Position Details
Reference Number 22104
Position Title Director of Human Resources
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Entity Public Hospital
Location Calvary Public Hospital Bruce
Award Classification ACTPub Admin&Rel 2013-17 - SENIOR OFFICER A
Salary $145,048.00 Per Annum
Hours 36.75
Job Advertisement

Director Human Resources

Calvary Public Hospital Bruce

Permanent Full time

SOGA plus super & salary packaging options


About Calvary

Calvary Public Hospital Bruce (CPHB) is a 265 bed multi-discipline, modern healthcare facility serving the ACT community. At CPHB, our patients and their families expect a highly skilled, compassionate and dedicated workforce. Calvary staff pride themselves on ‘being for others’. The patient journey is at the centre of Calvary’s philosophy within our models of care


About the role

Reporting to the General Manager, this role is to ensure leadership, mentoring and support across the facilities through the achievement of positive people, culture, learning and development and safety performance outcomes in keeping with, and in support of, the organisation’s strategic direction, the Calvary mission and values, and the operational and financial performance requirements of the facilities.  The role will establish a HR shared service for regional hospitals and embed a business partnering model with appropriate service level agreements enabling a regional approach to workforce management and development.


As part of this role, the experienced Director of Human Resources will possess:

  • A relevant degree or post graduate degree, or equivalent experience, in human resources with significant experience (10+ years) in senior HR leadership roles in complex organisations.
  • Health sector experience desirable but not essential.  Aptitude and ability to grasp the challenges and opportunities in the sector and the community in which the ACT region operates.
  • Proven management acumen and a high level understanding of contemporary approaches to human resource management and business partnering.
  • Proven change management experience and capacity to drive major change programs including new HR service delivery models in a manner consistent with Calvary’s values.
  • Proven track record in effective and timely industrial relations negotiations.
  • Strong track record in design and delivery of HR and learning and development programs and processes aimed at continuously improving the capability and engagement of the workforce.

Applications close: 23 July 2019


How to apply

All applications must be submitted online through Calvary and will be kept in confidence.


Applicants are expected to respond in writing and include the following:

  • Cover letter of not more than 2 pages outlining why you believe you are suitable for this senior role within the organisation
  • Current CV with contact details for at least 2 professional referees
  • Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.


To request an information pack or to discuss the role further please contact:

Judi Childs

E: Judi.Childs2@calvarycare.org.au

Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have evidence of eligibility to work in Australia? (Australian Citizenship, permanent residency, New Zealand Citizenship or valid temporary visa with entitlements to work)
Contact Person Judi Childs
Contact Email judi.childs2@calvarycare.org.au
Closing Date 23/07/2019
Position Description & Supporting Documents
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