Human Resources Business Partner

Human Resources Business Partner

Salary: £27,747 - £31,219 (per annum)
Contract Type: Fixed Term 12 month (Maternity Cover)                       
Hours: 37 hours per week
Location: Ellesmere Port / Crewe Campus

We are seeking a Human Resources Business Partner to join our team at our Ellesmere Port or Crewe Campus on a 12 month fixed term contract, covering maternity leave.

This is an excellent opportunity for an innovative and inspiring HR professional to join the College as part of a collaborative and supportive HR team.  With a lead on learning and development this will be a key post to help support the aims and objectives of the Organisational Development and HR department. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • To provide advice and support to staff and line managers on a range of Organisational Development and HR matters including recruitment, absence management, learning and development, employee relations, performance management and conditions of employment;
  • To be the HR lead on cross College learning and development activity and maintain up to date and accurate CPD records;
  • Produce data, reports and statistical analysis using the HR system that are relevant to College requirements; and
  • To provide advice and guidance to ensure all College safeguarding obligations are adhered to at all times. 

Key Person Specification Requirements:

  • CIPD level 5 qualification or working towards;
  • GCSE Grade C (4/5) in English and Maths;
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working as part of an Organisational Development and HR Team;
  • Excellent level of digital literacy;
  • Excellent inter-personal skills with the ability to develop positive working relationships at all levels;
  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail; 
  • Understanding of equality, diversity and inclusion in work and the learning environment;
  • Up-to-date occupational experience; and
  • Enhanced DBS check

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification attached for further details.

If you’re interested in this new opportunity, you can apply by sending a completed application formto [email protected] by 9am on 27 September 2022.

The selection process will take place in week commencing 3 October 2022.


  • Access to world-class facilities;
  • Extensive upskilling and professional development opportunities;
  • Competitive salary;
  • Pension scheme;
  • 35 days holiday (plus bank holidays);
  • College ‘Count Me In’ social platform;
  • Onsite fitness and childcare facilities;
  • Onsite Costa, café, shop, restaurants, hair and beauty salon; and
  • Free onsite parking

If you wish to discuss any aspects of the role prior to making an application, then please email [email protected] where arrangements will be made for a discussion with the Human Resources Manager.  

Cheshire College South and West is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Successful applicants will be required to provide a DBS Disclosure.