HR Officer

  • Full time
  • Taunton, Somerset
  • Posted 2 days ago
  • December 10, 2021
  • £ See details

Bishops Fox's School

HR Officer

We are currently recruiting for an HR Officer on a full time basis, term time only.

SALARY: Grade 13 (16,363 – £18,066 actual salary)

Under the direction of the Business Manager provide administration, guidance and advice to ensure the effective delivery of HR services within the school, in particular processes relating to: recruitment including safeguarding responsibilities, staff attendance, payroll and contracts, staff wellbeing, performance and other general HR duties.


Whilst maintaining strict confidentiality undertake HR administration for all teaching and support staff to include:

Staff Attendance

  • Ensure that records of attendance, leave of absence and annual leave are maintained for internal and payroll
    purposes, oversee the quality control of this information.
  • Process sickness and absence details onto relevant systems meeting monthly input deadlines, ensuring return to
    work meetings are arranged and forms are completed promptly.
  • Make referrals of staff to occupational health as required and oversee the coordination of any reasonable
    adjustments as recommended by Occupational Health.
  • Update records for signing in, emergency evacuation and fire drill.
  • Produce termly reports to monitor absence and other HR issues and advise the Senior Leadership Team so that
    HR processes run to schedule.
  • Identify high levels of absence and address with staff and Line Managers, supporting with absence management
    meetings and policies.

Payroll and Contracts

  • Ensure any changes to role, grade, contracts or pay follow the agreed approval processes and are processed as
    per the agreed procedure and are maintained within the system.
  • Responsible for checking monthly payslips and salary payments for authorisation in liaison with Business Manager
    and sign off with County HR department.
  • Responsible for the accurate completion of the monthly ‘uploads sheet’ and send through to Payroll at the
    required time of the month.
  • Lead and coordinate all matters related to payroll and pensions, ensuring accuracy, compliance and appropriate
    approval at all stages.
  • Manage statutory returns e.g. Workforce Census.
  • Coordinate the payroll changes from the annual appraisal, performance management and pay review for both
    teaching and non-teaching staff.
  • Process maternity, paternity and other leave with Payroll.
  • Liaise with the Finance team and assist with payroll queries from staff and the LA.
  • Ensure leavers are processed correctly to reduce any safeguarding risks.

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