Senior Human Resources Adviser

36 hours per week

Quadrant House, Sutton, Surrey

£32,628 - £35,286 per annum

Now is a really exciting time to join Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust. Newly expanded and with an outstanding Ofsted rating, OHC&AT is a 'family' of education providers and services located in local community hubs in London and Surrey. This is a fantastic opportunity to support a varied client group of schools and further education provisions which all support students with learning difficulties and disabilities.

OHC&AT operate from multiple educational centres in Carshalton, Hackbridge, Camberwell Green, Wandsworth, Kingston, Uxbridge and Hillingdon. We are steadily extending the reach of our provision within our local communities from primary through secondary to further education. This is supported by a suite of shared services whose expert staff work closely with students and staff in each school/College centre, affiliates and commissioning organisations to improve educational and operational quality at every level to benefit our students.

Our students are at the heart of what we do, and this is reflected in the way the HR team works. The team is currently based in Sutton but there is an expectation that you will travel to Surrey, Sussex and Uxbridge as required.

As a Senior HR Advisor, you will have successful experience of working in conjunction with managers to resolve complex casework, providing professional human resources advice and guidance, drawing upon employment legislation and good practice.You will take an active role in identifying trends to improve performance, in addition to managing a number of projects.You will deliver high-level, non-routine advice and assistance across the full range of HR issues and will supervise other members of the team. You should have CIPD qualification, and ideally you will have some experience of supporting schools/education establishments.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

To apply for this role please send your completed application form to Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing date: 8am on Monday 30th October 2017

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2017

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