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Kurbingui is an Aboriginal community based and driven not for profit organisation that offers services to the Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander community members, families, children and young people living within the Greater Brisbane, Moreton Bay and South East Regions.

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Address: 425 Zillmere Road, Zillmere QLD 4034 PO BOX 163, Zillmere QLD 4034

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Human Resources Officer

Website Kurbingui Youth and Family Development

Kurbingui Youth Development Ltd
Brisbane QLD
Consulting & Generalist HR (Human Resources & Recruitment)
Part time
$40 – $49.99 per hour

Human Resources Officer – part time – 20 hours per week

Are you looking for a job that can support our Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander community members to make a difference in their lives. This role contributes to the overall management and support of staff delivering family and youth support services.

The vision of Kurbingui Youth Development is to be a deadly organisation that supports our mob on their journey. Our mission is to build a flexible, sustainable organisation based on cultural values that can empower community to reach their potential. The values that we bring to our work are personal growth, harmony, accountability, communication, and teamwork.

Kurbingui programs are targeted specifically to the Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander community to provide support and assistance that is culturally safe and responsive, reflect community and family strengths, local needs, leadership and cultural knowledge.

If you meet the criteria for the role and enjoy a diverse range of HR activities, then this could be the job for you. There is a competitive remuneration and benefits package available as well as the provision of ongoing training and  professional  development.

The Role

The Human Resources Officer is responsible for providing professional, timely and culturally appropriate HR advice and support to managers and staff in line with operational objectives, policies and procedures, and legislation.

The role has a generalist focus and supports all aspects of HR including (but not limited to):

  • recruitment and selection
  • learning and development
  • HR administration including employment contracts, letters and other documentation
  • performance management
  • remuneration
  • risk management
  • health and well-being
  • workplace safety, and
  • HR reporting.
  • The position also supports the finance and administration team with other activities as required.

To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • Experience in a similar HR Coordinator, Advisor or Officer role in the areas listed above. Desirable – gained in a community service or NFP environment – within the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.
  • Computer literacy in a variety of software packages. Desirable – exposure to payroll and/or HRIS software.
  • High level of communication skills; written, verbal, report-writing (desirable).
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Experience in quality and risk management systems and reporting.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively plan, organise and coordinate own workload and time management skills; as well as the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Willing and able to work within a culturally competent context and Kurbingui’s mission, vision and values.
  • Effective communication skills – written, verbal, interpersonal, as well as report-writing experience.
  • Demonstrated core competencies, attributes and capabilities as listed in the Position Description.
  • Qualifications: Tertiary qualification in human resources, business, management or similar.
  • Current first aid and CPR certificate (desirable).
  • Open Queensland Drivers Licence (desirable).
  • Have, or be able to acquire, a positive notice in the Working with Children Check (Blue Card) prior to commencement.
  • Have or willing to undergo a Police Check.

Address your application to Glenda Jones-Terare, Chief Executive Officer, Kurbingui Youth & Family Development. Your application must include a resume and a two to three-page cover letter that includes a response to the Key Selection Criteria as listed above.

A position can be requested from Lisa Russell on

We will be screening applications on a rolling basis.

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