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Council HQ Almada Street Hamilton, ML3 0AA
£37,866 - £47,684 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Job Description

South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture SCIO, has an exciting opportunity for an experienced HR Officer. The successful candidate will lead a small team to deliver consistent HR advice and guidance to all managers and employees.

The post-holder will have the ability to translate customer needs and provide coaching and support to all colleagues across the organisation delivering a first-class HR service.

We're committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people do the right thing, own it, enjoy being part of a great team and are positive, and we recognise the benefits that a diverse workforce with different values, beliefs, experience, and backgrounds brings to us as an organisation.

You will have excellent planning and organisational skills together with good knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Office packages, and the ability to handle multiple systems and data analysis.

Ideally you will have experience of working in a HR department, supporting managers in a wide range of HR activities and be able to demonstrate strong analytical and communication skills, both written and verbal.

This is a re-advertisement. Previous applicants need not apply.


Please Apply online: All correspondence will be via your email address registered with myjobscotland.

Recruitment Checks

As part of our approach to good practice and safer recruitment we carry out a number of pre-employment checks for example, Identity, Asylum and Immigration and employment history.

Equal Opportunities and Armed Forces Community Covenant

South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourages applications from all members of the community. As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential requirements for the position.

South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the British Armed Forces Community Covenant. Veterans are guaranteed an interview who meet the essential requirements for the position.

Foreign Police Check

Candidates should be able to detail any gaps in employment and provide a foreign police check where applicable for any periods living or working abroad.


To develop, implement and advise on HR matters, procedures and standards to ensure compliance with best HR practice and to meet corporate and / or business objectives.

Represent SLLC on internal and external working groups.

Lead specific HR projects in line with business objectives and SLLC Strategy working in partnership with Leadership Team, managers, staff and trade unions / contributing to the strategic and operational direction of the HR service across the organisation. 

Be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the HR team

The Individual

As an employee of South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture you would also receive a wide range of benefits including:

  • Enrolment in award winning local government pension scheme
  • Up to 33 days annual leave
  • Public holiday entitlement (up to 10 days)
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Family friendly policies - flexible working, maternity/paternity leave, enhanced leave.
  • Employee Discounts – including discounts at the cinema.
  • Range of benefits to support you (Cycle to Work Scheme, Physiotherapy, Employee Assistance Program which offers practical and emotional support)
  • Hybrid working
  • Disability Confident Employer - Employer
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