Human Resources Advisor, Blackpool

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Fylde Coast Academy TrustBlackpool
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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade F Points 26-30 on the NJC Pay Scale (currently £23,866-£27,358 per annum)
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking to appoint a HR Advisor to support the delivery of a high quality, professional and forward thinking HR service; aligned to the evolving needs of the academies and central services of the Trust. 

FCAT is a large Multi Academy Trust committed to promoting excellence in teaching, learning and leadership. We have 10 academies locally with primary, secondary and all-through including: Aspire Academy, Unity Academy, Montgomery High School, Garstang Community Academy, Hambleton Primary Academy, Westcliff Primary Academy, Blackpool Gateway Academy, Mereside Primary School and Westminster Primary Academy. Our brand new all through school Armfield Academy opened in September 2018. 

Working as part of the HR advisory team and with the HR Lead you will provide expert advice to HR contacts, managers and senior leaders in employment legislation and human resource management policy and practice. You will have strong knowledge and successful experience of advising and supporting in recruitment, payroll, attendance management, disciplinary, grievance, capability, probationary, appraisal and organisational change.

You will have a critical role in supporting the HR Lead in continually developing human resource management within the Trust through staff training, development and engagement. You will support and deliver projects to enhance the HR service operation and outcomes. 

This is an exciting opportunity for which we require a resilient, passionate and driven HR professional to quickly achieve results. The successful candidate must have the desire to work with pride, ambition, respect, resilience, integrity and excellence so we can be the “best we can be!”. If you are looking to take the next step in your HR career, this is an exciting opportunity for you to join our energetic and dynamic team. 

We offer you access to a number of staff benefits including childcare vouchers, exclusive online offers and discounts updated weekly as well as health and well being initiatives. There is annual holiday entitlement of 25 days (this is inclusive of 3 days which are to be used during the Christmas break) plus 8 public holidays. 


How to apply

To apply for this post please visit our website and complete the online application form and equal opportunities form at 

Closing time and date for applications is 12.00pm (midday) on Friday 15th February 2019

For any questions regarding the vacancy please contact Laura Ferris, HR Lead at 

The Fylde Coast Academy Trust is committed to equality of opportunity for all. Fylde Coast Academy Trust is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners, staff and visitors.  All staff will be carefully selected using recruitment and selection procedures designed to emphasise our commitment to safeguarding. All posts, including volunteers, are subject to enhanced DBS clearance.

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