HR & Recruitment Officer (Maternity Cover)

Pay spine points 28-32 £26,259 - £29,961
37.5 hours per week - Full-time
Working times: 8.00am-4.00pm
Required from 20th May 2019 until 19th May 2020 or the return of the postholder,
whichever is sooner.

Purpose of the role

We are looking for a bright and highly organised HR and Recruitment Officer to
play a key role working within the CST team. The Trust is growing and developing
significantly; the post holder will be crucial in providing a key support service to all
Trust schools.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a successful, growing Trust, offering a varied
and challenging role, requiring calm efficiency, an eye for detail and good humour,
and the ability to build strong and positive relationships with all schools in the Trust.
The ideal candidate will be confident to take the initiative and contribute to the
development of the HR and Recruitment department as the Trust grows.
This position is currently based in Bristol Cathedral Choir School at our central Trust
offices, located in the centre of Bristol.

You will work closely with the Trust Operations Manager and Finance Manager, as
well as individual school Business Managers and Head Teachers, to provide HR
advisory and recruitment support, ensuring consistent and effective HR
administration across the Trust. You will be able to explain policies and procedures
accurately and in a timely manner. You will also oversee recruitment for a number of
Trust schools, providing advice and support to the part time HR and Recruitment
Administrator. The successful candidate will be joining a small, welcoming team who
work closely together and enjoy supporting one another.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join us at a really exciting time for the HR team, as
we continue to develop the professional HR and Payroll services that we provide.
There is potential for future development opportunities as our Trust and HR team
continues to grow.

What you will get from Cathedral Schools Trust:

● The opportunity to join a growing organisation during an extremely exciting
time, with the opportunity for progression as the Trust grows in size
● Membership to the Local Government Pension Scheme.
● Employees can join our cycle-to-work scheme.
● The successful applicant will also have access to an annual leave entitlement
of 25 days (plus 10 days at Christmas, including public holidays).
● A fun, hardworking and welcoming team who enjoy supporting each other,
including a vast support network of senior leaders within the schools and our
● A 24/7 employee assistance programme


To apply go to:
Applications should be received as soon as possible and by Friday 23rd November.
Interviews will be held on Friday 30th November. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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