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YMCA Norfolk needs HR Officer in Norwich

YMCA Norfolk needs a HR Officer (Maternity Cover), based in Norwich.


Position: HR Officer (Maternity Cover)
Pay: £11.11 per hour (Grade D – £ 21,664.50 per annum pro rata)
Location: YMCA Norfolk Offices, Aylsham Road
Contract Type: Fixed term until 31st July 2023 with the potential to extend
Hours per week: 30 – 37.5 hours per week
Preferred start date – mid January 2023
We are looking for an experienced HR Officer to join our HR team at YMCA Norfolk to support the team during a period of Maternity leave cover.
Job Role: 
  • To provide support to the HR Manager in ensuring the smooth running of all aspects of the HR function, including responding to general HR queries.
  • The role is a key appointment within the team, supporting the HR Manager to deliver across the full range of HR responsibilities dependent on the needs of the team and wider organisation at any given time. The postholder will work closely with other HR colleagues delivering learning & development, payroll and recruitment activities.
  • Further information can be found at – Job Description
The Organisation:
YMCA Norfolk is a great place to work, offering meaningful opportunities to make a difference in the lives of young people. Working at YMCA Norfolk is an opportunity to be a part of an organisation which is challenging, innovative, rewarding and fun! We place young people at the heart of all we do and are committed to building an organisation that is responsive to the needs of young people and our stakeholders.

What you’ll need to succeed:
You will be a CIPD level 3 qualified (or working towards) HR professional with a proven record of provision of sound advice across a range of HR issues, with a demonstrable understanding and up to date knowledge of employment law. You will have experience of working in a busy administrative environment with the ability to prioritise a large and varied workload in a time pressured setting.

What you’ll get in return:
  • Healthshield Health Care Plan
  • 34 days (pro rata) per annum inclusive of Bank and Public Holidays
  • An additional day of annual leave (pro rata) awarded after 5 and 10 years of continuous Long Service
  • Access to contributory stakeholder pension scheme after 3 months
  • Health and wellbeing events and activities
  • Family friendly policies
  • In service training opportunities and bursaries investing in your development
  • Annual staff day and staff awards to celebrate our successes
  • Death in service benefit of 2 x annual salary
  • Regular line management and support
  • Staff discount at Williams Kitchen Café, Explorers Soft Play & Muddy Puddles Nursery
What to do next:
For more information on this role, please contact Vicki Palmer on 07849 085023 or vicki.palmer@ymcanorfolk.org

To apply, please complete an Application Form and a Survey Form and forward along with a copy of your CV to careers@ymcanorfolk.org or by post to Vicki Palmer

Closing date for applications:  Friday December 9, 2022 at 9am

YMCA Norfolk is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please note the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Basic DBS check prior to starting employment.


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