Human Resources Advisor, Covent Garden

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The Royal Ballet SchoolCovent Garden

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Start date: Late October 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £29,000 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking a bright, motivated and dedicated individual to join our Human Resources team as a HR Advisor. 

The role will cover a broad remit of duties and would suit an experienced HR Generalist looking for their next career move. The role will focus on providing an excellent first line advisory service to all employees advising on a wide range of matters and proactively engaging with the whole employee life cycle, from recruitment through to exit interviews. This role will also be heavily involved in the maintenance of the School’s Single Central Register and associated employee files as well as overseeing the department’s administration, ensuring compliance with GDPR. Additionally, this role will provide support to the HR Manager in project work as well as supporting the HR Apprentice with pre-employment checks during busy periods and annual leave. 

The successful candidate will be at least Level 5 CIPD qualified or have relevant equivalent experience within a similar role and must be confident in providing first line advice across all areas of employee relations to all employees including managers and the Senior Leadership Team- excellent communication skills and knowledge of employment law are essential. This role comes with a high volume of administration therefore comfort with this is essential, as is writing contracts and contractual change documents. Experience of working within a School environment and knowledge of ISI regulations would be advantageous.

Salary £29,000 per annum

Hours 35 hours per week (9am-5pm or 9.30am-5.30pm)

Location Based at Covent Garden with travel to White Lodge, Richmond once per week

Holidays FTE of 30 days per annum plus bank holidays 

The School welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional experience who would be interested in the role on a 28 hour, 4 days per week basis. Please indicate your preferred pattern on your application form. 

For the job description and how to apply, please visit our website:

Please note that we cannot accept CV’s. To apply, you must complete the application form found on our website.

Closing date: 24 September 2019

Interviews: 30 September 2019

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidates will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check and further pre-employment checks to comply with boarding school recruitment regulations.

More about The Royal Ballet School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16 - 19 years
Address: Upper School, 46 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 9DA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 7836 8899
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