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HR Officer (Maternity Cover, 9 months)


£24,191.52 to £25,642.89 per annum


Full Time, Fixed Term, Maternity Cover, 9 months



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Points 023 - 025

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HR Manager


Bede Campus, St Peter's Campus, Washington Campus, City Campus, Hartlepool Sixth Form College


We are seeking to appoint a self-motivated individual to support an HR Manager in the provision of a high quality service to all managers and staff across the college.  This role will involve dealing with both employee relations issues and recruitment and selection.

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 fulfill 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 www.sunderlandcollege.ac.uk/vacancies  alternatively email lauren.thornhill@sunderlandcollege.ac.uk or call 0191 511 6046 to request an application pack.


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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