You will work within the Resourcing Team, based at the SPS College, and with the wider business to deliver and develop the Resourcing function as a credible, business-aligned and proactive service.
You will be responsible for the recruitment delivery of Prison Officer campaigns and internal promotions for careers at HM Prison Grampian, Peterhead. In doing so you will develop attraction strategies and an understanding of market forces as well as seek opportunities to promote the SPS as an employer of choice, both internally and externally.
You will drive improvements in recruitment practice through developing and implementing creative and innovative solutions to resourcing issues and through your contribution to the development of policy, systems and best practice in recruitment.
Although based at the SPS College, Polmont, the role involves working away from home and travel. The need will vary dependant on demand but is not likley to be more than five working days in any month. You will also have the oportunity to work from home.
Ensure that all recruitment adheres to the Civil Service Recruitment Principles of open and fair competition and is delivered in an efficient and customer focused manner.
Provide advice and expertise on resourcing policy, processes and techniques to HR teams, line managers and candidates.
Through the development and delivery of appropriate support, develop internal capacity and skill in recruitment and selection; empowering recruiters to make confident and appropriate resourcing decisions.
Drive improvements in recruitment practice through your involvement in a number of critical work areas (policy, systems, developing best practice).
Develop specialist knowledge, through research and engagement with internal/external networks to develop and deliver innovative resourcing strategies and solutions to proactively address resourcing requirements across a wide range of roles.
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 a minimum of CIPD Level 3 Foundation Certificate in Human Resources Practice, or equivalent/higher HR qualification and/or CIPD professional membership at a minimum of associate level.
Experience of designing and delivering recruitment campaigns.
ADVISING AND SUPPORTING
Experience of providing support, advice and direction to others in policy, processes and techniques.
Experience of analysing business issues and providing practical and creative solutions which add value.
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 MAINTINING 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
Evidence of excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with an ability to engage audiences face to face and through effective high quality written communications.
PROBLEM SOLVING AND DECISION MAKING
Excellent problem solving skills and sound judgement, knowing when to flag issues and when to deal with and make decisions independently.
This opportunity is closed to applications.