HR Generalist

Dartford Permanent £36,000 - £43,000 per year
  • CIPD qualified and previous experience in a similar role
  • Hybrid working & generous annual leave entitlement

About Our Client

This organisation is a respected not-for-profit institution based in Dartford, seeking an experienced HR generalist to join their busy team.

Job Description

  • Undertake all duties and responsibilities in compliance with regulatory, legislative and procedural requirements.
  • Develop and maintain collaborative and productive working relationships and provide a consultancy service to specified groups of management and staff, establishing customer requirements, and identifying and facilitating the resolution of specific People issues to provide a value-added service.
  • Proactively manage sickness by advising managers and employees on absence management procedures, liaise with the College's occupational health provider as required, and assist managers with health-related risk assessments, with reference to the Risk Manager where appropriate.
  • Manage and provide advice on family leave cases, including requests for flexible working.
  • Manage individual employee relations cases relating to disciplinaries, grievances and capabilities (including note taking and support with report writing, as required), ensuring that each case is resolved in a timely manner and according to People policy and best practice, with confidentiality being properly maintained.
  • Assist the Deputy Director of People / Director of People as required with any preparations in relation to early conciliation and / or employment tribunal cases.
  • Support the development and maintenance of a performance management culture, coaching, developing, and supporting managers through performance management processes, including probation processes, ensuring legal and policy compliance.
  • Provide advice and guidance to employees and managers on matters relating to pay and conditions of service, People policies, and employment law.
  • Provide appropriate guidance to managers in all aspects of workforce planning and implement appropriate recruitment and selection methods to attract suitably qualified and experienced candidates
  • Participate in the recruitment process as required, advising on shortlisting processes, attending interviews, and ensuring the implementation of Safer Recruitment processes that meet the organisation's requirements.
  • Responsible for conducting the People-related induction of new managers, with the People Officer
  • Lead on specific projects, as required by the Deputy Director of People / Director of People.
  • Oversee the People Resources Coordinator
  • Contribute to the development of People policies and procedures, including the development of new and/or the continuous improvement of People related processes
  • Create and deliver training on a range of People related matters to develop managers who are able to effectively implement People policies.
  • Travel to other sites in order to maintain a high-profile People service across the organisation.
  • Represent the People department internally, including by participating in various groups and committees across the organisation, and externally / with third parties, e.g. trade unions and during any external activities.
  • Within your role, contribute to and ensure compliance with the safeguarding policy and procedures

The Successful Applicant

A successful People Business Partner should have:

  • CIPD qualified
  • Proven experience in HR roles, ideally within the not-for-profit sector.
  • In-depth knowledge of HR best practices and industry regulations.
  • Excellent people management skills and ability to manage stakeholders at all levels.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making capabilities.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.

What's on Offer

  • A competitive salary in the range of £36,000 - £43,000 per annum.
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • A supportive and inclusive work culture.
  • Comprehensive training and development opportunities.

If you're looking to make a difference and develop your career in HR, this People Business Partner role could be the perfect fit. Apply today to join our team and contribute to a purpose-driven organisation.

Amy Fenlon
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Phone number
+44 1622 604 513

Job summary

Job function
Human Resources
HR Advisor
Not For Profit
Contract type
Consultant name
Amy Fenlon
Consultant phone
+44 1622 604 513
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