Human Resources Assistant Maternity Cover job in Plymouth at City College Plymouth

Human Resources Assistant (maternity cover)

Company: City College Plymouth

Location: Plymouth UK

Date Posted:May 16, 2018

Human Resources Assistant (maternity cover) Full-time | Temporary (maternity cover) | £17,856-£19,853 P/A An exciting opportunity has become available for an enthusiastic individual who will raise the profile of the Human Resources team. This is a temporary role to cover maternity absence, ideally commencing in July.You will assist in providing administrative support on a wide range of HR & CPD issues, and provide high levels of service to individuals and managers across the College. You will take an active part in recruitment and selection ensuring that the College complies with safer recruitment processes; you will also take an active part on selection panels.  Ideally you will have some experience of working in an HR department and be qualified in maths and English at GCSE grade C or equivalent, and hold a HR Qualification.  City College Plymouth is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The College is an equal opportunities employer. City College Plymouth Human Resources Department   JOB DESCRIPTION POST TITLE:Human ResourcesAssistant  GRADE:Scale 4 DATE:October 2017 REPORTS TO:Head of Human Resources  City College PlymouthWe will position ourselves at the heart of our community and contribute to the region’s partnership strategies for growth and prosperity. We will do much more to impact upon the lives and prosperity of local people. We will raise aspirations and create an environment which has enterprise and employability at its heart. Our vision… is where our future liesWe are a College with a national reputation for promoting enterprise, employability and science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Our mission… is what we focus on each and every dayto be the South West’s leading provider of innovative, technical and professional education and trainingby supporting partnerships for growth, raising aspirations and fostering wealth creation. Our mission and vision provide the focus for our College community - students, staff and partners. They are not simply gentle aspirations; they are catalysts for action and are:capable of translation into hard-edged, measurable and practical outputsthe link between the aspirations of individual staff members and our collective organisational valuesfocused on the student, the customer, the employer and the wider communitystatements which the College is committed to implementing for the benefits of all of our constituentsreflections of our core beliefs and what we value in each other and in our external relationshipsways in which we would wish to be perceived by those within and without the organisationbenchmarks for guiding behaviour and decision making. Our valuesWe put our students and our community at the heart of all that we do.We foster excellence, innovation and creativity.We celebrate diversity and inclusion and the breaking down of barriers to success.We have high expectations of ourselves, our students and our partners. Our core values underpin our strategies, policies, objectives and procedures by providing an anchor and a reference point for everything that we do. They have informed the development of this strategic plan, in particular by reinforcing the primacy of the student experience to our future direction.  Purpose: To support the effective and efficient operation of the Human Resources service and actively contribute towards a quality service and provide a comprehensive and professional range of administrative and personnel services to support the management of the College, curriculum and service teams. Accountabilities: To take a proactive role in ensuring the compliance with HR systems, processes and procedures. To provide generalist HR advice and guidance to staff and managers, ensuring a consistency of process and fairness of treatment. Recruitment and SelectionOversee the recruitment and selection of staff, taking an active role in the interview process.  Oversee the complete recruitment and selection process to ensure effectiveness and comply with audit requirements.  Take responsibility for comprehensive checking of shortlists and interview arrangements.Ensure that the College is compliant with Safer Recruitment in Education guidelines  Ensure that contracts of employment and associated documents are issued accurately and on time, including amendments, extensions and changes to contracts.  Oversee the issue and amendment of job descriptions and associated payroll action in each case. To oversee and administer the College’s Health Surveillance programme, including identifying individual and group needs, liaising with staff, managers and Occupational Health.  To provide generalist advice and guidance to managers and staff regarding absence management, referring and liaising to the College’s Occupational Health provider appropriately.   Handle routine and other correspondence as directed by the Head of Human Resources. Maintain accurate and effective computerised and manual HR records. Ensure that timely and accurate reports are produced when required. Assist with inputting and the development and maintenance of administrative systems. Carry out specific projects as required by Head of HR or the Vice Principal – Resources. Contribute effectively to the Human Resources team and assist colleagues in their absence or at times of peak workload.NOTE   This role profile is intended to provide an overview of the role in the context of the ambition of City College Plymouth.    The overview of responsibilities is listed for convenience and is not in any order of priority or significance.  It is agreed that the significance of different aspects of the role will vary at different times and that all accountabilities are of potentially equivalent significance.      Health and Safety The Health and Safety responsibilities associated with your post are as set out in the Organisational Arrangements appended to the Corporation’s Health and Safety Policy, and you are required to undertake, at the College’s expense, any training necessary or appropriate for the effective discharge of those responsibilities.   Equality and Diversity All employees are required to work in a non-discriminatory manner, and accept responsibility for the implementation of the College’s Equality and Diversity policy, throughout all personal contacts in the College and within your own area of responsibility. Sustainability As highlighted in the Sustainability Policy, the College recognises the need to act sustainably across all its operations in order to reduce our environmental impact. The College is committed to staying legally compliant, saving valuable resources and promoting Corporate Social Responsibility. All staff and volunteers are expected to support this policy and are encouraged to embed sustainability into the College through working and teaching practices. Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education including Prevent City College Plymouth is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment which includes the Prevent Duty and the promotion of values to help prepare students for life and work in modern British society. In addition to candidates’ ability to perform the duties of the post, selection events will also explore issues relating to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children including: motivation to work with children and young people; ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children and young people; emotional resilience in working challenging behaviours; and attitudes to use of authority and maintaining discipline. This job description is current as at the date shown above although it is not an exhaustive list.  In consultation with you, it is liable to variation to reflect changes in the job.    Person Specification Post:  EssentialDesirable Qualifications   1HR Qualification or willingness to work towards ?2Good general education to level three ? 3GCSE Maths and English at grade C or equivalent? 4Knowledge of Microsoft products – intermediate level?  Previous experience   5Relevant previous experience required in a HR role. ? 6Previous experience of working with managers and staff on an advisory level. ? 7Excellent organisational skills  ? 8Experience of working in a busy HR environment ? 9Problem solving / initiative? 10Ownership and accountability ? 11Accuracy, excellent attention to detail. ? 12Committed to the College and the role? 13The ability to deal pleasantly and efficiently with colleagues and clients at all levels, both internal and external, on behalf of the department? 14To provide excellent customer service and to be supportive and flexible ? 15Data protection and confidentiality ? 16Understanding and awareness of changingdepartmental and College priorities ?   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION  Hours of Work: Full-time, temp., 37 hrs p/w, 52 wks p/yr (maternity cover) Salary Range: £17,856 to £19,853 per annum Closing Date: Tuesday 29 May 2018 Interview Date:Wednesday 6 June 2018 View full job description
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