Senior HR Officer – Human Resources

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Senior HR Officer – Human Resources
Beverley, Yorkshire, East Riding
Contract / Temporary

E Riding 5222986

Posted: 1st February 2023 07:35
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  • Pay Rate:

    £18.53 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 6-7 months

  • Beverley, Yorkshire, East Riding,

    HU17 9BA

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Senior HR Officer – Human Resources

Reference no:  E Riding 5222986

Pay Rate: £18.53 per hour PAYE 

Hybrid Working.  Expectation to work in the Beverley Office and East Riding area on a weekly basis

The purpose of the role is to provide a comprehensive, high quality, efficient and cost effective service on complex human resources issues of both a general and specialist nature, ie disciplinary, grievance, capability, ill health, harassment, general reviews, ET’s and TUPE.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Promote and provide effective and proactive communication mechanisms and employee relations with employees and recognised Trade Unions.
  • Provide a professional and proactive approach to ensure that the Council takes the necessary steps to meet current and future employment legislation requirements.
  • Research and prepare reports on behalf of the Director of Corporate Resources, Head of Human Resources and Committees as necessary.
  • Understand and apply local and national conditions of service, ensure consistency of implementation and management across the Council of policies and procedures.
  • Manage, lead, support and develop Human Resources Officers to help meet the section’s objectives.
  • Undertake research as directed, report on findings and make relevant recommendations.
  • Set clear targets and standards of performance, monitor performance and ensure processes are in place to support or report on areas or individuals not performing to standard.
  • Represent the Directorate as directed on committees, working groups at meetings etc.
  • Ensure robust systems and processes are in place, take remedial action where appropriate to enable data collection, control and validation in accordance with the data quality policy.
  • Work at high level of initiative with minimum supervision to support the Directorate by undertaking complex high level HR Project work of corporate importance.
  • Co-ordination of monitoring reports and review of associated HR policies, procedures and protocols as directed.



“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:



  1. CIPD qualified.
  2. Degree or equivalent.
  3. Preparation and attendance at Employment Tribunals
  4. Management qualifications desirable.


Skills & Experience:

  1. Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  2. Broad based professional HR experience in a large, unionised, multi-functional organisation with an emphasis of employee relations (eg discipline, ill health, harassment etc).
  3. Experience worked at a senior level.
  4. HR experience in local government or public sector environment desirable.
  5. Demonstrate a level of knowledge, understanding and ability to support others.
  6. Successfully negotiated change, involving trade unions.
  7. Experience writing and presenting reports.
  8. Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).


NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD.

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To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.


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Senior HR Officer – Human Resources
Client Category: Local Authority

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Client Category: Local Authority

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