Workforce Planner

Harrogate Henshaws College Campus

Closing date: Tuesday, 17th Dec 2019

Salary: £8.75 per hour/£17,290 per annum
Band: C
Hours: 38 (8am-6pm Mon-Fri)
Annual leave: 25 days plus 10 Statutory holidays
DBS Enhanced with child barring

Click here to complete a mobile friendly application form or download application form below

In order to support our valued team members we offer:

 Pension scheme
 Access to Health Scheme covering dental care/physiotherapy/birth grant etc
 Access to confidential advice line covering legal advice, relationship issues, stress and anxiety
 Access to free of charge independent counselling service
 Free eye tests
 Free of charge DBS check
 35 days annual leave
 Flexible work patterns
 Enhanced sick pay
 Long service awards
 Career Progression
 Opportunity to buy additional annual leave
 Range of family friendly policies to support your work/life balance
 Training package with opportunity to obtain range of Diplomas in Health and Social Care

Due to  a change in  our Senior Leadership team and a new structure being implemented,  Henshaws is looking to appoint an organised Workforce Planner

Henshaws Residential Services provides long term support for people who live or would like to live independently in the local community. This service has over 30 years of experience in supporting people in our residential houses. We have particular experience in assisting people in transitional stages of their life and for young people leaving specialist further education.

We are now looking to appoint a Workforce Planner to coordinate staffing in our residential houses, supported living residencies and in our service users own homes.   The role will involve managing the day-to-day operation of complex rota systems and arranging cover for vacant shifts though the utilisation of our own contracted staff, supply bank staff and approved agencies, to ensure adequate cover is provided to meet the needs of our service users.

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Effective organisational and problem solving skills
  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering information
  • Experience of building effective relationships with internal and external contacts

Previous experience in working in a recruitment or agency environment would be an advantage.

Closing date Tuesday 17th December 2019 at 12 Noon

Interview date w/c 13th January 2020

To gain a full understanding of the role please read the job description and person specification available on-line at www.henshaws.org.uk or contact the HR department on 01423 814510.

External Applicants to complete online application form

Internal Applicants to complete an expression of interest to recruitment@henshaws.org.uk, stating how your skills, qualifications and experience meet the criteria for the role.

Henshaws Society for Blind People aims to employ a diverse workforce and is committed to equality of employment and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.  This role may require an enhanced DBS check, please refer to the job description for further details.   Registered Charity No: 221888

Application Form (Mobile Friendly)

  • Section A

  • Employment

  • Your Work Experience

    Please complete details of your current and previous employment as requested below: • list the employment in chronological order, most recent first. • Please include your full work history from time of leaving school/college/university. • Include any posts that were undertaken on a voluntary basis.
  • Present or most recent employer

  • Previous Employment 1

    In date order most recent first
  • Previous Employment 2

  • Previous Employment 3

  • Previous Employment 4

  • Continuation of Work History

    Please list your full work history since leaving education
  • Gaps in your work History

  • QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • Are you able to commit to training? * REQUIRED
  • Section B

    Information provided in this section will be removed prior to the short listing process for this vacancy to ensure an anonymous application.
  • About You

  • Do you have a Disability? * REQUIRED
    Henshaws is a Disability Confident employer
  • (If through a Henshaws employee please state their name)
  • Have you previously worked for Henshaws via an agency within the last 6 months? * REQUIRED
  • If yes, please give the name of the employee.
  • Eligibility to Work in the UK * REQUIRED
    You will be required to produce original documents to prove your eligibility to work in the UK at the interview/assessment stage and to also bring photocopies of them.
  • (Your National Insurance Number consists of 2 letters 6 numbers 1 letter)
  • Your Referees

    Offers of employment are subject to two satisfactory references, one of which must be from your present or most recent employer. Please provide details below of your referees. Please note references will not be sought until an offer of employment has been made. If you are unable to provide two employment references please provide an academic reference. It is against our reference policy to accept personal references; your reference details must be employment or education based. Henshaws reserves the right to approach any employer/ academic for a suitable reference in line with safer recruitment.
  • REHABILITATION OF OFFENDERS & DBS CHECKS

    Due to the services offered by Henshaws, you may be required to complete an enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB). Please refer to the job description for details of how this applies to the role you are applying for. The amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are "protected" and are not subject to disclosure to employers and cannot be taken into account.
  • Do you have any convictions. cautions, reprimands or final warnings that are not "protected" as defined by the Rehabilitations of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013)? * REQUIRED
  • SAFEGUARDING

  • Have you ever been the subject of a safeguarding concern in either an employed or voluntary role? * REQUIRED
  • DECLARATION

    Henshaws holds information relating to you which is subject to the data Protection Act 1998. By consenting to this agreement you consent to Henshaws processing, both manually and by electronic means, your personal and sensitive data for the purpose of the administration and management of the work you perform and/or Henshaws business. "Processing" includes obtaining, recording, holding or disclosing information or data and carrying our operations on the information or data. "Sensitive personal data" includes information held by Henshaws as to your physical or mental health, your political opinions, religious or similar beliefs, or sexual orientation. Typical examples of items of sensitive personal data are SSP self-certification forms and medical reports.
  • I declare that the information given in this form is, to the best of my knowledge complete and correct; I also understand that any wilful mis-statement renders me liable to dismissal if engaged. I understand that an appointment if offered will be subjects to satisfactory references, health declaration and, where appropriate, DBS checks.
  • Equal Opportunities Form

    To meet our professional commitment to Equality and Diversity at Henshaws, we require certain information from employees. This information is for monitoring purposes only. It will be stored securely in line with the Data Protection Act 1998
  • Gender/Gender reassignment * REQUIRED
    (Please rick appropriate box)
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  • Ethnic Origin * REQUIRED
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  • Sexual Orientation * REQUIRED
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  • Disability * REQUIRED
    Do you consider yourself to be disabled as defined under the Disability Discrimination Act? Or do you have a long standing (at least 12 months) physical or mental health condition or disability? Does your condition or disability have a substantial negative effect on your ability to carry out normal day to day activities? E.g. Walking, communicating, reading and writing.
  • If yes please indicate what type of disability in the boxes below.