People and Capability Lead

Presbyterian Support Southland (PSS) is a Charitable Trust and is the largest social service and aged care provider in Southland, with a history spanning over 100 years.

PSS encompasses two service arms, Family Works and Enliven. Family Works offers a range of social services, from counselling and social work support, through to buddy and parenting programmes. Enliven provides services to support older people in the community, in residential care and retirement villages.

Our vision is a community where all people can make the most of their strengths and feel included, valued and safe. Our core values are reflected in our Charter: Respect - Manaaki, Compassion - Aroha, Family - Whānau Whānui, Community - Iwi whaānui/Hāpori and Accountability- Whakatau tika. 

Employing well over 400 staff it is essential that our people management processes are well- structured, run like clockwork, build capability and culture and provide real support to those working with our clients and residents. 

The focus of this role is to facilitate efficient and effective HR processes in the workplace, and to enable Managers to provide great support to their staff. It is a facilitation and leadership role, providing guidance and direction to our central office and site-based managers and staff. 

You will draw on a broad base of HR experience, to quickly identify and implement systems and process improvements, working with a team both directly, and remotely. You will have a service-driven mind-set and be committed to understanding the priorities of colleagues and the organisation.

A confident communicator, you will be able to rapidly assess where, and how, you can add value as a People and Capability Lead to the day-to-day operation of our services and support our teams.

We’re open to discussing full and part time employment options for the right candidate. 

Closing date - Saturday 14th August 2021 however please note that we may begin shortlisting as applications are received and could remove this advertisement at any time.

If the challenge of this role intrigues you, we would love to hear from you. Please apply online, or for more information contact Rachel Willis on 022 012 0694 or 

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