HR Advisor (Volunteers)
This role is a Fixed Term Contract covering maternity leave.
About the Role
We currently have an opportunity for an experienced HR Advisor, or someone with experience looking to step up to the level. This role is covering maternity leave and will provide great exposure to HR casework for anyone wanting to work with volunteers or gain further HR Advisor experience.
As an HR Advisor, you will work closely with the Regional HR Manager in providing advice, guidance and support to volunteer managers in a wide range of important people processes such as recruitment, inductions, Volunteer Development Reviews, disciplinaries and grievances.
You will help our managers improve the volunteer experience, as well as helping them to better manage their people. You will also liaise with our HR administration centre to help implement important changes to process and support the HR Advisors for volunteering where needed.
In this role, you will have the opportunity to travel throughout the region and work with a wide variety of volunteer-related queries. To be successful, you will have experience in HR casework in a fast-paced HR environment and had experience with advising managers on best practice. Ideally, you will have previously worked with volunteers.
You must be able to travel, as frequent travel throughout the region will be needed as well as evening and weekend work (due to the nature of volunteering).
St John Ambulance works at the heart of communities, providing first aid, keeping people safe at events and working alongside the NHS in response to 999 calls. Much of our front-line delivery is provided by our dedicated and highly-trained volunteers.
Every year, hundreds of thousands of people, many of them under 18, also learn how to save a life through our training, education and youth programmes.
Over the next decade, we have bold ambitions to help transform out-of-hospital care, having a positive impact on the people we treat, the communities we serve, and our own people.
We are a team of over 1,600 employees and 18,000 volunteers, united by our goal of saving lives through first aid, training and campaigning.
Your wellbeing is very important to us, we, therefore, provide a variety of confidential services to help manage your money, health and mental wellbeing which you can start using from the moment you join.
You will receive; Competitive salary, fantastic pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, health and wellbeing portal, access to discounts portal including gym discounts, high street stores and restaurants and access to our confidential assistance programme.
This role is a fixed term contract for 7 months.
Application Review Date: 06/06/2019
We may review applications before the Application Review Date, however, if you apply after the Application Review Date, your application may not be considered. We will accept applications until we have successfully filled the role