Support Services

HR Compliance Manager

Compass Community


Location: Bradford

Salary: £35,000 – £40,000 D.O.E

Hours: 37.5 per week

We are seeking an experienced HR Compliance Manager to work as an integral part of a very busy and expanding team. We are a progressive independent agency, providing children’s services centred around residential, fostering, education and therapeutic care with a clear focus on making a positive and lasting difference to children and young people.

As our HR Compliance Manager, you will work collaboratively with our Heads of Service to ensure that new joiners successfully meet our safer recruitment requirements. You will lead on delivering the growth and operational delivery plan for safer compliance and in conjunction with the marketing team ensure that we have the right people at the right time. You will lead and manage the Talent Enrolment Team to ensure that service levels are optimised whilst maintaining professional standards, ensuring that our regulatory and legislative obligations are met.

In the first year, you will lead the implementation of a new HRIS supporting the end-to-end recruitment and HR compliance process, including finalising design, testing, developing and rolling out training, trouble shooting and supporting a change of culture in the organisation. Following the roll out you will lead on the continuous development of functionality and management reporting and analytics.

Experience working in social care or similar organisation would be advantageous but not essential.

In your role you will

  • Positively engage with and influence the culture of the organisation supporting continuous development and achievement of safer recruitment principles and practice.
  • Working in partnership with Service Directors to meet aspirational growth targets and operational demand including volume compliance activities in some areas.
  • Work in collaboration with the marketing team and have an overarching view of all advertising campaigns.
  • Working in collaboration with Heads of Service, creating engaging and accurate adverts and job descriptions to attract suitable candidates.
  • Further develop key performance indicators and measures to support proactive management and continually evaluate the success of the safer compliance process.
  • Management of the growth delivery plan and working with the marketing team to ensure that we are on track to deliver HR compliance, identifying and pro-actively managing risk.
  • Review and management of all HR related recruitment activity working in collaboration to build employer brand e.g. website content, job description, adverts, recruitment packs and guidance.
  • Continually review existing recruitment and compliance practices and processes with a view to improvement and implementation of revised procedures.
  • Provide expert HR advice to managers on selection techniques and best practice.
  • Process and skills training on ‘How to Recruit the Compass Way’.
  • To ensure that recruitment and selection procedures and practice meets operational needs, legislative and good practice requirements.
  • Develop and deliver process and skills training to further improve the quality across the organisation.
  • Have the opportunity to work on organisational projects representing the HR service.

Experience and Abilities

  • Degree qualified with relevant HR qualification.
  • Having proven experience in a similar role and organisation
  • Hands-on experience implementing applicant tracking systems and / or HR databases.
  • A knowledge of social care recruitment processes and regulatory requirements would be advantageous.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills and able to prioritise and multitask on order to deliver excellent customer service.
  • Great communication skills and able to influence diplomatically and effectively at different levels.
  • Analytical skills to solve problems and identifying improvements to ways of working – and suggesting improvements to Safer Recruitment policy and process.
  • Advanced coaching skills helping managers to manage the task rather than doing the task for them.
  • Excellent listening skills so that your customers feel they’ve really been heard and understood.
  • Ability to share your knowledge, learning from others and asking when you’re unsure.
  • Build excellent relationships around HR and the whole organisation and work collaboratively with others to solve issues.
  • Work well under pressure when there’s a lot on.
  • Being pragmatic, resilient and motivated to do the right thing at the right time and improve overall quality.

We are looking for applicants who possess a real drive and share our vision, in return we offer a competitive salary, contributory pension scheme, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and an additional a day off for your birthday! As well as opportunities for career development.

The recruitment process aims to create and maintain a safe workforce and contains robust vetting procedures. The successful applicants will be appointed subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS check.  Please note that Compass reserves the right to close this vacancy early upon receipt of sufficient applications.

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