Trainee HR Business Partner, Open to flexible working

Hackney, London (Greater)
£33,759 - £34,986 per annum
11 Feb 2019
27 Feb 2019

Trainee HR Business Partner

Two Year Fixed Term / Secondment contract - Full Time

£33,759 - £34,986 per annum SO2 (Effective from 1 April 2019)

Hackney is London's most diverse, dynamic borough. Reaching from the Square Mile to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, this is an area of rapid economic growth, particularly in technology, media, fashion and other creative industries. Hackney has more green spaces than any other inner London borough; some of the capital's finest schools; first class transport connections; excellent public services; and thriving arts, cultural and retail sectors. We seek people with ambition, creativity and commitment to ensure our economic growth provides benefits for everyone and creates opportunities to transform the lives of residents.

We now have an exciting opportunity for someone to apply for the role of a Trainee HR Business Partner to join our busy HR business partner service. Your role will be work across HR and OD to support the team with operational HR issues, organisational development and specific HR projects as allocated including the latest HR developments and new ways of working.  

We are looking for someone with the potential to develop into the role of HR Business Partner, therefore, you will already have a good grounding in Human Resources and Organisation Development gained within a large organisation. You will already possess, or be willing to study for a relevant CIPD accredited qualification with a view  to attaining this during your contract with us.  You will be able to demonstrate a good knowledge of the practical application of Human Resources and Organisational Development together with  experience of providing HR advice and guidance to Managers. 

In addition, you will have up to date knowledge of employment legislation and have the ability to work across all areas of HR and build positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders.  A proficiency in the use of information technology and an up to date knowledge of the key issues facing local government service and implications for  human resource management are also required.  You will be self motivated, team orientated, with excellent time management skills. 

Please use the link below to apply. There will be questions relating to the post. It is essential that you complete the application questions, responding to each using examples of your skills, knowledge and experience.

You are also required to submit a supporting statement demonstrating how you meet the requirements of the job description and person specification. 

We are passionate about equal opportunities and welcome a diversity of talent to apply

Closing Date: Wednesday 27 February 2019 (22:59 hrs)

Hackney Council works to eradicate discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, age and marital status. We also recognise that people can be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will also work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class. We also welcome those interested in flexible working.

We particularly welcome applications from disabled people, as this group is currently under represented in our workforce.

Hackney is one of the UK’s highest performing local authorities, serving one of London’s best places to live and work.  We have achieved a huge amount: our services, our schools, our public spaces are all amongst the very best.  We have changed the reputation, not just of the Council, but of Hackney itself. Bringing jobs and investment into the borough, securing the legacy from 2012 Games, and making this a place of which we can all be proud.

We are also working towards our vision, which is to be a place for everyone; where residents and staff can be proud; a place that celebrates diversity and where everyone can feel valued, included and involved. In order to achieve this, we look for people who are: Proud; Ambitious; Pioneering; Open; Proactive; Inclusive.

If you want to work in a place where you can represent our values so we achieve the best for our residents, please apply now.

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