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    Head of Human Resources

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: HR Manager
  • Location: Skipton, North Yorkshire
  • Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
  • Date posted: 19/02/2021
  • Job reference: 48757_1613732479

Our client, a long-established legal practice located in Skipton are currently seeking to appoint a full time Head of HR

This is an excellent opportunity for someone to join a reputable practice, where you will work in a supportive and friendly environment.

The Head of HR will work across 6 sites so there could be some flexibility on where you would be based,

The role:

This is a senior management position and you will be part of the Management Board and work closely with the Management Team, Director of Operations, and the Managing Director. Experience of working with law firm or other professional service organisation may be an advantage but is not essential. Out of sector experience might be welcome. You will be encouraged to contribute to the development of future business strategy.

They are proud of the great results they consistently deliver and so you will need to be highly dedicated and passionate about your work.

About you:


Experience and/or qualifications in:

HR for at least 5 years and in organisations of circa 60 employees

developing, delivering, and review of training and career development

performance review

recruitment and staff retention

creating strong positive and inclusive culture across a business

excellent verbal and written communication skills (basic competence with Word and Outlook)

Well organised, able to prioritise and with good attention to detail and ability to meet project deadlines

Commercially aware, conscientious, and responsible

Team player with positive 'can do' attitude

Confident, assertive, and able to deal with challenge and conflict

Clean driving licence


Experience of working across multiple sites

Experience of contributing to people strategy and managing change

Very strong IT skills (including Word/Excel/Outlook/Proclaim)

Track record of leading and developing a team and mentoring junior colleagues

Leadership qualities and ability and desire to successfully grow our business

Why join them?

Good competitive salary

Career development opportunities

Staff benefits including:

NHS top up benefits scheme membership

reward and recognition

additional holidays as a reward for long service

Winter holiday bonus and additional paid leave

Parking on site

Great location to work

About them:


believe their people are important

encourage staff to maintain a good work-life balance.

are committed to putting back into the local communities they serve

have a supportive and progressive Board and management

are investing in their business and their people

are long established (over 100 years) yet forward thinking in strategy, management, and application of technology

Clayton Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.