HR Officer

  • Location
    Exeter, Devon
  • Salary
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Human Resources and Personnel
  • External Reference
  • Category
    HR, Sales and Management - HR Adviser

HR Officer

We are currently looking for a HR Officer to join the brilliant HR team at Devon & Cornwall Police. This position is full time at 37 hours a week and is based out of the Police HQ in Middlemoor in Exeter with the opportunity to also work from home. The contract is currently until the end of December 2022.

Your duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing professional advice in accordance with the People Directorate Operating Model in relation to the full range of HR Operations activities

  • Developing and maintaining relationships with line managers

  • Managing an appropriate caseload of people management cases, seeking to produce creative solutions to issues in accordance with Business Area requirements

  • Investigating Police staff disciplinary allegations, preparing disciplinary investigation reports and acting as presenting officer at disciplinary hearings

  • Undertaking proactive attendance management monitoring activities

  • Contributing to policy formation


  • Relevant practical experience within a HR generalist role

  • Sound knowledge and experience of applying employment law

  • Good interpersonal and negotiation skills

  • Effective decision making and problem solving skills

  • CIPD qualified or equivalent - not essential

What we can offer you:

  • The ability to work from home

  • The opportunity to work as part of Devon & Cornwall and Dorset Police - and as such, have the ability to apply for permanent positions advertised internally

  • Paid annual leave

  • The ability to apply for a 'Blue Light' discount card

  • Free parking

  • Access to highly discounted gym facilities

  • Access to Adecco Boost - including free eye sight tests, discounted vouchers and 24/7 wellbeing centre

For more information, please contact either Megan or Tricia on 01392260634

Please note, the successful applicant will be subject to stringent vetting and referencing checks prior to commencing employment.

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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Megan Wallace