Oxfordshire Mind
OX2, Oxford
£45,000 - £50,000 per annum
Contract, Full-time
Job description

We are looking for an experienced Head of HR on an interim basis (12 months). Reporting to the CEO and in turn the newly appointed Director of Operations (Central Services), the role will oversee the direction of the HR function at Oxfordshire Mind. To be successful in this role you will be an experienced senior level HR professional, having a proven track record in a similar role with a strategic mindset and line management experience. You will be a true HR Generalist able to demonstrate your excellent HR knowledge, understanding of UK employment law and HR best practice.

HOURS: 37 hours per week
SALARY: £45,000 - £50,000 per annum 
PENSION: Auto-enrolment scheme in place
CONTRACT: Fixed-term for 12 months
ACCOUNTABLE TO: Director of Operations 
PLACE OF WORK: 2 Kings Meadow, Osney Mead, Oxford, OX2 0DP


We’re Mind, the mental health charity. We’re here to make sure anyone with a mental health problem has somewhere to turn for advice and support; in total over 20,000 people in Oxfordshire access our services each year. With one in for people experiencing a mental health problem at some point in their lives, people need Mind more than ever.


The purpose of the role is to develop our HR Team, organisational culture and to create an HR operating plan. The role will provide sound advice and guidance to the Executive Team and to members of the charity’s senior management team with regard to all aspects of HR such as reward, coaching, employee relations, culture, organisational design and change, performance management, and learning and development.

The Head of HR will be responsible for providing leadership to the HR function, and across the charity more widely, in what is a time of significant change and growth at Oxfordshire Mind. As a member of the Senior Management Team, the Head of HR will provide expertise and strategic operational direction to help Oxfordshire Mind deliver HR best practice.

A further key element of this role will be the continuing professional development of the existing HR team. Coaching and developing the current HR Manager will be a vital aspect for success in this role. The HR Manager will retain line management for the HR Advisor and HR Assistant as well as overseeing day to day operations.

Closing date: Tuesday 8th December
Interview date: Wednesday 16th December
Interview location: Virtual interview via Microsoft Teams

If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the 'Apply Now' button to be directed to our website. There you can download the job description and application form.

No agencies please.

Posted on: 23 November 2020
Closed date: 08 December 2020
Job ref: 157150_OM
Tags: Human Resources