BSBHRM506 Manage Recruitment Selection Task Sample Assignment

Assessment Task 2

BSBHRM506 Manage recruitment selection and induction processes

Performance objective

You will demonstrate your ability to recruit and select staff.

Assessment description

You will plan to recruit and select staff at your organisation, an organisation with which you are familiar or an organisation approved by your assessor. You will then recruit and induct staff in accordance with the organisation’s internal and external requirements, including existing policy and procedures for recruitment and relevant legislation.


Part A: Plan staffing

  1. Survey key stakeholders (relevant positions in the organisation) and identify the HR needs of the business for the next 12 months. Collect evidence of consultation including meeting agendas and emails.
  2. Develop or review the organisation’s human resources (HR) capability or staffing plan to address the HR needs of the organisation and have the plan approved by the relevant senior manager or as per organisational processes.

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 job descriptions, including 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 a time and place to meet with your assessor. Prepare 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 by managers of position descriptions
    • Your role in the recruitment and selection process
  4. Review the HR staffing plan policies procedures and processes with 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 training, advertising,
  2. Assess the need for and provide training or other forms of support, such as coaching, for persons required to participate in recruitment. Collect evidence of conducting or providing training or support, including delivery/coaching plans or schedules.
  3. Conduct advertising in accordance with planning. Collect evidence such as screen captures of online advertising.
  4. Conduct recruitment and selection in accordance with planning and internal and external requirements:
    • Conduct or oversee interviews
    • Advise candidates of outcomes
    • Execute 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 participants.

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


You must provide:

  • An HR staffing plan
  • Relevant recruitment and selection policies and procedures.
  • Job descriptions
  • Evidence of consultation
  • An action plan for carrying out the recruitment and induction process
  • Evidence of training
  • Evidence of advertising
  • Evidence of conducting recruitment and selection

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

Adjustment for distance-based learners:

  • No adjustments required

Action plan:


Person Responsible




Identify needs for Hobart branch

Department manager


3 days

Position description

Department manager, HR

- Internet

- Review the existing position description

- Make changes if required

2 days

Selection panel


- Department manager, supervisor and HR

2 days



- Internet

- Money

- Post job vacancies online

- Hold meeting with recruitment agencies

1 week


Department manager, HR

- Identify interested candidates with relevant knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies

3 days


Department manager, HR

- Phone

- Structure interview questions

- Schedule interviews

2 days

Reference check


- Phone


1 day

Job offer


- Phone

- Inform successful candidates

2 days

Appointment letter


- Computer

- Create appointment letter

- Sign appointment letter

3 days


Department manager

- Prepare induction checklist

- Give on job induction to candidates

3 days


Department manager

- Offer proper training

- Allow room for advancement

1 week



Permanent Position, Health Care United
Hobart, Tasmania

The Health Care United seeks interest from suitably qualified applicants for
Registered Nurse Permanent Position vacancies.

Permanent full-time and part-time shift work (fully rotational), working a minimum of 40 hours per fortnight and up to 76 hours per fortnight.

Salary: $62,008 to $82,063 pro rata p.a plus superannuation plus access to salary packaging

Access to the Grade 4 salary range $80,239 - $82,063 is subject to successful application for progression to Grade 4.
Working in the role of Registered Nurse you strengthen health outcomes through the provision of safe and clinically appropriate nursing care in partnership with patients/clients, their families and other health professionals.

Applicants should display the ability and willingness to work across all general inpatient units.

Applicants with previous acute care nursing experience will be highly regarded.

We offer:

Attractive salary including salary packaging
A multi-disciplinary work environment
Family friendly workplace
Tasmania offers an envious lifestyle with some of the most amazing natural attractions, a vibrant arts and cultural scene, quality education systems, short commutes, exceptional food, wine and local beer. Add to this the convenience of being only a short flight from Melbourne; with us you can have it all.

Position description template

Position title: Registered Nurse

Position reports to: Nurse Unit Manager

Qualifications – essential

Diploma in Health Services Assistance or equivalent

Key objectives

  1. Providing comprehensive care that considers the patient’s social, emotional, cultural, and physical needs
  2. Maintaining a safe and clean working environment by complying with relevant procedures, rules and regulation.
  3. Educating patients and families
  4. Accurately document client’s health assessment in a structured and sensitive way
  5. Actively participate in quality activities aimed at the continuous improvement of service including further training and development and participation in research and policy development within practice settings

Key position functions

  1. Provision of support to the nursing team in the delivery of nursing care in an acute care environment
  2. Provide direct care activities to patients in accordance with the nursing care plan
  3. Contribute to collecting accurate health care information and maintaining accurate health care documentation as required
  4. Communicate effectively with patients and other health care team members in accordance with appropriate protocol

Key selection criteria


  1. Current practicing Certificate as an Enrolled Nurse with AHPRA.
  2. Demonstrated practice and compliance with the Enrolled Nurse Competency Standards.
  3. Ability to communicate with a range of people including older people, staff, volunteers, visitors, particularly in relation to care of residents.
  4. Good written communication including routine documentation related to care notes, routine correspondence and the reading and interpretation of care information.
  5. Demonstrated team leadership experience including workload management and the application of critical and reflective skills in decision making and problem solving.

Desirable Criteria:

  1. Previous experience in the aged care sector
  2. Post basic qualification relevant to aged care
  3. Current First Aid certificate
  4. Understanding the Aged Care Accreditation Standards

OHS requirement

Terms and conditions of employment

Full time, 5 days work/week