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Human Resource Advisor (VID: 4833)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Service: Human Resources - Employee Relations
Position Type: Administration
Appointment Type: Permanent/Fulltime
Close Date: 26/05/2019
MDHB has an exciting opportunity available within the People and Culture team for an experienced and motivated HR Advisor to work closely with, and under the guidance of a Senior HR Business Partner.  The role provides high-quality generalist Human Resource support and advice to designated key clients on all operational human resource matters and requires you to:
  • Actively develop and maintain strong working relationships within the People and Culture team, with designated key clients, and throughout the organisation
  • Assist with change management
  • Support resolving employment issues, conducting investigations and conflict resolution
  • Analyse people data and make recommendations
  • Lead or support projects as required
This is a challenging and busy role and you will require a high level of resilience and the ability to multi-task in a complex environment.  It is also important that you have a sound understanding of NZ employment legislation and experience dealing with complex issues within a unionized environment.  The role interacts with a wide range of managers and staff, and requires a considered approach, an enquiring mind and the ability to engage in a mature fashion to gain a full understanding of issues as they present. 
In return you will have the opportunity to stretch and challenge yourself in a large and complex organisation and work within a supportive team.
MidCentral District Health Board is committed to ensuring that children and young people are safe from abuse and harm. As part of our commitment to children and young people, and in line with the Vulnerable Children Act 2014, appointment to positions that involve regular or overnight contact with children will include worker safety checks. These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory police clearance. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates. To find out more information about the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 click here.

MidCentral District Health Board employs more than 2500 staff at Manawatu, Palmerston North, Tararua and Horowhenua and Otaki districts.
Palmerston North Hospital is a 350 bed secondary hospital, which services an urban population of 80,000 and a total population catchment of 168,000. In addition, the hospital is a teaching hospital, and is associated with both Auckland and Otago medical schools.
Palmerston North is a major university city and is at the hub of key routes to the central North Island ski fields, and river adventures. Wellington the capital city, is only a two hour journey by road, as are the wine growing regions of Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa.
For further information:
Human Resources
Private Bag 11036
Manawatu Mail Centre
Palmerston North 4442

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