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HR Officer

Taunton, Somerset
£13.70 to £15.59 Per Hour
Job Type
2 Sep 2022
Job Title: HR Officer Location: Taunton Salary: £13.70 - £15.59 an hour Hours: Full time. Monday - Friday 8:30am-4:30am but also these hours can be flexible. Our very well established client in Taunton have an exciting opportunity, they are currently looking for a HR Officer to join their team on temporary to permanent basis. Main purpose of the role: Under the direction of the Business Manager provide administration, guidance and advice to ensure the effective delivery of HR services within the school, in particular processes relating to: recruitment including safeguarding responsibilities, staff attendance, payroll and contracts, staff wellbeing, performance and other general HR duties. To advise, guide and support the Headteacher and SLT in all aspects relating to employment law ensuring the school is a fully compliant and protected workplace. To enable SLT to make informed decisions on resourcing the school effectively and efficiently. MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Staff Attendance: Whilst maintaining strict confidentiality, manage, develop and implement all HR administration, strategies and initiatives for all teaching and support staff to include: Staff Attendance Ensure that records of attendance, leave of absence and annual leave are maintained for internal and payroll purposes, oversee the quality control of this information. Process sickness and absence details onto relevant systems meeting monthly input deadlines, ensuring return to work meetings are arranged and forms are completed promptly. Make referrals of staff to occupational health as required and oversee the coordination of any reasonable adjustments as recommended by Occupational Health.Payroll and Contracts Ensure any changes to role, grade, contracts or pay follow the agreed approval processes and are processed as per the agreed procedure and are maintained within the system. Responsible for checking monthly payslips and salary payments for authorisation in liaison with Business Manager and sign off with County HR department. Responsible for the accurate completion of the monthly 'uploads sheet' and send through to Payroll at the required time of the month. Lead and coordinate all matters related to payroll and pensions, ensuring accuracy, compliance and appropriate approval at all stages.Recruitment, Including Safeguarding Responsibilities Co-ordinate adverts ensuring these are placed on the relevant internal and external advertising locations. Collate job applications for shortlisting, arrange interview schedules, request references. Prepare offer letters. Available to greet visitors and applicants arriving for interview. Provide admin support during staff recruitment process and clearance of new staff, following checklists for recruitment.Performance Support Line Managers in addressing poor performance through informal Action plans and formal processes. Help Line Managers identify training required for staff, such as new starters, change to job roles, promotions and performance management where appropriate.General HR Processes Responsible for ensuring accurate maintenance of the SIMS database so that all staffing information is correct. Responsible for issuing exit questionnaires & collating data from responses to inform Governor reports. Provide clerical support and policy guidance in disciplinary, grievance or staff care referral procedures. Understand the implications of the Data Protection Act and other legislation to ensure confidentiality of records, retention of documents and information is maintained to ensure compliance with GDPR.Qualifications: Be educated to A level or above, including a minimum of GCSE (or equivalent) grade C in Maths and English. Have a level 3 or higher CIPD related qualification in HR or equivalent. Background: At least one year of experience of successfully leading and managing an HR team. Demonstrable experience of HR recruitment and selection procedures. Background of managing absence and other complex employment relations issues such as employee payroll. Background of advising and managing staff on a variety of HR issues such as salary and absence. Background of leading staff training and development. Previous background of drafting complex letters and reports. Proven experience of managing multiple projects and working to tight deadlines. If interested apply today or call us on ! CPTaunton The Recruitment Co. is an equal opportunities employer and we're committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace
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  • Job Reference: 702531891-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: The Recruitment Co
    The Recruitment Co
  • Location: Taunton, Somerset
  • Salary: £13.70 to £15.59 Per Hour
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment
  • Job Type: Permanent