People & Culture Manager

Full Time Ongoing

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Closing Date:

30 May 2021

  • Impact the future of Healthcare leadership in our region

  • Lead cultural change and organisational development

  • Lead a high performing and collaborative People and Culture team

A rewarding career opportunity awaits you as an experienced people and culture leader, working as part of the Executive Management team.

About Us

Gippsland Southern Health Service is a major provider of healthcare in the South Gippsland Shire. GSHS offers a broad range of services that meet the needs of a diverse and sparsely populated area. With two main acute facilities based at Leongatha and Korumburra, GSHS offers a broad range of specialist, general, acute, subacute, ambulatory, residential aged care and community services.

About You

You are a respectful and passionate people and culture leader who has demonstrated experience across the employee lifecycle. You work exceptionally well with people at all levels, with demonstrated influencing and relationship building skills at senior levels. You are passionate about building the culture where people are valued and recognised for their  contribution.

About the Role

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the role will have key deliverables in maintaining and promoting a culturally safe and competent workforce, supporting our current and future leaders in employee engagement and development outcomes, whilst providing guidance, advice and support to the People and Culture Team as well as Senior Management and Executives.


  • Salary packaging and novated car leasing.

  • Staff have access to supportive staff mentoring.

  • Education and development programs.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Relevant Qualification in Human Resource Management or related field.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and/or influence cultural change programs.

  • Written, verbal and interpersonal skills necessary to build sound working relationships, influence stakeholders, negotiate and facilitate outcomes.

  • Sound knowledge and experience in applicable legislation, directives, industrial agreements, HR policies and guidelines.

  • Extensive experience in Industrial / Employee Relations.

  • Knowledge and experience in designing, developing, implementing and evaluating recruitment and selection initiatives and strategies.

  • Demonstrated  experience in coaching management level staff in achieving outcomes.

  • Sound knowledge of and demonstrated application of occupational health and safety legislative standards and guidelines relevant to a complex  organisation, including injury management.

  • Actively participate in a working environment coordinating a high standard of people and culture management practices including employment equity, anti-discrimination, occupational health and safety, work cover and ethical behaviour.

  • Knowledge of management and implementation of payroll systems.

  • Rural health experience.

  • Knowledge of health industry sector enterprise agreements (preferred).

Further Information:

Mark Johnson

Chief Executive Officer

5667 5504