Hours:  37.5 hours per week

Contract: Fixed Term for 12 months

Salary:  £25,000 to £27,000 per annum dependent upon experience

Closing date:  5pm on 15th July 2020

Interview Date:  22nd July 2020

DBS: N/A


About us:
St Wilfrid’s Hospice provides end of life support to the population of Eastbourne and the surrounding parts of East Sussex, from our stunning hospice building and through our highly skilled community teams. We are rated an ‘outstanding’ provider by the Care Quality Commission and have a clear vision of reaching increasing numbers of local patients and their families, in close collaboration with our community. 

We provide a supportive working environment, which is demonstrated through our values: compassionate, professional, progressive and respectful and these are embedded in our culture. We have a dynamic learning environment which actively promotes and facilitates opportunities for career progression.

The Role:
Our people are vital to the future of St Wilfrid’s Hospice and it is essential that we recruit and retain the very best individuals and offer a supportive, engaging and rewarding working environment.

We are therefore looking for a personable and self-motivated individual to join the hospice as an HR Officer.

The successful candidate will be a motivated, talented HR generalist with great communication and interpersonal skills alongside well-developed HR skills in the core generalist areas of employee relations, recruitment, HR Information Systems (HRIS) and policies and procedures.

You will play a pivotal role in HR operations, with the opportunity to get involved in HR projects as they arise, the majority of which will be centered on delivering the outcomes we want to generate from our People Strategy.

This is a varied role which requires excellent organisational, communication and IT skills with the ability to work as a team, be flexible and demonstrate initiative. You will be also used to working to deadlines and prioritising your own workload. 

Benefits included:

  • We offer a generous holiday entitlement of 27 days per year plus bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Discounted cinema tickets
  • Employee assistance programmes
  • Additional training opportunities
  • Supportive working environment

Please contact Stephanie Green, HR Advisor, email [email protected] or telephone 01323 434260 for further information. No agencies thank you.

If you are interested in applying then please download an application form and return completed to [email protected]

If you have any questions regarding your application please do not hesitate to contact the Human Resources team on 01323 434260 or email [email protected]


HR Officer - Job Description

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