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Human Resources Co-ordinator

  • Part time
  • £33,254 – £35,272 pro-rata
  • Hybrid: Post holders will be based between our centres in Hamilton and Airdrie, and localities throughout Lanarkshire.
  • Closing 12th July 2024

  • Advertised from 14th June 2024
  • Grade 5, SCP 15-17, £19,953 –£21,163. Up to 21 hours per week, can be less for the right candidate.


Lanarkshire Carers is recruiting a Human Resource Co-ordinator to join our professional and committed staff team working to make a positive difference delivering information, advice and support services for unpaid carers throughout Lanarkshire. The position is part time, up to 21 hours per week, which is negotiable for the right candidate, meaning options for less hours could be considered.

Lanarkshire Carers is a progressive organisation where you will be supported, valued and well rewarded.

What are we looking for?

If you are a positive, caring, responsive, hardworking and experienced Human Resources professional who shares our values and our commitment to providing excellent unpaid carer services and support across Lanarkshire please read on. The role of Human Resources Co-ordinator is a new role developed to support the management team with the delivery of the organisations human resource business functions, helping to ensure we recruit and retain high quality staff and have effective people management and development processes. You will assist the Board of Directors, as part of the leadership team within the Business/Finance support, progressing their ambition to be an employer of choice. Lanarkshire Carers is a fast paced and digitally enabled organisation. We operate public offices and outreach activities; carers contact us in many different ways. We are looking for people who understand the culture and value of this sector and nature of job roles within a carer led organisation.

Who are we looking for?

You will have a relevant qualification and/or experience that demonstrates the knowledge and skills required for this role. You will understand HR policy, practice and procedures and how to support managers with all aspects of this work. You might also have an understanding of the impact of caring, the issues unpaid carers face, the services Lanarkshire Carers provides and our organisational structure.

Lanarkshire Carers

Lanarkshire Carers is a well-established, award winning carer led organisation built on a vision to work with and for carers to develop and deliver services that make a positive difference to their lives. A value-based organisation, our mission is to ensure that carers in Lanarkshire are identified, well informed, involved, supported, and empowered. We deliver information, advice and direct support services that enable unpaid carers to continue to care, whilst maintaining their own health and wellbeing.

For more information see the attached job description for the post.

Staff values and benefits

Our Board of Directors is committed to making Lanarkshire Carers a great place to work. Lanarkshire Carers works flexibly and is a carer positive employer. A generous annual leave and public holiday allocation provides 37 days leave, rising to 42 days with increased length of service for full time staff and pro rate for part time staff. A workplace pension scheme is available, along with group life and critical illness cover and other benefits.

We offer an Employee Assistance Programme and also Credit Union Membership. Our staff learning and development programme ensures you have access to continuous professional development, with progression routes across the organisation.

Lanarkshire Carers is an Equal Opportunities employer and all applicants for posts receive equal treatment irrespective of ethnic origin, gender, disability, religion, sexuality, and age.

Additional Information

Please visit our website for more information about Lanarkshire Carers where you will also find our annual report for 2022/2023. This provides a good overview of our work and job roles. Our staff team, many of whom are carers themselves, are committed to making caring a positive experience.


Post holders require a countersigned membership of the PVG scheme.

Our workstyles

Post holders will be based between our centres in Hamilton and Airdrie, and localities throughout Lanarkshire. Working from home/hybrid working may also be required.

All staff work on an outreach basis in community, health and social care venues across Lanarkshire.

Application notes

Closing Date: Friday 12 July 2024.

Informal enquiries are welcomed - please call and ask to speak to the Finance Co-ordinator.

Interviews will be held in Lanarkshire Carers Centre end of July/beginning of August 2024