HR Advisor

  • Job Reference: B0033827
  • Date Posted: 16 November 2023
  • Recruiter: Dandelion Time
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  • Location: Maidstone Kent
  • Salary: £20,100
  • Sector: Administration, Legal, Charity & Non Profit
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Part Time

Job Description

HR Advisor

Dandelion Time’s pioneering nature-based therapy seeks to rebuild the confidence and self-belief of children impacted by trauma, enabling them to take the necessary steps to move forward.  We are seeking an experienced HR professional to join our expanding charity. 

The HR Advisor will be responsible for providing an efficient and effective HR operational service across the charity.  Reporting directly to the CEO, and working largely unassisted, this is a hands-on-role across all HR functions including recruitment, on-boarding, training, health and well-being of staff as well as providing guidance and support to line managers with a portfolio of staff relations casework.  This role will also provide direct line management, leadership and support to our Volunteer Coordinator.

This hybrid role combines the convenience of working from home with working at Dandelion Time’s beautiful 22-acre site alongside donkeys, alpacas and sheep!

Job type:                          Permanent 

Working hours:               Part-time - 22.5 hours a week over a minimum of three days (Monday to Friday)

Location:                         Hybrid including all Dandelion Time’s sites and HQ

Salary:                             £20,100 per annum pro rata of FTE of £33,500


   To be successful in this role you will have

   Proven working experience of a minimum of 4 years in an HR generalist role, working across the full range of HR functions

  Demonstrable knowledge of current HR best practice and employment legislation


  You will have strong interpersonal and team working skills with the ability to deal with people at all levels in a sensitive and professional manner.  You will have excellent communication skills, both spoken and written. 

  Office 365  - medium to high level skills in using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint

  You will be highly proactive, driven and willing to work in a busy and growing charity with minimal supervision


 A minimum of Level 4 CIPD qualification or working towards Level 5 qualification

 Please visit our website for details of our current benefits

 If you have the skills required in the person specification and you want to work for a charity transforming young lives, then we want to hear from you!

 To download the Recruitment Pack, please visit Work for us - Dandelion Time

 The deadline for applications is midnight on Wednesday 6th December 2023.

 Dandelion Time reserves the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received. If you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

 Dandelion Time is committed to developing a team that reflects the diversity of the families we work with. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community.

 Dandelion Time is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Safer recruitment practices will be followed, and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.

The successful candidate will be offered the role on a conditional basis subject to satisfactory enhanced DBS checks and background verification's.