People and Culture Advisor at ACSO

ACSOis hiring people as People and Culture Advisor. The Selected person will be earn at least $70000 – 75000 base + NFP salary pac000aging options AUD per month. There are also many more opportunities. Read the entire post carefully to know all the details related to this job.
PostingPeople and Culture Advisor
Job EmployerACSO
LocationCBD & Inner Suburbs
Salary$70000 – 75000 base + NFP salary pac000aging options
Job SectorRecruitment – Internal

Would you like work for a values driven NFP that can offer you:

  • Flexible working arrangements, including access to accrued days off and compressed work weeks/fortnights. We work flexibly at ACSO and encourage you to talk to us about how this role can be flexible for you. Some of the work we do can be done from home, and the hours can be tweaked to suit your lifestyle – it’s all about what works for you, the team, and our stakeholders.
  • Opportunities to learn, develop and grow whilst part of the ACSO family. Whether it is workplace health and safety, clinical practice, family violence capability building, diversity and inclusion, leadership or all of the above, ACSO will ensure you have the opportunity to be your best self in our workplace from the moment you join us!
  • Wellbeing initiatives such as free flu vaccines, Employee Assistance Program and Reward and Recognition Program. Our employees matter!
  • Dedicated inclusion and diversity initiatives to support employees from all backgrounds and dispositions, including specialised leave for cultural ceremonies and gender affirmation.

Is this you?

  • Do you have a keen passion for talent acquisition and projects?
  • Do you have strong customer service skills and love variety?
  • Do you want to work for a really interesting and focused Not for Profit (NFP) organisation?

At ACSO, we look for people who believe in second chances, who share our values and are passionate about supporting people to thrive. If all of this sounds like you, read on!

About Us

The Australian Community Support Organisation (ACSO) is a vibrant, values driven NFP, focused on partnering with Government and the community to co-design services that create real social change. We are an organisation with a bold vision to create a safe and inclusive community where prison truly is the last resort. Our purpose is to strengthen the wellbeing of our communities by advocating for and delivering services which divert people away from the justice system.

Here’s some information about the role

The People and Culture Advisor reports to the Manager, People and Culture and will be based at our North Richmond office, however hybrid working options are supported! We have other offices around Victoria and there is an expectation for ad hoc day travel to other offices to visit.

Our People and Culture Advisor provides support in the following areas.

  1. Talent Acquisition

Working with our leaders and People and Culture Partners to attract and recruit the best talent to vacant positions.

Attract: think up and implement new and innovative ways to source top talent

Recruit: develop the best strategy to recruit and select talent for each position and assist leaders, where required, with creating interview guides, shortlisting candidates, advertisements, contract creation, pre-employment checks, accreditations. We have a recruitment platform to help with the process.

  1. Student Work Placement Program

Helps coordinate our university/TAFE student work placement program.

  1. General P&C advice and projects

Responding to our general People and Culture email inbox, the role will also provide general advice about matters across the employee lifecycle and lead or assist the People and Culture team with upcoming projects and initiatives.

What we’re looking for in our future team member

What’s most important to us is someone with the right attitude and values. This role would also suit a recent HR Graduate who has high potential, driven and eager to learn.

We are a small, high performing and close-knit team who work hard but love a laugh. It’s really important that we find the right team member.

You will have/be:

  • Completed a tertiary qualification ideally in HR, business, law or psychology
  • Passionate about HR – particularly talent acquisition
  • Drive for results and a high level of customer service
  • Strong time management and ability to prioritise and easily move between differing tasks
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Someone who is proactive and takes initiative with a focus on continuous improvement
  • High attention to detail
  • A quick learner
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing situations and highly organised.

What ACSO can offer you

We’re not a perfect organization (who is!?) but we can offer you:

  • Full-time, permanent position
  • $70,000 – $75,000 base salary + 10.5% superannuation + NFP salary packaging options (more after tax $ in your pocket!)
  • Fantastic, varied role where you can learn and add a lot of value
  • A culture of wonderful employees that actually cares for our employees
  • A supportive and close People team
  • Opportunity to be part of an organisation that wants to become an Employer of Choice
  • Paid parental leave (14 weeks accessible after six months of employment)
  • Annual leave loading of 17.5%
  • Phone, laptop, and provisions to help set you up at home (if desired)
  • Benefits listed above, including
    • Constant learning and development opportunities
    • Wellbeing initiatives
    • Flexible working arrangements
    • Dedicated inclusion and diversity initiatives.

How to apply

If you think you’d be a great fit – we’d love to hear from you!

To apply and view the position description (PD), please visit our careers website and provide a copy of your resume, along with a covering letter addressing:

  1. Your motivation for applying
  2. How you meet our selection criteria and what you bring to ACSO, the role and the People and Culture team
  3. One work and one personal related achievement you are proud of
  4. What makes you different to others who are also applying for this position?

Please note ACSO is committed to maintaining a working environment that is safe and minimises risk to the health and wellbeing of all employees, clients, contractors, volunteers and representatives. ACSO’s employees are required to be fully vaccinated (including third dose) against COVID-19. All ACSO preferred candidates are required to provide proof of their vaccination status, prior to offers of employment being made.

To learn more about this position, please contact Stephanie Houston, People and Culture Manager, on 0417 713 173.

Applications close 11.30pm on Monday 04 July 2022

ACSO proudly acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as Australia’s first peoples and pay respect to their rich culture, lores, customs and elders past and present. We strongly embrace the spirit of reconciliation and continue working towards ensuring an equal voice of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, particularly those who have been touched by the justice system.


The Australian Community Support Organisation embraces diversity within its workforce and encourages applications from appropriately qualified and skilled people regardless of their background. All suitable applicants for this role will be considered regardless of age, ability, race, gender expression, sex, cultural background, spiritual beliefs or lived experience.

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