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HR Advisor (Education/Schools) – Job Share

Civic Centre, Ebbw Vale, NP23 6XB
Grade 7 (£29,636 - £32,878 pro rata per annum)
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Job Summary

The HR Advisor will be required to provide a customer focussed Organisational Development Service to education managers, headteachers and managers of schools, including Governors.  This will be across the full range of HR activity with a focus on supporting headteachers and governors to effectively manage human resources and for governors to fulfil their relevant responsibilities and compliance with policy and legislation.

Contributing to the development and implementation of O.D. strategic projects and policies aligned to key service delivery needs and corporate and directorate objectives.


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An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Organisational Development Division for a HR Advisor supporting the Education Directorate and Schools.  There will be a requirement to work closely with Managers at all levels in a supportive, coaching and partnership approach in the application of HR policies and procedures, Employment Law, Case Law and National Terms and Conditions regarding complex and sensitive HR matters to ensure outcome minimises risk and financial exposure.

You will support the maintenance of positive employee relations and engage in formal consultations and negotiations with employees, their representatives and trade unions, in accordance with agreed protocols.

Educational attainments for the post include the possession of Level 5 CIPD qualification (as a minimum) or equivalent as well as knowledge of employment legislation and its application.  Proven experience of providing HR advice, to ensure effective Human Resource Management and an ability to demonstrate a working knowledge of HR Policies and Procedures to include: Recruitment and Selection; Attendance Management; Dispute resolution including Discipline and Grievance and Termination procedures is essential.  You will be methodical, be able to prioritise tasks effectively, meet deadlines consistently and be IT literate.

The position carries an Approved Casual Car User Allowance therefore access to a vehicle for work purposes is a requirement.

Thorough pre-employment screening is undertaken during the recruitment process. The postholder will be required to complete an application for a Disclosure of Criminal Records.


Hours:                      18.5 hours per week (Job Share – Wednesday pm/Thursday/Friday) 

Closing Date:           Friday 31 May 2019 – 12:00am, midnight

Interview Date:        Wednesday 12 June 2019

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