Human Resources Officer
HR OFFICER - FULL TIME -
We are looking for a HR Officer to join the Corporate HR Team at our Head Office in Potters Bar
To assist the Regional HR Business Partner in providing a high quality, cost effective HR service to a number of our services throughout London and surrounding regions
Overall Job Purpose:
• To provide expert advice and guidance on Human Resources issues to our Managers
• Where appropriate have a hands-on role in supporting disciplinary, grievance, capability, and harassment and discrimination cases, using a problem solving approach.
• Advise and support managers on the management of sickness cases in accordance with the company’s absence management policies and the Disability Discrimination Act, and liaising with Occupational Health physicians, as and when appropriate
• Support the HR Business Partner and managers on restructuring their services, including support with redundancy, redeployment and early retirement cases in accordance with policy and employment legislation.
• Undertake project work and policy development work as directed and guided by the HR Business Partner
• Keep abreast of developments in employment legislation and case law, and be proactive in ensuring that managers are appropriately briefed on relevant changes and new legislation.
• Act as an advisor and Counter signatory for Criminal Records Bureau checks, ensuring that relevant codes of practice and policies are adhered to and that procedures relating to child protection issues are followed.
• Maintain and provide statistical and management information as required on turnover, absence and conduct.
• Manage the suspensions casework with a view to resolving them quickly.
• Undertake inductions and provide advice to employees and managers on conditions of service issues (for example, maternity leave).
• Ensure that all HR records are entered onto the database and ensure they are held securely and are legally complaint.
Skills & Experience Required:
The ideal candidate for the role of HR Officer will have:
• In possession of a CIPD qualification or workiing towards the final stage
• Experience in a HR Officer or advisory role
• Good knowledge of employment law
• Computer literate
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Good organisational skills
• Able to occasonally travel to other areas of the business when required
Caretech Community Services is the largest national provider of support for people with complex and challenging behaviours associated with Autism, Learning Disabilities, Mental Health illness and neurological conditions. We support people to live as independently as possible within their own homes and also in residential care