Senior Human Resources Generalist (1 Year Contract, Full Benefits)

Seiu Healthcare NW Training Partnership / Health Benefits Trust Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 2 months ago

Organizational Overview

The SEIU 775 Benefits Group is a family of employee benefit plans negotiated and sponsored by SEIU 775, the labor union for long-term care workers in Washington State & Montana. We are leading the transformation of home care into a thriving career and helping to prevent the coming care crisis. With 10,000 people turning 65 every day in the U.S., there are not enough qualified, trained workers to care for the exponential rise in older adults needing care. Through groundbreaking initiatives, the SEIU 775 Benefits Group, together with its union and employer partners, are ensuring that Washington state home care workers have access to the skills and support they need to stay and grow in the field.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Director of Human Resources & Administration, this role will be responsible for the development and execution of HR strategies and initiatives, as well as the day to day generalist responsibilities. This role will help management and leadership make decisions due to data-driven recommendations that improve performance, retention and the employee experience. This role will also work closely with other HR resources and teams to drive key initiatives and projects in areas such as such as organization design, diversity, leadership development, and talent management. If you want to make a difference in the lives of home care aides and the people they support, we want to hear from you!

You Will:

  • Respond to and resolve complex employee complaints in a union environment

  • Partner with management and leadership to facilitate organizational and cultural change

  • Educate the organization on key HR trends

  • Run investigations and provide guidance to management, preparing written reports and document investigation results for employees and associates

  • Consult and advise managers on employee relations matters, including allegations of a sensitive nature

  • Recommend courses of action to managers and ensures proper documentation is in place

  • Provide guidance on employment law, company policies, practices, and procedures; partnering with the various functions to ensure the issue is resolved

  • Assists with the creation and implementation of company policy

  • Guide managers through the performance management process including corrective action and/or coaching for employees and associates.

  • Partner with the legal department to assess risk of employee issues

  • Develop and maintain relationships with all levels of employees

  • Help promote productive and positive relationships between managers, employees, co-workers, and associates.

  • Manage employee crises

  • Implement HR related training for managers, employees, and associates

  • Maintain compliance with state and federal regulations regarding employment

  • Administer leave of absence programs

  • Train junior HR staff members

You Have:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources Management or related discipline or equivalent experience

  • 5 years' experience in HR

  • SPHR or PHR certification preferred

  • Expertise in HR policies and procedures

  • Strong knowledge of hiring processes

  • Understanding of HR best practices and current regulations

  • Sound judgment and problem-solving skills

  • Customer-focused attitude, with high level of professionalism and discretion

  • Familiarity with the MS Office suite and an HRIS (Zenefits preferred)

The SEIU 775 Benefits Group is an equal opportunity employer and offers an exceptional compensation and benefits package

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Senior Human Resources Generalist (1 Year Contract, Full Benefits)

Seiu Healthcare NW Training Partnership / Health Benefits Trust