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Head of HR

Oakleaf Partnership
Stockport, England
£55000 - £65000 per annum
Closing date
11 Mar 2024

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Education, Social Services
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
HR Manager, HR (General)

Job Details

  • Permanent
  • £55-65k
  • Health & Social Care
  • Great company benefits
  • Cheadle, Stockport
  • 5 days a week on-site

Oakleaf Partnership are working with a privately-owned organisation within the care and education sector. They are currently recruiting for a Head of HR to manage a small team and have overall responsibility for the HR function in a role that will be 80% operational and 20% strategic. This is an incredibly fast-paced, process-driven and highly regulated industry and the organisation are going through a busy and complex period. The role is office-based in Cheadle, Stockport.

What is the role?

As the Head of HR, you will work closely with the CEO and Board of Directors in a generalist capacity and take overall management responsibility of the HR department. You will ensure that the strategic vision and qualitative objectives are implemented throughout the organisation, whilst developing relationships and partnerships with stakeholders and external agencies. You will oversee a compliant learning & development offering, lead on the recruitment strategy and oversee employee engagement and retention strategies. You will also develop and implement an HR manual to empower managers to deal with low level HR challenges.

Candidate profile/experience

The successful candidate will have previous experience in an HR Manager/Head of HR role and have knowledge of highly-regulated industries. You will have high levels of resilience, the ability to work under pressure with a strong work ethic. You will have previous experience managing a small team within an SME environment. You will be committed to delivering business objectives and be prepared to work in the office full time.

Ready to apply?

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity or have any questions, please apply to for more information.


Oakleaf Partnership is the UK’s largest independent HR recruitment consultancy. Founded in 2005, we have built enduring relationships with HR functions across every sector; thanks in part to our expertise, but also our collaborative approach. We listen. We share our insights. We take the time to truly understand the culture of an organisation – the person behind a CV.

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