Human Resources Officer

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Human Resources Officer

Full Time

Starting Salary: £18,000 - £21,000

Job Description:

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:

  • working practices

  • recruitment

  • pay

  • 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

Required experience:

Human Resources: 2 years

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