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MHFA England is a social enterprise and the leading provider of mental health skills and awareness training courses in England. Our vision is to improve the health of the nation, through normalising society’s attitudes and behaviours around mental health, by developing the skills we need to look after our own and others’ wellbeing.
We are a friendly, inclusive, dynamic, fast-paced organisation and we strive to be an exemplary health and wellbeing employer. Currently we are undertaking an ambitious Digital Transformation Programme so that we can achieve our digital vision to seamlessly connect and engage Customers, Clients, Members and Staff and support our mission to train 1:10 people in mental health knowledge and skills.
What are we looking for?
We are looking for an experienced HR Business Partner to support all directorates providing first level advice to directors, Heads of Department, experts, and support staff on matters including recruitment and selection, contracts and employee relations, and induction of new starters.
To work with the internal stakeholders on developing and delivering interventions to improve communication with and engagement of staff.
The HR & Wellbeing Business is also involved in producing and analysing data to inform and feed into the People strategy.
You will be able to:
- Work with the Head of department and our HR legal advisors to ensure that policies are up to date, effective and legally compliant through a planned policy review
- Plan and deliver successful recruitment plans and campaigns
- Oversee and manage the enrolment and entitlement of any relevant staff benefits
- Support the implementation of best practice in equality, diversity and inclusion across our HR policies and practices and develop reporting metrics
- Manage the electronic HR management system, leading on training staff and ensuring electronic and paper files are maintained
- Manage any employee relations cases as needed
- Provide regular management reports and audits on the system to ensure compliance
You will have:
- Excellent knowledge of HR policies and practices relating to employment law
- Skilled copywriter with ability to create variety of copy for a range of audiences
- Knowledge of implementing employment law and best practice
• Experience and knowledge of HR data management systems and reporting Project management skills
- Desirable – CIPD level 5 or equivalent experience
Looking after you
Wellbeing is at the heart of all that we do and say - we are a friendly and supportive organisation. We are committed to rewarding our employees with competitive pay, a flexible and supportive workplace, opportunities to grow and develop, and our promise that we will put your wellbeing first.
What we offer:
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
- Two wellbeing breaks, in summer and winter
- Free Mental Health First Aid training
- Employee Assistance Programme with a 24-hour helpline from Health Assured, occupational health and counselling
- Free flu jab to protect your health in winter
Employee benefits after probation period:
- Investing in your professional development, including qualifications and mentoring
- Enhanced maternity leave
- Free eye test and £55 towards glasses
- Cycle to work scheme with an interest free loan to buy a bicycle
- Matched pension scheme (up to 5%)
- Flexible working hours and access to flexible ways of working
- Commitment to volunteering
- 'Bonusly' employee recognition and reward scheme
Interested? How to apply:
To apply please submit a covering letter and CV demonstrating how you meet the requirements of the role. Early application is advised as we will be interviewing as applications are received.
Mental Health First Aid England is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from candidates regardless of characteristics protected under equality legislation. We are especially keen to encourage and welcome applications from people currently under-represented within the organisation, these include but are not limited to those from the LGBT+ community, people with disabilities and candidates who are Black or People of Colour.
By applying for this job you are confirming that you have read the MHFA England Privacy Notice and accept the conditions under which your details will be processed.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We are seeking an HR Business Partner to join our central People Management department. With our existing HR Business Partner, you will provide relevant, pragmatic advice to a range of managers, and support the Director of People and Corporate Services on a range of change management projects to improve the day-to-day experiences of staff both at the operational level and the broader organisational level.
You will have strong IT skills and be the operational lead for the HR systems used to carry out our core activities such as recruitment and data analysis, guiding and working with the Payroll Supervisor and HR Officer to ensure a positive user experience.
This is an ideal role for someone with HR experience who is looking to step up in to a Business Partnering role. As an organisation we particularly focussed on developing our equity, diversity and inclusion offer and the overall culture and values of the organisation - we are keen to make all voices and all lived experiences heard and recognised within the organisation and welcome individuals with their own lived experience who want to use this to help us on our organisational journey.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Full Time Permanent Post (40 hours per week including 1 hour lunch)
Salary: £35,295 pa. (Grade D5)
Holiday Entitlement: 38 days including Bank Holidays
Benefits: Health Cash Plan, Pension, Annual NCP season ticket
Location: Based at the East Street site in Leicester (LE1), there will be a requirement to work across other sites within the city.
The Y (Leicester YMCA) has a unique position in Leicester, with a history stretching back to 1883. We are the city’s leading youth homelessness charity, housing 105 young people and having an impact across the region through our heritage, mental health and serious youth violence projects. We are also home to The Y Theatre, a vibrant 300-seat arts venue and our homeless adults support service.
Our vision is for every homeless young person to have a safe place to call home and the support they need to create lasting change in their lives. Employing over 100 staff, we work to transform the lives of some of the most vulnerable young people and communities across Leicester and Leicestershire.
Following a review and subsequent reorganisation of our HR services, we are looking for a well-qualified and enthusiastic HR Manager to join our Executive Team. You will need a minimum of 3 years HR experience at a management level and be qualified to CIPD Level 5. As HR Manager, you will be responsible under the direction of the HR Director for the day to day operational delivery of our HR service.
If you have a genuine passion for supporting and developing people to enable them to deliver outstanding services, we would love to hear from you.
We are looking for a HR Systems & Payroll Manager to manage our HR Information Systems, create and produce HR Management Information to inform organisational decision making, and oversee our Payroll process.
Battersea is here for every dog and cat and has been since 1860. We are a leading animal welfare charity and over the last 160 years we’ve grown from one home in London to three rescuing and rehoming centres across the South East. With c500 staff and 1000 volunteers, we have cared for over three million vulnerable animals We also campaign tirelessly to make things better for dogs and cats; sharing our expertise and educating the public and policymakers about responsible pet ownership. Join us and make a difference for every dog and cat.
Our Human Resources Team
Battersea’s Human Resources department provides expert advice, guidance and support through partnership with managers, teams and people across the organisation. Battersea is way ahead of the sector when it comes to employee engagement – and our department works hard to keep us there. Our work involves everything from pay and benefits to providing learning and development solutions that support other departments achieve their strategic objectives. We do this to attract, retain and develop our people to be the best they can be, so we can be here for more dogs and cats.
Core HR team
Within the Human Resources department sits the core HR team and the L&D Team. Providing strategic and operational advice on all HR topics and developing/operating good practice policies procedures and processes, we enable our people to help every dog and cat.
What we can offer you
Our dedicated people mean that we can be here for every dog and cat. Whether you are sharing an office with our dogs or directly caring for our cats, our animals show their appreciation every day. There is no better reward than seeing the difference you make to the lives of our dogs and cats first-hand; although we also provide a wide range of employee benefits, including:
- 28 days of annual leave (plus 8 days paid public holidays) per year
- Generous pension contributions – up to 10% employer contribution
- Free healthcare cash plan, where you can claim for a range of treatment including dental (£100), optical (£100), physiotherapy, chiropody and acupuncture (£325) every year
- Annual interest-free season ticket loans
- Discounted gym memberships and cycle to work schemes
- Life insurance
During the recent Coronavirus restrictions, our animal-facing staff have continued to work on site and our office based staff have been working from home. We are currently piloting a hybrid working model for our office-based staff to split their time between site based and home working. We believe this will support office-based staff to maintain the benefits of home working, while allowing for collaboration and interaction with our animal-facing staff and maintaining a connection to our cause.
As this role is office-based, you’ll be expected to work in our Battersea office for a minimum of 50% of your working week.
So, if you are passionate about dogs, cats and about our work, then we’d like to hear from you.
We are committed to providing equality of opportunity and valuing diversity for all current and prospective staff, volunteers and Trustees. We aim to ensure that this commitment, reinforced by our values, is embedded in our day-to-day working practices and our work together. We would particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic and disabled candidates, who are currently under-represented at Battersea.
Closing date: Sunday 05 June 2022
Interview date(s): Thursday 16 June 2022
For full details, please download our recruitment pack. To apply, click the button below. All applications must be submitted before the closing date advertised; we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if a high volume of applications is received.
Voice 21 is the national oracy education charity. We exist to empower every child to use their voice for success in school and life. Our work transforms learning and life chances through talk by increasing access to a high-quality oracy education for those that need it most.
To design and curate a high quality programme of online learning ‘products’ for teachers which are valued by our schools, meet their needs, and accelerate the impact of their Voice 21 Oracy Schools membership.
This is a newly created role in the team and the post holder will play a significant part in shaping it in order to deliver its core purpose. The role may evolve based on the needs of our growing organisation.
● Develop online products which meet the needs of our schools and can deliver impact at scale. For instance, developing products aimed at specific audiences within our network of schools.
● Lead on our online learning experience for teachers as we develop the next generation of our online
learning platform, The Voice 21 Exchange, due to launch in Autumn 2023.
● Facilitate professional learning for groups of teachers in Voice 21 Oracy Schools, driving impact in our schools.
● Create and deliver high quality learning content and resources for teachers. E.g. write content for online CPD modules; design, resource, deliver and train others in online short courses; write for and/or edit our weekly resources newsletter; review and refresh individual parts of our online offer and the offer as a whole.
● Commission, quality assure and manage a varied range of products, all of which have teacher learning and oracy development at their core. This may involve collaborating across teams and with partner organisations.
● Work closely with Programme Leads to develop impactful learning products in their area(s) of expertise.
Quality and review
● Uphold exceptionally high standards for our online learning and share, model and develop this in others across the team. Enable a range of people from across the team to contribute to the programme through clear briefs, thoughtful input and valuable and timely feedback.
● Review the performance of our online learning products, identifying the relevant information needed to do this, and use this analysis to improve our offer over time.
● Hold yourself and others accountable for the difference our online learning programme makes in our schools.
Team leadership and development
● Set and own your team’s goals, budgets and risks. Consistently influence the goals of other teams across Voice 21 and collaborate to enable their achievement.
● Direct line management responsibility for Educational Content Producer(s) and a Programme Coordinator. Your line management responsibility may change depending on the nature of the work in your team.
● Play a leading role in developing others, building our culture of expertise and learning within the team. Develop approaches to knowledge sharing which enable us to continually learn from our front line of our work in our schools and use this learning for continual development of our people and our programmes.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
This is a really exciting time to join Girlguiding. We have much to be proud of in our one hundred years of history, but we know that to remain vibrant and relevant to young people we must continually evolve.
We’ve begun a process of significant change: transforming the organisation so it can meet the challenges of the future by putting young people at the heart of our organisation. We’re on a mission to amplify the voices of girls and young women, so they can champion change in their own lives and the wider world; to build strong partnerships that can increase our reach and impact; and to increase the support we offer our amazing adult volunteers who deliver incredible experiences to young people across the UK every week.
Want to join a professional and collaborative HR team and lead on organisational design initiatives to support our transformation journey? In this generalist HR role, you’ll work in partnership with our senior management team to deliver a strategic and operational HR service to support our refreshed people strategy. You’ll be a key player in culture change to facilitate one team of volunteers and staff. You have a track record in providing a strategic generalist HR service and HR business partnering, to include organisational design. With strong interpersonal skills you enjoy influencing and negotiating with a variety of stakeholders, and are competent presenting to boards / directors on complex or controversial business. You have strong written communication skills. We look forward to you joining our team.
Girlguiding values the differences that a diverse workforce brings and is committed to inclusivity, and to employing and supporting a diverse workforce. Girlguiding is proud to be part of the Stonewall Diversity Champions programme, a member of the Business Disability Forum, and a member of Time to Change. While Girlguiding’s young members may be women only, our staff team is mixed gender. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds.
We’re committed to supporting our staff to achieve a good work-life balance and offer flexible working options wherever we reasonably can. All staff are required to carry out our online health and safety training and complete a DSE risk assessment to ensure we can provide the support you require.
We’re the parent company to a group of 3 charities who provide life-changing mental health, housing and domestic abuse services across the North of England.
Why join us:
We have big ambitions for our People Team and as well as offering generalist HR expert advice, guidance and support you’ll get the chance to lead on some truly exciting projects to ensure we’re a great place to work.
This is a fantastic opportunity if you’re looking to build on your experience within a supportive and friendly team. We’re keen to support your continued development as a People/HR professional and will pay for your CIPD qualification/upgrade!
So, do you:
- Establish credible and influential working relationships
- Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Have up to date knowledge of HR best practices and employment law
- Provide an excellent service to those you work with
We know that sometimes people can be put off applying for a job if they think they can’t tick every box, if you can do most of what we are looking for, please go ahead and apply. You could be exactly what we need!
What’s in it for you?
We’re committed to providing an environment where you can be yourself and thrive. You’ll benefit from:
- Hybrid Working
- Commitment to flexible working
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, rising to 30 days
- Many learning and career development opportunities, with paid and tailored training
- Free Employee Assistance Programme 24/7 including access to counselling and GP services
- Employer contributory pension scheme
- Good maternity, paternity and adoption benefits
- Care workers discounts
- Access to our Employee Networks including BAME, LGBT+, Mental Health and Wellbeing etc.
- Health and wellbeing opportunities
- Cycle to Work Scheme
- Access to Corporate Health Plan
At Inspire North, we aim for our workforce to reflect the diverse and exciting region we serve and welcome applications from everyone, so come as you are and join us!
We encourage you to apply early as your application will be reviewed as soon as it is received, and we reserve the right to close this job advert sooner subject to finding a suitable candidate.
We are looking to build our volunteering service as an integrated service across the Charity so you will be expected to:
- Build a database of volunteers
- Build a process and pipeline for recruiting volunteers based on target audiences which will enable us to engage with diverse communities
- Create a value proposition for our volunteers
- Build a centralised communication channels with our volunteers
About the Team
This role sits within the People Team reporting to the Head of People Business Partnering. As the specialist for volunteering you will have autonomy to act as Business Partner across the whole Charity
If you are creative and like building things from ground up, this opportunity is for you!
The ideal candidate will also have:
- Significant experience of shaping and leading the volunteering agenda, with demonstrable ability to build credibility internally and externally
- Solid knowledge of the volunteering sector and the external landscape of volunteering
- Proven experience in shaping and taking fully considered decisions that have a lasting impact on improving volunteering
- Flexible and adaptable, able to respond proactively and positively to change
About the Charity
Every day brings new challenges at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). Every day, over 600 seriously ill children from across the UK arrive for life-changing treatments. Every day, young lives hang in the balance as patients, families and staff battle the most complex illnesses. And every day, the brightest minds come together to achieve pioneering medical breakthroughs that change the lives of thousands of children – and change the world. This extraordinary hospital has always depended on charitable support to give seriously ill children the best chance to fulfil their potential. Without donations, Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity can’t help fund ground-breaking research, advanced equipment, child and family support services, and the rebuilding and refurbishment of wards and medical facilities. Our staff help to raise these vital funds for the hospital. A better future for seriously ill
children starts with you.
Recently awarded with a ‘Best Companies 2-star accreditation' and placed number 17 on the 2019 Sunday Times Best 100 Not-for-Profit Companies list - we offer a range of attractive benefits including; a flexible approach to working, 30 days holiday, life assurance, enhanced employer pension contributions, and a discounted season ticket loan.
Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
We recognise that people from some backgrounds are under-represented in our workforce and across the wider Charity sector. In April 2021 we launched our ambitious three-year EDI strategy committing to becoming a more inclusive workforce, reflecting the diverse communities that we work with and for and demonstrating this through all our areas of work.
A more diverse workforce will enable us to deliver even more impact and we particularly encourage applications from communities which are under-represented in the charity. This includes people from Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority backgrounds, people with a disability, people who are LGBT+ or who are from less advantaged socioeconomic groups.
Further information on our EDI strategy can be found on our website.
Our approach to hybrid working
This role is based in our Central London office (WC1N, opposite Russell Square underground) with the option to work remotely part of the week.
This role is part time, equivalent to three days a week, and we are flexible on days or working pattern to suit the candidate.
Please refer to the full job description below for more information.
How to Apply
Please click on the apply button in the top right-hand corner where you will be taken to a short application form to complete. You are encouraged to include a cover letter with your application, and should refer to the 'GOSH Charity Information Pack' on the Careers page of our website before you apply.
Closing date: 18th June.
Applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis and we reserve the right to close the role prior to the closing date, should a suitable applicant be found. Therefore, you are encouraged to apply right away, to avoid disappointment.
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HR Business Partner
Do you have experience in coaching, supporting and challenging people managers in all HR related matters? Are you looking for a role where you can combine your experience and play your part in the release of children from poverty in Jesus’ name?
We have an exciting opportunity for a HR Business Partner (HRBP) to provide generalist HR support, guidance, and advice to the organisation.
At the heart of charity’s ministry is a relentless passion to act on faith and empower every child left vulnerable by poverty. The work is Christ centred, child-focused, and church-based.
Position: Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP)
Location: Office-based in Fleet, Hampshire, with great flexibility for home working - it is expected that on average the role holder will be required to work / attend meetings in the office 4 times a month.
Salary: £33,900pa (within the grade £33,900 - £40,090 pa)
Hours: Full-Time: 35 hours (five days) per week from Monday – Friday 9.00- 17.00
Benefits: Enhanced pension scheme with 10% employer contribution, equivalent of 5 normal working weeks' annual leave a year, plus normal bank holidays, Dental Insurance, Income Protection and Group Life cover on appointment plus Private Medical & Dental cover on successful completion of probation.
Closing Date: Monday 30th May 2022 at 9 am (we reserve the right to close early)
Interview Date: w/c 6th June 2022
As the HR Business Partner, you will be responsible for aligning ministry objectives with people managers and employees in your designated business unit. You will provide generalist HR support, guidance, and advice to people managers, including employee relations, workforce planning, succession planning, engagement, recruitment, development, culture, and wellbeing.
- Actively maintain and promote the charity’s Christian ethos and values
- Coach, support, mentor, and challenge people managers in all HR related issues, increasing capabilities and instilling a sense of responsibility and confidence in all elements of HR
- Collaborate with team colleagues to support a ‘one team’ approach so the HR team may continuously improve to deliver the people strategy
To flourish in this role, you will need:
- Knowledge of UK/EU employment law.
- Excellent technical HR knowledge.
- HR Generalist and Business Partner experience.
- Relationship management skills.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Excellent time management skills.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Core office / administrative skills.
- Relevant degree or CIPD qualification.
It would help (but isn’t essential) to have experience working collaboratively across multiple teams to design and deliver HR solutions
We need you to be:
- Personally committed to the Christian faith and deeply connected to the ministry to children.
- Aligned to the organisations cultural attributes.
- A ‘people person’.
- Creative, innovative, and flexible and able to extend kindness, consideration, and respect in all circumstances.
- Thorough and accurate and highly organised with the ability to prioritise.
Please note the charity can only consider applicants who presently have the right to work in the UK and all candidates must be personally committed to the Christian faith and be able to respect, uphold and work within our client’s Christian mission, values, culture and faith statements. This individual will represent and speak on behalf of a Christian charity and as such the Occupational Requirement for an active Christian faith is justified under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1, clause 3.
The charity can only consider applicants who presently have the right to work in the UK
You may have experience in areas such as Recruitment Advisor, Recruitment Support, HR & Recruitment, HR generalist, HR Adviser, Human Resources Advisor, Human Resources Administrator, HR Business Partner, People Advisor, HR Assistant, HR Officer, HR Specialist, HR Coordinator, HR Consultant, Personnel Manager, Personnel, HR, Human Resources, HR BP, Human Resources BP, Personnel BP, HR Lead, Human Resources Lead.
Child protection – the charity is a child-focused ministry; that believes every child should be known, loved and protected. One area of the interview will explore your personal commitment to child protection. A satisfactory basic Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be a requirement once a conditional offer of employment is made to successful candidates.
HR Business Partner, Head Office London N1 7GR (hybrid working)
37 hours per week
Grade 4 (lower): £38,707 - £42,766 per annum inclusive of Inner London Weighting
Are you an effective communicator with a calm approach and the ability to work under pressure? Can you demonstrate a creative, analytical and evidence-based approach to solving business problems through a people lens?
At Family Action we transform lives by providing practical, emotional and financial support to those who are experiencing poverty, disadvantage and social isolation. We have been building stronger families since 1869 and today we work with more than 60,000 families in over 150 community-based services, as well as supporting thousands more through national programmes and grants.
Family Action is a great place to work and we have been awarded a 3 Star accreditation from Best Companies as a reflection of “world class” levels of employee engagement. We also placed 7th best charity and 55th best large company in the ‘Best Companies to Work For’ lists for 2021. In recent years we have created an organisational atmosphere that is forward-looking, entrepreneurial with a focus on quality, impact and excellence. We want talented, creative and motivated people to join us and make us even better.
We are looking for a HR Business Partner to join the team during an exciting (and busy) time. You will be involved in developing and delivering specific people projects that support our refreshed Organisational Strategy, and be responsible for supporting designated areas of the organisation, building strong relationships and ensuring that local people plans align with the delivery of the Strategy.
You will advise and coach managers on complex staff issues ranging from disciplinary and grievances, to large-scale TUPE transfers and service restructures. You will be a valuable member of an influential HR team and help implement and drive forward the Workforce Strategy and HR policies that help shape the future of Family Action.
Who are we looking for?
As this role comes with management responsibility, you will need to demonstrate management skills and a desire to develop staff further. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with a considerable understanding of employment law and experience in managing complex employee relations work in a busy environment. You will be an excellent communicator and professionally curious, with experience of providing high-level advice and support in a solution focused way.
We are committed to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion in all that we do and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQIA+ candidates and candidates with disabilities because we are committed to increasing the representation of these groups at Family Action. We know that greater diversity will lead to even greater results for families and children and strive for our workforce to be truly representative of the diverse communities we support. We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants and will reimburse your travel cost if you attend an interview.
What will we offer you?
We’ll offer you a generous pension scheme and leave entitlements, eye care vouchers, a cycle to work scheme and other great benefits. All roles in Family Action are open to a discussion about possible flexible working options, subject to business needs, and all new starters will have the right to make a flexible working request from day one of employment. We have an excellent wellbeing offer and we will invest in your professional development with on-going quality training and career development opportunities. You’ll join an established, supportive and high-performing service and have the opportunity to thrive in an innovative organisation that values your opinion, encourages learning and has the needs of children and families at its core.
We are forward looking, ambitious and committed to continuous improvement. We are a people focused, can-do organisation, which strives for excellence in all we do and operates with mutual respect. If you share these values and behaviours and have the necessary skills then we look forward to hearing from you.
Please complete an application form to be considered for the role. For an application pack and further information on where to submit your application please visit our website.
Closing date: 24 May 2022, 9am
Interview date: TBC
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We are looking for an experienced HR Manager, who will provide comprehensive guidance and support to all areas of the charity. You will play a key role in helping to develop the organisational culture and support organisational wide initiatives and projects. Working as part of a team, you will provide input and support into the organisational and functional plans, which will enable the charity to meet its vision, mission and objectives.
The HR Team plays a critical role in both organisational and people performance. From a strategic perspective, the HR Team are responsible for helping to create a great and successful place to work, which attracts, develops, motivates, engages and retains a diverse workforce. From an operational perspective, the HR Team provides guidance and support across all HR related activities; Recruitment and Selection, Pay and Benefits, Learning and Development, Performance Management, Absence and Employee Relations.
This is a fantastic opportunity for you to join an award-winning team and be part of an organisation that has been recognised nationally as an outstanding place to work. You will be recognised and rewarded for your contribution and be given the opportunity to develop your skills, knowledge and experience. With your passion, enthusiasm and desire to add value and make a difference, you will help to create a world free from the fear, harm and heartbreak of dementia.
Main duties and responsibilities of the role:
- Provide comprehensive advice and guidance in respect of HR policies, practices and processes, relating to all aspects of employment. Ensure the right processes are followed, letters are issued, and any necessary changes are made to the HR Information System.
- Review and update the HR policies, practices and processes to ensure they are compliant with legislation, aligned to the needs of the charity and provide a framework to ensure fairness and equity in the way employees are treated.
- Provide support with implementing the annual Employee Engagement Survey, collate and analyse data and make recommendations which contribute towards building on the levels of engagement and addressing any areas to improve.
- Manage and develop the induction programme to ensure new starters are effectively integrated into their role, their team and the charity.
- Manage and process all aspects of payroll in collaboration with the integrated payroll provider.
- Manage the provision of employee benefits and raise awareness of the benefits offered.
- Working in collaboration with the Learning & Development Manager identify opportunities to promote/embed personal growth and help to develop career pathways within teams.
- Provide support and guidance to ensure teams have the right structures, levels of resource and the right skills, knowledge and experience in place.
- Manage and oversee the day-to-day management and maintenance of the HR Information System.
- Provide support with the annual planning, budgeting and reforecasting process, ensuring that actual expenditure delivers within budgeted targets.
What we are looking for:
- CIPD level 5 or demonstrable HR generalist experience.
- Knowledge and experience of HR best practice and Employment Legislation.
- Demonstrable experience in dealing with employee relations cases.
- General understanding of payroll and employee benefits.
- General understanding of managing an HR Information System.
- Excellent communicator, with an ability to build strong relationships and inspire confidence and respect at all levels.
- Very strong, versatile written communication skills, with a keen eye for detail, and ability to tailor the approach to meet the business needs and culture.
- Excellent listening skills, receptive to feedback and demonstrates flexibility, curiosity and an ability to learn.
- Strong team player who can work both independently and collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders.
- Demonstrates strong negotiation, influencing and decision-making skills.
- Excellent planning and organisational skills, with an ability to work to deadlines, remain calm under pressure and reprioritise work in accordance with the organisational needs.
- Demonstrates a proactive and pragmatic approach to investigating and solving problems, strives for continuous improvement and identifies ways to deliver creative and innovative solutions.
- A good blend of strategic and analytical thinking; with an ability to see the bigger picture and make appropriate recommendations.
- Ability to absorb and process new information quickly. Driven and highly proactive.
- Excellent attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
- Strong ethical standards and a high level of personal integrity and empathy.
- Excellent IT skills in PowerPoint, Word and Excel.
Ways of working: As part of our Agile ways of working you will be required to work approximately 2 days a week from the office, which is subject to the requirements of the role and the business needs. Flexibility on where you work can be split between working from home and our office.
Roles that are classed as part of the Agile ways of working are not able to claim any costs for Mileage/Travel on Public Transport, Accommodation and/or Meals. This includes when attending the office for various meetings/events.
Our Office: Our office is at 3 Riverside, Granta Park, Great Abingdon, Cambridge, CB21 6AD.
Salary: Circa £47,000 per annum, plus benefits
Please download the Vacancy Pack for more information.
The closing date for applications is the 22nd May 2022, with interviews likely to be held week commencing the 23rd May 2022. We would encourage you to submit your application at the earliest opportunity as the closing date may be brought forward at any time. Please indicate in your covering letter if you are unable to attend an interview on a certain date.
We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and reach their full potential. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures. Should you need any adjustments to the recruitment process, at either the application or interview stage, please contact us via the channels on our website.
How to apply:
Please create an online account using our Online Recruitment System which can be accessed through our Job Vacancies page. You will be able to attach your CV and covering letter to your application and track the status of your application.
About Alzheimer’s Research UK:
Alzheimer’s Research UK is the UK’s leading dementia research charity dedicated to diagnosis, prevention, treatment and cure. Backed by our passionate scientists and supporters, we’re challenging the way people think about dementia, bringing together the people and organisations who can speed up progress, and investing in research to make life-changing breakthroughs possible.
You will be part of an organisation that has been recognised nationally as an outstanding place to work. In 2021, we were listed 69th in the prestigious 100 Large Best Companies to Work For. We were also awarded a 2-star accreditation by Best Companies, recognising outstanding levels of workplace engagement and were listed in the 75 Best Companies to Work for in the East of England and the Charity’s 30 Best Companies to Work For.
To view further details about working for us and the benefits we offer, please visit Alzheimer’s Research UK
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We are seeking an HR advisor in a new role within the People Team as the Institute rapidly scales: our existing programmes are expanding, we will be undertaking work in a further c13-15 new countries in the next two years, and are rolling out an ambitious new tech-based partnership.
The People Team is an innovative, focussed and fast paced team - we work closely with all parts of the Institute to create a talented, engaged and high performing workforce. We are an unpretentious and supportive team, and you’ll be just as comfortable working strategically with senior leaders as you are to offer practical help and support across the Institute.
The People Team is part of our wider Institute Resources Team which supports and helps pave the way for the Institute to deliver its mission. We are comprised of the Legal and Risk, Finance, IT, Ops & Security and People Teams.
- Supporting the Director for People Operations with People cyclical activity including wellbeing, reward, D&I, L&D and employee engagement
- Interpreting and advising on employment law and best practice across the organisation, and providing adhoc advice on a range of issues
- Assist or lead Employee Relations and Life Cycle issues (e.g. disciplinaries and grievances, Peformance issues etc) in collaboration with the HR Business Partners
- Supporting and coaching our team HR Coordinator
- Assist line managers in understanding, and optimising our processes, policies and procedures
- Oversee and assist the administration of all HR processes such as new starters, contract extensions, leavers, promotions, secondments, references, probation reviews, parental leave, and flexible working requests, always delivering to a high standard
- Responsible for the data integrity of information held in our people management system (CIPHR) and ensuring it’s always up to date
- Coordinating our onboarding process (e.g. organising inductions and managing our ‘buddy’ programme)
- Lead our people management system data administration – data maintenance, reporting and user configuration
- Coordinating monthly payroll processes with the finance team and all key stakeholders
- Supporting, and leading on HR project work and new initiatives
You’ll likely be an existing HR Coordinator or Advisor looking for the next step in the their career in an ambitious but supportive culture.
- CIPD qualification advantageous, but equivalent HR experience of several years equally valued
- Strong organisational and time management skills and experience of managing and prioritising workload
- Understanding of UK employment law and broad HR knowledge and experience essential
- International employment law experience highly advantageous (e.g. US, Asia, Middle East, or Africa)
- Intermediate user of Microsoft Products includingusing Excel, Word, and Power Point
- Desire to develop own technical and data capabilities, and support the adoption of technologies to support the organisation
- High standard of written documentation, and previous experience of producing professional letters and reports – attention to details imperative
- Ability to plan ahead within the cyclical calendar to provide proactive HR support to the team and beyond
- Pragmatic, diplomatic, authoritative, and a true team player
- Fluency in French and/or Portuguese highly advantageous but not essential
About The Institute
The Tony Blair Institute (TBI) is a mission-driven not for profit organisation. We exist to equip political leaders and governments to build open, inclusive and prosperous societies. We work hard, every day, to make a difference. When governments work well they are able to create economic and social change in a way that promotes fairness, social justice and opportunity. We work relentlessly to support leader and governments with the challenges they face. Giving them practical solutions and actionable insights, that once implemented, can be transformative for their people.
We do this within two connected divisions:
Our Government Advisory teams work directly with political leaders and governments around the world to implement reforms that improve the lives of their citizens. It works with a variety of partners and its outputs cover a range of disciplines and projects across countries in Africa, the Middle East, Eastern Europe and South Asia.
Our Policy Futures work encompasses three broad areas:
- Renewing the Centre: developing a bold and innovative domestic policy programme to help renew the centre ground of British politics;
- Tech and Public Policy: exploring the policy challenges and opportunities presented by the technological revolution; and
- Extremism Policy Unit: creating solutions designed to tackle the threat of extremist ideologies in the UK and around the world.
As an organisation the core beliefs we all embrace are:
- Open and Progressive: you’ll believe in the value of teamwork
- Bold and Pragmatic: you’ll approach everything you do with integrity and authenticity
- Optimistic Changemakers: you’ll be focused on results
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Cumbria CVS is a dynamic, forward thinking, membership organisation that provides a range of support for the voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise sector throughout the county.
Working closely with the Finance and Resources Manager, the HR Manager will provide a responsive and engaging HR service across the CVS and will also support the development and delivery of an HR strategy. This role leads the core CVS administrative team and supports project and team managers to build capacity and implement good practice effectively.
Support the Finance and Resources Manager with the delivery of HR Strategy and Planning
Develop, implement and review HR policies, procedures and processes to ensure these are aligned to current best practice and reflect Cumbria CVS’s core values
Act as systems administrator for our CVS HR systems, responsible for all records being up to date.
Positively lead and support the administrative support services team
Manage and deliver recruitment, selection, leavers process
Embed effective training and development across the organisation
Manage and support others in effective delivery of performance management
Develop and deliver Health and Safety and Wellbeing initiatives
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I am currently recruiting to an Interim Senior Policy and Practice HR Business Partner role in a renowned International Charity based in Oxfordshire (although the role will be mainly remote with only 2 – 4 days per month in the office) on a 12-month fixed term contract.
The role will pay £40,000 - £50,000 per year and will be full time. You will report to the Head of HR Operations with an Employee Relations Business Partner reporting to you.
Your role will Lead the HR Policy and Practice Workstream to review and deliver a suite of HR Policies for the organisation that reflect the organisation’s new culture, values and ways of working. Ensuring HR policies are underpinned by relevant regulation and/or employment law to ensure the individual and collective relationship between the organisation and its employees is managed effectively. Focussing on delivering policy and practice frameworks that go beyond compliance and contribute to the organisation’s aim to become truly safe, feminist and anti-racist.
The experience required for the role includes: -
• Significant experience of leading HR/ER delivery gained within a large, unionised organisation and with multiple stakeholders
• Strong project management and consultancy skills and ability to lead and facilitate diverse perspectives through a process to co-create and deliver output to an agreed brief
• Ability to write HR policies and create supporting materials in an accessible and user-friendly (i.e. jargon free) way
• Experience in managing developing others (inside and outside HR) to build knowledge, understanding and capability in policy and practice development and implementation. Includes skills building across the wider management community.
• Up to date and in-depth knowledge of UK employment law, and employee relations practices
Experience of having worked in the not-for-profit sector in a similar role would be desirable.
If this sounds like the role for you, apply now.
As HR Operations Manager, you will be a key player in the Human Resource team of Centre 404, a busy progressive community charity of approximately 300 employees and workers. Your role will be to manage the day-to-day delivery of HR services and management of the HR operations team including reporting and support to the Director of People and Resources.
We anticipate there being four key elements of this role:
- Overseeing and ensuring that right to work checks, DBS, payroll and contract changes are completed in a timely way within the HR Operations team
- Day to day management of Employee Relations casework. Working with the Director of People and Resources on more complex issues and TUPE processes
- Lead on the development of Centre 404’s substantial investment in a new HRIS (People X’cd) to provide an end-to-end HR solution enabling an agile people strategy through a fully integrated suite of People Management, Talent, Digital Learning, Recruitment and Analytics software and play an active role in the wider Digital Transformation Working Group and change management
- Development of policies and procedures and management guidelines
This is an exciting time to join the organisation as the understanding of the value of the health and social care sector continues to develop post-pandemic. Centre 404 is growing and offers career opportunities to people who want to make a difference and the HR team is crucial to both growth and our continued focus on making Centre 404 a great place to work.
Essential requirements include:
- CIPD Level 5 or equivalent qualification
- Minimum of three years of experience in an HR role
- Minimum of one year of management experience
- Good knowledge of ER processes and policies
You will be working with stakeholders across the business and will use your extensive experience to advise, influence and motivate at every level and to effectively handle challenges across the full spectrum of Human Resources.
Please submit a CV along with a cover statement (either within the email itself or as an attachment) addressing the following: “Tell us more about why you are interested in this role and what you would bring to this post in terms of your knowledge, skills and experience”. Please ensure you refer to the job description and person specification in your statement and explain how you meet the criteria.