HR Officer

Posted on Dec 14, 2018 by Cathedral Appointments Ltd

Exeter, Devon United Kingdom
Recruitment Consultancy
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Job Overview:

Reporting to the HR Operations Manager, the main purpose of this position is to provide an effective and efficient HR and support function across the business, with a focus on Recruitment & Selection, Discipline, Grievance, Performance Management and Employee Relations.


  • To manage end-to-end recruitment and selection activities for all employee categories within an agreed policy framework.
  • To provide advice and guidance on a wide range of HR related matters to Managers and Staff at all levels.
  • To provide objective fairness and equality at work advice in line with the Service Core Values and Equalities framework.
  • To provide welfare support including long term sickness meetings and terminations of employment.
  • To provide required support on local industrial relations issues and ensure liaison is maintained with appropriate members of the HR Department.
  • To undertake the role of Case Manager on discipline and grievance cases, providing support to Managers and Staff; in some instances, to undertake the role of Investigating Officer.
  • To liaise with the Training Department in determining training needs which arise from HR related issues.
  • To develop new HR Policies and Procedures and to review and revise existing Policies and Procedures to reflect changes within the Service and in line with legislative developments.
  • To research, develop and deliver training courses to support policy and management initiatives.


  • Significant generalist HR experience working with complex HR issues in a unionised environment.
  • Chartered Member or Fellow of the CIPD
  • A proven ability to analyse, interpret and explain employment law to all levels of staff and apply best practice.
  • Proven evidence of consultation and negotiation skills in a HR environment.
  • Competent analytical and report writing skills and the ability to problem solve and influence others.


This is an opportunity for a qualified HR professional to join an experienced HR team that provide a comprehensive service. Our client is offering a competitive salary and benefits package and a fantastic working environment.

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Reference: 599173749

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