Workplace Relations Partner

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Work type: Permanent Full-time
Location: Knox Civic Centre
Categories: HR, OHS, L&D

Your new role

We are looking for an experienced and passionate Workplace Relations Partner to join our People, Culture and Development Team. Working with a supportive and contemporary leader focussed on your growth and development within Knox, you will be responsible for providing guidance and advice to employees, managers and leaders on all workplace relations matters, such as disciplinary matters, dispute resolution, employment legislation and enterprise agreement provisions. This role will have scope across strategic input to process improvement, organisational coaching, and future initiatives being carried out by the Workplace Relations team.

You will work closely with a wide range of multi-functional teams, providing insights and guidance on best practices, policies and procedures that create a positive work environment by promoting a culture of inclusivity, fairness and respect.

We have 2 vacancies, 1 x Permanent and 1 x 2 year fixed term contract. Remuneration will be Band 7 (100,461 – 112,669 p.a, pro-rata, plus superannuation in line with the Superannuation Guarantee), working full time or part time in a hybrid work environment.

What you will need to thrive

The key selection criteria for this role are:

  • Well-developed communication skills, with strong attention to detail, particularly in the provision of accurate, confidential and sensitive advice and support to senior management.
  • Demonstrated experience in facilitating complex end to end case management including drafting correspondence and providing advice in line with relevant to policies, procedures and legislation
  • Demonstrated experience in leading a variety of workplace investigations
  • Demonstrated experience or working knowledge in delivering change management projects including restructure and redundancy advice

How to apply

Please provide a resume and brief cover letter addressing the ‘what you need to thrive’ section from the position description to outline how your experience and skills relate to the role.

For further information on this role please contact Lisa Butler at

To view a copy of the position description please visit our Knox City Council Careers Page.

Apply by: 30/03/2023

Why Us

At Knox, making a difference to others and our community is at the heart of everything we do. We are inspired by empowering our community inside and out to thrive and prosper through living our values. We support hybrid and flexible working and embrace diverse and inclusive environments. We succeed by recruiting for excellence through investing in our people, encouraging their unique talents and supporting them to bring their whole selves to work.

We believe in our people and provide a supportive, driven and inclusive culture we are proud of, that focuses on wellbeing.

What this role can offer you

  • Flexibility (days, roster, hybrid working model, Accrued Days Off)
  • Salary Sacrifice options include childcare fees at Council owned childcare, novated lease, additional superannuation contributions and discounted gym membership
  • Study Support and Study Leave options available to assist in your career development
  • Wellness groups and activities
  • Staff Social Club
  • a supportive Employee Assistance Program for you and your immediate family

Council has developed a vaccination policy which states that the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate evidence of compliance with vaccination requirements.

To view the inherent requirements for this position please see attachment below. 

 Office Based role(s) - Inherent Requirements Table .DOCX

Knox Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer ensuring a Child Safe environment that is committed to providing a workplace that embraces diversity and inclusion. We are committed to a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.


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