This role is Full-Time Permanent.
36 Hours/52 Weeks Per Year
This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious CIPD qualified HR professional to join the HR team at the Howard Partnership Trust (THPT) in the next phase of its development. This is a new role as part of a restructure and an exciting time to join our team. Reporting to the Head of HR, your knowledge and experience of employee relations particularly in case management will be essential as well as managing a team of HR Advisors and Assistants in this multi-site role. Your base will be at Oxted School in Oxted, although there will be a requirement to travel across the Trust schools within Surrey.
You will bring experience of excellent management of Employee Relations; Change Management including TUPE, with a proven track record of effective relationship management based on trust and integrity as you will be working closely with Senior Leaders and Principals.
The ideal candidate will be a tenacious, influential and a solution focused HR Generalist who will be an excellent team player providing highly effective commercial advice and support to our academies. You will support the Head of HR in delivering the People Strategy as well as supporting academies on operational delivery of recruitment, managing performance, payroll, reward and recognition, policy development, HR training, TUPE and restructuring programmes.
Your excellent knowledge of employment law will enable you to work at pace, autonomously and be able to build good working relationships quickly with key stakeholders. You will provide day to day information, advice and guidance on a broad range of HR issues to academies, Trust Officers and other key stakeholders within the Trust.
THPT can offer:
• An opportunity to be part of a dynamic and developing organisation
• Excellent benefit package to include Cycle to Work, Sainsbury’s Loyalty Discount and access to discount schemes
• Fantastic Local Government Pension Scheme, including generous employer contributions
• Rewards and Benefits Scheme that includes Loyalty and Service Awards
All adults employed by the Trust have a responsibility for data protection and have a duty to observe and follow the principles of the GDPR Regulations.
The Howard Partnership Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.
All applicants must be able to provide evidence of their Right to Work in the UK prior to commencement of employment. As part of our need to comply with UK immigration rules, you will be required to provide Home Office stipulated documentation prior to interview.
Early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of this advertisement.
Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS). The Howard Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment”.