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Senior HR Advisor - Tu Ora Compass Health

Wellington Senior Advisor


We are seeking to recruit an additional role of Senior HR Advisor to join our HR team on a fixed-term basis, with a very strong possibility of the role becoming permanent and increasing in FTE.

Why join our team?
- You will work within a supportive and close-knit environment of around 250 staff and an HR team of 4 others
- An exciting time to be joining during the health reforms!
- One paid professional membership
- Competitive salary
- Ongoing training and professional development allowance of 2% of salary
- Family friendly employer with hybrid working and flexibility with hours and/or days can be discussed
- The option to be based from our central Wellington or Porirua offices
- Values-based culture
- A commitment to staff health and wellness and diversity and inclusiveness
- Tu Ora Compass Health and its associated organisations exist to enable better health through great primary care. We are a registered charitable trust, which provides primary health care and community health services to an enrolled population of around 343,000, mainly through a network of general practice and employed staff. We have offices in Masterton, Porirua, Kapiti and Wellington.

About the role
The purpose of the Senior HR Advisor is to proactively provide timely, high quality practical and operational HR advice and support to an assigned portfolio of our people leaders/teams in accordance with
organisational policy, best practice and legislation. This will include performance improvement processes, management of all disciplinary processes, and change management driving all matters through to
conclusion including ensuring investigations are thorough and documentation complete.

About you
- Previous experience in a senior-level HR advisory or consultancy role
- Ability to work independently with minimal oversight and direction to achieve successful resolution of matters with managers
- Ability to coach managers in the decision-making process 
- A current, clean driver's license (desirable)
- Experience in the health sector, especially working with a clinical workforce (desirable)

If you would like to view the position description for the role, please go to  and click on our careers vacancies page where the PD is located.

If you require more information, please contact [email protected] To apply for this role, please click 'apply' below or go to , click on our careers vacancy page and click 'apply'
at the bottom of the role advert.
Please do not email us your application.
You must have the right to work in New Zealand as we are not an accredited employer.

So far, during 2023 Tu Ora Compass Health -
- Won the Team Gold award at the Wellington Gold Awards, which acknowledges the best wellness and HR practices in places of work for their people
- Celebrated a zero gender pay gap
- Joined Diversity Works and achieved an integrated or advanced rating for each area of our completed Aotearoa Inclusivity Matrix

For more information, visit our Staff Benefits Page at .

Applicants will be reviewed and processed as received and the role therefore may close early. 



Posted on 11 September 2023