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HR Officer

  • Employer: Barrow Borough Council
  • Reference: HRD006
  • Published: Wed 03/08/2022, 11:27 AM
  • Closing on: Sat 31/12/2022, 11:27 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Senior Officer Grade 2 - Principal Officer Grade 4 (from £30,984 per annum)
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Barrow Borough Council, Town Hall, Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, Cumbria

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a permanent HR Officer based in Barrow in Furness.  The area is perfect for people wanting the lifestyle offered by easy access to beaches and the Lake District. Housing in the area is very reasonably priced and the Borough is also commutable from the M6 and the surrounding areas with one of the most scenic journeys in the country. 

We put our residents at the heart of everything we do and are focused on developing a better quality of life for local people. We offer a place where people are proud to live and work, with a great benefits package and a generous pension scheme. We look after our employees, and continually work towards improving the employee experience.

This is a challenging role with responsibilities across all aspects of the HR function.  The role is varied and will include providing professional advice and guidance to managers on recruitment, performance, sickness absence, disciplinary, capability and grievance cases and includes opportunities to be involved in, and lead on, a variety of working groups to develop and improve the employee experience and the culture of the organisation. The postholder will also undertake project work to contribute to HR policy development and implementation.

The post is offered on a full-time basis of 37 hours per week.

We are looking for someone with integrity and approachability, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills; a great team player with experience of influencing and working with people at all levels.

The successful candidate will be automatically enrolled in the Local Government Pension Scheme and will be required to obtain a Basic Disclosure.  The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide information and advice in accurate spoken English is an essential requirement.

For more information and an informal discussion about the position, ring Cathy Hornby (Head of HR) on 01229 876350.

To apply for this vacancy you need to complete an application form.  Please visit www.yourcumbriajobs.co.uk/recruiters/barrow.aspx to apply online.

 Any queries please contact the HR Department, Town Hall, Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria LA14 2LD on (01229) 876543 or e-mail hr@barrowbc.gov.uk.

This vacancy will close when a suitable applicant is appointed, or a high volume of suitable applications is received. Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.  Applications will be assessed within three weeks of receipt and shortlisted candidates will be contacted as soon as possible.  The situation will remain under review and the Authority reserves the right to withdraw the vacancy at any time.

The Council welcomes applications from people with disabilities and

from the minority ethnic community who are underrepresented within our workforce.

 Being Disability Confident demonstrates that the Council is committed to the recruitment and retention of disabled people.  The Council is recognised as a Disability Confident Employer and will guarantee an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria for the job.

 

Barrow Borough Council is committed to protecting people’s privacy and complying with the General Data Protection Regulation, GDPR (Regulation EU 2016/679).

 

Please use the following link to our website to view how we will

manage and process your personal data should you apply for this position:

https://www.barrowbc.gov.uk/about-the-council/data-protection-and-privacy-statement/

 

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  • Employer: Barrow Borough Council
  • Reference: HRD006
  • Published: Wed 03/08/2022, 11:27 AM
  • Closing on: Sat 31/12/2022, 11:27 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Senior Officer Grade 2 - Principal Officer Grade 4 (from £30,984 per annum)
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Barrow Borough Council, Town Hall, Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, Cumbria

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