HR Officer Contract

Job Type:
Job Sector:
HR, Training
South East
Salary Description:
£20k - 24k per year
Job Ref:

We are currently working with a fantastic organisation within the public sector who are looking for a HR Officer to join them on a 12-month fixed term contract. We are looking for a candidate who has previous experience within HR and can provide clear guidance on a range of employment matters including; recruitment, absence, capability, disciplinary, restructures, TUPE and all other HR policies and procedures. Based in Epping, this exciting opportunity will involve supporting a HR department and providing full HR services to the entire corporation. This is a great opportunity for a recent CIPD qualified candidate to gain experience within a busy HR office. You will work Monday to Friday between the hours of 9:00am – 5:00pm. Responsibilities and Duties of the HR Officer Employment Issues Provide advice and guidance on the application and interpretation of HR policies and procedures, to promote best practice and provide managers with effective & practical solutions to their issues. Provide support and guidance to Managers on HR casework issues, to promote best practice, to enhance management skills and to ensure all cases are brought to an effective conclusion. Ensure grievance, disciplinary/capability and absence issues are brought to an effective conclusion as quickly as possible, by working closely with Managers, including conducting investigations. Manage an associated absence management caseload. In conjunction with the HR Manager, Policy & Project Officer or Assistant Director (HR) undertake a variety of HR projects commensurate with the role. Recruitment Ensure that managers are using the correct recruitment procedures, that advice and guidance is provided. Carryout ad-hoc training on a one-to-one or panel basis. In conjunction with the HR Manager develop processes delivered by the operations team in accordance with legislation and customer needs. In the absence of the HR Manager, supervise the work of the HR Support Officer and HR Assistant roles, also provide advice and guidance. HR / Payroll Assist with the implementation and development of the HR/Payroll IT system to ensure that all personal computerised and manual records are developed to meet the needs of the HR team/processes also the demands of good customer service. Produce accurate management information from the HR/Payroll system. Person Specification Attained CIPD Certificate or Level 5 in HR Management in Personnel Practice. Working knowledge of employment legislation i.e. contracts, employment status and recruitment practices. Substantial experience supporting and communicating with managers and staff. Demonstrable experience of working in a HR team providing advice, guidance and support, to managers on a range of employment matters and dealing with sensitive and confidential issues. Experience working as a member of a team. Ability to communicate effectively with managers and staff on a range of HR issues some of which will be sensitive. Ability to work with managers on recruitment and other employment issues offering solutions and options. Ability to use word, excel and various other IT systems.

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Contact: Kris Clare

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