Industrial Officer (EBA Negotiation)

The Health Services Union NSW Branch is seeking an industrial officer specialising in Enterprise Bargaining for its Aged care and Private Health Divisions.

The Officer will be responsible for co-ordinating negotiations across hundreds of aged care and private health facilities directed by 2 managers and with the support of 5 Organising staff. A good working knowledge of bargaining rules and provisions in the Fair Work Act is required. The Officer will keep an up to date database of current agreements across NSW.

The position will be judged on the following criteria with experience and likely aptitude for the above tasks accounted for.

  • Capacity to provide timely and sound advice and feedback to sub branches, organisers, and members on more complex industrial relations issues, union campaigns and policies 

  • Excellent ability to contribute to, sound industrial campaigns, enterprise bargaining negotiations and policy issues in the health care sector which reflect the priorities of members and good industrial practice  

  • Good communication skills, including oral skills, to build effective relationships with sub branches, organisers, delegates and others in the health care sector on both individual industrial workplace matters and broader policy or campaign matters

  • Accountability for individual outcomes, including timeliness; organisational, recording and report-writing skills; follow-up and report back skills

  • Ability to work as a member of a team - including flexibility to take on other duties and responsibilities as required; share information; and commit to upgrading own  work-related skills - to improve the effectiveness of the union as a whole.

Desired Experience and Qualifications

  • Relevant legal studies or tertiary qualifications or experience equivalent to.

  • Knowledge and understanding of contemporary industrial issues including in the health and/or aged care sectors.

Salary between 90,000 and 102,000 will be offered based on skills and experience.

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Health Services Union NSW Branch

Closing Date

Monday, December 01, 2014

Closing Time

12:00 PM


109 Pitt St
Sydney, NSW 2000

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Contact Name

Ben Chapman

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