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Senior Human Resources Officer - Academy Trust

£34,304 to £36,382 per annum
Bognor Regis
Full Time

The University of Chichester Multi-Academy Trust was established in 2012 and has a central HR team working alongside our schools to provide a high quality and valued comprehensive HR service to our 910 staff, located across 15 schools in Portsmouth, Hampshire and West Sussex. The Trust offices are located in the beautiful grounds of the University’s Bognor Regis Campus.

People and solutions focused, you will offer a breadth of advice, guidance and support to enable senior leaders to be confident in managing employee issues, in a fair and consistent manner, and in line with our HR policies and practices. You will contribute to creating a culture that realises the Trust’s vision and delivers its People Strategy, which through action places the Trust as an Employer of Choice, optimises the use of technology and ensures equality, diversity and inclusion is embedded in all that we do.

As a growing and evolving Trust, you will thrive on continuous change and be resilient in a fast-paced environment. Your knowledge and experience, together with CIPD member status, will ensure you contribute, add value and help shape not only our HR provision but the whole Trust.

This role is full time however reduced hours can be worked out of term time if preferred.

Refer to the Job Profile, including person specification for further information or, if you would like to discuss the role and the Trust informally, contact Louise Birch, Head of HR at To discover more about the Trust and the values we share with our academies go to

The University of Chichester embraces all forms of diversity and aspires to be a fully inclusive and representative employer and so we encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic people.

Interview date: Tuesday 28 September 2021

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. Any appointment is subject to satisfactory completion of all relevant pre-employment checks.