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38 Albion Street, Glasgow, G1 1LH
£29,706.72 - £34,806.76 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Job Description

Glasgow Life is the charity providing the support, inspiration and opportunity for Glasgow’s citizens to access the services that matter most to them.  Working across museums, the arts, music, sport, world-class events, festivals, libraries, community facilities, and physical activity, learning and heritage programmes; the scale and reach of our activity makes a real and positive impact on the lives of Glasgow’s residents and creates unforgettable experiences for our visitors.

We are recruiting a HR Officer, to join our 3,000 strong team of dedicated staff and volunteers.  You will provide support, advice and guidance to managers on all aspects of Glasgow Life’s terms and conditions and policies including employee relations, recruitment, workforce planning and HR Information. This post is a fixed term role until March 2024.

Our HR team love working in an environment where we have a genuine opportunity to influence senior managers and support in shaping the future direction of service delivery.  We enjoy supporting the organisation and colleagues on a culture journey, making a real difference to the external environment which the organisation needs to respond to. The role requires an ability to work collaboratively and influence diverse groups of managers and staff and stakeholders including trade unions.

Who are we looking for?
You’ll be a customer focused HR with great communication skills. 
You’ll be able to build effective relationships with managers, trade union representatives and staff, gaining credibility, respect and confidence.  
You’ll be resilient and used to dealing with a busy workload in a pressurised environment and will have well developed organisation and prioritisation skills.  

If this sounds like you then it would be great to hear from you. 

Glasgow Life is like few other organisations, in that everything we do has a powerful impact on the citizens and visitors of Glasgow.

In return we can offer a generous holiday allowance of 29 days (rising to 34 days after 5 years), plus 6.5 public holidays.  You will also be eligible to join the Strathclyde pension fund, one of the largest local authority pension providers in the UK.  Additional staff benefits include staff discounts, annual leave purchase scheme, flexible retirement and family friendly policies.

Glasgow Life seeks to reflect the extraordinary diversity of our city at every level of our organisation and in our programmes. We strongly encourage suitably qualified applications from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Glasgow Life. To find out more about our commitment to equality and diversity visit 
We believe in the transformational power of the services we provide for the citizens and visitors of Glasgow, and if you want to be a part of it, we’d love to hear from you.

This post is temporary for a period up to 31/03/2024.

Current Glasgow Life Employees

At the end of the temporary period, eligible employees will have a right to return to a role of their substantive grade within the council family as a minimum.  Employees are required to inform their current manager prior to submitting an application.

Application Packs

Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, Audio and other languages. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone 0141 287 1054.

Packs will be posted out to you within 3 working days of receiving your telephone request.

Please note the closing date of the job advert to ensure that you give yourself plenty of time to complete your application form and return it to us.

Further Information

For further information about working for us please refer to our website