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HR Officer

Job Description


VANRATH are delighted to be partnering with a voluntary organisation in the recruitment of an Human Resources Officer to join their team based in Belfast. This role is initially on a temporary basis for 2-3 months.


The post holder will work closely with the Regional Human Resources Manager to maintain best practice people management and development throughout the organisation and provide proactive, professional, and appropriate business focused HR support to Managers and Staff. The post holder will also assume responsibility for recruitment and selection.

Some of the key responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Assist in researching, devise and consult on legislative changes affecting employment and issue appropriate policies and procedures.
  • Recruitment and selection.
  • Assist in the review of existing organisational HR policies and procedures to ensure compliance with legislation and redraft, consult and reissue as appropriate.
  • Create, maintain and keep up to date and accurate personnel files.
  • Provide effective, high quality and confidential HR administrative support.
  • Maintain all employee records, to include absence, sickness, compassionate and annual leave records.
  • Support disciplinary and grievance procedures; investigations, meetings etc.
  • Advise employees and managers on day to day issues.
  • Support with exiting processes HR projects - engagement & wellbeing.
  • Assist in the completion of Article 55 Review and annual Fair Employment monitoring.

The Ideal Person

Essential Criteria:

Education/Qualification/Experience/Skills & Abilities:

  • Must have a CIPD Qualification
  • Minimum of 2 years HR generalist experience
  • Experience of Recruitment & Selection, Discipline & Grievance
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Full driving licence / access to a form of transport.


This role offers a competitive salary of £23,000 and an immediate start.

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Public Sector job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Jamie Gault in the strictest confidence.

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