We understand the inherent risks in workplaces and apply our experience and new thinking to mitigate your exposure.
Advocacy and representations in industrial tribunals
Do you have an unfair dismissal application to respond to or a general protections claim to defend? The prospect of presenting your case, whether it be during a dispute process at the workplace level or in an industrial tribunal, can be intimidating. Providence HR has consultants who are considered experts in this field, with decades of experience at both the State and Federal level. We can assist you to obtain the best outcome for your organisation.
We can provide advocacy and representation for you in all employment matters, including unfair dismissals, general protections, discrimination claims, stop bullying claims, underpayment of wages, public sector appeals and disputes.
Discipline and terminations
Our consultants regularly assist clients to discipline and dismiss employees, ensuring that the legal requirements are met, but more importantly that the clients’ goals are achieved. Such assistance may range from providing advice to the decision maker or human resource representative through to conducting the entire process for the client.
Providence HR consultants have many years’ experience in resolving workplace disputes and grievances. Our approach is to carefully assess the relevant issues having regard to the broader context and provide you with pragmatic advice regarding the options available for resolution.
Managing ill and
Providence HR helps employers navigate the myriad of laws and inherent sensitivities in managing ill and injured employees in the workplace. Whether the illness or injury is work-related or not, we ensure the organisation doesn’t become paralysed by the complexities and is able to meet its operational requirements whilst appropriately managing the employee.
Providence HR bring to the conflict resolution discipline a combination of mediation and facilitated discussion skills as well as a practical and comprehensive understanding of contemporary workplaces. Therefore, our conflict and dispute resolution processes focus on achieving practical and sustainable workplace solutions consistent with workplace obligations.
The investigators at Providence HR have a long history of investigating complex workplace matters. We understand that complex investigations create risk for all parties and therefore must be undertaken carefully, competently and sensitively. At Providence HR we bring to our investigations a comprehensive understanding of contemporary workplaces including what constitutes reasonable management action. Our investigations are always fair, comprehensive and defensible.
Award, agreement and
Providence HR consultants maintain an up-to-date knowledge of obligations set out in the various workplace legislation and Awards. We are experts at interpreting such provisions including Enterprise Agreement terms and providing you with practical advice about your obligations and the associated risks.
HR health assessments
With expertise across the broad spectrum of human resources and industrial relations disciplines, Providence HR consultants are well placed to assess your current human resource practices and processes for both compliance and best practice. Whether you are looking for an assessment of your compliance or a more in-depth audit of your human resource function, Providence HR has the tools and experience to provide you with valuable insights to manage risk and enhance your business.
Workplace behaviour management
Behaviour management in workplaces is critical to employee relations and ultimately the success of your business. Providence HR’s consultants are recognised as experts in this field and will intelligently advise and support you in tackling such issues. Our consultants are experts in this area and are particularly sought after for their expertise in matters which include workplace bullying, discrimination, sexual harassment, harassment and victimisation.
The various workers’ compensation systems are complex. However, with the knowledge and experience of our consultants we can assist you to confidently engage in the system in a manner that optimises your position, including in relation to defending claims, premium management, common law claims and rehabilitation and return to work.
Our bespoke outsourced HR service is tailored to your organisational needs. Like no other, this service provides you with operational and strategic HR when you need it and when you want it. We provide you with your own highly skilled HR team without the expensive overheads.