Assistant HR Business Partner

Recruiter
Publica Group
Location
Cirencester
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Aug 2022
Closes
05 Sep 2022
Job Title
Business Partner
Category
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a proactive, customer focused HR team.

Publica is a unique place to work – we re a local government organisation with a twist! Publica wants to transform the way local services are delivered. To help do this we have started to fundamentally rethink the way we design our services in the digital era so that Publica is a customer focused organisation driven by real user needs.


We are looking to recruit an experienced Assistant HR Business Partner to work with and support the wider HR team. This is a busy generalist role, requiring a strong, confident and highly experienced HR candidate to work within a values driven organisation, and to link between the client groups and the HR Operations & Service Centre Team.


You will help drive forward the people agenda for our clients across a variety of aspects including employee relations, recruitment, training and development and workforce planning.


This is an excellent opportunity for a CIPD part/qualified HR professional to develop within a challenging but supportive environment.

You will need

  • GCSE Maths and English or equivalent to grade C/4 or higher or relevant work experience
  • Driving Licence
  • Knowledge, understanding or experience of HR policies and procedures including absence management, coaching and employee lifecycle.
  • Working towards full membership or professional accreditation with a relevant professional body.

For more information about this role please see the Job Description/Person Specification.

Special Conditions

  • Use of a car for work purposes
  • BPSS

Who are we
Publica is a unique place to work – we re a local government organisation with a twist! Publica wants to transform the way local services are delivered. To help do this we have started to fundamentally rethink the way we design our services in the digital era so that Publica is a customer focused organisation driven by real user needs.

What can we do for you

  • Agile working allowing a mix of home and office working
  • Flexible working arrangements (depending on the role)
  • 26 days paid annual leave (pro rata if you are working part time) plus bank holidays and an extra two volunteering days off a year for you to support a charity of your choice
  • Health cash plan giving you cash back on health, dental and eye care
  • Pension scheme with a good employer contribution of 5% of your earnings
  • Employee Assistance Programme 24/7, providing positive, preventative and supportive advice and counselling to deal with everyday events and issues
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Salary sacrifice car lease scheme with huge tax and NI savings to be made on electric cars
  • Access to digital financial advice (covering your pension scheme, mortgages and other finances)
  • Generous sickness cover above statutory entitlements
  • Additional income protection, covering 50% of your salary for potentially a further five years if you are unable to work due to sickness or injury
  • Life assurance, currently four times your annual salary

These are just a handful of the benefits that you can enjoy when you join us!

To apply for this position please click on "apply now" within this page to complete an application form and supporting statement together with your CV. Please tell us about your skills, knowledge, qualifications, experience and how they meet the criteria listed above and in the job description/person specification. It s important that we re a good fit for each other, so let us know what s important to you and why you want to work for Publica Group Ltd. Your CV will not be available to the hiring manager unless you are shortlisted for interview to assist with our non–biased screening process so please ensure you complete the application form in full.

It is important that our staff reflect the diversity of our community, and we therefore welcome and encourage applications from people of all genders and sexual orientation, those from Black, Asian, and other minority ethnic backgrounds, and those with disabilities.

Accredited of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy/ies – Please state this within your covering statement or in a separate email.

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