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Welsh Speaking HR Officer

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    £28796 to £32351

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    St David Recruitment Services

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    25 days ago

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​HR Officer (Welsh-speaking)

Full-time, 36hrs/wk flexible working


£28,796 - £32,351pa dep exp



A growing third sector organisation committed to making a positive difference to well-being in South Wales, our client is focussed on building confidence in the workforce and leading/supporting improvement in social care. Joining a compact and incredibly busy HR team, we are looking for an experienced Welsh-speaking HR generalist to provide specific focus on supporting learning and development plans as well as support all other HR activities.

Main duties:

Lead on implementing learning and development plans that support the delivery of strategy and objectives.

•Work with the HR and Wellbeing Manager to design blended learning solutions and an annual calendar of learning and development programmes to meet needs, develop workforce and drive a learning culture.

•Support the HR and Wellbeing Manager in sourcing training providers and ensuring procurement procedures are followed.

•Support managers to carry out training needs analysis, carrying out capability and skill gap assessments and coordinate and/or run relevant training and development workshops.

•Ensure compliance and regulatory training requirements are met, monitored and evaluated

•Continue to progress approach to developing digital learning approach

•Support accurate training records electronically and generate reports for colleagues

•Organise all aspects of corporate training course administration

•Promote learning and development throughout the organisation to drive a culture of learning, supporting managers to take accountability for their own and teams’ development.

•Update the learning and develop information available to staff on intranet pages on a regular basis.

Support and deliver on attraction, recruitment and retention processes for our workforce

•Support and advise appointing managers through all stages of the recruitment and induction process.

•Advertise vacancies and manage the application process.

•Liaise with candidates, recruitment agencies and advertising agents

•Carry out pre-employment checks and issuing contracts of employment.

•Carry out new starter HR inductions

•Monitoring implementation of the guidelines, related policies and standards of practise, bringing any matters arising to the attention of the HR and Wellbeing Manager

•Provide statistical monitoring and reporting of outcomes and review of practise

•Offer improvements and suggestions on how our processes can continue to be in line with good HR practice

To work, as part of a small HR team, to provide a comprehensive HR service to managers and staff across the organisation

•Provide relevant, up to date evidence based HR information and advice to staff and managers.

•Work with staff across the organisation providing HR advice to staff and managers on how to put HR policy into practice

•Keep accurate and comprehensive employee records including pay and pension and wellbeing information.

•Coordinate and drive health and wellbeing initiatives in line with the strategy

•Administer payroll as and when required

•Monitor and review HR policies, procedures, processes and systems and put forward ideas for change and improvement where necessary.

•Raise purchase orders and requisitions for the HR function and ensure payment of invoices to ensure delivery within agreed budget limits.

•Work with HR team members to support the day-to-day work of the HR team


•Degree level education; or equivalent professional qualification; or experience in a learning and development function

•Evidence of continuing professional development and/ or working towards professional qualification

•Up to date knowledge of best practice approaches to HR.

•Proven HR generalist experience.

•Experience of providing comprehensive advice and guidance to managers and staff on HR policy and dealing with conflicting issues.

•Evidence of building strong and effective relationships through employee engagement

•Good organisational and communication skills

•Proactive and innovative problem solver

•Able to maintain confidentiality and act with discretion and diplomacy.

•Acts with integrity, impartiality and independence, and aims to apply sound judgement in every situation.

•Ability to develop and maintain excellent working relationships

•Ability to work through the medium of Welsh


•Membership of CIPD

•Previous working knowledge of CIPHR HR system or similar.

•Experienced in supporting staff through change.

Welsh language requirement:

•Listening and speaking: Able to fulfil all spoken aspects of the post through the medium of English and Welsh.

•Reading and understanding: Able to use and interpret information from various sources through the medium of English and Welsh.

•Writing: Able to write routine work related material through the medium of English and Welsh.