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Head of HR

Not For Profit / Third Sector

  • Human Resources

  • Scotland

  • £ 53,284

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with YOU
Head of HR

With a mission to provide positive, life-changing support across Edinburgh and Midlothian, with YOU is an organisation that seeks to provide care and overcome barriers for a range of people in need of support. From its early roots in the 1980s, with YOU has grown to provide housing support and mixed community care; reshaping care delivery with the development of the ‘Being Me’ service and beyond. With YOU’s unique position is committed to providing a range of services which reflect the involvement they have across multiple areas of social care. This includes supporting people with autism, those experiencing homelessness, learning disabilities, mental health and supporting the older generation to live independently.
With over 40 years of experience, with YOU work with over 400 people in Edinburgh and the Lothians.
The words of people with YOU support:
Friendly, Supportive, Listen, There for me, Understanding, Caring, Make a difference, Work with me, Helpful, Support me to live in my home, Linking in with the community, Find solutions,
Treating me like a person, Doing things differently, Humbled, Inspired
The new Head of HR for with YOU will demonstrate experience of Human Resource (HR) work across and within the Third Sector to manage all operational aspects of HR across the organisation. The key responsibilities are as follows:
  • Be a designated member of the HR team responsible for SSSC registrations and PVG disclosures
  • Develop annual HR business plans
  • Leading and revising HR strategy and managing the HR team
  • Supporting managers to develop and deliver successful recruitment plans
  • Advise and liaise with the Senior Management Team and the Board
  • Ensure accountability of the provision of HR services
  • Lead and motivate HR staff and develop staff training plans
The ideal candidate will be a Chartered Member of the Institute Personnel Development and will have experience in the Third Sector of strategic and operational planning. They will have knowledge of the social care sector and have proven leadership and management skills. They will be able to multitask and work under pressure, whilst being able to apply strategic thought to planning. They will be excellent at planning finance and managing costs. It is vital that the ideal candidate has excellent communication and effective relationship building skills.
If you are a Chartered Member of the Institute Personnel Development with a knowledge of the third sector and a passion for engaging with different groups and overcoming complex needs, we would love to hear from you!
Please get in contact with Kate Kennedy, Danielle Cairney or Debbie Shields on 0141 212 7555.

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Closing Date: Monday 23rd January 2023

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