Human Resources Administrator

Job No: PAMS1049
Location: Newman, WA

Location: Newman
Employment Type: Permanent
Employment Category: Part Time (0.6 FTE)
Remuneration: $63,763 - $73,169 pro-rata per annum + superannuation + salary sacrifice
Commencement Date: ASAP


Position Overview

Puntukurnu Aboriginal Medical Service (PAMS) aims to improve the standard of health of the Martu people and all Aboriginal people living in the East Pilbara region of Western Australia through the provision of community based, comprehensive primary health care services. We exist to promote the health and well-being of individual community members and to relieve sickness and the suffering of the indigenous community as a whole. We are passionate about providing the highest standard of patient care whilst incorporating a holistic approach toward diagnosis and management of illness.

At PAMS, we are excited to be opening a brand-new, purpose-built medical clinic in Newman, WA which is positioned to provide essential health services to the population of Newman with particular focus on the local Aboriginal community.

The Human Resource Administrator reports to and is directly accountable to the Operations Manager. This position is responsible for providing high quality support to the management team, and employees of PAMS with flexible, timely and effective human resource advisory and strategic services to assist them in meeting their business objectives.

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Position Overview

The Human Resources Administrator will report to and is directly accountable to the Operations Manager and is responsible for providing a broad range of administrative support within the Human Resources team in areas such as, recruitment and selection; training and development; record keeping and compliance; employee inductions and exits; employee relations’; and the review and development of organisational HR policy and procedures.

Position Responsibilities

  • Provide general clerical and administrative support to the Human Resources team.
  • Maintain highly organised, efficient and confidential human resources filing systems in accordance with relevant legislative and audit requirements and organisational policies and procedures.
  • Develop, update and maintain human resources registers (i.e. training and exit registers).
  • Assist with the employee recruitment process; prepare recruitment lists and job postings, induction preparation, coordinating information and interviews and drafting correspondence as required.
  • Facilitate and coordinate the induction, on-boarding and exit processes for all employees.

The occupant of this position will be expected to comply with and demonstrate a positive commitment to the highest level of achievement in Equal Employment Opportunity, Work Health & Safety, Code of Conduct, Quality Improvement, Performance Management, Client Focus and Confidentiality throughout the course of their duties

About you

You will ideally possess the following:

  • Experience in human resources administration or a related field.
  • A good understanding of human resources functions.
  • Well-developed administrative skills, including strong attention to detail, accuracy and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in contributing to a small team, including the capacity to review and improve workplace practices.
  • Good interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate with applicants, external organisations, management and employees at all levels of the organisation.
  • Demonstrated capacity to effectively communicate, promote and uphold HR initiatives and values, including discretion and confidentiality.
  • Written communication skills – able to draft correspondence, edit documents and write instructional information.
  • Good keyboard skills and demonstrate proficiency in the use of business technology and desktop applications; including the use of Microsoft office packages and internet database packages.
  • Well organised with the ability to effectively plan and coordinate own workload.
  • The person is of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent and is acknowledged as such by their community.
  • Understanding the challenges and issues including social determinants affecting Aboriginal people’s health in contemporary Australian society.
  • Possession or working towards a qualification in Human Resources.

About the Benefits

While you will face diverse new challenges in the role, you will also enjoy an attractive remuneration package including a base salary of $63,763 - $73,169 per annum pro rata plus superannuation. You'll also gain access to generous salary packaging options, which will greatly increase your take home pay. In addition, you will have access to a number of fantastic benefits including:

  • 5 weeks’ annual leave + 17.5% leave loading pro rata
  • Support to further invest in your career 
  • Employee Assistance Program

This position offers the opportunity to work closely with remote Aboriginal communities and make a drastic impact to the health and well-being outcomes of these communities.

The position involves working within a multicultural organisation where the majority of staff, clients and stakeholders identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander. Candidates must be able to demonstrate an understanding of the issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

In addition to the above skills and experience, the successful candidate will require an unrestricted WA “C” Class Driver’s Licence, and be required to submit a National Police Clearance (dated within 3 months) and Working With Children Check (where applicable) prior to appointment. Applicants for this position must be legally entitled to work in Australia and will be required to provide evidence of this entitlement. Acceptable evidence includes an Australian or New Zealand passport, birth certificate, or foreign passport with relevant visa.

Please note there is no closing date for this advertisement. Applications will be assessed as received and interviews scheduled accordingly. PAMS reserves the right to withdraw this advertisement without further notice, therefore we encourage interested candidates to submit their application without delay.

For further information about this position please call Lauren Richards, Recruitment Officer on (08) 9227 1631. As per section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA) PAMS actively seeks to increase the diversity of our workforce to better meet the differing needs of our clients and stakeholders and to improve equal opportunity outcomes for our employees.

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