Human Resources Graduate Intern (Case Management)
Skills Development Scotland – Glasgow
Closing date 10 am Monday 3rd June
This is an opportunity for a Graduate disabled person aged 29 or under on the 14th October 2019 to join Skills Development Scotland on a 1-year internship programme as part of the wider Young Talent Programme. This placement is being provided in partnership with Inclusion Scotland’s WeCanWork Disability Internship Programme and is open to disabled applicants only.
Please get in touch with us if you would like support with your application, would like a different format or need BSL interpreter to complete the application form.
Payment: £21,064 p/a
Accountable to: Najette McWhinnie
Contract: 52 weeks 35 hours full time. Flexible Hours and option of home working at times if required. No significant travel anticipated.
Location: Skills Development Scotland, Monteith House, 11 George Square Glasgow G2 1DY
Organisation profile: Skills Development Scotland is Scotland’s National Skills Body. We contribute to Scotland’s sustainable economic growth by working with partners to provide services that deliver the best possible outcomes for Scotland’s people, business and economy. Our Young Talent Programme helps you take the first step in your career as a Graduate Intern.
As you progress through our programme, you’ll get the skills, experience, reasonable work adjustments, flexibility and support you need to take your career to the next level, whether that’s with us or in the wider world of work.
As a key member of the Human Resources Case Management Team, this role will project manage and focus on continuous improvement in relation to reasonable adjustments.
Recognising that our employees will at times require reasonable adjustments in their workplace to allow them to fulfil their role to their best abilities.
The project will focus on improving and streamlining our processes for people managers across the business, ensuring reasonable adjustments are in place as and when required by employees.
In turn reflecting our ambition to be an employer of choice, open to all and an advocate of Fair Work. There is no budget or line management responsibility.
Main duties, outputs and tasks.
The HR Graduate Intern will develop effective working relationships with colleagues across Human Resources, Equality Teams, Trade Unions, Legal Advisers, Occupational Health and external agencies such as Access to Work to develop a strategy and operational policy that meets the needs of our employees and the organisation. This will be achieved by:
- Lead on the development of Reasonable Adjustment Processes and Procedures. Ensuring its fit for purpose and reflects our Fair Work principles
- Developing simple and effective communications and learning materials that are appropriate and work for all, ensuring the introduction and acceptance of process changes by all involved.
- Consult widely in the development of Reasonable Adjustment guidance and processes that are consistent and meet organisational, customer and statutory requirements.
- Contribute to continuous improvement of internal Human Resources processes, templates, checklists and management materials.
- Support and collaborate with wider Human Resource teams, adopting a flexible approach to ensure delivery of project and in turn contribute to own personal development.
Qualifications, Experience, Skills and Knowledge.
- Educated to degree level (SCQF 9) in Business, Human Resources or Business-related degree
- Experience of producing reports
- Experience of working with and understanding needs of wide range of customers.
- Ability to communicate effectively
- Experience of designing effective communications that are simple, appropriate and clear
- Knowledge of employment law
- MS Office skills
- Ability to challenge, question, prioritise and problem solve
- Solutions focused.
- Affiliate or member Chartered Institute Personnel and Development
- Some previous experience of working in Human Resources
- Knowledge of Diversity, Equality and Inclusive best practice
- Experience of reasonable adjustments either personally or 3rd party and Access to Work
In addition to the above you must demonstrate the following
- A clear need for the opportunity and be able to show how it will help you overcome barriers to achieving your career goals. (this is assessed in the sections motivation for applying, skills development, and current employment status.)
- Must define as Deaf or disabled which includes physical, sensory and mental impairments, autistic spectrum, learning disabilities, learning difficulties such as dyslexia or long-term health conditions. (You do not need to give details in the supporting statement unless you wish to. If you do, this will not be removed from the application before the shortlisting panel sees it.)
To apply for Skills Development Scotland Young Talent Internship Programme, you must be aged 29 or under on the 14th October 2019 and must define as disabled under the Equality Act 2010 which defines disability as someone who has a physical or mental impairment that has a substantial and long term adverse effect on their ability to carry out normal day to day activities. This may include:
- A physical impairment
- A sensory impairment
- A Mental health condition
- A learning difficulty such as dyslexia or dyspraxia
- Learning disability
- Any other disability or impairment
- Diagnosed as HIV positive or with cancer, multiple sclerosis or other long term chronic condition
- You must be unemployed or under-employed, meaning your current employment does not match your skills or required working conditions and demonstrate genuine need for internship.
If you would like to discuss this opportunity with the employer prior to submitting your application, please contact Najette McWhinnie or Alex Wilson 0131 370 6714 / 07846 215378
For additional information and an application pack please visit https://inclusionscotland.org/who-we-are/vacancies/
Completed applications to be returned by 10 am on Monday 3rd June to
22-24 Earl Grey Street
Please note interviews are expected to take place mid July
Application Pack: Please contact us if you require alternative formats