Senior Employment Relations Advisor at Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Senior Employment Relations Advisor
- Permanent role
- Wellington based
- Fulltime position
Help create an environment where our people are empowered to put tamariki first
Mō mātou | About us
Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children has a commitment to putting tamariki and rangatahi at the heart of what we do. In our work, we aim to demonstrate these values:
- We put Tamariki first
- We believe Aroha is vital
- We respect the Mana of people
- We are Tika and Pono
- We value Whakapapa
- We recognise that Oranga is a journey
Our purpose is to ensure that all tamariki are in loving whānau and communities where oranga tamariki can be realised. We believe that by getting involved early in their lives and showing love and care, we give children the best chance of growing into happy thriving New Zealanders.
We are committed to putting children first, we believe aroha is vital, we respect the mana of people, we are tika and pono, we value whakapapa and we recognise that oranga is a journey.
Mō te tūnga | About the role
Our desired future is one where we demonstrate that our people matter, we want out staff to feel listened to, valued and empowered. As part of the Employee Relations (ER) service, the Senior ER Advisor will provide a proactive, effective, and professional Employee Relations advisory service to the ministry.
The Employee Relations service have three focus areas to help our people live the Oranga Tamariki vision, purpose and the Oranga Tamariki way. These are:
- Making our people processes effective and easy so they can focus on Oranga Tamariki
- To build our capability so that we can realise Oranga Tamariki
- And to create an environment where are people are empowered to put Tamariki first
Working with the Employee Relations/Industrial Relations (IR) Specialists, this role will manage a range of complex ER cases. In addition the Senior ER Advisor will provide support, advice and coaching to the HR Advisor team in relation to ER caseloads.
Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu | What you will bring
Desired skills and experience include but are not limited to the following:
- Significant experience in mediation and working within the industrial relations environment
- Outstanding communications and negotiation skills, and the ability to model the concept of "good faith" in employment relationships
- Proven experience in coaching, mentoring leading and influencing in a comparably complex and sizable environment
- Detailed knowledge of current NZ employment law and HR practices
- Understanding and appreciation of cross-cultural issues and concerns knowledge of tikanga Māori and Pacific
Nōu te rourou | What's in it for you
Oranga Tamariki offer an impartial remuneration package, that offers progression annually for experience through tenure. Annual remuneration for this position starts from $118,257 starting salary dependent on skills and experience. We offer a vibrant and supportive team, flexible work options and a genuine commitment to wellbeing. We offer significant training and professional development so that you can thrive and grow. We welcome diversity and are committed to working in an inclusive and respectful way. This is your opportunity to apply your skills and experience to the wellbeing of tamariki and rangatahi.
To see all the benefits of working for Oranga Tamariki, please visit https://mahi.orangatamariki.govt.nz/working-with-us/employee-benefits/
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to Apply
Apply online with your CV and Covering Letter. If you are an Oranga Tamariki employee already, please ensure you apply with a log in using your Oranga Tamariki email address.
If you have any questions about role, please contact email@example.com
Applications close: Monday, 23rd May 2022
At Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children, our highest priority is the safety and welfare of our kaimahi and the tamariki and whānau we support. We have strict health & safety measures to keep our people safe and as part of this role, you will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or intend to be prior to starting with us. We may also ask you to undertake COVID-19 tests during your employment.
Oranga Tamariki is committed to developing a diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace. We provide equal employment opportunities and welcome applications from everyone who can meet the requirements of the role. We also support flexible working arrangements.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Category:||Human resources, recruitment & training|
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