Human Resources Officer




HR & Recruitment


£15.08 Per Hour


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MPA Belfast are recruiting on behalf of their public sector client, Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council for a part-time Human Resources Officer based in Antrim.


Essential Criteria

Communicative English, both written and verbal,

Degree or equivalent in Human Resources, business or other relevant subject

Membership of the CIPD at post graduate level (Chartered or Fellow)

Two  years relevant experience in a Human Resources function to include at least three of the following:

  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Employee Relations
  • Learning & Development
  • Equal Opportunities
  • Managing Attendance

Strong organisational skills

Ability to prioritise and manage own work

Ability to work to strict deadlines

Good knowledge of employment legislation


The Job Role

Assisting with the successful implementation of the Human Resources Business Plan across the Council including effective implementation of all Human Resources Policies and ensuring maintenance of all Human Resources systems.

Undertaking projects in line with the Human Resources Business Plan as assigned by the Human Resources Manager and/or Head of Human Resources.

Managing the work of Human Resources Advisors and any other temporary employees to ensure the objectives of the Section are achieved.

Provide advice and assistance to ensure the consistent implementation of the disciplinary and grievance policies and procedures, attending hearings and appeals as the Human Resources representative and drafting correspondence as required.

Playing an active role in managing attendance through proactive management approaches, regular reporting and provision of professional advice and assistance to management.

Produce reports and statistics as required by management, committees and external agencies including reporting on key performance indicators.

Assisting in matters regarding job evaluation and re-grading of posts.

Comply with, and ensure that other staff comply with, Council’s policies and procedures including those relating to health, safety, wellbeing and safeguarding.

A full job description is available on application


Additional Information

Rate of pay: £15.08 per hour

Hours of work: Monday – Thursday 9am-12.45pm / Friday 9am-12.30pm

Holiday pay accrued from first day of employment

Pension Scheme

Weekly pay

Temporary basis for 3 months initially


If this vacancy is of interest to you, please email your CV/contact details to [email protected] or call 028952 11111