HR Officer

Basic Overview
Salary: £18000 – £25000/annum
Job Type: Full Time / Permanent
Minimum Salary: 18000.00
Maximum Salary: 25000.00
Job Location: Warwick

HR Officer

Our HR Officer will be the first point of contact of the HR function and so needs to be friendly, approachable, and understanding of the needs for confidentiality within the role. We are looking for a HR Officer who understands the importance of HR policies and processes and has a high attention for detail.

Previous experience in a HR team would be advantageous, but not essential, however we are looking for someone with an understanding of the HR function and has a logical approach and foresight to know what is needed to ensure that our people feel well looked after and our processes are followed and adhered to. The role is involved in the recruitment of new people into our teams and so the ideal candidate will understand the needs of new starters as well as being highly accurate in completing employment checks references and employment contracts.

This role will be working closely with our HR consultant, and so will receive guidance and expert advice, but will need to work on their own initiative at times.

The HR Officer will understand GDPR regulations, and the heightened need for a confidential approach when working within HR.

Position: HR Officer

Location: Flexible working is part of our culture, however as part of the people team there will be an expectation to be in the Warwick office at least twice per week.

Salary: £18 000 – £25 000 per annum

Hours:  Full Time (35 hours per week)

Benefits: 10% pension contributions, 25days’ annual leave plus bank holidays and a Winter Wellbeing shutdown between 24th December – 31st December, 2hrs per week well-being time out, pay it forward days, HSF Health plan membership from day 1, flexible working is part of our culture, Perk box , Rewards Gateway, Employee assistance helpline , Mental Health First Aiders within our teams,  and more.

Closing Date:  28th January 2023

Interview: Thursday 16th February- At Pure Offices in Warwick

The Role:

As HR Officer you will be responsible for a range of administrative tasks related to the HR function, and you’ll contribute to making the company a better place to work by assisting Managers with the recruitment and onboarding of new employees.

Key Responsibilities

The main duties and responsibilities of the role holder are as outlined below:

To provide impartial advice when salary benchmarking roles within the organisation.
To liaise with recruitment agencies to ensure that our recruitment practices are followed, and costs do not exceed the budget
To draft employment contracts for new employees and decide on all necessary paperwork to be completed
To undertake references for new starters in a timely manner and to Conduct right-to-work in the UK checks
To liaise with the Business Services Manager to ensure that new starters have the appropriate equipment to start in their role
To oversee the induction of new employees by welcoming them into the organisation and providing support
Working closely with the finance team to ensure that employment contracts are reflected on our HR system
To administer the Buddy system and facilitate Buddy’s to support each other with peer-to-peer support.
Recording and processing confidential information, ensuring the HR system is always up to date and accurate
Supporting the development of staff by administering the mandatory training system and reporting on achievements.
To record staff absences and leave, and liaise with staff on sickness, bereavement, Family Friendly leave
To provide training internally to staff in areas such as Appraisal training and other internal training courses
To support the HR Consultant with all administration & coordination activities

About you:

To be successful in this role of HR Officer you will need to have previous experience of the HR function, a friendly approachable manner, and a professional approach when contacted by both internal and external stakeholders.

You will also have:

A high attention to detail and accuracy
Good organisational skills to be able to prioritise workload and foresee the next steps.
Be friendly approachable yet act with confidentiality.
Time management skills and computer skills including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Been a team player who is also a self-starter and happy to work independently to develop and deliver objectives
Confidence to undertake face-to-face induction programme for small groups of new starters.
Experience in developing internal systems and processes with the Human Resources Department
The ability to stay calm in a difficult situation

About the Organisation

A national, independent charity caring for the NHS. Working together with the network of 238 NHS charities based in hospitals, ambulance trusts, mental health trusts, community health trusts, and health boards across the UK to help the NHS go further for everyone.

NHS Charities Together has undergone a huge change in the last two years and remains in the development stage, this role itself is developing and many procedures still need to be created. The ideal candidate will not be daunted by working in an environment with very little history or past processes to follow as guidance.

Please provide your CV and a supporting statement outlining how you meet the job description and person specification via NFP People. The supporting statement should be no more than 2 sides of A4.

Other roles you may have experience in could include Human Resources Manager, Human Resources Officer, HR Officer, People Manager, HR Business Partner.

PLEASE NOTE: This role is being advertised by NFP People on behalf of the organisation

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