Senior HR OD Adviser

33,782.00 - 37,890.00
09 Nov 2021
28 Nov 2021
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Full time permanent
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Title: Senior HR/OD Adviser
Contract: Perm
Location: Plough Lane
Hours: 37.00
Salary: 33,782.00 - 37,890.00
Closing Date: 28/11/2021
Interview Date: 06/12/2021

In this Senior HR & OD Advisor role, you’ll act as a trusted advisor to senior managers in our Children and Families Directorate; helping them to improve service performance and to embed our values and behaviours. You’ll play a key role in supporting delivery of the Children’s Services Improvement Plan so you’ll need to be motivated to consistently produce quality work at pace. On a day-to-day basis, this will see you offering expert guidance on matters related to workforce development, recruitment and retention, employee engagement and wellbeing. You’ll also advise on a full range of employee relations issues, including complex cases. You’ll deliver OD interventions too - providing training, facilitating focus groups, running 1:1 coaching and driving people related change and transformation.

From collaborating with trade union representatives to supporting managers and staff internally, your persuasion and influencing skills are going to be put to excellent use. You will have experience of and understand children’s social work, ideally within local government. You should also be familiar with delivering OD initiatives, assisting services to transform and drive performance through people and improve services following external inspections.

We welcome applicants whatever their personal characteristics or social identity. All requests for flexible working arrangements and reasonable adjustments will be considered.

The following candidates will be interviewed if they meet the essential criteria for the post they are applying for:
• Those who indicate that they have a disability. This is part of our commitment to the “Disability Confident” scheme;
• Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are an Armed Forces Veteran or Reservist. This is part of our pledge to support the Armed Forces Covenant; and
• Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are a Herefordshire care leaver. This is part of our commitment to supporting young people leaving our care.

Benefits with Herefordshire Council
Holidays: 25 days per year plus 2 days unpaid at Christmas (pro rata for part time)
Pension: LGS pension scheme
Pick your perks – our benefits include access to a range of retail, leisure, holiday and health benefits. This includes savings, cash back and discounts.
We also offer an employee assistance programme that means you will have access to confidential support and advice if you ever need it.

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more details of this role.

To apply, please submit your CV along with a supporting statement, referring to the job description and person specification, detailing how you meet the specific requirements of the role.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you would like to obtain details regarding feedback on your application please contact Hoople Resourcing at:                    

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