HR Casework and Policy Officer
York St John University
York, United Kingdom
16d ago

The Role

To support the growth in student numbers the university is investing significantly in its’ HR and Staff development teams.

Our vision is to create a high impact HR and Staff Development team composed of specialists located close to the business focussing on effectiveness and outcomes.

The team will be aligned to the business, valued as a strategic partner and continue to exceed customer expectations, be proactive, responsive and innovative.

Based at our beautiful campus in the centre of historic York, you will be working in small and fast paced HR and Staff Development Teams, challenged and stimulated in a community of HR and Staff Development professionals.

The University offers a generous holiday allowance including extra University closure days as well as bank holidays, generous pension and benefits and the opportunity to develop your career in a professional and friendly working environment.

We have a number of professional HR vacancies, including a HR Casework and Policy Officer.

This role will give the successful candidate the opportunity to bring together their operational HR experience and policy development skills to ensure a proactive, pragmatic and legally compliant advisory service to managers and staff within the University.

The role holder will manage a broad range of casework relating to all employee relations matters, including health, conduct and capability, grievance and dignity at work, providing professional advice and support to managers, staff and panels, promoting the importance of timely resolution and proactive performance management

Informed by practice and up to date knowledge of employment law, the role-holder will lead on the review of HR Policies and Procedures, ensuring that they are in line with best practice and legislative requirements.

Significant experience of working in HR, providing professional advice and support to managers is essential alongside a strong knowledge of current UK employment legislation and case law.

In addition to a competitive salary and the opportunity to work at our beautiful campus in the heart of York, YSJ employees enjoy access to a superb range of benefits including

  • Generous annual leave entitlement (plus additional leave days during our Christmas closure period)
  • Health cash plan
  • Training and development
  • Discounts at a wide range of high street brands and local companies, including shops, cinemas and gyms.
  • We welcome all applicants and particularly people from minority ethnic backgrounds as they are underrepresented within the university.

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