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The City Of Wolverhampton Council
Wolverhampton, West Midlands
Closing date
24 Nov 2023

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 Join an award-winning council and help shape our journey… 

Do you have great ideas, vision and creativity? Do you want to help the award-winning City of Wolverhampton Council transform the way we support our workforce? If so, then read on... 

We are looking for enthusiastic and talented professionals to join our expanding People Services Team (formerly known as HR). 

We have a number of roles in this dynamic and fast paced service area and want the right people with the right skills to help on our journey of change and transformation. 

We offer a flexible and hybrid workstyle with a requirement to attend office location based on business needs. 

People Services – HR Operations (HR Support Desk Manager)

1x Assistant Business Partner – Place and Communities 

£49,498 to £53,630   

As a member of the People Services Business Partner function, you will support the Senior/People Business Partners to deliver a high quality, high performing HR operational service. 

For further information and to apply please click here

1x People Support Manager  

£49,498 to £53,630  

Managing the first level of HR support to colleagues, you will be responsible for modernising the customer experience and ensuring effective and timely resolution of HR requests to a consistently high standard.  

For further information and to apply please click here

2x People Consultant   

£41,498 to £46,464  

As a People Consultant, you will work across all Council directorates and service areas on a range of projects initiatives. You will work with Directors, Deputy Directors, Heads of Service, senior managers and headteachers as well as other partners and stakeholders. 

You will provide expert advice, guidance and support on a range of employee relations issues including discipline, grievance, managing attendance and performance management. 

For further information and to apply please click here

1x People Advisor  

£33,945 to £38,223  

You will provide advice, guidance, support and coaching to managers and employees on a range of People Services matters including discipline, grievance, performance management, recruitment, restructures, management of attendance, pensions and terms and conditions of employment. 

For further information and to apply please click here

People services - Recruitment & Retention 

2x Recruitment & Retention Consultant  

0.5x Recruitment & Retention Consultant (12 months fixed term contract)  

£41,418 to £46,464  

Helping to ensure managers can recruit the right people into their roles is at the heart of this job. You will provide expert advice, guidance and support to managers and employees on recruitment, selection, assessment and retention.  

You will advise managers on policy and best practice and engage with Heads of Service to identify recruitment and retention barriers and challenges and advise on effective ways to overcome them.  

For further information and to apply please click here

1x Pay & Reward Officer   

£33,945 to £38,223  

This role supports with the development and implementation of the council’s approach to pay, grading and reward and ensuring the maintenance of pay equality across the organisation. It will involve supporting in the analysis and presentation of data around pay, benefits and reward information to enable future pay modelling and forecasting.  

For further information and to apply please click here

Policy & Strategy 

2x People Policy & Strategy Consultant  

£41,418 to £46,464 

You will be instrumental in the development and delivery of the council’s and schools’ policy and manager guides and People Services transformation projects. Working with People Services operations on best practice and leading stakeholder engagement and research to ensure our work is inclusive and reflective of our workforce and community.  

You will also work closely with our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) team supporting on key deliverables such as Stonewall Race Charter and Disability Confidence accreditations. 

For further information and to apply please click here

1x People Equality Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) Consultant  

£41,418 to £46,464 

This role will be instrumental in delivering on People Services diversity initiatives to be ‘an employer of choice’ and our commitment to ensure our employees feel empowered, heard and valued.  

Working with a range of stakeholders across the business, the People Services EDI Consultant will be responsible for supporting reporting on pay gap and equality issues, working with our staff equality forums to ensure People policies and processes are co-produced and improvements are communicated. 

For further information and to apply please click here

2x People Policy & Strategy Officer  

£33,945 to £38,223 

This role will support the People Services Policy and Strategy Consultants to develop and implement People (HR) policy and projects. You network with other local authorities and public sector organisations to benchmark, review and modernise People policies, management tools and guidance documents. 

You will also support council wide engagement initiatives working with customers across the organisation including Directors, Heads of Service, managers, headteachers and partners amongst others.  

For further information and to apply please click here

All positions will also support the wider Our People Services initiatives including reviewing and developing policies, guides, training materials and standard operating procedures.  Updates will be provided to our managers through our operational network and /or employee engagement sessions, to meet business needs.  

City of Wolverhampton Council is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes your application irrespective of your gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, religion or belief. 

Previous applicants need not apply 

Closing date:  24 November 2023 (midnight)            







About Us

The council offices are at the Civic Centre, which is located in St. Peter's Square in the city centre.

Tim Johnson serves as the council's Chief Executive Officer and chairs the Authority's Strategic Executive Board of Directors comprising Mark Taylor (Deputy Chief Executive Officer), David Pattison (Director of Governance, Monitoring Officer and Solicitor to the City Council), Emma Bennett (Director of Children's Services, including Education provision) and Claire Nye (Director of Finance and Section 151 Officer).

At the Local Government's prestigious Municipal Journal National Awards in 2017, the council won Local Authority of the Year, Most Improved Local Authority of the Year, Leadership Team of the Year and Governance & Scrutiny Team of the Year.[8]

Other key achievements in 2017 included the council's Children's Services being rated as "Good" following an OFSTED inspection, the council has been accredited with "Achieving" status for its commitment to equality & diversity following a Local Government Association peer assessment and the council's Mayoralty team was awarded "Civic Team of the Year" by the National Association of Civic Officers.

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01902 554512
Civic Centre
St Peters Square
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United Kingdom

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