Senior Human Resources Officer

Job Information

Salary: £32,643 - £36,273 p.a pro rata

Contract Type: Fixed Term (18 months), Part Time

Hours: 22 per week

Location: Hailsham, East Sussex but mainly home working at present due to Covid-19 restrictions


We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and organised Senior Human Resources Officer to work in our busy Human Resources department. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing, maintaining and developing a generic Human Resource service for the Council across a number of allocated service areas. You will also be required to take a lead role on allocated HR Projects and policy and process development, to improve efficiency of the service and support the Drive to Digital agenda within the HR service area.

The ideal candidate will need to have a broad range of previous HR experience, working at a similar level, and ideally within a similar office environment. You will need to be Level 5 CIPD qualified, and have experience and knowledge of HRIS, be able to work autonomously, and demonstrate excellent communication and customer service skills.

We offer an excellent package, including competitive salary, career average salary pension scheme, an employee benefit scheme offering a range of discounts and salary sacrifice schemes, flexitime and discounted leisure centre membership.

Wealden District Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are committed to maintaining a diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment. We value the differences that people bring from all backgrounds and communities and all applications will be treated on merit.

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the majority of our staff are continuing to work from home at present. Therefore, if you have any queries regarding this vacancy, please contact us via email where possible at

Job Description

Closing Date: 18/06/2021

Interview Date: 28/06/2021

Post Number: T2004