Job Title: HR Manager
Location: Blackheath, London, SE3 0PW (office-based with some flexibility to work from home).
Salary: £45,000- £48,000 per annum, dependent upon experience
Job type: Initially 6 months Fixed Term (until 31st Jan 2023) with the possibility to become permanent
Morden College is a charity dedicated to supporting older people, providing them with residential care and residential nursing care if the need arises. We are a strong community, committed to enabling those we support to have the highest quality of life, for the rest of their lives. Our care services were graded Good in all S CQC inspection area ratings and we have been granted Hospitality Assured status.
Values and Behaviours
The following are the values that Morden College wishes staff to adhere to in their daily working life. To be:
Respectful. Understand the value of life histories, using them to enhance individual wellbeing and create opportunities for meaningful connections; adapt to differences and focus on individuals not tasks and routines; contribute positively to a culture of mutual respect both in the workplace, and between residents and staff.
Compassionate. Show kindness, dignity, respect, warmth, empathy, and compassion in all interactions; treat every individual as a person, be inclusive and provide support that is tailored to meet need; don't judge.
Accountable. Be self-aware and open; be supportive, take personal responsibility and be answerable for your actions; lead your team; show integrity.
Progressive. To make a real difference to peoples' lives think outside the box; be open to learn and reflect on yourself, your skills, and actions; be adaptable, positive and inspiring; embrace new ideas and technologies.
Act as the primary HR contact for operational matters and provide strategic contributions which drive forward the Morden College Business Plan. Supporting the Head of HR, the HR Manager will provide advice on all aspects of HR to leadership and staff at all levels, including resourcing, change management, staff health and wellbeing, and employee relations.
The HR Manager will establish influential working relationships with key stakeholders to bring the right balance of challenge and support to ensure progress on key HR matters for the College to meet its objectives.
Suitable candidates must have extensive experience in previous HR managerial roles with proven ability to support the department on various strategic matters and a passion to develop staff within HR.
You should have a strong generalist HR background, with proven experience in similar managerial roles that have responsibility for the full HR spectrum and employee lifecycle. This includes a strong knowledge of UK employment law and demonstrable experience in employee relations, appraising, developing and coaching staff and managers. You must be able to act with discretion and diplomacy whilst maintaining confidentiality.
You must have excellent communication skills, both written and spoken together with tact, patience and empathy, and the ability to influence people and deliver positive results. You must be flexible and highly organised with good administrative skills. You will be self-motivated and able to work under own autonomy or as part of a team. You will be a positive role model and ambassador for Morden College.
This post is subject to a Basic DBS check.
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Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of: Human Resources Manager, HR Business Partner, Personnel Manager, Human Resources Business Partner, Human Resources Consultant, may be considered for this role.