HR Officer

Your new company
A highly regarded organisation based in Bookham, Surrey

Your new role

To provide generalist HR support to managers ensuring that legislative, best practice and sector-specific standards of practice are implemented and maintained.

Key Responsibilities

Resourcing and Talent Planning

  • To lead the recruitment and selection process for all vacancies including shortlisting applicants, carrying out telephone screening, creating / reviewing value based interview questions and attending formal interview when necessary;
  • To draft job adverts in conjunction with service managers and selecting appropriate cost effective advertising media within the allocated recruitment budget;
  • To carry out pre-employment checks and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements;
  • Undertake organisational wide recruitment assignments including recruitment/ assessment open days, providing advice to assist with the production of job descriptions and agency briefings where required.

Learning and Development

  • To assist the HR Manager in implementing a L&D Plan by liaising with managers to understand all necessary aspects and needs of staff training and development;
  • Maintain the organisational training matrix based on feedback from managers and external links and use this to suggest solutions for cost effective delivery of training;
  • To coordinate in house and cost effective external training provision;
  • To deliver HR related training courses as and when required to line managers;

Employee Relations

  • Advise service managers with initial stages of employee relation issues including but not limited to disciplinary and grievances, performance management and absence management (long and short term);
  • Provide support to service managers in preparing and attending performance management meetings i.e. disciplinary, grievance, capability;
  • To advise service managers on probationary matters and provide support during meetings, where required;
  • To maintain up to date knowledge in employment legislation.

HR Administration

  • To provide a monthly report for payroll including salary adjustment information, not salary calculations.
  • To calculate holiday entitlements for all staff at the start of the financial year and any changes that may occur mid-year (new starters, leavers, variations to contracts);
  • To lead on pre-employment packs for new starters; including offer letter, contract of employment and supporting documents;
  • To create, update and review standard letters and templates for service managers;
  • To provide timely correspondents to staff including but not limited to outcome letters of flexible working, variation to contracts and acknowledgement of resignations;
  • Update and maintain the HR Staff List;
  • To conduct exit interviews and new starter interviews; analyse feedback and provide this to relevant service managers ensuring that relevant service improvements are considered;
  • To maintain the electronic Payroll & HR system including the upload of new starters and processing leavers accordingly;
  • To coordinate induction programmes for new starters;
  • Monitor absence and alert managers to high levels of absence;
  • To coordinate the quarterly employee forum meetings, ensuring representatives attend, notes are written and distributed;
  • Maintain and update the National Minimum Data Set

What you'll need to succeed

  • Level 3 / Certificate in Personal Practice with the Chartered Institute of Personnel
  • Generalist HR experience in particular recruitment & L&D
  • Working knowledge of employment legislation and HR best practice.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent proficiency with IT
  • The ability to manage sensitive issues with tact and discretion

What you'll get in return
A base salary of £24,000 - £26,500
35 hour working week
Full company benefits structure

What you need to do now
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