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We are looking for a temporary full-time (or part-time) People andCulture Administration Assistant to join our knowledgeable People and Culture team at Early Links. This temporary role is to cover maternity leave within our team for up to 12 months (temporary part-time options available for the right candidate. This role is subject to continue after 12 months depending on organisation needs).

About Early Links

Early Links is an Early Intervention and Disability Inclusion Support Service offering support for people of all ages with a disability in the Lower and Upper Hunter regions at its heart. But we’re so much more! An organisation passionate about supporting inclusion and independence for our clients, we have grown significantly in the past 5 years. We are as passionate about looking after our staff as we are our clients and have a vibrant, energetic, and caring culture as a result.

Staff are provided with competitive salaries, generous working conditions, including a paid lunch break, and flexible work arrangements to assist staff in meeting their personal and professional needs. As a not-for-profit organisation, we offer generous salary packaging. Our team are offered opportunities for professional development to support and nurture your passion for the work that you do. Our team thrive in an environment where they are encouraged to be innovative and creative in meeting our clients and their family’s needs. Ongoing mentoring and support will help you achieve success and facilitate your professional growth and development.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for an ambitious new graduate or student undertaking a degree in Business (Majoring in Human Resources) at university who is keen to start learning the ropes in the People and Culture field. Experience is not a requirement; however, you will need the drive to learn, are able to manage your time well, work independently when needed, and collaborate with our teams throughout the organisation.

As the People and Culture Administration Assistant, you’ll be responsible for various administrative duties such as:

  • Provide administrative support to the people and culture team
  • Assist with projects, recruitment, training and general People and Culture activities
  • Ensure compliance checks and items are up to date and update our compliance register
  • Ensuring information and changes in our documentation system is kept up to date
  • Scanning, filing, and saving documents in appropriate locations
  • Phone calls with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Taking on recruitment tasks to assist the People and Culture Officer, e.g., contacting candidates, preparing interview packs, booking resources, panel members and candidates in for interviews, reference checks, and updating the recruitment tracker.
  • Organising and scheduling meetings and staff inductions
  • Sending weekly internal updates
  • Ad hoc duties as required

What will you learn?

The People and Culture Administration Assistant role is an excellent starting point for any new graduate or student studying a degree in Business or Human Resources at University. In this role, you will be located in an office with many therapy and administration teams and will be given the opportunity to experience a range of functions and activities that you’ll be a part of as your career progresses. You will be exposed to many aspects of Human Resources ranging from recruitment, training and development, award interpretation to projects, processes, and policies.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • A recent new graduate or University Student undertaking a bachelor’s degree in Business (Majoring in Human Resources) or a related discipline is preferred, but a Diploma or equivalent experience will be considered
  • Initiative and willingness to ensure tasks are followed through with
  • Attention to detail is essential to be successful in this position
  • The ability to build relationships and provide clear communication
  • Eagerness to learn, develop skills, and experience the many aspects of Human Resources
  • An interest in the not-for-profit sector
  • The ability to work collaboratively, as well as independently


  • Vibrant team culture
  • Generous not for profit Salary Packaging
  • 75 hours fortnights (37.5 hour weeks)
  • Flexible start and finish times
  • PAID lunchbreak

Please note that this position will require you to have a Working with Children Check, NDIS Worker Check, First Aid Certificate, and Driver’s License. If you don’t currently have these, that’s ok, but you’ll need to have them before you start.

If this sounds like the perfect role for you, we’d love to hear from you! Apply now!

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