HR Officer


£24,691.52 to £26,158.31 per annum




37 hours

Closing Date

Reference Number


Job Grade

023 - 025

Responsible To

HR Business Partner


Northumberland College


Post Ref: 6180. Full Time, 37 hours per week. Permanent. £24,691.52 to £26,158.31 per annum.

 Attractive benefits for this post include 35 days’ annual leave per year plus bank holidays and the opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.

We are seeking to appoint a self-motivated individual to support our HR Business Partner based at the Ashington Campus in the provision of a high-quality service to all managers and staff across the college. This role will involve dealing with employee relations issues, recruitment and selection, well-being and staff engagement.

You should have the confidence and ability to advise managers and staff on a range of HR matters. You should therefore have a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of employment legislation and its practical application. The role will also require you to provide an effective administrative service. You should have successfully completed a level 5 qualification in HRM or equivalent and be an Associate Member of the CIPD.

You must have excellent communication skills, both oral and written and be an experienced Microsoft Office user (Word/Excel). Accuracy and attention to detail and an excellent customer service ethos are essential. Experience of using an integrated HR/payroll system would be an advantage. You will be able to demonstrate your knowledge of current and forthcoming UK employment law and be able to proactively seek ways to continuously improve the HR service.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate, in their personal statement, practical examples of how they fulfil the person specification.

Due to the nature of this post you will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure Check.

To find out more about this great opportunity visit alternatively email or call 0191 511 6046 to request an application pack. Please note we will only accept Sunderland College application forms.

All applications must be received by 12 noon on Monday 02 December 2019

We are working towards equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to PREVENT and safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.


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