Human Resources Manager

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Safer People, Safer Places

Human Resources Manager

Job Summary

Job Role Title:  Human Resources Manager

Salary:  I (scp 39 – 43) £43,570 – £47,665

Contract Type:  Permanent

Working Pattern: Full time

Number of hours per week: 37 hours per week

Location: Service Headquarters, Birstall (hybrid working available, between home and office)

Job Share: No

Closing date:  31st August 2022

Further Information

Leicestershire Fire & Rescue Service (LFRS) have an exciting opportunity for an experienced HR Manager. We are looking for someone who has a post graduate qualification in Human Resource Management (or equivalent) and someone who is CIPD qualified. You will be leading a team of HR practitioners in ensuring the team support the delivery of the People Plan.

You will be someone who can support the individuals within their team reach their full potential, in order to ensure a high standard of competency across the team. You will have experience of developing a team of HR professionals to have the ability to coach the wider workforce in order to develop their skills in leading and managing people.

You will be an experienced HR Manager with an innovative, solutions-focused approach to addressing challenges with an ability to drive forward positive change.   You will look for opportunities for improvements across all aspects of HR, focusing on key strategic activities aimed at continuous improvement and enhancing the customer experience.

You will have a good in-depth understanding and demonstrable application of recent employment law.

You will be resilient and confident in your own practice and the ability to engage and influence at all levels with strong and visible leadership, excellent communication skills and a flexible approach to working.

This is a challenging but immensely rewarding position. As well as being given the autonomy to run the HR team, you will work alongside colleagues within Leadership and Organisational Development team, Occupational Health, Health and Wellbeing and Training to realise our ambitions to develop the employee experience, as part of the wider People and Organisational Development team

You will also become part of the wider LFRS family whose purpose is to deliver Safer People and Safer Places for the local community.

Closing date:  31st August 2022.

Interview and test date: Week commencing 12th September 2022.

In return, you can expect a competitive salary, flexible working arrangements, generous leave entitlement (32 days) plus public holidays, free onsite parking, emergency services discount card. You will also be supported with further training as required.

You will automatically be enrolled into the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS), this is a tax approved, defined benefit occupational pension scheme. Your contributions are based on your earnings and you can choose from different income options when you retire.

Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Furthermore, we want to create a work environment where everyone feels safe, can be themselves and can perform their roles to the best of their abilities. We have signed up with a number of nationally recognised organisations that promote equality, diversity and inclusion and we are working with them to help us achieve our objectives. These organisations include:

  • Employers Network for Equality and Inclusion (ENEI)
  • Department of Works and Pension’s Disability Confident scheme
  • British Sign Language Charter
  • Asians in the Fire Service Association (AFSA)

Pension Considerations

Annual Allowance- Please note that it is your personal responsibility to check whether by applying/accepting this position it would result in any Annual Allowance implications. A breach in the Annual Allowance threshold could result in a Tax charge. Further information on Annual Allowance can be obtained from our Pensions team.

Lifetime Allowance – Please note that it is your personal responsibility to check whether by applying/accepting this position it would result in any Lifetime Allowance implications. A breach in the Lifetime Allowance threshold will result in a Tax charge. Further information on Lifetime Allowance can be obtained from our Pensions team.

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