First listed on: 08 July 2024

Human Resources Manager


Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Health Manager Level 3
Remuneration: $122,850.00 - $139,559.00 per annum plus superannuation
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ498471
Location: Newcastle
Applications Close: 21 July 2024 - 11:59pm

About the opportunity

NSW Health Pathology is committed to our people, having recently launched Our People Strategy. We have built a contemporary People and Culture Team, dedicated to improving the experiences of our incredible staff, fostering a culture where our people feel they belong and are safe and valued to deliver the best care to patients and the community. This role offers an exciting opportunity to join our People & Culture team, providing People and Culture business partnering to our Corporate Office staff, along with opportunities to further support statewide services.

NSW Health Pathology is Australia's largest public pathology service. It means we're a not for profit - we're for all of us. Working at NSW Health Pathology is more than just a job... we keep people safe and healthy from before birth until death. Careers with us can lead to new cancer treatments and shield us from future pandemics; help police to solve crimes or find a cause of death for the Coroner and bereaved families.

The HR Manager will be working from our Corporate Head Office - in Watt Street, Newcastle, right next door to Newcastle Beach. Enjoy a lunch time walk by the iconic Nobbys Beach and Newcastle Ocean Baths or wander down for a break at one of the surrounding coffee shops nearby.

What we can offer you 

  • Accrued Days Off in addition to Annual Leave
  • Generous salary packaging options and other fringe benefits
  • Corporate wellbeing programs, including the Fitness Passport
  • Learning and development opportunities, including in-house training with RTO My Health Learning

What you'll be doing

The HR Manager is responsible for a diverse range of human resource and workforce functions including providing high level HR advice, coaching and consultancy services to support managers and staff. Proactively support the Associate Director, Human Resource in leading the implementation of strategic, transformational and cultural workforce initiatives across NSW Health Pathology (NSWHP), providing leave relief as required.  

Interested in joining Australia’s largest public pathology service? Apply now by addressing the following questions:

  1. Tertiary qualifications in human resource management, business, management or related field and/or experience in human resources management in a large and complex service delivery organisation.
  2. Demonstrated experience in advising and supporting managers in effectively handling workforce matters, including complex matters, in areas such as recruitment strategies, performance management, supporting change processes and employee relations.
  3. Demonstrated experience in utilising workforce systems such as recruitment systems, payroll/HRIS systems, and/or reporting systems to deliver workforce services and improve organisational performance.
  4. High level communication, liaison and negotiation skills, including experience in working with front line managers, senior managers and industrial associations.
  5. Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple priorities in a dynamic organisational environment
  6. Sound understanding of NSW Health or other relevant employment frameworks including relevant awards, industrial instruments, policies and legislation.
  7. Capacity to support and develop line managers to improve human resource capability including experience in developing, promoting and/or delivering educational programs for managers.

Need more information?

  1) Click here for the Position Description
  2) Find out more about applying for this position
  3) For role related queries or questions contact Deanna Paulin on

Working Rights 

This position is a permanent position. To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency. Please note: A person who is not an Australian citizen or a permanent resident is only eligible for temporary employment for a period not longer than the duration of their current visa.

New to NSW Health Pathology? 

The preferred candidate may be required to undergo a functional assessment prior to appointment.

Talent Pool

If the selection panel identifies more than one suitable candidate for the role, an eligibility list will be created for future permanent full time / part time, temporary and casual vacancies.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 

NSW Health Pathology is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We seek to recruit from diverse applicants and create teams with skills, perspectives and experiences that complement each other at work. We welcome suitably qualified applicants regardless of age, ethnicity, socio-cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity.

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