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  • Ref no: PKC05864
  • Published: 16/8/2019
  • Closes: 28/8/2019
  • Location: Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth, PH1 5GD
  • Salary: £18,301.00 - £22,468.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Description

Professional Trainee (Human Resources) PKC05864
£18,301 - £22,468 - Fixed Term (for 3 years)
Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth, PH1 5GD

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join the HR Services team as a Professional Trainee. You will learn and develop in all aspects of HR, including promoting effective employee relations in areas such as discipline, fairness at work, performance and sickness absence; as well as recruitment, workforce planning and transformation. The training plan will also include placements in our Employment and Payroll teams to provide practical understanding of payroll and terms and conditions; the HR Systems team to give experience of data driven decisions to enhance the learning across the HR teams and improve our use of workforce intelligence; and the Reward & Wellbeing Team who have responsibility for benefit, reward and wellbeing strategies and employment equalities.

You will have excellent communication and ICT skills. As a motivated team player, you will be supported throughout your development and training.

Essential for this post is a strong customer focus and a practical, “can-do” approach. You must demonstrate an ability to build credibility and to establish effective working relationships with managers.

You will have a degree or HND in a similar subject, as specified by the College.

You will work full time, alongside studying the HR Advanced Diploma In Human Resource Management qualification at Carnegie College, Dunfermline. There is a requirement to attend college two nights a week; Tuesdays and Thursdays and you must be available to start College on Tuesday 17 September 2019.

This is an exciting career pathway, and you can find out more about the qualification and entry level requirements online at:

If you require any further information about this position, please contact Sarah Devaney, HR Team Leader on 01738 475438.

When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide contact details (preferably e-mail addresses) for two referees, one should be your current or most recent employer. However, if you are an existing employee of Perth & Kinross Council, you are only required to provide reference details for your current employer.

Please APPLY ONLINE. Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.

As part of our safer recruitment measures, Perth & Kinross Council carries out rigorous checks on the right to work in the UK, qualifications, employment history, including references, and fitness to undertake the post.

Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender.

Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists. Many of the skills developed during a military career are transferable to local government roles.

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