Birmingham, West Midlands
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands
£20,598 FTE per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Are you looking for an exciting role in the charity sector? KIDS has recently introduced an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) and the role would be perfect for someone who has experience of working on end - end processes to help shape our ATS process moving forwards.

HR Team Leader (Shared Service)
Location: Birmingham
Department: Human Resources
Hours: Full Time, 36 hours per week
Salary: £20,598 FTE per annum

About The Role

As the HR Shared Service Team Leader, you will lead the HR Shared Service team, working with the HR Director and HR Business Partners. You will be responsible for the recruitment, selection and on boarding process for the whole of KIDS for the different services across the country.  You will also be overseeing the full range of HR administration processes including change to terms and sickness absence. This is an excellent opportunity to for someone who is eager to gain experience in HR and develop their career whilst working in a rewarding environment

The role will be considered as either a part time role working at least 28 hours per week, or a full time role working 36 hours per week.

You will work as a member of a small virtual team of staff who carry responsibility for central services across KIDS, encompassing HR, Finance, Fundraising and ICT, and will act as a key contact to staff via the HR Shared Services team.

About You

To be able to carry out this role we would expect you to have the following characteristics:


  • Previous experience of managing or supervising a team working in an administrative environment
  • Proven ability of development and continuous improvement of effective and efficient end to end processes.
  • Ability to prioritise high and variable work loads
  • A commitment to and empathy with the vision and values of the charity


  • Experience in all elements of recruitment process from, candidate attraction, through to onboarding
  • An understanding of recruitment related legislation

Previous experience in a HR role is desirable, but not essential.

About KIDS

KIDS is a national charity which has been supporting disabled children, young people and their families since 1970.

We work with children, irrespective of their disability or impairment, from birth through to 25 years.  Each year we support over 15,000 disabled children, offer over 120 different services and work with about 80 Local Authorities across England.

We are passionate, caring and trusted and our vision is a world in which all disabled children and young children realise their aspirations.  We offer support and practical help for families, every step of the way

​​Closing Date: 19 September 2019
Telephone interviews will be held on TBC
It is anticipated that face to face interviews will be held week commencing 23rd or 30th September 2019 

To Apply and for More Information:

If you would like to apply and find out more about this position, please click the apply button to be directed to our website where you can download the job desription and complete the application process.

KIDS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All children and young people we work with must, at all times, feel safe. KIDS practices safer recruitment. For certain roles successful applicants will be required to carry out a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

KIDS is a disability Confident Committed Employer and an equal opportunities employer. We actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community. 

No agencies please.

Posted on: 19 August 2019
Closed date: 18 September 2019
Job ref: 154254_K
Tags: Admin, Human Resources