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Specialist – People (HR Business Partner)

Salary: £40,876 - £44,863

Job Type: Fixed term

Hours 37

Closing Date:

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We have an exciting opportunity for a Specialist – People (HR Business Partner) to join us. Apply now and become a valued member of the Support Services team, helping South Somerset to be a place where businesses flourish, communities are safe, vibrant and healthy and residents enjoy good housing and cultural, leisure and sporting activities.

Status: 18 month fixed term contract

Location: Yeovil occasionally and via agile working 

What we’re looking for… 

  • Extensive HR / people related experience which would be applied in the supporting of a number of complex projects relating the employment experience at SSDC
  • A thorough knowledge of employment law and pragmatic application via change management activities and supporting a team who are managing complex cases
  • An individual who is able to work at pace, be comfortable with complexity, seeks to understand context in order to deliver successful outcomes, whilst supporting the shifting of culture in a transformed matrix organisation with a digital agenda 

You will be a professionally qualified Chartered MCIPD and have extensive HR / people experience, ideally having gained valuable experience working within the public and/or private sector. 

There may be an occasional need to travel to our offices in Yeovil but we will also consider candidates who want to / are able to work in a digital / agile way. 

Please contact Sara Kelly, People Manager on 01935 462249 or Jenny Clayton, Lead Specialist for People on 01935 462161 should you wish to discuss the role in more detail.

We promote and value diversity in the workplace and welcome diverse applicants. We are committed to applying our equal opportunities policy at all stages of recruitment and selection. Shortlisting, interviewing and selection will always be carried out without regard to disability, sex or sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, age, or pregnancy or maternity.  

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