Regional HR Consultant

Reference N/A
Directorate N/A
Service Services4Schools
Contract Type Permanent
Job Type Full-time
Start Date ASAP
Hours per week 37
Salary Annual salary from £28,000 to £35,000, depending on experience

About the job

Opus People Solutions is pleased to be recruiting on behalf of Services4Schools for several permanent Regional HR Consultants following a period of continual growth.
Services4Schools provides professional and high-quality business support services across the country to schools and academies/MATs. The HR service is highly regarded and an integral part of the business. The delivery of HR, and how it was traditionally provided to schools, is changing, this presents an exciting opportunity to join a Company that aims to reshape and improve what’s on offer to schools and academies/MATs, so that they can help contribute to improving outcomes for children.
Head office is based in Wolverhampton in the West Midlands with ‘hub offices’ across the Country.

We are seeking Regional HR Consultants in the following locations:

– Essex / Suffolk – home based role with travel to schools and academies in Essex and Suffolk

– Buckinghamshire / Bedfordshire – office-based role in Aston Clinton with some home working and travel to schools and academies

– South Yorkshire / North Derbyshire – 2/3 days in the office in Eckington, occasionally working in the Rotherham office with some home working and travel to schools and academies

– West Midlands – Home based role, working from the Wolverhampton office once a week and travel throughout the West Midlands to schools and academies

This is a high-profile HR consultancy role, you will work autonomously managing a portfolio of cases for schools and academies, providing HR guidance on a variety of employee relation issues. Your role will focus on building and maintaining relationships with headteachers, school business managers and governing boards and will be expected to advise and resolve people management issues within the legal framework in relation to an education setting.

  • Provide professional advice and guidance on a range of HR issues
  •  Advise and support with investigations and in some cases where the schools is not allocated to you, act as investigating officer and produce detailed reports for governing bodies
  • Understand the governance structure and school budgets
  • Support with developing and recommending HR related proposals
  • Effectively manage a caseload of ensuring work is prioritised and delivered on time
  • Support the Senior HR Consultants on the development and implementation of specific policies, projects and initiatives
  • HR qualification or relevant equivalent experience
  •  Generalist HR experience including casework
  • HR experience in the education sector with a sound knowledge of schools and academies/MATS
  • Knowledge of employment legislation and up to date HR policy and practice

* A full job description is available on request.
* Please note – due to the nature of the role, the post is subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check.

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