The Angel, Greater London
Competitive + benefits
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Are you a business focused, driven HR professional? Are you looking to enhance your existing skills in a passionate and fast paced environment? 

Dogs Trust is the largest dog welfare charity in the UK with a nationwide network of rehoming centres and charity shops. Last year, Dogs Trust centres cared for over 15,000 dogs; we never put a healthy dog down. 

Working as part of the HR Advisory team, the HR Officer will join a rapidly growing Human Resources department.  The current team of is hard working and committed to delivering a first class service to the charity and its 1,500 employees across the full range of Human Resource activities, including case management, business partnering, recruitment and training and development.   

In this busy role you will be responsible for supporting a team of HR business partners to provide HR advice and guidance to line managers across the UK.  You will maintain your own case load and will need to build strong professional relationships with managers.  You will contribute to the development of our policies and processes and ensuring that we deliver a fast and effective solution to managers and employees.   

To be successful in this position, you will have a proven track record of achievement in HR, consistently giving sound professional advice.  You will have up-to-date knowledge of relevant legislation and best practice, resolving HR issues in a business-focused fashion.  You will have excellent written English and you will have experience of note taking during formal meetings, including disciplinary and grievance hearings, drafting outcome letters and managing cases through a process. 

Ideally, we would love you to have some experience of preparing and analysing HR data and be able to report on trends in absence, processes and turnover for example. 

Dogs Trust is a professional and friendly organisation and the HR team of over 30 works well together.  You need to be conscientious, very well organised, flexible, friendly and discreet with a genuine interest in and commitment to Dogs Trust’s ethos and aims.  In this post there will be a requirement for regular travel throughout the UK, with occasional overnight stays. 

In return for all of this, we have a comprehensive benefits package, which includes excellent annual leave and pension allowances, and you will you join a team of highly professional and driven colleagues in a brilliant upbeat and collaborative environment, all with a genuine passion for dog welfare.    

To apply for this position please click the APPLY NOW button.  Our application process requires you to submit a CV and cover letter explaining your interest and suitability for the role.   

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Dogs Trust

Dogs Trust, the UK’s largest dog welfare charity, has an income of over £90 million. The Trust, which cares for around 15,0... Read more

Refreshed on: 07 December 2019
Closed date: 16 December 2019
Tags: Human Resources