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Workplace Relations Advisor - Full Time - Contract - Remote or Office-based

Job Requisition Number:  3923


Will you actively create a healthier future for tomorrow?


At Medibank we’re encouraged to think big. We have a clear purpose to impact better health outcomes for our customers, patients and our community.


We celebrate diversity of thought because we want to make better decisions for our customers. As we work towards our goal of better health for better lives, we value the knowledge and contribution of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. We are working hard to create an inclusive workplace and develop Indigenous careers.


The Opportunity


Our People and Culture team is seeking a Workplace Relations Advisor on a part-time (4 days per week) or full-time 13-month fixed-term contract. This role is responsible for the provision of expert Workplace Relations advice to all levels of the People & Culture team and wider organisation. As part of the Workplace Relations team you will work collaboratively across the full spectrum of workplace relations. You will have autonomy, access and opportunity to influence all levels of our diverse organisation, from clinicians to health insurance.


This role supports the business to achieve their strategic objectives in a responsive, pragmatic and can-do way always adhering to our values, respecting the employee experience and ensuring that the Medibank group proactively maintains its compliance obligations and mitigates reputational risk.    


Where you can add value:


Provide strategic advice and subject matter expertise across a broad range of areas including; all aspects of industrial relations, EA negotiations, workplace investigations, representational work in tribunals, mergers and acquisitions, policy development and legislative interpretation.


Pro-actively support a broad range of stakeholders often through challenging and sensitive issues with the ability to build relationships in order to collaborate and influence.


Resolve complex workplace issues pragmatically using strong problem solving and analytical skills practicing patience and consistently looking to improve practices.


Your Impact


You will be Degree qualified and have extensive experience across all areas of Workplace Relations either within ER, IR, Employment Law, or HR generalist positions. Health-related experience would be advantageous.


With outstanding initiative, integrity, communication and stakeholder management skills, your ability to be flexible and pragmatic will see you thrive in a large corporate organisation.


We are looking for a mature minded, decisive individual who has a commitment to best practice and a proactive approach to achieving exceptional outcomes.


You will come equipped with the ability to work on multiple projects concurrently, translate IR information in a clearly understood manner, apply attention to detail and operate with confidence.

A career with us


Employee wellbeing is our priority, because when you feel good in yourself, that’s when you live your best life. In this role you will have access to benefits such as:

  • Flexibility: With flexible working options, our people have the choice in how and where they work to stay healthy and feel good.
  • Employee Assistance Program: Medibank offers employees and family members a 24/7 professional counselling service that can work with you on issues that are affecting you personally or professionally.
  • Good Health Day: Medibank Group offers all employees one day off each year (on full pay), to do something you love.
  • At Medibank, we are committed to helping our people be the best that they can be. That’s why all Medibank employees have access to eight hours of community leave per year and why Medibank matches employee donations up to $1,000 per year for each employee.
  • Subsidised Health, Travel, Pet and Life insurance.


To start small and impact bigger.

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