People & Culture Advisor

Full-time - Sydney

Date posted
7 July 2022
Applications close
14 June 2022
  • Grow your career -varied and progressive role
  • Join a highly experienced and collaborative team
  • Leading Profit to Member Fund

Be fully emersed in the People & Culture team – where your opinion matters. Hybrid working as standard.

About Us

As one of Australia’s largest profit-to member superannuation funds, our mission is to help our members achieve their personal best retirement outcomes. Rest supports over 129,000 contributing employers, around 1.8 million members and has more than $60 billion of funds under management.


Our team at Rest enjoy a positive culture built around our core values “The Rest Effect”. We seek excellence in everything we do, are dynamic and innovative in the way we work, are always accountable, we are champions of our members, and we succeed together.

About the Job 

As a member of the Rest People and Culture team, collaborate and contribute to harnessing and building our enterprise talent and culture.

The primary purpose of this role is to support the broader People & Culture team to be more efficient and effective through the provision of a variety of employee relations’, operational and administrative support to the business.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Undertake the administration and co-ordination of employee lifecycle processes, including new hires, terminations, staff movements, position and structure.
  • Support with the update of policies, procedures and documents under direction of the P&C Advisor Lead, Head of People Solutions & Services, and Head of Reward, Performance & Governance
  • Support with pre-boarding and on-boarding/offboarding
  • Update employee personal data changes in the relevant HR systems
  • Conduct disciplinary and grievance investigations and actions; and support other employee relations’ matters/advice as required
  • Support the broader business as we transition to a tiered service model.
  • Provide advice and guidance on health, safety and wellbeing matters and the interpretation of related Rest policies and procedures.
  • Provide first line wellbeing support to employees in need (together with appropriate support from Mental Health First Aid officers)
  • Drive for continuous improvement and efficiency across all elements of P&C Advisory.
  • Manage the administration of workers’ compensation claims
  • Provide support during the annual salary review process
  • Provide support to the People Solutions & Services team in the scheduling of activities and preparation of standard reports. 
  • Coordinate report production and manage filing system for the team.
  • Support the broader People & Culture team, including Payroll, deliver BAU and project outcomes. 
About You:

Your energy, drive and organisation ensure you are comfortable with and responsive to change, with consistently high attention to detail and regard for deadlines. You appreciate the strength in collaboration and pride yourself on your stakeholder management.

Required experience, understanding or credentials including:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Human Resources, or related discipline desirable.
  • Minimum 3-6 years’ experience in human resources and/or administrative experience
  • Exposure to payroll (Chris21 advantageous) and learning and development processes and functions
  • Strong organisational and administrative ability, coupled with the ability to effectively prioritise
  • Working knowledge of Fair Work (2009), Modern Awards and National Employment Standards
  • Ability to communicate well with all levels of the company, employees and management
  • Advanced Microsoft Office ability and experience working with databases
  • Proven ability to maintain a high degree of accuracy and work to strict deadlines
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality across a range people-related matter

At Rest we believe that everyone has the power to make a difference and we offer an inclusive and diverse environment that values the qualities and backgrounds that our people bring to the team. We encourage open and diverse thinking, collaboration, innovation and high performance.

We value and support our team members by offering a great range of benefits, including but not limited to;

  • hybrid working environment
  • health and wellbeing programs
  • purchase leave scheme and gender neutral 16 weeks paid parental leave
  • Free salary continuance insurance
  • Meeting free lunch breaks (Rest stops)

If this sounds like you, apply now by submitting your resume and an optional covering letter summarising your experience and outlining why you are interested in the role or email

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Please note only people with the right to work in Australia will be considered.
To apply, click on the “Apply Now” button, fill in the form, attach your CV and cover letter addressing the points above. We look forward to hearing from you.