Human Resource & Organisational Development Consultant

Employer: Brisbane Youth Service

Region: Brisbane

Closing Date: 8 September 2019

Job Description:

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Would you like to help create new futures for young people?

Join Brisbane Youth Service today to make a difference in the lives of Brisbane’s vulnerable young people and their families.

Brisbane Youth Service is a medium-sized incorporated association providing holistic responses to vulnerable young people (aged 12 – 25 years) and young families who are experiencing homelessness or are at-risk of becoming homeless.

We know diversity makes a positive difference, and we encourage people from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander backgrounds with relevant experience to apply.

BYS promotes work-life balance and provides a supportive team environment and additional benefits such as salary packaging arrangements and a generous five weeks annual leave per year.

The Opportunity

  • Human Resource & Organisational Development Consultant

  • Part time position until 30 June 2021

  • 45.6 hours per fortnight

Are you a dynamic individual with outstanding HR and Organisational Development skills with a willingness to contribute to an organisation supporting young people and their families?

The HR & OD Consultant provides support to the Executive Management Team and wider organisation in all HR activities, delivering operational HR and IR advice and services, and developing HR practices and capability across the organisation, and ensuring the most effective utilisation of human resources for the purpose of achieving our strategic objectives.

To undertake this role, you will require a tertiary qualification in Human Resource Management or related discipline. Have a current Queensland driver’s license and hold a current Working with Children Positive Notice (Blue Card) or a willingness to obtain one.


To be successful in your application you will need to provide written responses to the following selection criteria:

  1. Demonstrated experience in the interpretation and application of relevant legislation, standards and Awards, in particular the SCHADS Award 2010 and National Employment Standards.

  2. Strong understanding of contemporary HR practices and application of HR processes within the employment cycle from recruitment and selection, on-boarding, induction, training and support, and exiting employees.

  3. Strong communication skills, both oral and written and an ability to influence, network, negotiate, counsel and mediate maintaining a high degree of confidentiality.

  4. The ability to work independently and source and interpret specialist HR and / or IR advice when required.

  5. Strong planning and organisational skills, and an ability to prioritise work and meet deadlines.

  6. Proven ability to partner with business leaders to provide best practice HR support and advice around performance management, discipline and related issues.

  7. Demonstrable experience in HRIS and reporting, ideally in Employment Hero.

  8. Previous experience in conducting end to end investigations and providing recommendations to senior management.


How to Apply

Applicants must use the BYS Employment package that can be viewed and downloaded from our website:

Email complete applications to Sarah Page – [email protected]

Please include copies of all relevant qualifications with your application.

Applications for this position close 10:00pm 8 September 2019.




Suburb: Fortitude Valley
Postcode: 4006


Name: Sarah Page

Position Description: