Based in HMP&YOI Grampian, Peterhead, you will be responsible for the design and delivery of attraction and assessment solutions for Prison Officer roles, and specialist roles within the establishment.
You will work closely with the Resourcing Team, based in Polmont, and the wider business to develop the Resourcing function as a credible, business-aligned and proactive service. You will manage recruitment delivery for key areas of the business and contribute to the development of policy, systems and best practice in recruitment.
This role will give you the platform to contribute to the development of the Resourcing function and will provide you with the opportunity to develop your own knowledge and skills. In doing so, you will drive improvements in recruitment practice through your involvement in a number of critical work areas, including high level Prison Officer recruitment, development of attracton statagies and understanding of market forces and seeking opportunities to promote the SPS.
SPS recruitment and selection practice is based on the fundamentals of our Behavioural Competency Framework. This identifies behaviours and standards required both of applicants seeking to join us, and our staff in their respective roles. Assessment of specific behaviours, of which there are twelve, will be determined by the role you are applying for. Whilst it is unlikely you will be assessed on all of them , you will be assessed on these identified as key to role.
Attained CIPD certificate in HR practice (or equivalent), or willing to work towards and achieve within three years.
Experience of working within an HR/Recruitment role.
LEADING AND SUPPORTING
Experience of providing support, advice and direction to others in policy, processes and techniques.
Experience of conducting research and producing management reports.
PLANNING AND PRIORITISING
Evidence of your excellent organisational skills, demonstrating your ability to prioritise, forward plan and manage competing demands to ensure outputs are delivered on time.
BUILDING AND MAINTAINING RELATIONSHIPS
Evidence of your ability to foster effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders and influence others to achieve desired outcomes.
COMMUNICATION & INTERPERSONAL SKILLS
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with an ability to vary style and ensure mutual understanding as well as evidence of writing management guidance and/or policy documentation.
PROBLEM SOLVING AND DECISION MAKING
Evidence of your excellent problem solving skills and your ability to provide practical and creative solutions to a range of resourcing issues.