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HR advisor

  • Hampshire

  • St Swithun's School

  • Full-time | Maternity


HR advisor (maternity cover) Required from June, July or September 2024


We are seeking a committed, flexible HR professional to play a key role supporting the full range of HR generalist activities at St Swithun’s during our HR advisor’s maternity leave. The HR advisor contributes to all HR activities, including employee relations, HR projects and absence management as well as general HR administration. The role holder will also support the HR administrator with recruitment activities.

The successful candidate will keep up-to-date with HR matters, and have a good understanding of employment law. You will also be able to form strong working relationships with colleagues across the school community.

The usual hours of work in this role are Monday to Friday 08.30 – 17.00 all year round. We will consider a candidate looking to work part time, either with a day off each week or with shorter working days. We will also consider a candidate who would prefer reduced working during the school holiday periods. Please note that this role is based primarily on-site; we may be able to grant one work from home day each week.

St Swithun’s is a popular and successful selective girls’ school committed to developing innovative teaching and learning and open communication with parents. We are a kind, understanding and supportive community in which every student feels able to try new challenges without fear of failure.

Closing date for applications: 9am, Wednesday 22 May.

Applications will be considered as they are received and the school reserves the right to appoint prior to the closing date.

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For any queries about the role or the application process please contact the HR department on 01962 835798 or via We can arrange an informal conversation with either the HR manager or HR advisor in advance of you applying if helpful.

St Swithun’s is a registered charity providing education for boys and girls and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All staff are expected to share and support this commitment and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.


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Alresford Road, Winchester, SO21 1HA

  • 294 Day Girls (11-18)
  • 228 Boarding Girls (11-18)

01962 835700

Closing Date: 22 May 2024