Creativity, ambition and a focus on people. That’s what matters here. Our award-winning council is on an exciting journey of change. It’s all about putting local people at the heart of everything, listening to and doing good for our communities.
Here at Barnsley, we live and work by four important values: honesty, teamwork, excellent service, and taking pride in what we do. As part of our team, you can be sure we’ll do all we can to support you in being truly excellent. You see, we prioritise learning and enabling you to achieve your potential. So we’ve created a development process that lets you grow in the way that suits you - whether that’s training to be a leader, or learning flexibly online. That’s one of the reasons why we achieved IIP Gold, and why you’ll find your career here inspiring and rewarding.
The HR Service
Our vision is to provide a high quality, cost effective, customer focused, professional and strategic HR service. Working at the right level and with the right people, our HR Business Partner model enables services to meet their strategic objectives.
We take pride in our responsibilities for developing people strategy, underpinning frameworks and policies which are jointly shared by managers to solve business related problems to ensure the Council's workforce is well-led, positively engaged, and has the support and motivation to perform well in a period of significant change for local government.
HR Advisor (Career Grade)
Our HR Advisor role provides a unique opportunity to develop and grow in the job. Our vision is to grow and nurture our own future HR Business Partners and we are prepared to invest in you to do just that. As a team player, you can be sure we’ll do all we can to support you in being truly excellent and is why you’ll find your career here inspiring and rewarding.
Your role in our journey
As our HR Advisor, you’ll have the opportunity to develop in the job supported by a dedicated team of HR Professionals. You’ll provide a variety of advice and support to both internal and external customers and as you develop professionally you will have the opportunity to widen your knowledge, skills and experience and enjoy a wide range of interesting challenges - from policy development, to HR Technologies.
What you’ll need
To join us, you’ll need a minimum of a level 3 qualification in a relevant area plus a commitment to study for CIPD professional qualifications if you don’t already hold them. You’ll have experience of working in HR and using your up to date knowledge of employment law you’ll provide first line advice and guidance to our workforce. You will have high professional standards and be able to manage challenging workloads coupled with excellent communication skills.
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