HR Advisor

Wigan, Greater Manchester
up to £28,458
11 Jan 2018
24 Jan 2018
Specialist Area
HR function
Contract Type
Full Time

Join Wigan & Leigh College on our journey to outstanding

Continually striving for excellence and a strong Grade 2 College, Wigan & Leigh College is well underway on its journey to become Outstanding. With over 6,500 students and a turnover of £26m, the College is in a strong position to continue to move forward and grow.

The College has distinct ambitions to expand its choice of programmes and services to meet the needs of the local community and support the economic transformation of Wigan and surrounding areas.

The College has created a community that encourages all students to enhance their learning through wider opportunities and support services; to maximise their achievements and secure progression onto further study and employment.

The HR Team are looking for a talented HR Advisor to join them on the next steps in their journey.  The team is dedicated and committed to the values and ethos of the College.  We work hard in a fast moving environment to make a difference and to ensure that students are getting the best experience with us.  We are a small team who work closely with the Payroll Team and other teams across the College to ensure all aspects of the employee experience at the College is excellent. 

We are looking for applicants with experience of the full range of HR tasks through the employee lifecycle.  As part of a small team the role will be an integral part of key processes such as recruitment, including interviewing, processing appointments including contractual information, day to day queries and employee relations, establishment control and a variety of casework as required.  You will work on a caseload of absence management cases and support with the administration of the HR and Payroll system.  You will also undertake work in relation to specific projects, staff development and produce and analyse data.

You will be full or part CIPD qualified with experience as a HR generalist who can turn their hand to the full range of HR responsibilities and is committed to your own CPD.    We are willing to consider support for a relevant professional qualification for the right candidate.

If you think you have the right skills, qualifications and experience to join us please complete an application form or forward your CV.  If you would like any more information or an informal discussion about the role please contact Joanne Bohan, Head of HR on 01942 76 1565.

The College reserves the right to interview for this post should we receive suitable candidates prior to the closing date.

The successful candidate will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced check.

The College is only accepting direct applicants for this role, no agency contact is required.

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