Job Title: HR Consultant
Location: Romford, London
Salary: £35,751 - £39,867 per annum + £5289 market supplement
Job type: Full time, Permanent
Closing Date: 4th April 2021
At Havering Education Services (HES) we believe we have a contribution to make in improving outcomes for children and young people, supporting education providers to be as effective and efficient as they can through our traded services.
Boasting a successful track record with over 20 years' experience in delivering comprehensive support services to schools and educational settings, we work with our partners to understand their specific needs, drawing on local knowledge to advise pragmatic solutions that are in the best interests of children and young people.
Taking pride in our delivery, we work in collaboration with over 150 schools and academies, offering expert advice, support and guidance, covering a broad spectrum of disciplines such as HR, Payroll and Brokerage services, to Catering, Health & Safety and Governor Services. Ultimately, we are dedicated to education, ensuring a friendly, responsive and accessible environment that everyone can benefit from. For more information about our other services and how we work
About the role:
Our HR Consultant is the face of the organisation acting as the dedicated point of contact, operating in an autonomous environment, within a number of different schools/ academies. The main role of the HR Consultant is to develop and deliver specialist Employee Relations services, providing corporate support to school leaders and governing bodies across a range of complex HR issues.
Supported by the HES HR Management Toolkit, the HR Consultant advises Headteachers and Governors on key topics involving HR policies, procedures and legislation - in particular the implementation of the school teachers pay and conditions document.
Leading continuous improvement initiatives, the HR Consultant consistently reviews and develops the HR Policies, Management Toolkits and Coaching Modules, to ensure they are kept up to date, and reflects the needs of the ever-changing landscape.
This role offers you the opportunity to expand your HR knowledge across a variety of schools and academies in Havering and further afield. We're looking for someone who is a logical-thinker, forward-thinking, ambitious and customer centric. With the ability to persuade and motivate partners to try different approaches, you will have great interpersonal skills to influence and change ways of thinking.
You'll have Employee Relations experience working within a public sector or an educational environment, implementing policies, managing ER cases, whilst increasing customer satisfaction and engagement.
However, these aren't the only skills that we're looking for. To be shortlisted to interview, you must be able to clearly evidence the following areas within your application:
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Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Human Resource Officer, HR Officer, Senior HR Advisor, HR Specialist, Employee Relations Specialist, Senior Employee Relations Advisor, Employee Relations Manager, HR Business Partner, HR Manager may also be considered for this role.