HR & Administration Manager
Salary up to £44,000 dependent on experience, 30 days Annual leave, 35 hour week (Monday - Friday 9.00am-5.00pm), up to 5% contributory pension, private health insurance, free parking
The Children's Family Trust is a registered charity and has a long tradition of providing outstanding foster care, always putting the child's interests foremost and supporting its dedicated Foster Carers from our regional offices
We are seeking an experienced HR professional to join our Head Office team in Bromsgrove to provide generalist HR support to our 5 offices throughout the country
Reporting to the Chief Executive, you will be the standalone contact for all HR matters across the organisations registered offices
You will ensure the effective delivery of reactive and proactive HR support, providing advice and guidance on policy, processes and procedures to employees and managers
You will be responsible for identifying recruitment requirements as approved by the Management Team and CEO and liaise with Regional and Registered Managers regarding sourcing candidates, adhering to safer recruitment practices at all times
As CFT’s HR Manager you will be responsible for all areas of HR support and guidance within the organisation, working with the Registered Managers and Senior Management Team to ensure that legal compliance is fully adhered to and good practice is established and maintained with respect to the CFT’s HR processes and procedures
You must have previously worked in a role that has responsibility for the full HR spectrum, have strong Employee Relations experience and strong knowledge of UK employment law
You must be business aware, having a good understanding of the requirements of and pressures faced by the business to be able to advise appropriately
Knowledge and experience of working in a child-care setting or regulated environment is desirable but not essential. However you must be fully CIPD qualified or working towards, have excellent communication and organisational skills, the ability to work flexibly and adapt to changing deadlines and priorities, along with the ability to build excellent relationships
To succeed in this role you will need to display excellent organisational skills with a good knowledge of HR areas such as recruitment, employment law, payroll, employee relations and employee record keeping as required by Ofsted. Some supervisory experience would also be advantageous as you will manage the Head Office Administration team.
Further to submitting your CV you will be sent a Staff Application form for completion and a detailed Job Description and person specification. Alternatively please visit the vacancy on our website to request an application pack. Applications will only be accepted from candidates completing the Trust Application Form in full.
The Children’s Family Trust is an equal opportunities employer and committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children, ensuring that they are kept safe. As you will be in an environment which involves child protection and working with Looked After Children, you will need to be covered by DBS clearance, which the Trust will arrange and the position is subject to receipt of satisfactory references
CLOSING DATE - 10am Tuesday 29 August 2017
FIRST INTERVIEW DATE - Monday 4 September 2017