Job Description

Company & Role Overview

Our client in the education sector is searching for a reliable HR Officer & Cover Co-Ordinator to come and join their busy team. The candidate will perform a wide range of admin duties such as providing shortlisting documentation to panel, organisation of assessments and interviews, preparation of offer, contract letters and contracts of employment, reference requests and ensuring completion of all compliance checks.

Main Responsibilities

  • Working alongside the Business Manager overseeing payroll, pension enquiries and all leavers (Conducting all exit interviews for staff) and changes to staff details.
  • Monitor staff attendance at various duties/meetings and monitoring of the staff Inventory system.
  • To ensure staff have a clear understanding of HR policies and procedures and the importance of putting them into practice.
  • To be responsible for maintaining and updating all HR staff records, ensuring that all staff seeking advice for HR and Salary issues are provided with the most accurate information.
  • Managing disciplinary, capability and grievance processes as required, seeking expert advice where appropriate
  • Prepare HR reports for meetings and to clerk and minute the HR, Finance & Premises Committee meetings.
  • Proactively support the head with staff restructuring, preparing appendices, and minuting meetings.
  • Monitoring, analysing, and reporting on staff sickness, ensuring return-to-work meetings are correctly and effectively followed by staff to help improve attendance
  • Providing frequent management reports on absence statistics, supporting staff well-being, and completing referrals to Occupational Health
  • Maths and English GCSE Grade 4 or above (of equivalent)
  • Experience of working in HR, administration or in an educational establishment
  • Experience in a role that involved dealing with a variety of customers/stakeholders
  • Strong IT skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office Packages including Word, Outlook and Excel and G-Suite and SIMS
  • Highly numerate – able to work confidently with figures
  • A good level of spoken and written English – ability to write clearly and concisely. An excellent phone manner

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