12 month FTC initially
£41,100 (includes ILW)
Full time, 35 hours per week, 4 days and flexible working considered
This is a brand new role.
Women in Prison (WiP) are looking for an experienced HR professional to help shape their detailed strategy around people development and agile working.
Reporting to the Deputy Chief Executive you will be responsible for providing operational and strategic support across the whole of WiP on all HR and people matters, including supporting managers to develop and deliver effective people management practices, including delivering on an agile working strategy. Your remit will also include reviewing all HR policies and processes to ensure that they effectively underpin WIPs strategic objectives, values and Equality, Diversity and Inclusion plan.
you might expect in a new role for WiP you will also be responsible for leading and supporting good HR practice generally, and for establishing a training, induction and people development programme which reflects our values of feminism and commitment to a trauma-responsive approach in all of our work.
The successful candidate will bring demonstrable experience of developing and delivering effective HR services in a values driven organisation, of establishing and implementing training and development plans, and of coaching managers in relation to performance management.
You will ideally have a formal HR qualification e.g. CIPD level 5, be working toward one, or be QBE with a demonstrable track record of success.
actively encourage applications from women from a variety of backgrounds, and with a range of skills and experiences. We are particularly interested to hear from women from Black, Asian and minoritised communities and women with lived experience of the criminal justice system who are under represented in leadership positions in our sector.
The role is only open to women, in accordance with the sex-based exemptions of the Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1.
In line with legal requirements and the nature of WIPs work, this post is:
- Restricted to women only as a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9 para 1, Equality Act 2010;
- Subject to a Right to Work check; and
- Subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check (basic)
Closing date: asap but 10.00am Friday 4th February latest