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HR Manager.

Central Scotland
Full time, 37 hours
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Are you an experienced Human Resource Officer or Manager looking for your next challenge? If so, join us at Safe as Houses Care and enjoy a new career where you'll be part of an organisation that makes a positive difference to those who need it most.


As a Human Resource Manager, you will work 37 hours a week and must live in central Scotland, where you'll be a commutable distance from our head office in Stirling. 


This is a brand-new role, so you'll be able to put your own stamp on the business and enjoy evolving and establishing new processes. You'll be responsible for providing professional HR services, identifying HR priorities, and recommending appropriate people management solutions to support the organisation's aims and functions. 


You will ensure effective employment relationship management, which will see you build and maintain trusting relationships with staff at all levels of the organisation and promote a positive vision of HR within the business.


At Safe as Houses Care (SAHC), our staff are the reason why we can strive in what we do, so it's important we support them in every way possible. That's why as the Human Resource Manager, you will provide professional advice and support to managers and staff on all aspects of Employment Law. This reflects our (SAHC) desire to be an employer of choice, advising on current employment legislation and always applying best practices. 


Not only will you be the go-to person for advice, but you will develop and manage effective performance management strategies, source, develop and provide staff training plans and sessions, maintain, and evolve a company-wide HR system and much more. 


There will be the opportunity to develop and grow your remit and focus as the business expands. Room for enhancement exists, as do rewards for excellent performance.

What you will be doing:


  • Developing, leading, communicating and delivering an HR strategy for the business, ensuring all HR operational activities link back to SAH Business Plan 

  • Translating the HR Strategy into day-to-day practicalities by designing, managing, and monitoring operational HR systems and processes to maximise efficiency 

  • To continually improve the HR function and drive efficient and effective working practices throughout the business ensuring that a high-quality service is provided consistently by the HR function.

Employee Resourcing 

  • Participate in, and lead when required, on any organisational structure reviews 

  • Manage the recruitment of all staff, from authorisation through to start date taking the safer recruitment lead on recruitment panels when necessary 

  • Prepare appointment letters, contracts of employment and associated documentation for new employees 

  • Oversee the preparation of contracts of employment/letters to employees to reflect changes in their terms and conditions 

  • Liaise with Payroll Officer and Finance Manager as necessary.

Employee Relations 

  • Undertake and conduct Grievance / Disciplinary investigations, 

  • Ensure all data is processed in line with the Data Protection and GDPR and manage the end-to-end requests of Data Subject.

Performance Management 

  • Overall responsibility for the staff appraisal system and probationary period appraisal process for all support staff for the whole business

  • Advise managers on the correct procedures to be followed in managing staff performance.

Training and Development 

  • Ensure that managers and teams have the appropriate skills and capabilities to undertake their responsibilities effectively 

  • Source and arrange suitable in-house and external training and development courses and workshops 

  • Delivery of effective induction training to all staff.

  • HR Processes and Information Systems 

  • Introduce and develop HR processes and practices established for all staff in line with current legislation and good practice

  • Undertake absence monitoring, providing guidance to line managers on managing attendance where necessary. 


  • Ensure a fair and consistent staff pay structure across the company

  • Advise on payroll matters, as required 

  • Manage HR personnel in ensuring that relevant reports are prepared and submitted in a timely manner for audit purposes. 

Employment Legislation

  • Keep up to date with changes in employment legislation, guidance and good practice and advise the Senior Management Team and Line Managers accordingly 

  • Review and keep up to date on all HR-related policies and procedures, including the Staff Handbook 

  • Ensure compliance with employment legislation, guidance, and best practice.

Staff Wellbeing 

  • Regularly attending meetings with the managers to report on staff wellbeing 

  • Liaise with the external Occupational Health provision in respect of referrals 

  • Review OH medical reports and recommendations, and in conjunction with line managers, ensure the needs of staff are being met in the workplace 

  • Work in conjunction with Senior Management Team to coordinate and implement staff wellbeing surveys and focus groups when required, following up with action plans Communication

  • Termly reports to the Senior Management Team on key HR areas such as recruitment, change management, restructuring, absence management, employment legislation, and performance management.

What you will get:

If successful, your employment will be subject to:

  • Competitive annual salary

  • Holiday entitlement of 35 days per annum, inclusive of bank holidays and birthday

  • Remote or hybrid working

  • Pension scheme

  • Medical insurance

  • Generous Profit-Sharing Scheme

  • Discretionary annual pay review

  • Career Development Supported

  • Receipt of two references, one of which must be from your most recent employer

  • Confirmation that you are eligible to work in the UK

  • Satisfactory completion of the probationary period

Apply now:

Thank you! We'll be in touch.

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