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Application Deadline
31 March 2022

Contract type

37 hours per week

Salary up to c. £49k per annum
Dependent on experience and qualifications

Hybrid working. Osney Mead, Oxford and Home based.
At least one day/fortnight in Osney Mead.

Oxfordshire Mind - Head of HR

About the role

People are the heart of who we are and what we do. Partnering with the Senior Leadership Team, the Head of HR will oversee all HR issues and lead on people strategies, learning and talent management whilst being hands on across the organisation.

You will be responsible for driving efficiencies and innovation, shaping the people agenda including wellbeing and EDIE, and ensuring the organisational structures and processes can facilitate stable and rapid growth, whilst improving focus on our people.  The jobholder will provide strong, credible leadership to the HR team utilising a collaborative coaching and development approach and will foster continuous improvement to facilitate creative and innovative solutions.  You will also manage a small but growing team, overseeing all HR activities embedding our values into day to day working practices, establishing a high level of professionalism, and maintaining a positive, proactive and flexible approach to HR activity within this dynamic environment.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Develop and implement HR strategies, processes and services aligned with our overall strategy and vision
  2. Staff Wellbeing strategy and Chairing the Staff Wellbeing Action Group
  3. Lead the HR function and team
  4. Be a pro-active member of the Senior Management Team.
  5. Ensure high quality delivery of HR responsibilities including policies and processes, HRIS, resourcing, reward, employee services, management development, employee relations and learning
  6. Embed a co-productive approach with partners, managers and leaders to achieve strategy and targets
  7. Monitor and provide insight and guidance on the effectiveness of people management practices / processes via a range of KPIs
  8. Support change initiatives
  9. Be an influential and visible figure in the business driving improvements forward in relation to people and culture
  10. Budget management and oversight
  11. Ensure compliance for HR aspects of the Mind Quality Mark.

How to apply

To download application pack and to apply please visit the website;

 Please email a full CV with a covering statement attached stating how you meet the person specification/selection criteria.  Email your completed application to [email protected]

VERY IMPORTANT:  Applicants should respond explicitly to each of the points listed in the Person Specification / Selection Criteria. It is advisable to use each individual point as a heading when you structure this section of your application. The shortlisting panel make their decisions based on this information and no assumptions about your skills or experience will be made. You are welcome to type up any part of your application form and insert it in the relevant places. CVs will not be accepted.

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