WPT HR Officer - Absence

Vacancy Details

HR Officer - Absence


About the role

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an HR Officer to join our Multi Academy Trust working within a growing, dynamic and busy Central HR Team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing professional advice, guidance and support to managers and employees on all absence-related matters. In addition to attending meetings, you will be required to manage and monitor absence levels across the Trust, provide reports and analysis on trends and patterns, as well as having the opportunity to implement appropriate interventions and strategies to reduce absence levels and ensure that all cases are dealt with consistently and fairly.

In addition to absence management, you will also be responsible for providing a range of generalist HR support to managers and employees across the Trust. This will include advising on employment legislation, recruitment and selection, performance management, and employee relations.

Experience of working in the educational sector would be an advantage but is not essential.


How to apply

Head to our recruitment website to apply for this role.

Please upload a supporting statement which should be no longer than two sides of A4 (this should not be a CV) clearly demonstrating:

  • Why you are applying for this position
  • How you meet the competencies of this role using examples from your current and previous experience (please refer to the job description on the WPT website)
  • Any information which you consider relevant that you have not already mentioned

This information is important as it will be used in the shortlisting process to identify suitable candidates for interview and assessments.

We may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this job may be withdrawn without notice. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

In line with our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students, the appointment will be subject to an enhanced disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service and satisfactory references. Shortlisted applicants will undergo relevant checks in line with statutory guidance.

Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check

Please note we operate safer recruitment and we do not accept CVs, all applicants must complete an application form in full.

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