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HR Officer

  • Full time
  • £26,664
  • Edinburgh or Glasgow
  • Closing 15th May 2019

  • Advertised from 1st May 2019
  • 35 hours per week. Fixed term for 4 months.


Victim Support Scotland (VSS) is the leading national charity providing free, confidential help and support to people affected by crime in Scotland.

We have an opportunity for an experienced HR professional to join the team on an interim basis for a 4 month period. VSS is undertaking a Service Delivery Review, from June 2019 and the post holder will provide HR advice and support to directors and managers undertaking the review, and will support the process of consulting with employees.

The post holder will have a key role in maintaining and developing the quality of the HR administration service and in contributing to the successful completion of the Service Delivery Review. The post holder will be committed to the aims of Victim Support, sharing the vision and mission and values to be able to promote these internally and externally.

Reporting to the People Development Business Partner, you will be responsible for providing a high quality HR support service to VSS and to support the Service Delivery Review consultation process.

You must have a demonstrable track record and experience of undertaking a generalist HR role. Experience of project work in an environment of ongoing change is also required and you must be competent in the use of Microsoft Office.

Preferably you will be a chartered member (MCIPD), you must have a sound understanding of employment law and HR best practice. You must have experience of working in a team environment, together with strong verbal and written communication skills.

The post will be subject to a Basic Disclosure check.

Application notes

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Completed applications should be returned by 5pm on Wednesday, 15 May 2019.

Interviews will be held in Edinburgh on Wednesday, 29 May 2019.