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HR Advisor - Fixed Term Maternity Cover




Kneesworth House, Bassingbourn-cum-Kneesworth, Royston, Hertfordshire, SG8 5JP

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Fixed Term - Full Time


Up to £35,000 per annum DOE



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Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?

We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.


Job Advert Role Description

Kneesworth House is a 155 bed mental health hospital situated in Cambridgeshire (on the borders of Hertfordshire) with good commuting access to / from London. The hospital has a full pathway of care including medium, low secure, locked rehabilitation and open recovery wards  situated across the site.

Provides advice, guidance and support to local senior management team on the interpretation and implementation of Priory’s Human Resources policies and ensures local procedures are in place for

effective and consistent employment practice at the site. To Support line managers on Employee relations casework. To oversee the HR Department on site and lead on HR projects.To manage and provide advise on recruitment, payroll and HR administration to the Hospital in line with Recruitment, Payroll and HR policy and procedures and ensure consistency of approach across the site. 

About our benefits

In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits: 

         25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment)
         A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)
         Private Medical Insurance Scheme
         Life Assurance
         Free meals while on duty
         Free Car Park on site while on duty
         Carefirst – Employee Assistance Services
         Continuous learning and development
         Career development

Division DBS info

We want to invest in you and your future! Find out about our career pathways:

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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