Temporary Project HR Partner – Refugee Response Service

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Temporary Project HR Partner – Refugee Response Service
Contract / Temporary

Wokingham RQ609942

Posted: 19th June 2022 19:27
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  • Pay Rate:

    £18.50 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 6 months


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What's involved with this role:

Full Job Title: Temporary Project HR Partner – Refugee Response Service

Reference no: Wokingham RQ609942

This is an immediate requirement for a Project HR Partner on a fixed term basis for 6 months to enable the Council to deliver an effective Refugee Response Service.

This urgent opening will take a lead in supporting the business to set up and deliver a key service function in response to supporting refugees locating to the Borough. This role will be pivotal in the co-ordination, tracking, administration and HR activities across the whole project, using strong HR generalist knowledge to provide end to end gold support for this important service

Reporting into the Place & Growth HR Business Partner, the appointed person will play a key role in partnering management to establish the Refugee Response team, with a large focus on recruitment and onboarding, we require a skilled HR practitioner to also support in engagement, employee relation matters through to ending of employment at the close of the project.

A candidate is required who:

  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills
  • Has excellent co-ordination and project management skills
  • is a true HR generalist happy to be involved at both planning and operational levels, providing a comprehensive and complete HR service from advice to administration.


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

  1. CIPD qualified, either fully or partially - desirable
  2. Technical skills:
    1. Employee Relations
    2. Policy writing
    3. Ability to communicate clearly orally and in writing, including report writing, including reflecting complex issues
    4. Job Description and advert writing
    5. Recruitment management & interview writing
    6. TUPE - desirable
    7. Coaching - desirable
    8. Project Management - desirable
    9. Organisational Design - desirable
  3. Knowledge & Experience:
    1. Working in a complex HR environment
    2. Extensive generalist HR lifecycle experience, including managing recruitment, onboarding, training co-ordination, lifecycle processing
    3. Understanding of UK Employment Law & legislation
    4. Working autonomously in complex situations; whilst functioning as part of the broader Business Partner/HR team
    5. Proven record of accomplishment of working successfully with a variety of stakeholders gaining trust and credibility
    6. Change-focused, with experience of managing and influencing continuous improvement - desirable
    7. Experience in upskilling managers in the areas of recruitment and performance management - desirable
  4. ICT Skills: Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite)


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  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.
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  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 Project HR Partner – Refugee Response Service
Client Category: Local Authority

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