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HR Officer

Pin icon YO23 Bishopthorpe
Pound Sterling icon Salary in the region of £24,000 Full Time Equivalent
Clock icon Part-Time
Calendar icon 25 days ago
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  • Can you bring HR experience and enthusiasm to help us take our HR function to the next level?
  • Do have excellent attention to detail?
  • Would you like to work as part of a lovely team and for an organisation that makes a difference?

Here at Brunswick Organic Nursery, we have a unique opportunity for a part-time HR Officer to join our team in Bishopthorpe!

HR Officer
Bishopthorpe, York, YO23 2RF

  • Part time: 16 hours per week
  • Salary in the region of £24,000 Full Time Equivalent
  • Working hours can be flexible between Monday – Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm. Our ideal would be split across 3 days but we are open to discussion

Please Note: Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK

Brunswick Organic Nursery is a registered charity based in Bishopthorpe, York, which provides a productive and rewarding workplace environment for people with learning disabilities to grow and thrive in.

We build skills and confidence, support wellbeing and develop independence through offering opportunities in different work areas. These include events planning and office administration, crafts, woodwork, cooking and horticulture (growing plants at the garden nursery, growing organic fruit and vegetables, and a contract gardening service for the local community).

About the Role:

This is a new role for us and we’re excited to be able to build and improve our HR capacity. Our HR function has grown over the years and has mostly been developed by one of our Directors.

It’s time to hand this on to someone who can fulfil our administrative and operational aspects of HR as well help us develop it even further. For this, we need someone who can start with what we have now, who is able to bring or explore new options and ultimately implement changes to enhance what we have.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Directors and Operations Manager for HR responsibilities for 40+ staff
  • Ensure a high-quality HR function and smooth organisational operations
  • Oversee our recruitment process
  • Coordinate and record staff training
  • Involvement in our monthly payroll processes
  • Support the development of compliance and best practices
  • Draft policies and coordinate our policy renewal schedule
  • Assist in delivering interviewer training to adults with learning disabilities who are on our interview panels

About You

Caring, trustworthy and conscientious, your qualities and people skills really matter to us – this role is central to how we value, nurture and invest in our team.

In all aspects of this role, you’ll need excellent attention to detail and be able to organise your work autonomously. You’ll have strong listening and communication skills and your written language skills need to be excellent. You’ll be comfortable collaborating with colleagues and also able to use your initiative.


We can offer you:

  • Fully paid training
  • Paid DBS check
  • 35 days holiday including bank holidays pro rata
  • Friendly and supportive team environment based at our beautiful garden nursery setting.

Apply now to become a part of our dedicated team and help us as we work to create a positive impact for all in our community!

Please note: An enhanced DBS check will be sought if you are offered the role.

How to apply for the role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click “apply” today and check your inbox for an email providing more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any supporting documents.

You must be authorised to work in the UK. No agencies please.

Other suitable skills and experience include HR, Human Resources, HR Officer, Human Resources Officer, HR Assistant, HR Administrator, Recruitment, Talent Acquisition, HR Advisor, Payroll Officer, Training Coordinator.