HR Assistant

13 Feb 2019


Stretch-A-Family (SAF) is a well-established not-for-profit organisation that has been providing care to children and young people in need since 1977. Our organisation is currently based in Marrickville

We are an accredited Out of Home Care agency experienced in delivering trauma informed foster care and residential care programs to children and young people and we are currently searching for a seasoned HR Advisor to join our organisation and continue to help us achieve our goal of enhancing the lives of the children and young people we care for.

OUR PURPOSE: We bring hope. We restore lives, families and communities.

OUR VISION: Creating better, safer futures for children, young people and families.

OUR MISSION: We restore by:

  • Enabling the people we support to achieve their full potential.
  • Securing permanent homes for children and young people.
  • Creating strong and resilient families.
  • Building the capacity of communities.

The Role;

The position is for a HR Assistant, reporting into the Senior HR Advisor. This is a new role, to assist with HR services through a growth period.

  • 2-3 month contract (possible extension)
  • Part time / flexible hours
  • ASAP Start
  • Coordinate HR/IR services and advice.
  • Draft advertisements
  • Screen candidates
  • Coordinate interviews with Hiring Managers and candidates
  • Update candidates throughout the interview process
  • Provide induction support both face to face and administratively
  • Manage return of equipment / property of candidates exiting the establishment
  • Assist with employee file audits

The Requirements;

You may come from a variety of different working backgrounds, but will have experience in Administration.

We would prefer you have the following experience;

  • Minimum 1 year in recruitment or HR services.
  • Experience working as a HR Assistant
  • Qualifications in HR (desirable)
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Excellent presentation
  • Current Police Check (or willing to obtain)
  • Working With Children Check (or willing to obtain)


We are recruiting to this role quickly, please submit your application as soon as possible.

A letter of application MUST be accompanied by your resume.

Salary Packaging available which enhances take home pay for permanent employees.

For more information about Stretch-A-Family visit our website

SAF encourages applicants with ATSI and CALD background.

SAF is a non-smoking and non-denominational workplace.

Successful applicants will be subject to a Criminal Records and Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted previous applicants need not apply.


You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job.


There is no closing date please apply as soon as possible

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