Industrial Organiser

General Overview

The Health Services Union is a strong, growing union that aims to use its collective power to build a fair and just society through improving conditions for our members in the health and aged care industry.

Our union is focused on growth and draws its strength from the diversity of our membership.

We are currently looking for an experienced Industrial Organiser to join our team.


Job Description


The Industrial Organiser, under the direction of the Manager of the Ambulance Division, is focussed on achieving organising outcomes through tribunal and other work. In particular the successful applicant will conduct advocacy in conciliation and arbitration arenas; provide advice in industrial matters; case manages industrial disputes and manages industrial campaigns and enterprise bargaining agreements for wages and conditions of members. There is also a limited amount of direct organising work required.


The Role

  • Advocacy and representation in State and Federal Industrial Relations systems.
  • Policy development and campaign organising.
  • Provision of advice to members and other staff on industrial issues.
  • Provision of industrial and organising support to Ambulance Divisional campaigns.
  • Provision of strategic industrial research to support Ambulance Divisional objectives



Essential Experience and Qualifications

  • Skills in advocacy and negotiation in Industrial Tribunals
  • Sound understanding of Federal and State industrial laws and processes.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team.
  • Legal research, analytical and drafting skills.
  • Some experience direct organising to build power through delegate structures
  • A demonstrated commitment to trade unionism.



Formal qualifications in Law or Industrial Relations

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Health Services Union

Closing Date

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Closing Time

06:00 PM


Pitt St
Sydney, NSW 2000

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Contact Name

Ben Chapman

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