Council: Newquay Town Council

County: Cornwall

Salary: Grade: 5 – (SCP 16-19/ £28,282 - £29,777) Pro rata (Starting on SCP 16)

Closing date: 23/05/2024 23:00

HR Officer (Part Time)

Applications must be returned by 23/05/2024 23:00

Grade: 5 – (SCP 16-19/ £28,282 – £29,777) Pro rata (Starting on SCP 16)

Type: 20 Hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent

Proposed Working Pattern: Working pattern is negotiable

Pension: Auto – enrolled into NEST Pension Scheme

Newquay Town Council is seeking an experienced and proactive HR Officer to join our team. This pivotal role will support the Council in managing and administering key HR functions, projects and initiatives.

As our HR Officer, you will:

  • Assist with administering organisational changes, collating feedback and recommendations
  • Support managers through employee relations processes like grievances, disciplinaries, and engagement
  • Administer recruitment, advise on best practices, and facilitate fair selection
  • Review and recommend updates to HR policies and procedures to ensure legal compliance
  • Help coordinate training programmes and support employee development initiatives
  • Maintain accurate HR records and data in our systems

To succeed in this role, you will have:

  • At least 2 years of professional HR experience in roles such as HR Administrator/Adviser
  • Knowledge of employment laws and best practices in HR management
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to liaise effectively at all levels
  • Analytical and problem-solving abilities to assess HR metrics and propose solutions
  • Tech proficiency in HR software and tools
  • Organisational skills to prioritise a varied workload
  • A caring, empathetic approach to supporting employee wellbeing
  • Prior local authority and employee relations experience is advantageous. A relevant HR degree or professional qualifications like CIPD are desirable.

If you are passionate about HR, we’d love to hear from you.

Newquay Town Council is an equal opportunities employer.

To view more information about the role please view the Recruitment Pack

Closing Date for Applications: Friday 24 May 2024

Interviews to be held week commending: 03 June 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role.