Location: Oak House, Bromborough
Hours: 37 ½ hours per week, Monday – Friday 9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Salary: Up to £45,161 – depending on experience
Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference to the lives of autistic people and their families, while supporting the staff who care for them?
Autism Together has an exciting opening for a Head of People to lead the charity’s People Services Team. The job will involve helping embed the People Strategy for this leading North West charity which provides a range of autism support services.
The successful candidate will be a self-motivated leader, with experience in the full employment life-cycle, excellent understanding of UK employment law and safe recruitment, along with the ability to cultivate collaborative working relationships within our staff teams.
Over the past 55 years, our Wirral-based charity has grown into one of the country’s leading providers of autism services. With a workforce of more than 800 staff, we support over 400 autistic adults, and many more children and families, through our specialist services.
This is an exciting time to be joining the charity as we implement our ambitious 5-year strategy to organically grow both our services and workforce.
Join Autism Together and expect:
- 25 days’ annual leave per year, plus 8 statutory bank holidays.
- Additional leave – 1 day after 5 years of service, 2 days after 10 years.
- Contributory pension scheme.
- Cycle to work scheme – eligible once completed probation period.
- Free on-site parking.
- Occupational sick pay scheme.
- BUPA Healthy Minds – free access to mental health services.
- Attendance incentive draws.
- Employee of the Month scheme.
- Free DBS check.
- In house training and access to qualifications relevant to the role.
Hours of work:
Working from our head office in Bromborough, Wirral, this position is permanent and based on full-time hours, Monday to Friday. We do offer the opportunity for flexible working practices and exceptional development opportunities for the right candidate.
What we are looking for:
Our ideal candidate will be able to work under their own initiative, within structured timescales. and have experience of managing successful teams. The postholder must possess a high-quality approach to work, be customer-focused, have the ability to generate new ideas to support people practices, and demonstrate exceptional knowledge of UK employment law.
In return, we can offer an excellent remuneration package, along with the opportunity to make a genuine difference to our workforce and the lives of the people we support.
If you are passionate about a career with Autism Together and are seeking to work with a forward-thinking charity then we look forward to hearing from you.
To apply, please complete the form on this page, while attaching your CV and covering letter.
Should you require any further details regarding this role, then please contact Helen Bilton, Director of People on 07557 858916.
Please note all offers of employment are subject to the satisfactory completion of pre-employment checks, including a DBS check.