Alton, Hampshire
£42,000 per year (pro rata)
Permanent, Part-time, 21 hours per week
Job description


Job Description:                   HR Manager (part time)


Position in organisation:      The job holder will be a member of the Management Team and report to the Chief Executive.


Location:                                The job holder will be based at Kidney Care UK's headquarters in Alton, Hampshire, with flexibility for some home working.


Hours:                                    Up to 3 days a week 


Responsible for:                   N/A


Salary:                                    Up to £42k per annum, pro rata, depending on experience.

1.     Job Purpose 

 Kidney Care UK is at a key point in its growth and development, and we have identified the need for a Human Resources Manager to provide advice, support and guidance across a comprehensive range of HR matters.    


In this new role, you will work closely with the CEO and senior management team, the Staff and Remuneration Committee, heads of department and staff to provide a comprehensive HR service to the Charity, whilst managing and delivering strategic HR projects and helping to facilitate a positive and caring work and employee culture.


You will act as the in-house expert for all HR and employment related questions; ensuring all policies and procedures are compliant, proactively handle employee relations, coaching managers in the resolution of ER matters, advise on organisational restructuring, support managers in the recruitment & selection process, ensure effective onboarding and induction processes, maintain HR-related documentation, analyse HR data and coordinate annual appraisal processes and training budgets.

  1. Core tasks and responsibilities
  • Review and develop existing HR processes, policies and procedures to ensure effective systems are in place to provide a quality, compliant and responsive HR service, including maintaining an up-to-date employee handbook.
  • Provide advice and support to managers and staff covering a range of matters such as recruitment & selection, employee relations, performance management, absence and change management.
  • To regularly review the Charity’s employee benefits package, including benchmarking against similar organisations in the Charity sector and make recommendations.
  • Set up and maintain effective processes for all regular HR matters, including the managing and reporting on annual leave, absence management, personal development and annual staff appraisal processes.
  • Provide HR support and guidance at investigation meetings and hearings, including supporting the preparation of cases, attendance and ensuring the production of formal minutes at hearings.
  • To manage the contractual and day to to day relationships with external HR legal advisors
  • Develop an effective and robust recruitment process to recruit, retain and develop staff and volunteers in line with the Charity’s vision & values
  • Support all recruitment activity, arranging interviews, managing all relevant employment and DBS checks and issuing contracts of employment.
  • To work with marketing and communication colleagues to develop and manage an effective internal communications system, including an annual staff survey.
  • To oversee and support the delivery of the Charity’s new volunteering offer
  • Oversee the job evaluation/benchmarking of roles across the Charity.
  • Work with the SMT and managers to assess, review and develop management and leadership training and development
  • Provide advice and support to managers in preparing business cases, structure charts and job descriptions for specific change processes
  • Support the Chief Executive in the monthly provision of an indicators Dashboard
  • To work in line with Kidney Care UK’s values and Code of Conduct
  • To champion and promote best practice equality, diversity and inclusion policies and practices both in your area of work and the wider organisation.
  • Other jobs as may be defined by the Director of Finance and Resources
  1. Person Specification
  • Essential/Desirable

Qualifications and experience:

  • CIPD (Level 5) or equivalent post graduate level qualification/training/experience    - ESSENTIAL
  • Up to date and thorough working knowledge of Employment Law and HR best practice - ESSENTIAL
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a senior HR role - ESSENTIAL
  • Experience of working for a charity or health related organisations - DESIRABLE

Skills and knowledge:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including report writing skills - ESSENTIAL
  • Experience of managing difficult situations and working with those involved to devise workable solutions - ESSENTIAL
  • Ability to build and maintain credibility across staff groups - ESSENTIAL
  • Self-motivated individual capable of working on their own and as part of a team - ESSENTIAL
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a real people person - ESSENTIAL
  • Ability to manage and prioritise a substantial workload handling issues effectively and efficiently - ESSENTIAL
  • Have an understanding of and be able to demonstrate a commitment to EDI principles - ESSENTIAL
  • Evidence of continuous professional development. - ESSENTIAL








Refreshed on: 14 January 2022
Closed date: 24 January 2022
Tags: Admin, Human Resources

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