CDPSL are hiring! Human Resources Partner

Human Resources Partner - Catholic Diocese of Parramatta Services Limited


Human Resources Partner – Catholic Diocese of Parramatta Services Limited (CDPSL)


The organisation

Catholic Diocese of Parramatta Services Limited (CDPSL) is a not-for-profit charity of the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta. Its mission is to support families and children within our communities by delivering quality development and learning experiences for children in our care.

CDPSL provides early years education and school-age care services across more than 40 Out of School Hours (OOSH) and early learning centres within the Parramatta, Blacktown, Hawkesbury/Nepean and Blue Mountains regions and is continuing to grow.

Our services are provided with Respect, Encouragement and Care in partnership with the Diocese and its agencies.

Due to the rapid expansion of our Catholic Out of School Hours Care (COSHC) network, which currently employs around 400 staff, an exciting and new permanent full-time opportunity exists for an experienced and driven HR Business Partner to join our HR team.


The role

Reporting to the HR Manager, you will work closely with the Senior Managers Early Years Education & Care enterprise to provide professional, end to end HR support.

You will be a trusted advisor and business partner; employee advocate; culture and values champion; and a driver of change.

You will be a collaborator and team player and work proactively to provide excellent HR advice and support on employee relations matters, including disciplinary and performance matters; workplace investigations; award interpretation and workplace policies and procedures.

You will be solutions-focussed and have a working knowledge of HR systems; Work Health and Safety; Workers Compensation; and recruitment and selection.

As a true HR Business Partner, you will anticipate people-related business needs and maintain an in-depth understanding of your client group, including key business priorities and strategies and workforce metrics and trends, to support the provision of effective HR advice and support.

You will maintain regular contact with managers and employees and visit their sites regularly.


About you

As the ideal candidate you will meet the following Key Requirements:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in HR or related discipline (or equivalent experience).
  • Experience and working knowledge of day-to-day operational areas of HR, including award interpretation; performance management; reward and recognition; workplace investigations; recruitment and selection; staffing metrics; WHS; injury management; and employee wellbeing.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; and proven ability to build positive relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Digital acumen including the ability to extract, analyse and interpret data.
  • Willingness to support the mission and values of CDPSL.
  • Current NSW Driver’s Licence and ready access to a private, fully insured motor vehicle

Knowledge or experience in OOSH or Children’s Services sector, and in ELMO or Deputy HR information systems would be advantageous.

If you believe you meet the above Key Requirements and want to work for a mission-focused organisation, then we would love to hear from you!


Benefits of working with us 

As well as an attractive salary we offer the following benefits:

  • salary packaging options (which can increase your take-home pay).
  • flexible work arrangements (including work from home and negotiable span of hours).
  • a supportive team environment.
  • opportunities for professional growth.


Join our team!

Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible, as applications will be reviewed and shortlisted (if suitable) as they are received.

Applications should include:

  • A cover letter of no more than three pages addressing why you are interested in the role and addressing each of the Key Requirements listed above; and
  • A current resume.

For a copy of the Position Description and to enquire further about the role, please contact Nevine Piperides at REACH Human Resources, 0418 698 327 or Applications should be sent directly to Nevine Piperides at

CDPSL is committed to protecting children and young people. Preferred candidates must be willing to obtain a current Working with Children Check. 

As the role is a full-time permanent role, only candidates with the unrestricted right to work in Australia may apply for this position.


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