Our award-winning HR service is critical to us achieving the best outcomes for children, working in partnership with frontline managers to enable them to successfully undertake what is a privileged but demanding position.
A vital part of the service is recruiting the right people in the right place at the right time to deliver the right outcomes for children and families. This is where we hope you come in and you will be the right person for our team based at our National Business Centre in Coventry, near Warwick University.
We have an opportunity for a Resourcing / HR Assistant to join us, initially on a 12-month fixed-term contract. If successful you'll play your part in providing a comprehensive, effective and efficient Resourcing service to the organisation.
This will include:
- Creating and implementing effective recruitment plans / timetables by collaborating with Recruiting Managers throughout the recruitment life cycle
- Excellent communication skills offering advice, guidance and support to Managers to ensure good recruitment practice is followed while also offering insight on their local area
- Liaising with candidates to ensure their experience is timely, inclusive and fair while reflecting our organisational values and policies.
- Accurate and timely maintenance of recruitment systems so that we have accurate recruitment data to support continuous improvement of our service standards.
Working closely with operational HR colleagues to share learning and solve any issues in a timely manner. Collaborating with Resourcing colleagues to identify creative solutions and working on special projects that will enhance our service to Managers, candidates and the wider organisation.
You will be proficient in the use of IT, self-motivated and possess strong organisational, interpersonal and above all customer service skills. You will have experience of developing and maintaining effective relationships, working to tight deadlines and having an attention to detail that ensures you get the job right first time. Ideally you will have some experience of working in a Recruitment / HR role so far but this is not essential if you can demonstrate the key skills and qualities of this role.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a talented, passionate team and to develop and enhance your Resourcing skills. If you join us then as well as a competitive salary, benefits include:
Generous holiday entitlement Membership of a Local Government Pension Scheme Flexible and remote working Potential to bring your continuous service with you providing enhanced benefits Health and wellbeing support including healthcare scheme membership Childcare vouchers Cycle to Work scheme
We look forward to receiving your current CV highlighting your suitability for the role of Resourcing / HR Assistant.
Finally, we'd like to let you know of the timescales we are working to for this vacancy, so you know when you may be required to attend an interview.
Final interviews: Wednesday 27th February
Please note all dates are subject to change so if you don't hear from us, this does not automatically mean you have been unsuccessful and we will be in touch with you as quickly as we can to update you.