• Employer - Cleveland Fire Brigade
  • Reference number -
  • Sector - Public - local government
  • Department - HR Department
  • Location: - Hartlepool
  • Salary - £43,662 - £47,847 (starting salary £43,662)
  • Duration - Permanent
  • Hours - Full time
  • Closing date - Thursday, 27 August 2020 17:00

Job Description

We are looking to appoint a Head of Human Resources who will lead and manage the delivery of a modern, professional and responsive HR service, to support the Fire Authority achieve its goal of ‘A Proud, Passionate, Professional and Inclusive Workforce’.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a leading, forward thinking and high performing Fire and Rescue Service. Cleveland Fire Brigade (CFB) is one of the top performing Fire and Rescue Services in England.

The successful candidate will be innovative and forward thinking, with strong leadership skills to engage, enable and motivate others both within the organisation and externally whilst ensuring that action by, and advice from, the HR team is compliant with current legislation, regulations and relevant guidance.

Working with staff, managers and representative bodies you will champion positive employer-employee relationships to promote a positive, healthy and inclusive workforce culture across the organisation through an appropriate style of HR service provision.

You will be joining a proud, passionate, professional and inclusive team and will have access to a range of benefits including:

• Flexible working with our annualised hours system
• Membership of the Local Government career average pension scheme
• Family friendly policies to help you manage your home and work life balance
• Free access to up to date on-site gyms
• Support when you may need it from the Fire Fighters Charity
• Discounts from local and national chains / suppliers with your Blue Light Card
• 24/7 Employee Assistance line plus excellent occupational health services
• Free parking at any of our sites

We are keen to hear from anyone with the ability to do this job and help us achieve a diverse workforce that represents our communities.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Chris Chisholm, Senior Head or People on 07889 059686.

The deadline for applications is 17:00 hours on Thursday 27th August 2020

Contact information

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Interview information

Notification of shortlist: 31st August 2020
Interview (including presentation): 10th & 11th September 2020

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and aim to ensure that our workforce is representative of the communities we serve. We understand that having a workforce which is made up of those from the wide range of communities, localities and backgrounds will enable us to offer the best possible service through strong community links, better understanding of our communities and providing opportunities for all. We particularly welcome applications from individuals from Black or Minority Ethnic Backgrounds (BME), those who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender (LGBT) or are registered as disabled as these groups are currently underrepresented within our workforce.

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