The HR Team at Activate Learning provides a forward thinking and positive advisory service across the group. It is a broad collaborative team comprising of Talent, Learning & Development, D&I, HRIS, Reward, HR Services and Business Partnering, where this role sits. The team supports with Employee Relations, Wellbeing and building a strong people and coaching culture, where trust and productivity are at the forefront of our behaviours.
Working in partnership with key stakeholders across the business area, you will deliver a proactive generalist HR support and advice service across Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Surrey. You will be responsible for coaching, supporting and guiding managers through all aspects of employee relations, including performance, absence, disciplinary and grievance escalating where necessary to the HR Business Partner with whom you will work closely on more complex issues.
You will be joining the organisation during an exciting period of change and growth, working as part of a Group HR Team providing HR advice and guidance across all locations, whilst you will can be based at our Reading Campus, you will cover the Team in Banbury & Oxford with the willingness to travel to both of the locations when necessary.
What do you need to be successful in this role?
You will have experience in a generalist or HR Advisory job previously, be confident in managing your own ER caseload, including awareness of absence management, conduct, grievance and capability. You will be comfortable working with data and using this to support hiring managers make informed decisions. Building relationships quickly, providing technical expertise and driving positive outcomes is key to this role.
What are the benefits of this role?
Based predominantly in Berkshire, you will be joining a team of passionate HR experts that work collaboratively across the Group and advocate sharing ways of working and best practice. The HR team advocates an open and friendly culture and the opportunity to inspire change within an evolving organisation. Opportunities to be involved in and lead on projects are never in short supply, so in addition to an incredibly varied role, you are continuously developing your skillset and knowledge base. Being a large HR Team there are opportunities to grow within the role and we hope you will have a transformational career journey with us.
There really is no limit in terms of your personal growth, development and career by joining one of the largest Education Providers in the UK. You will have a comprehensive development program as part of induction together with peer to peer learning, a formal development plan and support at every step of the way to set you up for success.
We offer a buddy system, a digital induction module and a close-knit community of experts and leaders across the Group to support the sharing of best practice and encourage individual growth. We have extensive technology in place to develop digital capability and flexible working arrangements will be considered for the right candidate.
What are the benefits of working for Activate Learning Group?
At Activate Learning, we see our employees as individuals, empowering them to make the right choices for their ambitions and careers. We value our people as vital to our continued success and aspire to a diverse, open and inclusive environment that provides the motivation for everyone to pursue their career goals and flourish.
When you work for Activate Learning, you’re working for an organisation that provides you with the advantages of a large employer, a trusted partner in your career development, and a transformational way of working whilst also investing in building a community environment for everyone.
Together, we will bring out the best version of yourself.
Applications are reviewed and shortlisted on a rolling basis and we reserve the right to interview, appoint and close adverts early due to the volume of applications we receive.
We therefore encourage you to apply at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as once we have closed a vacancy you will be unable to submit your application form.
Activate Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check at the appropriate level.
Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK as we do not sponsor work permits and work permits from other organisations are unacceptable as proof of right to work in the UK.
Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.
Activate Learning are committed to employing people with disabilities and will ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible. If you require any reasonable adjustments either at application or interview stage please contact the talent team directly.
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