As one of three HR Consultants reporting to the Head of Employee Relations the main focus of this role will be to lead in employee relations casework function ensuring continuous improvement within the team to ensure the Council manages its workforce in accordance with current legislative framework and best practice. Therefore demonstrable achievement in this area along with the ability to interpret a wide range of management information to inform this work will be required as will the preparation of reports for management use.
You will be responsible for resolving complex employee relations issues and providing specialist advice to managers who are leading on the resolution of employee relations issues and support change management processes.
In addition to this you will lead key HR projects and initiatives as well as supporting continuing improvement.
You will be an organised and confident individual who is CIPD qualified and is able to demonstrate evidence of having worked successfully at band 3 of the CIPD Professional Map. You will also have up to date knowledge of employment law and evidence of continuous professional development.
If having read our job description you wish to discuss the post informally please contact Stuart Petrie on 0208 496 8076
Shortlisting date 19th August 2014
Final interviews will take place on 27th August 2014
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.
We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.
The Council is committed to meeting its 4 strategic outcomes contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:
• Promoting equality of opportunity
• Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage
• Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels
• Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent services to all.
Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.
How to apply
The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative.
For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council