HR Generalist

  • Full Time
  • Laois

Website Nuvo Healthcare

The Company:

Our client provides high quality emergency accommodation services to people in the international protection program. They support people to integrate into normal community settings with the support of a team of trained social care professionals.

The Role:

Due to continued growth, we are seeking to recruit an experienced HR Generalist. The HR Generalist will be responsible for managing the full HR function of the department. Reporting to the Director of Operations this key role will encompass communicating with key stakeholders across the business on all aspects of HR. This is a new role in the fast-growing organisation. The HR Generalist role is a standalone, self-starter role with full support from the Director of Operations and with external HR support from Peninsula.

Key responsibilities:

  • Recruitment: Responsible for all recruitment and selection to include:
  • Job Descriptions – preparing Job Descriptions as required
  • Advertising vacant positions – shortlisting candidates, interview scheduling and attending interviews as required
  • Completing employee screening, mandatory paperwork, reference checking and issuing employment contracts and onboarding
  • Employee Relations: Support workplace investigations and provide advice on disciplinary procedures to ensure that Managers are coached in dealing with staff issues, absence management, performance management. Also assist employees who may have queries re the process.
  • Liaise with external recruitment partner as required
  • HR Policies and Procedures: Develop, review, and implement HR policies and procedures, providing advice to promote consistent application
  • Health & Safety: Manage and ensure ongoing compliance with the Health & Safety requirements in line with existing and future regulations, including recording, follow-up and taking appropriate actions
  • Keep up to date at all times employee files in both hard and soft copy
  • Training: review, co-ordinate and schedule training across the company including identifying and proposing training to develop employee skills and ensuring our training matrix is kept up to date at all times.
  • Issue e-training as required to the staff team and follow up on completion
    Set up new employees on various systems prior to start date and prepare for arrival on-site
  • Communication: Co-ordinate company-wide communication as require
  • Assist in the rollout of HR projects focused on Employee Engagement, Wellness, and Inclusion & Diversity
  • Provide support to employees in various HR-related topics such as leaves and compensation and resolve any issues that may arise
  • Responsibility for employee benefit administration such as pension
  • The list of key duties is not exhaustive

Criteria required for the post:

  • Third level qualification in Human Resources
  • Minimum of three years’ experience working in Human Resources
  • Strong working knowledge of HR policies, practices and employment law
  • Ability to display complete professionalism and discretion at all times
  • Proactive approach to problem resolution, with keen attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational skills with ability to multi-task in a busy environment
  • Good work ethic and a positive, can-do attitude in your approach to work
  • Ability to work on your own initiative and equally as part of a team
  • Excellent computer skills and IT literacy – MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships with colleagues at all levels
  • Full clean driving licence is essential for the post

Key Competencies:

  • Excellent Ways of Working
  • Excellent Problem-Solving skills
  • Excellent Decision Making
  • Excellent Planning
  • Understanding & Managing Relationships with colleagues, management, professionals & other stakeholders
  • Effective verbal and written communication
  • An understanding of the needs of individuals
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Willingness to learn
  • Reliable and flexible approach to work
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to plan time effectively
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