HR Adviser

Favourite Orkney Islands Council
Ref no: ORK02205
Closes: Sunday, 28th January 2018
Published: Thursday, 11th January 2018
Location: Council Offices, Kirkwall, Orkney
Salary: £19,910 - £24,782 per year Pro Rata
Hours: 17.50 hours per week
Contract Type: Temporary
Position Type: Part Time
Organisation: Orkney Islands Council
Category: HR / Training / Recruitment
Sub-category: Human Resources


HR and Performance

Human Resources Adviser

17.5 hours per week (preferably Wednesday – Friday)
Temporary maternity cover for a period of up to 12 months
£22,004 - £24,084 / £24,504 - £26,876 pro rata (Including Distant Islands Allowance)

This is an excellent opportunity to join a small team focused around the delivery of high quality and responsive HR support and advice to Council Services. This role will primarily support Orkney Health and Care and Education, Leisure and Housing Services.

The successful individual will be actively involved in a range of employee relations and generalist HR work including recruitment and selection, sickness absence and advising on terms and conditions of employment.

You will be confident and able to work as part of a small and busy team and cope with tight deadlines and competing commitments. You must be able to prioritise your own workload and have a customer focused approach. You should be able to demonstrate knowledge of current employment legislation and how this impacts the workplace. You should also have experience of providing advice in respect of employee relations/HR issues.

For appointment at G6

You should either hold a minimum of an SVQ 3 or equivalent level qualification in a relevant subject, or be able to demonstrate a minimum of 2 years of work experience within HR providing advice and guidance to managers.

For appointment at G7

You should hold a minimum of SVQ 4 or equivalent level qualification in a relevant subject.

Associate membership of the CIPD or the ability to be assessed as such against the membership criteria would be advantageous.

You should be able to travel independently within and out with Orkney.

It is anticipated that the post will commence at the beginning of April 2018.

This post is subject Basic Disclosure Scotland clearance.

Should you wish to informally discuss this post in more detail please contact Craig Walker Senior Human Resources Adviser on 01856 873535 ext. 2263.

Closing Date: Sunday 28 January 2018

Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.

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