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Staff Engagement Adviser

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 16/07/2019 12:00
£27,905 - £31,371
Hours per week:
Job Category:
HR / Training
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Employment Location:
County Hall with travel around the County

Job details 

Closing date:
16 Jul

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate.

We are looking for a Staff Engagement Adviser to lead on actively promoting the Council as a model employer

This is an exciting opportunity to support the HR/OD strategy to improve employee engagement and diversity across the Council. The post holder will be involved in supporting the development of staff networks and developing meaningful engagement tools for all staff groups across the council to increase employee engagement.

You will require a drive and passion to improve staff engagement and inclusion across the council. You will need to be an agent of change and be innovative to find solutions to encourage and improve staff experience The post holder will have a responsibility to implement and support delivery of engagement action plans across all services within the council, working closely with senior leadership teams. This includes the tracking and reviewing of staff survey results , encouraging participation in staff survey and to coordinate the distribution of results and following actions.

You will have a degree in Human Resources/Organisational Development related subject or knowledge acquired though relevant training and experience working in an HR environment to an equivalent level and knowledge of Engagement and Inclusion within a workplace environment.

We are looking for someone who demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills, with an ability to communicate, negotiate and influence a range of staff and management at all levels within the council.

For more information, please see the attached job description and person specification.

Northumberland County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We recognise the difficulties that transgender applicants in particular may face during a recruitment process; any concerns regarding the process can be discussed with Claire Coe (Trans HR Support Officer) claire.coe01@northumberland.gov.uk We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. All applications to work on a part-time will be considered in line with the requirements of the post and the needs of the service.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend interview please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk

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