Employment Relations Advisor

Location Sydney, Australia
Date Posted December 2, 2019
Category Other
Job Type Full-time
Send Resume at hr@aisnsw.edu.au


Employment Relations Advisor Association of Independent Schools of NSW location Sydney. The Association of Independent Schools of NSW (AISNSW) is the peak body for independent schools in NSW and provides a range of services to independent schools across NSW and the ACT. We currently have a vacancy for a full time temporary Employment Relations Advisor (Maternity Leave replacement) to join our Workplace Management Team for a maximum period of 12 months. The Workplace Management Team at AISNSW supports principals of independent schools in NSW in managing complex and sensitive compliance issues that arise within their schools. The Workplace Management Team takes a problem-solving integrated approach to assisting schools to identify best practice options and flexible solutions in response to the challenges they face in relation to employment relations, work health and safety and child protection matters. In 2020 and 2021, the Workplace Management Team will be negotiating and assisting over 250 schools to vote up and lodge six multi enterprise agreements.  The successful applicant will be involved in the process in terms of supporting senior team members, data entry and advice to schools. This position requires the successful applicant to have excellent written and verbal communication skills, an ability to work collaboratively within a team of sixteen and the capacity to manage multiple and competing demands in a professional, client-support based environment. Relevant qualifications, including HR/IR and/or law, and an interest in the education sector or member associations will be an advantage. This position would suit a new graduate who would like experience working in the areas of law listed above. Position description the duties of an employment relations advisor at aisnsw may include the following provision of advice and support to member schools primarily in the areas of employment relations and industrial relations and work, health and safety, supporting the workplace management team to research and interpret the legislative regime in which independent schools operate including providing the team with updates to the current industrial landscape, assist in the development of draft policies and procedures to assist schools to comply with legislation and encourage best practice in all areas of risk and compliance, demonstrate high level listening skills and problem solving skills with the ability to interpret and prioritise requests, other duties as required by the chief executive. Application Process covering letter, curriculum vitae (copies of qualifications), names of two referees (only contacted after prior consultation with the candidate), aisnsw employment application form.