Personnel Officer - #59640

Somerset County Council

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Taunton
Salary: £24,294 - £26,421 per year
Contract type: Full time

Salary: £24,294 – 26,421 per annum

Hours: 30 hours per week

Please note that this vacancy is not part of Somerset Council, we are advertising on behalf of a partnership organisation.

Location: Flexible / Deane House, Taunton

Taunton Town Council is seeking a responsible and pro-active permanent Personnel Officer to provide support to the day-to-day operation of the HR function in the areas of Recruitment, Pay, Employment conditions, Management information, supporting the training and development of employees, and employee relations all within the legal framework of local authorities ensuring compliance with current legislation.

Main Purpose of Role:

The Personnel Officer will effectively co-ordinate and implement effective human resources strategies and processes to support the Council’s Corporate Plan and its aim to be a Council that Delivers: establishing a staff structure that can deliver the ambitions of the Council.

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, have a strong background in local government Human Resources or a related field, with excellent judgment and interpersonal skills. Associate membership of the CIPD is highly desirable.

Interested candidates should submit their completed application form to [email protected]. We look forward to receiving your application.

For more information on the post, please contact [email protected] Please note we do NOT accept CVs.

Benefits of working for us:

  • Work for a Town Council that strives to improve the quality of town life
  • A work environment in a town location with excellent travel, bus and rail links
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Local Government Pension scheme
  • 23 days holiday per year rising to 26 days after 5 years service + bank holidays
  • Sick pay (in accordance with National Joint Councils agreed terms)
  • Access to a central work car park

How to apply:

To apply for this role, please view our website and download and complete the Application Form and Recruitment Monitoring Forms in line with the Job Description.

Closing date for application forms: 12th April 2024

Interview: 18th April 2024

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £24,294.00-£26,421.00 per year


  • Company pension


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Taunton

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