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HR/People Advisor

He kōrero mō mātou | About Us

Emerge Aotearoa is a committed Tangata Tiriti organisation and a national provider of mental health, addiction, disability, offender rehabilitation, well-being, and housing services. Emerge Aotearoa is a not-for-profit organisation employing 1300 kaimahi and providing services across New Zealand. The core values of the organisation are based on Māori concepts Whakawhanaunga, Manaakitanga, Ako and Whakamana.

He kōrero mō te tūranga | The Role

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a People Advisor to join Emerge Aotearoa for a 12-month fixed term contract based in Christchurch (Hillsborough).

Working closely with the People Partners and People Partnership Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Providing accurate and pragmatic advice on a broad range of People related matters
  • Leading or supporting employment relation cases, such as conduct and disciplinary matters, performance support processes, complaint investigations and return to work processes
  • Supporting the delivery of some people projects and cyclical initiatives and activities
  • We are looking for an engaging, empathetic, and highly organised People Advisor, with relevant HR/People experience.

You will be community minded, values driven, culturally responsive, extremely proactive, and able to quickly build relationships and influence with ease. You will also have a knowledge of New Zealand employment legislation.

He kōrero mōu | About You

To be successful in this role you will have the experience and confidence to provide HR advice to managers, however its crucial you have strong people skills, a great sense of humour, and professionalism.

Apart from the requirement for up-to-date knowledge of NZ employment law and HR practice, you will need:

  • Proven experience in providing generalist HR support
  • An ability to engage professionally with a diverse mix of people at all levels
  • A natural and confident collaborator who can build trust
  • Customer centric with a growth mindset
  • The agility and flexibility to respond to changing environments and day to day challenges.
  • You'll develop yourself a reputation for using your initiative, anticipating needs and continuously look for ways to improve the mahi we do and the way we support our managers.

Ko tā mātou mahi | We offer

Our team culture is very important to us. We build each other up, support one another and celebrate each other's success both personally and professionally. We love to have fun, drink coffee & laugh a lot - the conversation ranges from food and whānau, to travel and fitness.

Importantly, we advocate for your wellbeing! With three days of wellbeing leave on offer, and a flexible working environment, you can proactively manage your health and wellbeing.

AND finally, you'll want to work here because we are committed to diversity and inclusion. Come as you are, and just be YOU!

Me pēhea te tono mai | How to apply

Please click on the below link and upload your CV and cover letter telling us about yourself! This role will be advertised until filled so apply today.

HR/People Advisor - Careers at Emerge Aotearoa

Please note: In response to the Covid-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021 as well as the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination, including booster dose(s) if eligible, for this role. For more information, please see Covid-19 information site.

Realising potential - Tautokohia te mana tangata