• Employer - Cleveland Fire Brigade
  • Reference number -
  • Sector - Public - local government
  • Department - HR Department
  • Location: - Hartlepool
  • Salary - £31,364 (Development) - £33,945 (Competent)
  • Duration - Permanent
  • Hours - Full time
  • Closing date - Thursday, 06 June 2024

Job Description

Cleveland Fire Brigade is passionate about people, and this is an opportunity to join a team of HR professionals who are proud to make a difference, supporting the Brigade’s goal to make Teesside safer and stronger.  

Working as part of an experienced and supportive team this is an opportunity for you to use your knowledge and enthusiasm to support our people. This will be a busy and varied role, and your remit will involve various responsibilities, which include building strong relationships with stakeholders, coordinating recruitment campaigns, managing long-term absence cases, providing expertise to our line managers on a range of people issues and effectively coaching managers on all employee relations cases. 

A key area of focus will be to support innovation, helping to drive and shape future improvements and increase awareness regarding equality, diversity, and inclusion. Therefore, an understanding of equality, diversity & inclusion with a proven track-record of being proactive in the delivery of equalities agendas is desirable.

We're looking for someone who demonstrates openness, trust, and courage. An individual knowledgeable in HR and EDI policies and procedures, and with a strong understanding of HR and EDI best practices. Effective verbal and written communication skills are also necessary, as well as the ability to reason logically.

You will be joining a professional, proud, passionate 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 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 

Please refer to the job description and person specification documents for full details of this post.
For an informal discussion about the post please contact Michelle Richardson, HR Manager on 01429 874023.

Contact information

To apply please visit: HR Advisor - Cleveland Fire Brigade - North East Jobs

Interview information

Closing date: Thursday 6th June 2024
Notification of shortlist: Monday 10th June 2024
Interview (including presentation): w/c Monday 17th June 2024

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.

How to apply

Please see the contact information section above for details about how to apply for this job.

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