bring a creative approach to problem solving.
  7. Ability to work independently and with a demonstrated capacity for effective teamwork.
  8. Experience in the use of Microsoft Office packages, spreadsheets and database software.

Need more information?
1) Click here for the Position Description
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