BSBHRM506 Manage recruitment selection and induction processes Assessment 2

Learner Instructions 2

(Recruit and select staff)

Performance objective

You will demonstrate your ability to recruit and select staff.

Assessment description

Using the case study organisation from assessment task 1, you (as a Department Manager) will plan to recruit and select a potential employee of your choice (played by your assessor) for Healthcare United’s new office. You will then recruit and select the potential employee in accordance with the organisation’s internal and external requirements, including the policies and procedures for recruitment you developed in assessment task 1, and relevant legislation.

Procedure

Part A: Plan staffing

  1. Meet with your Senior Manager (played by your assessor) and identify the HR needs of the business for the next 12 months. Collect evidence of consultation including meeting agendas and emails.
  2. Develop the organisation’s human resources (HR) capability or staffing plan to address the HR needs of the organisation and have the plan approved by your Senior Manager (played by your assessor).

Note: HR staffing plan must include: identification of needs or gaps, identification of key stakeholders and specialists, current status of human resources, recruitment and selection processes, and recommendations for improvements.

  1. Develop a job description (for a position of your choice), and include position descriptors and specifications (see attached template, for use if required).
  2. Identify at least one specialist who may be able to assist in the recruitment and selection process.
  3. Agree on a time and place to meet with your Senior Manager (played by your assessor) and be prepared to discuss:
    • The staffing plan and internal and external requirements, such as adherence to relevant legislation
    • Your planned use of specialists who may assist you
    • How you will ensure correct use of position descriptions by managers
    • Your role in the recruitment and selection process

Note that the meeting with your Senior Manager should take no longer than 15 minutes.

  1. Review the HR staffing plan policies procedures and processes with your Senior Manager (your assessor) before proceeding to Part B.

Part B: Conduct recruitment and selection process

  1. Develop an action plan for recruitment and selection in accordance with the HR staffing plan, including advertising.
  2. Develop a job advertisement for the job description you developed.
  3. Conduct the recruitment and selection process with the potential employee (which will be played by your assessor), making sure you meet internal and external requirements. This includes:
    • Conducting the interview (to take no longer than 30 minutes in duration)
    • Advising the potential employee of the interview outcome
    • Executing job offers and contracts of employment. Ensure new appointments are advised of salary terms and conditions.

Note: ensure you collect evidence for submission including copies of letters or contracts as appropriate. Ensure you adhere to privacy legislation by protecting the privacy of the potential employee.

  1. Submit documentation in accordance with the specifications below and within agreed timeline for completion of the assessment task.

Specifications

You must:

  • Submit a HR staffing plan
  • Submit relevant recruitment and selection policies and procedures
  • Submit a Job description that you developed
  • Submit evidence of consultation with your Senior Manager (your assessor)
  • Submit an action plan for carrying out the recruitment and selection process
  • Submit evidence of advertising that you developed
  • Submit evidence of conducting recruitment and selection processes
  • Meet with your Senior Manager (played by your assessor) to discuss:
    • The staffing plan and internal and external requirements, such as adherence to relevant legislation
    • Your planned use of specialists who may assist you o How you will ensure correct use of position descriptions by managers o Your role in the recruitment and selection process This is expected to take no longer than 15 minutes.
  • Conduct an interview with the potential employee (played by your assessor).

This is expected to take no longer than 30 minutes.

Your assessor will be looking for evidence of:

  • Writing skills to develop plans using appropriate conventions
  • Numeracy skills to calculate salary and benefits
  • Planning skills to develop logical processes
  • Work skills to operate effectively within a constraints set by business strategy and objectives, policy, and the external legislative requirements

Position description template

Position title:

Position reports to:

Qualifications – essential

Key objectives

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Key position functions

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Key selection criteria

OHS requirement

Terms and conditions of employment