Employment Parity Initiative Recruitment Specialist

Employment Parity Initiative (EPI) Recruitment Specialist

  • Opportunity to work for a values based organisation and a high performing team
  • Attractive Salary Packaging
  • Full Time Fixed Term Contract role (with a possibility for extension/permanency)

SVHA is looking for an Employment Parity Initiative Recruitment Specialist to join the Indigenous Programs Team. The Employment Parity Initiative Recruitment Specialist supports and co-ordinates the attraction and pre-employment training of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander talent into a Centralised EPI Recruitment Model and sub-sequent into jobs across the SVHA Network. You will develop local employment partners and promote

SVHA as a potential employer of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The Employment Parity Initiative Recruitment Specialist is offered on a full-time, fixed term, one year contract including a six-month qualifying period.

About Us:

St Vincents Health Australia (SVHA) is the nations largest not-for-profit Catholic health and aged care provider. Initially established in 1855 by the Sisters of Charity, SVHA is a clinical, research and education leader and operator of private hospitals, public hospitals and aged care services.

About the role:

  • Stay abreast of new developments in HR to ensure most appropriate Indigenous employment practices are in place, striving for HR & Indigenous employment best practice.
  • Work in a high performing team across SVHA Network so frequent travel will be required.
  • Lead a recruitment support function that provides superior service to internal stakeholders;
  • Coordinate all recruitment processes including Pre-screening, Interviewing, Reference Checks and Pre-employment Assessments;
  • Manage the candidate experience and expectations throughout the recruitment and onboarding process;
  • Assisting in Human Resources transactions when required;
  • Coordination and Facilitation of Onboarding and Orientation for all employees;
  • Oversee the attraction and sourcing strategy, including attraction channels, key suppliers and budgets;
  • Supports execution of processes, tasks and overall administration, and ensures continuity and successful delivery of functional services to users throughout the organisation;
  • Ensure effectiveness and utilisation of talent pools and candidate pipelines to minimize identified succession gaps;
  • Drive process automation and continuous improvement projects to simplify the recruitment process, gain efficiencies and provide exceptional candidate and hiring manager user experience;
  • You will participate and contribute in a range of projects and activities to ensure the business achieves diversity and inclusion objectives.

About you:

  • Experience as a Talent Manager, highly desirable.
  • Must have high-volume experience
  • Extensive experience in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander sourcing, recruitment, training and retention strategies.
  • Project Manager skills
  • Experience in the use of e-recruitment tool (workday) and/or familiarity with job seeker database.
  • Experience in the health industry is desirable.
  • Current Drivers License.
  • A quick thinker with excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Effectively communicate with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, partner organisation.

What we offer:

  • Invitation to SVCS Inaugural Yearly Awards Night and SVHA Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Yearly Forum;
  • Salary packaging options including an Everyday Purchases Card on a Visa Debit Card - it's the easiest way to salary package your living expenses and reduce your tax -
  • Opportunity to work for the nations largest Catholic not-for-profit health and aged care provider, with a rapidly growing and progressive vision;
  • A friendly team environment with a great community care spirit;
  • No cost uniforms and training.

At SVHA we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Employees. This is an identified Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander position.

Applicants for this position must be of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent, identify as being Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and accepted and recognised in the community as such. Exemption is claimed under Section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.



To be successful candidate you must meet the position requirement as well as provide a current Police Record Check.

If you believe you have the skills and experience please email your resume and cover letter addressing the requirements within the position description.

PLEASE NOTE - Applications without a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria will not be accepted.

23/03/2020 $0 Brisbane 1 Human Resources & Recruitment
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