(Job Opportunity) People, Culture & Wellbeing Manager

(Job Opportunity) People, Culture & Wellbeing Manager


People, Culture & Wellbeing Manager

  • Fixed-term role (12 months)
  • 32 – 40 hours per week (Negotiable) 
  • Based in Christchurch


About the role

The People, Culture & Wellbeing Manager reports directly to the CEO and provides support and guidance to the Senior Leadership team. This role is relatively new with room to bring your ideas and initiatives to life through the encouragement of positive and continuous incremental change.

You will be responsible for developing, reviewing, and implementing people processes and guiding leaders through all human resource functions including recruitment, onboarding, change management, workforce planning, and more. You will take the lead in coordinating and facilitating leadership development programmes and wellbeing initiatives.

This role comes with a lot of autonomy and scope and supports a geographically diverse area that covers the upper South Island. Some travel between sites will be required.


What we can offer you

  • An opportunity to make a difference
  • Work with highly passionate people
  • A safe, healthy, and supportive work environment
  • A people-focused culture
  • Flexible working policies
  • Extra leave entitlements like Birthday Leave!


What we need from you

Our Ideal Candidate will:

  • A qualification in Human Resource Management is preferable (Significant experience will be considered)
  • Be an experienced HR practitioner with skills across all core HR competencies
  • Be experienced in working at a leadership level, guiding and supporting the senior leadership team
  • Have experience in a sole practitioner role preferable, ideally in the not-for-profit sector
  • Have great computer skills including email, internet, Microsoft applications, and the ability to learn and develop database systems
  • Have initiative, creative thinking, and an interest in continuous improvement


Who we are

Presbyterian Support Upper South Island aims to create a better life for everyone. Our social services are focused on whakawhanaungatanga and manākitanga (relationships and hospitality) to help to build safer, stronger, more connected families and communities. This includes supporting older people to maintain their wellbeing and positive social connections as they age and helping tamariki, rangatahi, and whānau/families to learn, grow and thrive.


We have sites across the upper South Island covering the Tasman & Marlborough (Te Tau Ihu o te waka a Maui), West Coast (Te Tai Poutini), and Canterbury districts (Ōtautahi, Waimakariri, Selwyn & Hakatere).


Does this sound like the ideal role for you? If you match the above criteria, click apply now with your CV and a Cover letter!

Applications are made through Seek – you can view the listing here

Hurry! Applications close 11th October 2021.

Confidential enquiries about the role are welcome to Sarah Cawston on sarah.cawston@psusi.org.nz



Apply here with your CV and cover letter.

Click here to view and download a full position description.

Click here to view our Values Statement