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School's People Advisor

Vacancy Summary
North East Lincolnshire Council
NJC25 - £29,577
Grimsby, Cleethorpes, North East Lincolnshire
Working Pattern:
Flexible Hours
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
26/10/2020 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description

NELC are seeking an experienced schools HR Advisor who can effectively support the People Partners in delivering an efficient HR service to schools and the organisation.

What you need to know about us

If you’re seeking out a new and exciting challenge; if you’re enthused by the prospect of joining an authority that is transforming its operating model, embracing an agenda of whole system leadership, commissioning for outcomes and enabling the growth of place and, if you’re comfortable with the prospect of being part of a team that seeks to demonstrate values based, distributed and restorative leadership then we look forward to receiving your application

What you need to know about the role

Your role will be to support the People Partner within Children and Family Services, working with schools and across Children Services. You will provide expert and professional advice to Head Teachers and managers on people issues to include attendance, performance, conduct and grievance organisational change. You will risk assess cases and provide managers with options on how cases can be managed.

As well as managing a complex mix of casework you will support managers to effectively navigate conflict situations to achieve resolutions, and foster positive working relationships with colleagues

In addition to the day to day management of your casework, you will also support the development and review of our Schools HR policies and practices.

What we need to know about you

Working in a fast paced environment, you will need to be able to make informed decisions based on factual information and have the confidence to handle difficult or emotional conversations and situations.

You will have the ability to influence and engage Head Teachers and managers across the schools and North East Lincolnshire Council through excellent verbal and written communication

You will have a generalist background with developed employee relations skills and preferential experience in complex cases.

You will be a self-starter who is flexible and adaptable to change able to tolerate ambiguity and be resilient.



What we offer

As well as a competitive salary, we offer 27 days holiday a year plus bank holidays, increasing with service, the opportunity to work remotely, flexible working arrangements as well as a range of employee benefits, such as buying additional holidays and a car scheme.

For further information about the role please email Nicola Miller on to arrange a discussion

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.


Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.


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