Leading land-based college seeks HR advisor

Bishop Burton College is one of the UK's lading land-based colleges.

The college is the only one in the UK to hold Centre of Vocational Excellence status in both Agriculture and Equine and in 2017 accrediting body Pearson declared them "Outstanding BTEC College of the Year.

The HR team support over 4000 students and 500 employees across their two sites, based just in the outskirts of Beverley, East Yorkshire and the new £24.5million Riseholme College Showground campus.

You will work in partnership with a specified group of managers, to advise, coach and support them throughout the employee lifecycle in order to improve the recruitment, retention, skill level and engagement of the staff.


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The Opportunity: HR Advisor

Salary: £24,666

Benefits Package including 24% Employer Pension Contribution


The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults - it expects all staff to share this commitment.  All staff therefore have a responsibility to promote and safeguard children, young people and vulnerable adults in accordance with the nature of this post.  A DBS check is carried out for all appointments.


Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide people expertise and support the area to deliver its objectives
  • Meet and communicate regularly with the HR Team to ensure College wide consistency of approach. 
  • Advise, coach and support managers on the HR policies, procedures, process and recruitment. 
  • Advise, coach and support managers on staff development processes including induction; probation; personal development reviews; and internal and external training in line with relevant policies and procedures.
  • Ensure all relevant paperwork such as offer letters, contracts, meeting outcome letters, etc are sent out within the required timescale.
  • Ensure the information in the HR system accurate and kept up to date. 
  • Undertake agreed project work and policy development.
  • Provide any statistical and management information required.
  • Comply with all College policies and relevant legislation, with particular reference to Health & Safety, Equality and Diversity and GDPR.

The Successful Candidate

This is a role in an experienced team with good development opportunities and in an organisation continually investing.  You will have experience in a similar HR role and be a person who wants to make a difference.

Working within this HR team is a fantastic opportunity if you:

  • Have a positive, can-do attitude.
  • Have strong inter-personal skills and enjoys meeting and mixing regularly with others. 
  • Resilient and enjoys problem solving.
  • Want to be a part of a transitional journey for the HR team. 
  • Enjoy maintaining and improving existing systems.
  • Enjoy a proactive role where you need to get stuck in

Ready to take the next step?

You can learn more about this role and apply click the link, alternatively for more information and a full outline of the role call Becki Moore on 01482 975960 or email becki@ekfr.co.uk

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