Available until: 15th Jan 2018
The Human Resources Department proactively coordinates and provides a comprehensive human resources (HR) service to the London Diocesan Fund and wider Diocese in respect of its lay employees and employed chaplains, ecclesiastic office holders (for whom it pays the stipends) as well as advising on HR situations and practices within parishes and the Diocese of London.
This is a fixed-term, part-time role for 4 days per week (28 hours) for c.12 months to cover a secondment within the department.
It is expected that the HR Adviser will concentrate their time on external HR advisory work (to parishes in the London Diocese), the delivery of the 2018 learning and development offering for LDF employees, management of the HRIS (Croner), oversight of apprenticeships and advice and guidance to LDF line managers, including recruitment.
The HR Adviser may be required to undertake any other duties that are commensurate with the role.
Closing date - Monday 15 January 2017. Interviews - Friday 19 January 2018.
HR Advice and Support
Learning and Development
Employment Policy and Procedure
Recruitment and selection
Reward and Recognition
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
Generalist HR experience
Educated at degree level or equivalent level. CIPD qualified or part-qualified
Experience of working with and advising line manager
Experience of establishing and implementing HR policies and processes to comply with employment legislation and HR best practice
Excellent people skills; team orientated
Strong verbal communication skills and ability to produce clear written records and reports
Administratively efficient;IT literate
Ability to keep up to date with developments in employment legislation
Welcoming, professional and confident manner
Ability to keep confidences; tactful and diplomatic
Ability to work on own initiative and with colleagues in sympathy with the ethos and mission of the Church of England
Some understanding of Church of England structures and experience of working with the Church
The Church of England in London is growing, vibrant and at the heart of communities throughout the capital. At the London Diocesan Fund we seek to do everything we can to support this mission and growth, using our resources to help our parishes and chaplains to serve over 4 million people.
We understand the benefits of employing individuals from a range of backgrounds, with diverse cultures and talents. We aim to create a workforce that:
· values difference in others and respects the dignity and worth of each individual
· reflects the diversity of the nation that the Church of England exists to serve
fosters a climate of creativity, tolerance and diversity that will help all staff to develop to their full potential.
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