HR Manager | up to £43,000

  • Job Reference: HRM
  • Date Posted: 27 March 2024
  • Recruiter: Love Success
  • Location: Gravesend, Kent
  • Salary: £32,485 to £43,011
  • Sector: HR
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

HR Manager (People and Culture Manager)

  • Title: People and Culture Manager
  • Location: Gravesend, Kent
  • Duration: Permanent - Full Time (Flexible working and Term Time considered)
  • Work Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Reporting to: Director of People and Culture
  • Salary: KR9 - KR10 (£32,485 - £43,011)
  • Pension: Dependant on Experience Local Government Pension Scheme (22.5% employer contributions)

About the role

With the support of the Director of People and Culture, drive forward the People Strategies for the Trust and continuously develop the Trust's HR processes. Be responsible for the provision of day-to-day effective Trust HR services including recruitment, pensions, compliance, and case management.

Key Responsibilities

Work with the Head of Governance ensuring all people-related policies are updated in line with current employment law.

Ensure all records and information relating to employees are audited regularly and are correctly maintained and accurate, including managing the process for all personnel files to be moved to SharePoint.

Oversight of the Trust Single Central Register (SCR) to ensure it is accurate and up to date, completing checks and seeking information where appropriate.

To work with the HR Officers to ensure accurate and compliant new starter processes (in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education) including, the completion of pre[1]employment checks such as references, DBS, Right to work etc.

Sponsorship for overseas employees and ensuring offer letters and contracts are issued.

Update Trust's People KPI data for all schools on a monthly basis, producing reports twice a year for the Trust's People and Remuneration Committee.

Produce reports for Senior Leadership when asked.

Reporting and benchmarking of salaries.

To act as the point of contact between the Academy and the external HR service providers, referring to the professional HR service provider for support and advice when required.

Support all staff across the Trust advising on staff concerns and providing guidance and advice on all employee relations in line with Trust Policies and Employment law. i.e. Staff Absences, Disciplinaries, Grievances, Flexible Working requests and Capability.

Provide Strategic HR and Employee Relations support to Headteachers.

To work with senior leaders to support any restructuring and organisational change projects in accordance with the Trust policy. Support School Office teams with all HR administration processes and answer enquiries in a timely manner.

Manage and co-ordinate Occupational Health Assessments for all staff across the Trust.

Train new school staff on the Recruitment platform, MIS, Payroll and SCR.

Oversight of the HR helpdesk ensuring a speedy response in a professional manner.

To work as part of the wider team, attending staff training days and offering support to colleagues.

Qualifications and experience

GCSE English and Maths Grade C or Equivalent and above

CIPD level 3 or equivalent qualification

CIPD level 5 or equivalent qualification (or working towards)

Experience working in a school

Experience managing a team

Experience working with senior members of staff Two years HR experience

For more information, Please call Leonie Thomas at Love Success

Love Success is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.