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HR Officer

We are looking for an HR Officer to provide HR support services across all areas of HR responsibility within Careers Wales.

Career Choices Dewis Gyrfa Ltd (CCDG) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Welsh Government. We deliver a remit set by Welsh Ministers and provide the all-age, independent, impartial and bilingual Careers Information, Advice and Guidance (CIAG) service in Wales.

The successful candidate will join an experienced, supportive, enthusiastic team who are customer focused in their approach.

The work will include assisting the HR Business Partners in managing HR processes, as well as updating, maintaining and assisting managers and staff on HR systems and associated administration.

The HR Officer is the first point of contact for employee enquiries and the team is a busy one, providing HR services for over 600 employees across Wales and you will be adept at juggling your workload so that you achieve excellent internal customer service. By joining our team, you will gain experience across the whole range of HR activities and will take part in leading edge projects.

Salary

Grade 3 £13,990.80 - £14,946 per annum, pro rata to £23,318 - £24,910 

Contract

Permanent

Hours

Part time (22.2 hours per week/3 days a week)  

Location

Any Careers Wales centre across Wales (temporarily home-based)

Closing date

Applications to hr@careerswales.gov.wales by 9am on 25/10/2021

Requirements / Qualifications

The HR Officer must possess or be working towards the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development – Foundation Certificate in HR Practice (formerly the Certificate in Personnel Practice) or equivalent.

Welsh Language Skills are desirable for this vacancy.

Applicants must demonstrate the following:

  • Practical experience and knowledge of generalist human resource practice
  • A record of success in providing human resource support at all levels of the organisation
  • Excellent oral, written and inter-personal communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to contribute effectively as a member of a regionally diffuse HR team within a shared service centre approach
  • Ability to use your initiative, manage your workload and prioritise at busy times
  • An up to date working knowledge of employment law, HR best practice and data protection

Other information

Attractive benefits including flexi time, 30 days annual leave (pro-rate for part time, contributory pension scheme and health related cash back plan.

No job applicant will receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender and transgender status, race and ethnicity, religion and belief (including no belief), marriage or civil partnership status, economic status or sexual orientation.

We aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of discrimination, and that treats people fairly with dignity and respect.  This commitment starts at recruitment and is carried through all of our employment practices, and ultimately to our work – supporting and improving the lives of the people of Wales.

How to apply

Please email the completed application form, Welsh assessment form (if you are a Welsh speaker and could deliver your duties through the medium of Welsh) and equal opportunities monitoring form to: hr@careerswales.gov.wales.

Due to strict guidelines in place with Covid 19 the selection process will be carried out digitally.

Please note: Careers Wales do not accept CV applications.

Applications in Welsh or English are welcomed. An application made in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

Documents

If you are experiencing any problems in downloading any of the documents, or have any queries about the vacancy, please email hr@careerswales.gov.wales.