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Strategic Resourcing Adviser

The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea Council
Kensington and Chelsea, London (Greater)
£36,618 - £44,598 per annum
Closing date
30 Nov 2021

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Corporate Services, Human Resources
Contract Type
Full time
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About Us:

Hiring the talent we need to realise our ambitions.

In Kensington and Chelsea, we have an ambitious Council Plan which sets out our priorities for the future. It is directly shaped by the Council’s biggest ever ‘conversation’ with residents and puts community involvement at its heart. Embedding lessons from the Grenfell tragedy and recovering from the pandemic will be top priorities, and we need many more talented people to help us succeed. Our Human Resources team works hard to ensure we’re a great place to work – and that the market is aware of the scope and opportunities we offer.

The Role:

Joining our brand new resourcing team, you’ll provide in-house consultancy and advice to hiring managers on all aspects of recruitment, delivering an end-to-end resourcing service. You’ll make sure we deliver to the highest standards: following employment legislation and regulations, championing diversity and inclusion, and promoting our corporate values. We want the recruitment process to be a positive experience for everyone who applies. 

This is very much about being critical friend, building relationships and using your HR expertise to make us an employer of choice. By helping us recruit and inspire the best people, you’ll make us the best organisation we can be.

Please refer to the Job Description for more information

About You:

You’ll be joining a supportive and collaborative team but you’ll also need to be ready to work proactively and at pace to deliver Kensington and Chelsea’s ambitious agenda. An experienced recruitment professional with some knowledge of the local authority context, your background could be with an in-house team or an external agency or consultancy. Combining strategic thinking with operational resourcing skills, you’ll be ready to get to grips with areas such as HR information, monitoring systems and sponsorship. You’ll bring well-developed communication and customer service skills, and will also be highly organised and resilient. 

In return, you can look forward to a package that includes a competitive salary, a high-quality pension scheme and generous annual leave plus bank holidays.

Please apply online specifying in your personal statement how you meet the requirements for the role, as set out in the person specification and job description. CVs will not be considered for this application.

Additional information

We are committed to promoting equality and respecting diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.

We engage our staff with a variety of learning types including face-to-face and virtual learning because we want to ensure our staff understand our values and behaviours, grow their skills and develop their careers.

This post is covered by the Fluency Duty, as outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers.

We do not accept speculative CVs from any source.

Please note, we will primarily contact candidates by e-mail throughout the recruitment process, please monitor your email junk / spam folder as our system generated emails may be allocated to these folders by your email settings.

If you experience difficulties with the recruitment application process, please contact the recruitment team by email:


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