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Council, HQ. Almada Street, Hamilton, ML3 0AA
£32,994.19 - £38,779.13 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Personnel Officer within South Lanarkshire Council, Finance & Corporate Resources.

You will be part of a busy personnel service, working across a number of areas including employee relations, pay & conditions, job evaluation, and recruitment.

We are therefore looking for a highly organised and motivated individual who is able to make an immediate and positive impact. You will have excellent planning and organisational skills together with good knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Office packages, and the ability to handle multiple systems and data analysis.

Ideally you will have experience of working in a personnel department, supporting managers in a wide range of HR activities and be able to demonstrate strong analytical and communication skills, both written and verbal.

Applications from Graduates with CIPD qualification are welcome.

Full Training and Support will be provided to the successful candidate

CIPD qualification is desirable


Please Apply online

All correspondence will be via your email address registered with myjobscotland.

Foreign Police Check

Candidates should be able to detail any gaps in employment and provide a foreign police check where applicable for any periods living or working abroad.

Equal Opportunities and Armed Forces Community Covenant

South Lanarkshire Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourages applications from all members of the community. As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position.

South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant.  Veterans are guaranteed an interview who meet the minimum requirements for the position.


To review, implement and advise on personnel matters, policies, procedures and standards. 

To contribute to the development, promotion and evaluation of specific policies, procedures and strategies which recognise relevant legislation and best personnel practice in promoting the culture and aims of the Council.

The Individual

As an employee of South Lanarkshire Council you would also receive a wide range of benefits including:

  • Enrolment in award winning local government pension scheme
  • Up to 32 days annual leave
  • Public holiday entitlement (up to 10 days)
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Family friendly policies - flexible working and leave, maternity/paternity leave, enhanced leave.
  • Employee Discounts – including discounts at the cinema.
  • Range of benefits to support you (Cycle to Work Scheme, Physiotherapy, Employee Assistance Program which offers practical and emotional support)

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