HR Officer

HR Officer
Based Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dundee or Inverness
35 hours per week, permanent contract
£23,093 to £28,866 per annum

Who Cares? Scotland is the country’s only national independent, representative membership organisation for Care Experienced people. Our vision is of a Lifetime of Equality, Respect and Love for Care Experienced people.

We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic HR Officer to support the HR and Workforce Development Manager to provide a strategic human resource management and workforce development function to support achievement of our mission and objectives. The post holder will have a lead role in the areas of recruitment, selection & retention, performance management, absence management, policy writing, employee wellbeing and employee relations support. They will also support health and safety, change management and workforce development.

The post holder will be an adaptable, innovative, strategic thinker able to work on their own and with teams across the organisation. You will be qualified to degree level in a relevant subject, or have equivalent work experience and will also be a member of the CIPD. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and bring extensive experience of all aspects of an HR function.

You will be committed to children’s rights, inclusive working, equal opportunities, and believe that young people can make transformative change happen in their lives if given the opportunity. You will be able to form positive working relationships with children and young people, and maintain and develop links with professional partners. A full driving licence would be advantageous.

We particularly welcome applications from individuals with experience of the care system.

For an informal discussion on the opportunity, please call Kerry Bates, HR and Workforce Development Manager, on 0141 226 4441 or 07841 032888.

Please send completed application forms to, along with your completed Equalities Monitoring form, to apply. 

Closing date for applications is Friday 15 November at 5pm.

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 27 November with a second stage for successful candidates on Thursday 28 November.

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