Remote working / Chelwood Gate, East Sussex, United Kingdom (Remote)
£20000.00-£35000.00 per year
Job description

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic HR Officer to join our People Services team. You will join us working 35 hours per week and in return you will receive a competitive salary of up to £29.598.04 per annum plus excellent benefits.

Please note although this role is remote, Cats Protection is operating a system of hybrid working and visits to the National Cat Centre will be required from time to time. This is a remote location and public transport is limited.

Cats Protection is the UK’s leading feline welfare charity with a nationwide network of adoption and homing centres, volunteer-run branches and charity shops. During 2020, despite the challenges, we helped 126,000 cats and kittens. That's the equivalent of around 345 cats a day!

The People and Engagement Directorate provide all aspects of L&D, recruitment, workforce planning, employee lifecycle support and HR advice and guidance to Cats Protection employees and volunteers. There are over 44 employees based within the team, and this role sits within the People Services strand which is made up of nine people.

Responsibilities of our HR Officer:

As a HR Officer you will support the People Services Supervisor in delivering a quality service to all employees in Cats Protection. You will manage and complete employee life cycle processes and services administered via the HR system known as MEOW.  Ensure payroll documentation is accurately prepared in line with payroll cut off. You will undertake and actively contribute to HR team projects in order to deliver the People Plan as directed.

What we’re looking for in our HR Officer:

  • CPP Qualified
  • proven experience of working as a HR Officer or an experienced HR Assistant
  • strong experience in the delivery of endto-end transactional HR administration activities associated with the employment and payroll cycle
  • proven background of HR experience in a multisite organisation
  • excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain relationships with a wide range of stakeholders
  • competent Excel skills and ability to use V looks up and basic formulae

What we can offer you:

  • salary of up to £29,598.04 per annum plus excellent benefits
  • generous annual leave entitlement
  • contribution pension scheme
  • life assurance scheme
  • range of health benefits
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • and more

Join us as our HR Officer and know you are helping to make a real difference to cats and kittens across the UK!

Unfortunately, we cannot accept applications or CVs that are emailed to us directly. Please note applications that are received after the closing date may not be responded to.

Closing date:  29 May 2022

Virtual Interview date: w/c 13 June 2022

Cats Protection is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk and protecting anyone that comes into contact with us from harm.  We expect all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

More about Cats Protection

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Refreshed on: 21 May 2022
Closed date: 30 May 2022 at 11:55
Job ref: PE34
Tags: Admin, Human Resources