HUB HR OFFICER - SWINDON
Salary Grade: M
Salary Band: £22,563 - £26,198 pa FTE to be pro rata'd if not full time/all year round
Location: TWHF Central Office
Contract Type: All Year Round (term time working considered)
Contract Term: Permanent
Closing Date: Wednesday 01 May 2019
Interview Date: Thursday 09 May 2019
Hours: 37 p/w (part time/flexible working considered)
About the Opportunity
Do you have fantastic organisational skills with a flair for prioritising changeable workload?
- Would like to join a growing Federation of schools across multiple geographical hubs?
- Do you have associate member of the CIPD or an equivalent qualification?
If you're answering yes to these questions, please keep reading and to apply!
We are looking for an enthusiastic and talented Hub HR Officer to provide efficient and effective HR support to our Swindon schools. You will be based in the Swindon Hub office at Mountford Manor Primary School, close to the Swindon town centre.
You will be working closely with the Hub HR Business Partner, Hub HR Assistant and Central HR team, as well as Principals, Senior Leadership teams and line managers within the Swindon Hub. Providing comprehensive and professional HR advice and support. Supporting the Swindon Schools with their employee relations cases, maintaining confidentiality at all times and ensuring compliance with regards to TWHF policies and procedures and safeguarding guidance as defined by the Department for Education
You will be joining a small, welcoming team who work closely together and enjoy supporting one another.
Full details on your role with us can be found on the supporting job description attached alongside our fantastic benefits booklet and ethos & values "Little Green Book". Don't leave it to chance and miss this amazing opportunity to become part of a thriving HR team as our Federation grows from strength to strength and new schools join our MAT.
Our ideal candidate will have
Full working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Microsoft Outlook
- Ability to appropriately deploy HR process, policy, practice, tools and techniques as required
- Developing and up to date knowledge of Employment Law and HR best practice
- Evidence of collaborative working across a complex organisation
- Associate member of the CIPD or equivalent qualification or relevant experience in HR
- Ability to prioritise effectively and deliver on objectives
- Positive, solutions-focused approach
- Ability and means to travel to other sites and external meetings when required
This is a fantastic opportunity to join us at a really exciting time with potential for future development opportunities as our Trust and HR team continue to grow. If you would like to discuss this post further, please contact our Recruitment Specialist Kirsty Twining on 01793-818605. More information on the Trust can be discovered on our website address.
We know that your role requires you to put a lot of time and effort into it and because of this we believe you should be rewarded. As a White Horse Federation employee you will have access to benefits listed below.
Some benefits are accessible by all staff irrespective of their contract type (T). Some are only eligible to permanent (P) employees following a successful probation period as noted:
Car Purchase scheme (P)
- Reward Gateway discounts (P&T)
- Cashback healthcare plan (P)
- Discounted gym membership scheme (P&T)
- Hire purchase Cycle to Work scheme (P)
- Free and confidential advice, information and counselling service (P&T)
- Excellent Pension scheme (P&T)
Why Work With Us
The WHF is a Multi-Academy Trust which supports Primary, Secondary and Special schools in the south of England. At its heart is a belief that we want to develop the type of schools that we would be proud to send our own children to. We do this with a relentless drive for academic excellence blended with a shared moral purpose and shared values but also with an awful lot of fun and happiness in our schools. We genuinely believe in partnership working with our schools, the pupils and their parents and the wider community each serves to create the best possible outcomes for our children.
We also believe that our colleagues are among the finest in the country and we are proud to empower them through support, training and career opportunities. With such outstanding staff we are able to ensure every student achieves all that they are capable of and more, regardless of background, culture, heritage or ability.
The White Horse Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If successful for this position you will be expected to apply for a disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service before appointment is confirmed. References will be sought on shortlisted candidates before interview.
The White Horse Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.