Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Salary: Up to £14.18 per hour
Posted: 3 months ago
Contract Type: Temporary or Contract
Industry: Office Support
Contact Name: Sam Smith

HR Improvement Officer

Job Description

Barker Ross are recruiting for an HR Improvement Officer in the Wakefield area on a 3 Month contract based on 37 hours per week at a rate of £17.18ph to support the Children & Young People directorate achieve the outcomes outlined in the transformation plan that relate to HR


This position will require a number of different responsibilities including (but not limited to the below);

  • Develop and maintain proactive and effective working relationships with the Trade Unions
  • To lead and contribute to large scale HR related projects
  • Ensure terms of reference, action plans, risk issue logs, in relation to projects are developed and maintained.
  • To provide creative and pragmatic solutions / options to difficult situations to senior managers
  • To be responsible for ensuring that the business has access to competent HR advice and support through personal effectiveness


The successful candidate of this position must have the below traits for this particular position;

  • Educated to Degree Level with varied HR experience
  • Understanding of the Local Government business
  • Varied knowledge of policies and procedures that support consistent employee behaviour
  • Experience of working with customers to deliver pragmatic solutions
  • Proven ability to use own discretion and demonstrate judgement
  • Proven ability to provide visible and supportive management to motivate and develop people

If you are interested in the role and would like to learn more about the role please apply today!

Alternatively, please register with Barker Ross at to be contacted directly regarding this position and any other roles which are released.


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

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