Head of HR (Maternity Cover up to 12 months)

We are seeking an enthusiastic Head of HR with experience of working in a HR generalist environment who will relish the opportunity to lead our busy HR function over the next year.

This is Maternity Cover up to 12 months and will be based at our London Office in Islington with occasional travel to Avon Tyrrell, our Outdoor Centre, in the New Forest National Park.

There’s never been a more exciting time to join UK Youth, after a period of expansion and rejuvenation we are capitalising on our success and consolidating our HR Services.

The successful candidate will support our dedicated staff and management team and must have the skills and knowledge required to take the lead advisory role to management and to ensure the delivery of a professional HR function meeting the agreed objectives and plans. 

Reporting into the Director of Operations, you will work closely together with the support of the operations team in a fast-paced environment to promote a consistent but creative business-focused application of HR practice.

In return for your expertise, experience, initiative and drive, we can offer you a friendly, supportive, vibrant environment, and genuinely interesting work within an ambitious charity with a proud history and an exciting future.

As this role involves working in a regulated environment any offer will be conditional to satisfactory background checks which include criminal record check and employment references.

Contract:  Up to 12 months maternity cover

Location: Islington, London

Salary:  up to £40,000 (commensurate with experience) pa plus benefits including 27 days annual leave + bank holidays

Hours: Full time 37.5 hpw (flexibility may be considered)

What we hope you will do next

Please forward a CV together with a supporting statement (Maximum one page) to hr@ukyouth.org and ensure that your application fully addresses the key requirements for the role.

Closing Date:  2nd May 2017 at midday

Interviews Scheduled: 10th & 11th May 2017

Please download the job description and person specification for more details on the role.  You are also invited to complete and return the Equality and Diversity Monitoring form. The information on the form will be treated as confidential, and used for statistical purposes. The form will not be treated as part of the application.


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