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HR Adviser - Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Company Information Posted : 11-10-2018
Company :  MacIntyre
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Job Type : Permanent - Fulltime
Duration : Permanent
Category : Education
Recruiter Reference : 356419
URL for applications : Click to apply
Salary : 25000 - 31000 UKP per year
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Start Publishing : 11-10-2018
Stop Publishing : 08-11-2018
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Be part of the Academy Trust behind schools for children and young people with autism and/or additional needs.

About Us

MacIntyre Academies Trust opened its first academy, Endeavour Academy, in Headington, Oxford in September 2014 for children and young people with autism and associated severe Learning difficulties aged from 9 to 19 years old. In September 2015, it was joined by Discovery Academy a new school in Nuneaton, Warwickshire for children and young people with social, emotional and mental health needs and /or autism, aged between 9 years and 19 years. Quest Academy in Rugby the sister school to Discovery opened in September, 2017; currently located in Nuneaton.

MacIntyre Academies is sponsored by MacIntyre Charity, which over the last 50 years, has developed a strong reputation nationally, as a high quality, person centred organisation.

The Role

Due to growth within the Trust, we are currently seeking a professional HR Adviser to join the MacIntyre Academies Trust HR and Recruitment Team and provide HR support to our Academies and central team.

Reporting to the HR & Recruitment Manager, you will work as part of the HR Team alongside a part-time HR Adviser and Administrator. As HR Adviser you will be the first point of contact for HR within the Trust, providing accurate advice and guidance on all aspects of HR and recruitment including employment relations matters such as disciplinary and grievance procedures and escalating where appropriate.

You will draft and update HR policies and place recruitment adverts, as well as developing and delivering training to managers on all HR and Recruitment related subjects as required.

You will provide a visible HR and Recruitment presence within the Academies, attending meetings and supporting managers as required. Working within this small HR Team, this is a generalist role and an exciting opportunity to get involved in all aspects of HR and Recruitment including project work.

Home based, this role requires regular travel throughout the business (including the Milton Keynes Office and our Academies based in Oxford, Rugby and Nuneaton) for which appropriate reimbursement will be made.

About You

You will hold a relevant CIPD qualification (Level 5/7 or equivalent) or be working towards qualification and have experience working within a generalist HR environment. With experience of supporting managers to improve working practices, this role would suit a HR Officer/Assistant looking to progress to a HR Adviser role.

Knowledge and understanding of employment law is essential and experience of HR practices within the Education/care sector is desirable.

A strong team player with a sense of humour, you will have excellent communication skills, a can do attitude and be confident to work independently with guidance.


In return, we can offer you a competitive salary, generous annual leave entitlement and local government pension scheme, cycle to work scheme as well as an Employee Assistance Programme to support your health and wellbeing.

Closing Date: Tuesday 6th November 2018, Midday

Interview Date: Monday 12th November 2018

MacIntyre Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All positions will require an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and registration with the DBS Update Service together with all other relevant recruitment checks including obtaining references. Referees will be asked to assess suitability of candidates to work with vulnerable adults, children or young people and will be verbally verified. MacIntyre Academies’ Safeguarding Policy can be found on our website and candidates will be asked about this as part of the recruitment process.

*Salaries are Full-Time Equivalent and are dependent upon qualifications and experience

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