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  • Location:

    Stafford, Staffordshire

  • Sector:

    Human Resources

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £20 per hour

  • Contact:


  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    HR OFFICER_1616151323

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:


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Job Description

**Temporary postion expected to be 12 months*****HR Officer
Directorate: People and Resources
Reports to: HR Business Partner
Direct Reports: N/A

Role Purpose

To provide a comprehensive and professional human resource service delivering advice and guidance in line with people strategies.
As part of the HR Business Partnering team you will work in partnership with the operational workforce, internal colleagues and customers providing advice and support on internal policies, national terms and conditions, guidance and employment law utilising HR data to support your decision making.
You will have the ability to work with and influence immediate colleagues and customers to ensure that a professional HR service is provided to all end users in line with the strategic goals.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities
" To provide advice and guidance to managers and staff in relation to all HR matters and ensure that HR policy is complied with.

" To coordinate and progress all allocated case work including performance, conduct and attendance management in line with policy.

" To maintain an up to date knowledge of employment legislation, professional standards and HR processes/policies to ensure compliance.

" To support managers in progressing work related issues and ensure that all relevant HR/personnel information is recorded accurately.

" Maintain an appropriate level of confidentiality in all areas of the work and comply with organisational policies in respect of data protection and information assurance requirements.

" To build and maintain effective working relationships with managers, understanding their needs and any associated service requirements and promote a strong customer focus to support organisational priorities.

" To actively support the ongoing maintenance and development of HR systems to provide accurate and timely management information and ensure a working knowledge of all relevant systems is maintained.

" To ensure that transactional and contractual documentation and associated processes are completed efficiently and accurately in accordance with relevant legislative and procedural requirements.

" To advise and support on recruitment and promotion processes as required.

" To support the HRBP's in the delivery of a professional HR service and to assist members of the wider HR team as and when required.

" To take responsibility for personal continuous professional development ensuring up to date skills and competences.

Accountable for: (ie responsibilities held by others but measured and owned by this role)

" Timely and professional recruitment into vacant posts

" Provision of required assistance and interventions for colleagues to support them to maximise performance and maintain attendance within the workplace such as OH, Welfare and reasonable adjustments.

The Behavioural Competency Framework (BCF) has six competencies that are clustered into three groups. Under each competency are six levels that show what behaviours will look like in practice.

This role should be operating at the following levels:
Resolute, compassionate and committed

We are emotionally aware Valuing Diversity 3
Managing Sensitivities/Political Savvy 3
We take ownership Customer Service 3
Maintaining Accuracy/Sustainable Working 3
Inclusive, enabling and visionary leadership

We are collaborative Partner Working 3
Managing Complexity/Strategic Planning 3
We deliver, support and inspire (self) Leadership 3
Supporting Colleagues/Coaching & Mentoring 3
Intelligent, creative and informed policing

We analyse critically Problem Solving 3
Situational Judgement 3
We are innovative and open-minded Continuous Improvement 3
Futurology 3

Education, Qualifications and Experience

  • Associate member of CIPD or working towards with proven commitment to CPD
  • Core knowledge:
    • People practice
    • Culture and behaviour
    • Business acumen
    • Analytics and creating value
    • Digital working
    • Change
  • Previous experience of working in a HR related role
  • Have a flexible approach to work and be willing to perform a variety of tasks within the full spectrum of HR
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills and the ability to relate to staff at all levels and in difficult and stressful situations
  • Experience of working to deadlines and the ability to use initiative with minimum supervision

Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to demonstrate the skills and attributes necessary to build trusted relationships with customers


· Chartered member of CIPD


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