Temporary HR & OD Officer

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Temporary HR & OD Officer
Contract / Temporary

Bath RQ592293

Posted: 25th May 2022 10:43
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  • Pay Rate:

    £11.47 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3-4 months


    BS31 1FS

What's involved with this role:

Temporary HR & OD Officer 

Job Ref: RQ592293 


Enhanced DBS required for this role 

To operate a central contact service providing customer friendly HR, OD, Health, Safety and Well-being and Payroll advice and guidance to managers and staff across the Council   

Key Responsibilities: 


  • Provide direct support to the Director of HR and OD and HR Business Support Partner including diary management, arranging meetings and venues, and handling correspondence and calls as required.  This includes supporting the wider HR and OD Team. 
  • Raise purchase orders and invoices on behalf of the HR, OD & HSWB team, process payments and maintain records of expenditure against budget.  
  • Liaise with Finance regarding the closure of HR, OD & HSWB Financial Accounts,  
  • Oversee debt management, chasing late debts, meeting with finance to arrange collection/payment. 
  • Monitor the usage, and support the smooth operation of Occupational Health and EAP services, reporting on take up against budget provision. 
  • Provide support to HR and OD colleagues in the preparation of documents, for example collation of ‘packs’ for disciplinary hearings or appeals, collation of documents associated with consultations.  
  • Assist with the production and distribution of HR reports to provide customers with quality, timely management information. 
  • Assist with a range of recruitment activities, including recruitment checks and timely preparation and issue of documentation.  
  • Manage the record keeping and financial transactions involved in maintaining various schemes in operation, for example, Access to work, cycle scheme, liaising with teams and individuals to suit. 
  • Manage the Council’s Job Evaluation process 

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

  • Educated to A level standard or equivalent with a commitment to gaining a formal HR qualification via an apprenticeship or other qualification route 
  • Experience of providing administrative and technical support for a range of HR or Training functions including less complex employment casework, employee life cycle, recruitment, TUPE, re-organisations and redundancies 
  • Experience of advising and providing first resolution of queries on conditions of service, workforce matters, learning & development and general employment enquiries 
  • Strong administrative skills with an excellent knowledge of the full range of IT Office systems 
  • Ability to communicate well on a one to one basis with managers, employees, employee representatives and external contacts 


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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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. Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service. 
  5. 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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Temporary HR & OD Officer
Client Category: Local Authority

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