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Admin / HR

Human Resources Officer

An exciting opportunity for an experienced HR Support Officer to work within the Public Sector based in Durham

Temporary Contract

Immediate Start

Pay Rate 11.38 Per Hour

Purpose of the role
This post will involve working across the HR Operations and Data function as and when required as directed (by the Assistant HR Operations and Data Manager) and may involve undertaking tasks which cover a number of functions across HR e.g. Resourcing, the lifecycle of the employee, Data or Payroll.

Qualifications required
Associate Member of Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development or other relevant professional body and successfully completed the CIPD Advanced Post Graduate Diploma in HRM/HRD (Level 7)
Payroll management qualification at degree level


Experience of dealing with complex HR casework in relation to recruitment and contractual changes during the employee lifecycle
Recent experience of HR/Payroll preparation/processing
Experience of using a computerised HR/Payroll system
Experience of providing support to resolve client based problems
Experience of developing and providing efficient, high-quality professional HR services to customers
Producing reports and presenting findings
Contribution to the development of HR projects, policies, procedures and/or guidance documents and support materials
Current payroll experience in 1000+ employee organisation
Public sector payroll experience
Project Management experience
Supervisory experience in an HR/Payroll related environment
Application form
Selection Process
Pre-employment checks
Skills / Knowledge
Thorough and up to date knowledge and understanding of employment law in relation to but not limited to recruitment and selection, contractual changes of employment and payroll
Knowledge of terms and conditions of employment across a wide range of employee groups
Proven ability to solve complex human resource problems and the provision of solutions
Problem-solving, and organisation skills
Excellent communication & presentation skills
Ability to plan and organise own workload
Project Management experience
Knowledge of Local Government workings and legislative framework, including employment legislation

Personal Qualities
Able to relate to people at all levels of the organisation
Able to prioritise work and meet deadlines
Able to work alone as well as part of a team
Able to work under pressure
Customer orientated
Ability to cope with change
Access to a car or means of mobility support (if driving then must have a current valid driving licence and appropriate insurance)
May be required to work outside of normal office hours

Job Overview

  • Date Posted: Posted 4 months ago
  • Location: County Durham
  • Job Title: Human Resources Officer
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