Job Title: HR Officer

Closing Date: 9am, Friday 16th August 2019

Job Description & Person Specification: HR Officer Job Description & Person Specification

Hours: Full time, 35 hours

Location: Birmingham

Salary: £20,117


If you want to use your HR skills to bring positive transformation to the lives of young people and the local community, this might be the opportunity you are looking for.


YMCA Birmingham is an independent Christian charity, and a registered provider of social housing, affiliated to the national and international YMCA movement.  With a turnover approaching £5m, we provide accommodation for 300 young people, many of whom have experienced homelessness, and support them to get their lives back on track.  We also run three children’s nurseries, manage two community centres with conferencing facilities and deliver a range of business to business training, all of which create employment opportunities and deliver income for our charitable work.


With over 150 Staff and volunteers working for us, the HR team plays a critical role in delivering social change by helping us to look after our people and to help them fulfill their potential at work as we serve the people of Birmingham.


We are looking for an experienced HR Officer to join our busy HR team.  One of your key responsibilities will be day to day management of our recruitment and selection function, from placing advertisement and co-ordinating the interview process through to ensuring that pre-employment checks are completed and that new employees receive an effective induction.  In this varied role, you will maintain and develop our employee database, support managers and colleagues with HR related queries and produce employment related correspondence.  We can also provide you with opportunities to develop your HR skills and experience in employee relations and training.


You will be able to fully support the ethos and values of YMCA Birmingham, translating these into excellent HR support in a way that upholds our Christian ethos whilst remaining open to people of all faiths and none. You will be self-motivated, flexible, highly organised, and have excellent interpersonal skills.


To apply, submit a complete application form to The closing date for receipt of completed application forms is 9am on Friday 16th August 2019.


Please note that an application form must be completed by all applicants – CVs will not be considered. Click here to download an application form: Application Form 2019


As an organisation fully committed to the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, a thorough vetting process is carried out as part of the appointment process, including verification of any required qualifications, verification of identity, taking of references and a DBS check as appropriate