HR Officer

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London Bridge
£28 - £32,000 (dependent on qualifications and experience)

This post is ideal for someone with experience in HR administration and support, looking to gain further experience, and develop a professional career in HR Management. If you have a willingness to learn, enjoy being part of a team, with excellent IT skills, an independent, conscientious and flexible approach, and desire to work for a values, and faith-based organisation, then we would love to hear from you.

  • Recruitment and Selection
  • To advise on appropriate plans for the recruitment and selection of staff appointments.
  • To support and administer the whole recruitment process for all new staff appointments from, preparing job descriptions, and application packs with managers,placing adverts, compiling shortlisting packs, and inviting candidates for interview to arranging contracts and induction programmes for new staff.
  • Carry out appropriate pre-employment checks are completed
  • Aarrange temporary staff, both directly employed and through recruitment agencies.
  • To produce reports on recruitment and selection in order to review costs, diversity, and outcomes at each stage of the process
  • HR Advice
  • To oversee the administration of the appraisal / performance management process, liaising with managers to ensure that they are completed on time and to a high standard.
  • Source and arrange training courses for the individuals
  • Support individuals and teams in their training.
  • Oversee, the maintanence and development of a computerised HR database, providing training to staff and managers in its use.
  • Produce staffing information including turnover, absence, diversity and training on a regular and adhoc basis.
  • Deal with telephone and email enquiries on HR matters;
  • Provide advice to parishes about staffing and employment matters.
  • Respnode to requests for information and advice from parishes
  • Manage the staff employment records and filing systems, in line with GDPR practices
  • Prepare and draft letters and correspondence
  • Policies and Procedures
  • To contribute to the development, review and implementation of staffing related policies
  • Health, Safety and Well-Being
  • To be responsible for recording of accdients and incidents
  • Health of Staff – to support initiatives such as provision of flu vaccinations, and promoting other healthy workplace initiatiatives
  • Staff Communication, Invovlement and Engagement
  • To arrange staff events when necessary, including Christmas parties
  • Contributing to and drafting the monthly staff newsletter
  • DBS Administration
  • To be the main point of contact for the DBS administration service for clergy, including new appointments and administering the process for the programme of re-checking for existing clergy.
  • To administer the DBS checks required for any diocesan lay employees, new clergy, and the programme of re-checking for existing clergy.
  • This post is ideal for someone with experience in HR administration and support, looking to gain further experience, and develop a professional career in HR Management.
  • Will be working towards, or have gained a level 5 HR qualification
  • Possess highly competent IT skills including experience of Word, and Excel, and interest in learning more.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to deliver succinct oral and written output
  • Professional, calm and approachable
  • Clear, friendly and efficient
  • Well organised and able to prioritise a changing workload
    A willingness to work within a diverse Christian organisation and demonstrate a commitment to our values

The Diocese of Southwark

Founded in 1905, the Diocese of Southwark forms part of the Province of Canterbury in England and is part of the wider Church of England, in turn part of the worldwide Anglican Communion. The Diocese covers primarily the area of Greater London which is South of the Thames, together with the eastern part of the country of Surrey. It is one of the largest Diocese in terms of population and parishes as well as one of the most diverse.

We encourage personal and professional development with support for training and gaining professional qualifications.