Our district is a dynamic and innovative place to live, work and visit. While our modern offices are based in the heart of Folkestone, with easy access to transport links, local shops, entertainment facilities and the seafront, we have an agile working culture that supports flexible and home working where possible. Recognised by Best Companies as an outstanding organisation to work for, we have a real focus on staff engagement, health & wellbeing and staff development, and offer an excellent benefits package that includes corporate membership and reward schemes, Employee Assistance Programme and access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.
This is an exciting opportunity for either an experienced HR generalist or somebody looking to take the next stage in their HR career to join a well established, supportive, team. Operating in a business partner model you will have responsibility for an area of the council, adding value through your quickly developed knowledge of the organisation and people management expertise. You will also manage a range of cross council HR and payroll processes, and play a fundamental role in ensuring they are continuously improved and meet the needs and expectations of our customers.
You will need to hold a level 3 qualification in HR and have at least 3 years experience in generalist HR role or similar. You will have a sound knowledge of undertaking HR related processes, of using HR systems, and of modern HR practice in order to advise managers effectively on a range people management issues. You will also be able to work effectively as part of a small team, building working relationships across the organization swiftly and undertaking a range of HR tasks diligently from the administrative to the more complex. But above all else, if you're a solutions focused individual who puts our customers first, then we want to hear from you.
Closing date – Midday Thursday 29th September
Interviews – Wednesday 5th October at the Civic Centre, Folkestone