Workplace Relations Consultant

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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Consulting and Strategy
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/20010384V
Closing Date: 28-Jan-2019
Salary Range: $67,866 - $82,404
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: PD C2696.docx (Word, 430KB)
Job Specification

Application Form.docx (Word, 632KB)
Self Assessment

Contact: Julie Blackie or Margaret Rapa
(03) 9247 1739 or (03) 9247 1717

Position Details

About the role:

The Workplace Relations Division is primarily focused on assisting Victoria Police in managing the workforce in line with certified industrial agreements and employment legislation. This includes providing high level advice and support on employees' working conditions and entitlements, managing complaints associated with workplace conflict, bullying and VPS misconduct, undertaking organisation reviews and realignments and redeploying Victoria Police members and Victorian Public Service (VPS) employees of Victoria Police to suitable employment.

Working within the Workplace Relations Division of the Human Resource Department, the Workplace Relations Consultant role is integral to the smooth running of our Division. 

You will be highly organised, have an ability to troubleshoot issues as they arise and have hands-on accountability for providing high level service including but not limited to:

  • Undertaking a range of administrative functions, including the creation and/or maintenance of calendars, spreadsheets, divisional email accounts, files, databases, reports and other correspondence.
  • Establishing and maintaining office systems including registers, filing and records management for all incoming and outgoing correspondence, and tracking and processing invoices.
  • Providing advice, recommendations and a consultancy service to management and stakeholders on workplace relations matters.
  • Assisting senior staff in the case management of complex workplace relations matters.
  • Participating in the co-ordination, development and implementation of workplace relations policies, work practices and training.
  • Providing secretariat and administrative services for a range of committees and forums by co-ordinating, preparing and managing information, agendas and minutes for meetings.

Skills and experience:

Success in this role requires someone with:

  • The drive to actively deliver the customer service requirements of the position and a commitment to meeting customer needs.
  • Strong written communication skills with the ability to prepare a range of written work, including letters, briefing notes and research papers.
  • Strong oral communication skills, particularly in dealing with sensitive matters.
  • A demonstrated ability in maintaining confidential records and systems and in preparing relevant reports, correspondence and statistics.
  • Well-developed computing skills with a strong knowledge of the Microsoft Office package and the use of electronic databases.
  • A good knowledge of HR legislation, policies and practices relating to workplace relations matters.

Requirements and relevant information:

  • VPSG3 salary range $67,866 - $ 82,404 p.a. + super + leave loading.
  • One (1) full-time, ongoing position available.
  • Working within the Workplace Relations Division, Human Resource Department located at the Victoria Police Centre, 637 Flinders Street, Docklands.
  • Opportunity to showcase your skills in a complex workplace relations environment.
  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa.

Applications must include:

  • Resume, and;
  • Completed application form

Applications close midnight, Monday 28 January 2019 - No applications will be accepted via email.

For further information on this role please contact: Julie Blackie on (03) 9247 1739 or via email  or Margaret Rapa on (03) 9247 1717 or via email

If you have a disability/medical condition and require a copy of this advertisement and attached documentation in an accessible format or would like to discuss an access requirements/reasonable adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact VPS Recruitment via email

About Us:

Victoria Police is a large organisation employing police, public servants and protective services officers. Victoria Police provides support to the community 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year. 

At Victoria Police our goal is for our workforce to reflect the diverse community we serve. We continually seek to attract and retain a diverse workforce which includes people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities and cultures including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage. 

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