An exciting opportunity has arisen for a HR professional to join the HR Shared Service operating across Maidstone and Swale Council’s. As a key member of the team, you will be required to support the delivery of a proactive service providing a professional and comprehensive operational HR and Learning and Development service.
You will be expected to build and maintain great relationships with managers and employees across the organisations acting as a key point of contact for managers and staff and delivering positive outcomes in a professional manner.
As a HR Advisor, you will provide generalist HR support to managers. You will take lead responsibility for recruitment and selection, payroll and training administration.
You should have an understanding of employment legislation and have excellent communication skills and the ability to present clear advice and guidance.
You will be joining a friendly and busy HR team who are involved in supporting on a wide range of HR issues. You will be often be required to confidently manage conflicting and competing priorities to meet frequent deadlines. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with HR experience who is ideally CIPD qualified.
The Council considers this to be a customer focused role and the ability to converse at ease with customers adapting communication style to suit differing audiences and provide advice in accurate spoken English is fundamental to the role.
Maidstone Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all employee and volunteers to share this commitment.
This is a fixed term position until September 2020 working 37 hours per week employed by Maidstone Borough Council. Part-time and / or flexible working patterns will be considered.
For an informal discussion please contact Debbie Fallis, HR Shared Services Manager, on 01622 602145.
To apply for the position please visit www.maidstone.gov.uk/jobs and complete the online application form.
Closing Date: 05 January 2020
Interview Date: 13 January 2020
Council Benefits: career average pension scheme, professional fee payment, flexible working (including opportunities for home working and job share), employee benefits package and generous leave entitlement.