HR Manager

WQE and Regent College GroupLeicester

Thank you for your interest in this post at WQE. 

We believe that this is a particularly exciting time to be joining us, offering a real opportunity to make a difference in this thriving and vibrant Sixth Form College.  We strive for excellence in all aspects of our work with students; their academic and wider achievements, their learning experiences, the support they receive in their academic progress, their learning environment and their wider experience of College life.  The College operates across two closely located campuses, next to the University of Leicester on University Road and a smaller campus at Regent Road. 

In this context, we are looking to appoint an HR Manager to join our HR team. 

The HR Manager will provide inspirational leadership for the provision of an efficient and effective human resources service for the College.  The HR Manager will also be a member of the College’s Support and Business Services Leadership team and will work closely with other colleagues to support the provision of outstanding facilities for students, staff and visitors.  In addition, the HR Manager will work closely with the senior leadership team on the implementation of the staff wellbeing strategy, including the development of staff wellbeing initiatives.  

The successful applicant will have substantial experience of working within HR Management, leading and managing a team and dealing with confidential and sensitive information and situations.  In addition, you will have the ability to work in a friendly and professional manner with strong planning, organisational and communication skills.  This post will be based at the University Road Campus, although there may be occasions where the successful candidate will work from the Regent Road campus.

This is a permanent, full time post, to commence as soon as possible.  The salary will be on the Sixth Form Colleges’ Support Staff pay scale 31-34 (£39,577 - £42,468).  The starting salary for this post is £39,577 per annum.  

Our package of benefits includes: 

• A permanent, full time role commencing as soon as possible  

• A competitive salary on the Sixth Form Colleges’ Support Staff pay scales, ranging from £39,577 to £42,468 per annum. 

• Annual incremental pay increases within the pay scale range

• A defined benefit pension scheme 

• Staff well-being programme

• Cycle to Work Scheme

• Annual flu vaccination

• Continual Professional Development

• Free on-site parking

• Eyecare voucher scheme


If you wish to apply for this post please return the completed application form including the personal details and equality and diversity monitoring forms.

Please do not submit a separate CV.   Only information on the application form will be used in the selection process.

Completed applications must be returned by 08.00am on Monday 12 April 2021.  Short-listed applicants may be contacted via telephone and email, and therefore it is essential that appropriate contact numbers and email addresses are included within the application.

Interviews will be held on Friday 16 April 2021 and are currently planned to be on-site.  Full details will be emailed to shortlisted candidates.

If you have not received further communication from the College within 2 weeks of the closing date please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Please return all completed applications to:

HR Department, WQE and Regent College Group, University Road, Leicester LE1 7RJ or via e-mail 

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