HR People Manager, The Reader Organisation

HR People Manager

You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, or who had ever been alive.’                                                                               James Baldwin

Based At: Calderstones Mansion House, Calderstones Park, Liverpool, L18 3JD

Reporting to:  Deputy Head of Support Services

Salary: £20,000 – £22,000 per annum

Hours: Full time – 35 hours per week.  Applications for part time / flexible working are welcome.

Duration: Permanent Contract

About the role:

This is an exciting opportunity for a practical and organised individual who has excellent people skills and is looking to further develop their HR career across a diverse HR environment that covers all aspects of HR.  You will need to be flexible and willing with a positive attitude to managing people and change.  You will be at least level 3 CIPD qualified (or equivalent HR qualification), be committed to gaining further CIPD qualifications and have experience of working in HR role in the commercial, social enterprise or charitable sector.

Role responsibilities include:

  • To manage the People Team to provide a strong and effective HR service within the organisation.
  • To be responsible for the management of policies within the organisation including assisting in the development of new HR policies, reviewing existing policies and ensuring organisational consultation takes place in accordance with the policy management procedure.
  • Provide guidance and support to managers on Employee Relations matters and HR policies such as grievances, disciplines, performance issues and to deliver training inputs on HR related topics when required.
  • To manage the organisations HR data with responsibility for recording workforce data and producing HR statistics and performance data.  Ensuring all personal files and data are efficiently and confidentially stored in accordance with legislative requirements.

For full details of role resposnsibilites download the Job Description below.

How to apply:

Note: Please do not just send in a CV. We will only consider applications that adhere to the following process:

View the full job description and download an application form found below. Please complete the application form and submit a covering letter, explaining how you meet the requirements of this role, to

Your covering letter is an opportunity for you to include any additional information which could not be explained within the application form.

Download Full Job Description.

Download Application Form.

Download Monitoring Equality & Diversity in Recruitment Form. 

Deadline for applications: 17:00 Friday 4th November 2016

NB: applications arriving after 17:00 will not be considered.

Interviews: Friday 11th November, Calderstones Mansion House, L18 3JB

Role begins: As soon as possible thereafter.