FCAT Human Resources Advisor

Academy: Fylde Coast Academy Trust
Contract: Permanent
Salary: NJC Pay Scale, Grade F
Closing date for applications: 27 June 2022, 9.00am


Human Resources Advisor


Salary:            Grade F Points 19-24 on the NJC Pay Scale (currently £25,927-£29,174 per annum)


Contract:        Permanent, Full Time (37 hours per week)


Start Date:      As soon as possible


Join Team FCAT - We are looking to appoint an experienced HR Advisor to support the delivery of our high quality, professional and forward thinking HR service to our academies and central services of the trust. If you are looking to progress your generalist knowledge, skills and experience across a number of HR specialisms and to work closely with managers and senior leaders to make an immediate impact in people management and development, this is the opportunity for you!


FCAT is a large Multi Academy Trust with 10 academies (primary, secondary and all-through schools) and our central services team - we are committed to promoting excellence in teaching, learning and leadership. Our website will share more information with you www.fcat.org.uk  


Our HR team is a well-regarded and intrinsic function of our central services team which supports the effective operation and development of our academies and trust. With over 850 employees, working as part of this fast-paced and busy HR team with the Head of HR, Senior HR Advisor and HR Officer; you will effectively manage a caseload, providing expert advice and coaching to managers and senior leaders across our academies and central services in employment legislation, terms and conditions of employment, human resource management policy and best practice.


You will have strong knowledge and the skills and experience to quickly build effective relationships to successfully advise and resolve issues relating to recruitment, payroll, attendance management, disciplinary, grievance, capability and organisational change. You will have a solid focus on ensuring that your work adds value and makes a positive impact.


You will have a critical role in supporting the development human resource management within the trust through staff training and development. As part of a small team, you will have the opportunity to be directly involved in the design and delivery of HR operations and strategy, including new, policies, procedures and initiatives that continually enhance the HR service, Team FCAT employer brand as well as staff satisfaction and engagement.


This is an exciting opportunity for which we require a resilient, passionate and driven HR professional to quickly achieve results. You 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 dynamic team.


We offer you access to a number of staff benefits including exclusive online offers and discounts, cycle to work scheme, membership of the generous Local Government Pension Scheme, as well as health and wellbeing initiatives. We are committed to our Team FCAT Work and Wellbeing Charter. There is annual holiday entitlement of 25 days (5 days may be taken during term time) 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 www.fcat.org.uk/job-vacancies


Closing time and date for applications is 9.00am on Monday 27th June 2022.


For any questions regarding the vacancy please contact Laura Ferris, Head of HR at laura.ferris@fcat.org.uk


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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