Human Resources Officer
Starting Salary: £18,000 - £21,000
We are a fast growing exciting company looking to expand our team.
We are looking for a Human resources (HR) officer to help develop, advise on and implement policies relating to the effective use of personnel within our organisation.
Their aim is to ensure that the organisation employs the right balance of staff in terms of skills and experience.
The HR officer will be involved in a range of activities required by us, These cover areas such as:
conditions of employment
negotiation with external work-related agencies
equality and diversity
Our HR officer must have a clear understanding of our business objectives and be able to devise and implement policies which select, develop and retain the right staff needed to meet these objectives. HR professionals not only deal with staff welfare and administration-centred activities, but also strategy and planning. HR departments are expected to add value to the organisation they support.
Working closely with various departments, increasingly in a consultancy role, assisting line managers to understand and implement policies and procedures
Promoting equality and diversity as part of the culture of the organisation
Liaising with a wide range of people involved in policy areas such as staff performance and health and safety
Recruiting staff - this includes developing job descriptions and person specifications, preparing job adverts, checking application forms, shortlisting, interviewing and selecting candidates
Developing and implementing policies on issues like working conditions, performance management, equal opportunities, disciplinary procedures and absence management
Preparing staff handbooks
Advising on pay and other remuneration issues, including promotion and benefits
Undertaking regular salary reviews
Negotiating with staff and their representatives (for example, trade union officials) on issues relating to pay and conditions
Administering payroll and maintaining employee records
Interpreting and advising on employment law
Dealing with grievances and implementing disciplinary procedures
Developing with line managers HR planning strategies which consider immediate and long-term staff requirements
Planning, and sometimes delivering, training - including inductions for new staff
Analysing training needs in conjunction with departmental managers
Human Resources: 2 years
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