HR Officer

Job Title: HR Officer Service: Human Resources Ref: HRCS-0118 Salary: Grade C £26,136 – £27,654 per annum incl. ILW and […]

Job Title: HR Officer
Service: Human Resources
Ref: HRCS-0118
Salary: Grade C £26,136 – £27,654 per annum incl. ILW and 6.5% non contributory pension
Location: Employment Academy
Number of posts: 1
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 07/02/2018
Interview Date: w/c 12/02/2018


At Thames Reach we are driven and committed to helping homeless and vulnerable people to live in decent homes, build supportive relationships and lead fulfilling lives. Our vision is to end street homelessness and our aim is to achieve the highest standards and effectiveness in service delivery to vulnerable people.

You will be joining a small HR team, supporting the Head of HR in providing a human resources service to managers and staff. You will be responsible for advising and supporting managers on HR matters for their teams particularly in reference to Recruitment advertising and administration; employment checks; issuing contracts of employment and variation of contracts; terms and conditions of employment; policies, procedures and practices. You will also be responsible for working with Payroll to ensure the accurate and timely payment of salary; maintaining employee records; and producing HR related reports.

You will supervise a HR Administrator and also be working closely with other members of the HR Team and contributing towards the overall effectiveness and efficiency of the team.

You will have experience of working in a HR environment with strong administrative and organisational skills. Ideally, you will be willing to attain or already be studying towards the relevant CIPD or equivalent qualification.

You should have an understanding of good professional practice; strong interpersonal skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills; practical experience of using IT packages including databases; a proactive and positive approach to work and be able to demonstrate a commitment and enthusiasm to delivering a high quality service.

What we Offer

– 29 days holiday, 8 paid bank holidays *
– Childcare vouchers
– Confidential counselling services (EAP)
– Flexible working
– Reimbursement of the cost of yearly eye test
– Occupational sickness pay *

*form part of Thames Reach’s terms and conditions

Thames Reach is committed to achieving a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We value, respect and celebrate diversity. We welcome and encourage applicants from all sections of the community regardless of their history of homelessness, sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation or religious belief.


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Application Form – HR Officer


Role Profile – HR Officer


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