People & Culture Administrator

Be part of transforming lives for stronger communities.


  • Full time
  • Salary range SCHADS Award Level 4: $65,350 – $70,250 per annum (negotiable, depending on skills and experience)
  • Cheltenham (with regular travel to other Family Life sites)


Who we are

Family Life is a specialist family services organisation known for its innovation, impact and whole-of-community approach.  Our teams are committed to transforming the lives of our clients and communities to build resilience and healthy relationships.

Family Life is a growing organisation that is recognised for its innovative approach and has been named in the Top 10 Give Easy Innovation Index for 2018. Family Life has recently been awarded an Australian Crime Prevention Award for Meaningful Community Change for leading the ‘Together We Can’ collective impact project which saw a significant drop in reported incidents of family violence over the life of the project in Cardinia Shire.

Family Life is a child safe organisation. We value, respect and listen to children and young people.  We are committed to the safety of all children and young people. Family Life supports children to meet their potential and thrive. We do not tolerate neglect, mistreatment or abuse of any kind.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for a personable, fun, enthusiastic human resources professional, who will thrive on providing high-quality administrative and human resources support in a brand new role for the agency.  The position will work across the full breadth of the people and culture function and the role provides a great opportunity to learn in a supportive environment. Does this sound like you?

What we offer

Family Life team members have access to generous employee benefits including salary packaging, flexible work arrangements (including RDO’s and Purchased Leave), EAP services, and training and professional development opportunities.  We have a also negotiated a great staff discount on barista made coffee at a local cafe!

The position

The People & Culture Administrator is a full time position working across all aspects of the organisation whilst based at the Cheltenham site. The position reports to the People & Culture Manager.

The key purpose of the position is to assist with the delivery of an effective and efficient human resources service, and support human resources projects and initiatives across the organisation.

A day in the life of this position may include:

  • working closely with the People & Culture team, Executive Team and Managers
  • drafting human resources correspondence such as contracts, employment variation letters and emails
  • managing the new hire process for successful candidates
  • providing administrative support to the student placement process
  • booking rooms, arranging catering and co-ordinating participants for training sessions
  • updating information in, and reporting from, the HRIS (bambooHR)
  • uploading vacancies to job boards and responding to recruitment enquiries
  • arranging exit interviews and collating exit interview data
  • arranging OHS meetings and following up action items
  • taking notes in employee relations meetings
  • providing support for human resources projects and initiatives such as the employee engagement survey, graduate program and employee health and wellbeing program.


Why apply?

Are you looking for a role where you can balance your work and non-work commitments? Do you have high-quality administration skills and a passion for human resources? Are you skilled at developing strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders? If you answered yes to these questions, we would love to hear from you!

How to Apply

For a full position description please click here.

Please submit your confidential application including a CV and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria via our Application Portal. Please note: applicants who do not meet the selection criteria will not be considered.

For further information regarding the position please contact Kate Milne (ph: 0451 631 805) or Nicole Stephen (ph: 0411 381 708), People & Culture Managers (job share).

Family Life values diversity and welcomes applicants who meet the position criteria, irrespective of race and ethnicity, colour, age, gender, gender identity, disability, religion and sexual orientation.

All offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory Working with Children Check and Police Records Check.

Applications close: 5pm, Wednesday 22 May 2019

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