Human Resources Officer

Also known as "People Team"

HR officers are integral to a successful business and work in area such as employee relations, learning and development, performance management and recruitment and resourcing.

A HR officer will help devise objectives for an organisation including; the recruitment process (writing and developing job descriptions, checking applications, shortlisting applicants and coordinating and undertaking interviews). They are also involved in developing policies for working conditions, benefits as well as equality, diversity and inclusion. Your job would include:

  • Develop and implement policies
  • Plan and deliver training
  • Deal with grievances
  • Advise on pay and other benefits

Beneficial skills & interests in this role:

  • Work well as part of a team
  • Ability to multitask
  • Attention to detail
  • Good oral and written communication

Career paths into this role

  • Apprentice route
    You could qualify as an HR Officer whilst working in a supporting role. You study alongside your practical experience

  • Graduate route
    You’ll need an RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) accredited undergraduate or postgraduate degree. You’ll usually need 5 GCSEs (9-4) and 3 A Levels to get onto a degree course, but you might be able to use other qualifications.

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