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Adults HR Improvement Officer - Wakefield

Job Title: Adults HR Improvement Officer - Wakefield
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Wakefield
Salary: £14.86 - 14.86 per hour
REF: PM0005876B
Contact Name: Parbej Miah
Contact Email:
Job Published: 12 months ago

Job Description

Adults HR Improvement Officer – Wakefield (Temp Vacancy)

Salary: £14.86ph

Full-Time (37 hours)

Job Purpose:

  • To work with the HR Business Partners on providing timely business focused and professional advice and support on a range of HR and employment issues to Adults Social Care senior managers and develop pragmatic solutions that focus on enabling service delivery.
  • To be directly involved with implementing different ways of working to assist with filling hard to fill posts.
  • To work with managers within Adults Social Care to develop practical, short and long term solutions to identified recruitment and retention issues.
  • To work on and communicate with Senior Managers on all recruitment, on boarding activing and service improvements e.g. Attendance and Headcount
  • To contribute to specific projects in response to changes in legislation or working practices within the Council and to ensure those projects are managed effectively
  • To provide strategic advice to Senior Managers across the Council on recruitment and service improvements in order to better meet the needs of managers and services.
  • To take a lead on implementing new ways of working, that supports the business, to drive continuous and sustained performance improvements and efficiencies.
  • To ensure performance standards are maintained to drive sustained and continuous performance improvements, efficiencies and value for money within agreed monitoring/reporting framework and standards.


  • To provide support to senior managers and the HR Business Partners in consultation and negotiation with key stakeholders in the directorate linking workforce planning with the Council’s direction of travel and business and financial plans.
  • Develop and maintain proactive and effective working relationships with the Trade Unions.
  • To work with managers on all Adults Social Care recruitment related projects.
  • Ensure significant and effective communication takes place with stakeholders regarding recruitment, on boarding and service improvements.
  • Undertake significant and in depth research utilising a variety of methods as appropriate to the project being undertaken.
  • To provide creative and pragmatic solutions / options to difficult situations to senior managers whilst ensuring appropriate application of policies / procedures are followed.
  • To contribute to HR development by participating in working groups, discussions and negotiations, offering professional advice on HR issues.
  • To support Senior Recruitment in accordance with the councils procedures.
  • To plan, develop and deliver staff and manager briefings and training on recruitment and attendance, as required.
  • To contribute to a performance management culture by ensuring the performance requirements are identified, implemented and monitored.
  • To write and present reports from an HR perspective in a range of forums, including staff groups, Cabinet / council processes, DMT, etc.
  • To lead, represent and provide updates on HR issues in appropriate meetings
  • Actively seek customer feedback to inform the Council’s approach to service improvement
  • To be responsible for ensuring that the business has access to competent HR advice and support through personal effectiveness
  • To contribute to the development of appropriate policies, procedures and processes that meet local and national terms and conditions of employment and legislative requirements including key stakeholder consultation
  • To act as an ambassador for the HR Function and identify where HR can add value by influencing and delivering customer requirements effectively
  • To deliver HR priorities to ensure successful outcomes
  • To work within key performance indicators and benchmarks against external comparators and report on a regular basis to managers.
  • To set and be responsible for ensuring that team members are operating to the required quality and performance standards and in pursuit of the strategic goals set by Senior Management.

We offer:

  • 24 hour one on one specialist consultant based within your geographical area
  • 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy or other vacancies in your area please contact Parbej Miah 020 8514 9117.