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Human Resources Officer

  • Full time
  • £23,692 – £25,192
  • Glasgow (Hybrid)
  • Closing 17th May 2024

  • Advertised from 2nd May 2024
  • 35 hours per week (9 - 4.30pm working hours)


Early Years Scotland is looking to recruit an organised, enthusiastic, and detailed oriented person with great administrative skills and sound HR experience who can join our friendly team and make a positive impact in supporting all aspects of our HR related work.

We would love to hear from you if you are:

  • Enthusiastic, adaptable, self-motivating and solution focused.
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, electronic filing, and e-mail
  • Experience of implementing and operating HR solutions and systems including (preferably) Breathe HR system.
  • Experience of recruitment processes and inducting new staff
  • Experience of minute taking
  • Committed to confidentiality and have awareness of the need for sensitivity in a people facing HR role.
  • Experienced In, or willing to learn to support payroll processes.
  • Keen to tackle new challenges and grasp new opportunities.
  • Willing to learn, develop and improve your expertise, skills and knowledge.
  • Adept at multi-tasking with high standards and an eye for detail.

An absolute necessity for this post is an excellent level of competence, confidence and accuracy in written and verbal communication including a knowledge of sound HR processes and legislation and a willingness to keep abreast of employment law legislative changes and good practice.

Early Years Scotland will invest in you by:

  • valuing your innovative, can-do solutions focused approach.
  • being responsive to your ideas and creativity in developing our processes and your role
  • supporting and nurturing the development of your confidence, skills, training, and experience


  • Hybrid working opportunities.
  • Free parking at Glasgow office (Car Park Club)
  • Accessible premises
  • Generous annual leave entitlement - 25 days annual leave in the first year rising to 30 days thereafter.
  • 12 public holidays per annum
  • Family friendly policies
  • Supported training and development.
  • 5% employer pension contribution from 3 months’ service
  • BUPA Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Paid sick leave entitlement on a service-related increasing scale.
  • Support for professional learning qualifications.
  • Staff Consultation Committee/Social events committee
  • Winter wellbeing day allocated in addition to annual leave entitlement.

Application notes

Closing date for applications: Friday 17th May 2024.

Interviews: TBC. In person at our Granville Street Office.

Flexibility will be offered where possible.

For more details of who we are and the value and impact of our rewarding work, please see our Impact Report.

CVs should be emailed to For more information, please contact Depute CEO Gillian Middleton on 0141 221 4148 for an informal discussion about the role and the organisation.

Early Years Scotland is an equal opportunity employer.