Job Description

Company and role overview

Our client is part of the Education sector and is searching for a proactive candidate to come and join their team to lead the day-to-day delivery of a high quality, comprehensive and customer-orientated HR service for Adult Services within the organisation.

Main responsibilities

  • Lead and work alongside with Area Manager/managers
  • Manage a variety of case work including conduct, grievance, absence, capability, restructures, providing professional support
  • Conduct occupational health referrals and providing support and advice to managers on how to best use information
  • Review, development and implementation of HR policy, procedure, in response to legislation
  • Give KPI information such as sickness, vacancies, turnover, to the business
  • Ensure documents/records are kept up to date in accordance with statutory and audit requirement
  • Undertake HR projects and line manage with HR
  • To deliver professional assistance and guaranteeing well-timed resolution of all people matters.
  • Help in managing occupational health referrals and offering advice to managers on how to appropriately use the information.
  • Check personnel documents are updated in agreement with legal and audit constraints, such as disclosure checks and right to work documents.
  • Complete HR projects requested by the Head of HR.
  • Assist with the job review process of job descriptions.


  • Degree level or equivalent.
  • MCIPD or Associate member currently working towards upgrading to full membership of CIPD
  • Ability to manage and influence opportunities for continuous improvement and change.
  • Effective written and verbal communication presentation skills, able to engage effectively with all groups of staff.
  • Ability to deal with difficult and sensitive situations in a diplomatic and professional manner.
  • Ability to maintain and develop operational systems, policies, and procedures and interpret, employment legislation.
  • Ability to self-manage, plan own workload, and maintain progress on a range of issues whilst managing conflicting priorities.
  • Ability to produce and analyse management information to support decision making.
  • Commercially aware with ability to effectively support business and service development
  • Current knowledge and understanding of employment legislation and awareness of issues facing the charitable sector, specifically Social Care.
  • Proficient user of computerised HR Information systems.
  • Demonstrable experience of providing HR advice and support to managers within an educational setting.
  • A track record of success in managing a broad range of HR casework through to successful conclusion.
  • Experience of working in social care.
  • Experience of developing, HR policy, procedures/systems and managing projects and staff.


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