Salary: £27,900 per annum

Contract: 6 months – contract to start mid-November ideally

Hours: 35 per week

Closing Date: 24 September 2021

Interview Dates: Week commencing 4 October 2021

Location: Home working with occasional visits to the office at Monks Cross, York

(Please note that due to Covid-19 all our interviews are taking place virtually).

Are you looking for a role where your skills can directly benefit tens of thousands of families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people?  Would you like to join a team that is determined to continue to provide vital services to those in need during these unprecedented times?


The role

We are looking for a HR & Facilities Officer to join our friendly team on a temporary basis for 6 months to cover parental leave.  You will work closely with the HR & Facilities Manager to provide efficient and effective HR support to the Family Fund Group.  Duties include providing confidential advice and assistance to employees, assisting and advising managers with issues relating to conduct, performance and sickness absence.  You will assist with the development and maintenance of effective employment policies and ensure they are regularly reviewed and updated.  You will also produce HR correspondence and documentation as required.


About you

To be successful in this role you must have experience of working in a HR generalist role, providing support and advice to managers.  You must have a practical knowledge of employment law and employer best practice.  Ideally you will be CIPD qualified. 

You will need to have good knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  You need to be able to work independently within a small team as the team is currently working remotely.  You must have excellent organisation skills and have a methodical approach to administration and record keeping. 


How to apply

If you are interested please send your CV and a covering letter outlining how you meet the person specification to [email protected]

For more information, please download the job description.


About us

Family Fund is the UK’s largest charity providing grants for families on low incomes raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people.  Last year, we provided 150,000 grants or services to families across the UK.  We are continuing to adapt to the impact of Covid-19 and are doing everything we can to ensure we provide this essential grant support when it is needed the most.


Our commitment to inclusion, equality and diversity

Family Fund are committed to staff development whilst offering excellent benefits, including flexi-time, competitive annual leave entitlement, a contributory pension scheme and above all a professional, fun working environment where a positive work-life balance is encouraged.

Family Fund is a Disability Confident Employer and all disabled applicants who demonstrate that they meet the minimum requirements for the role will be asked to attend an interview.  If you have a disability and are happy to inform us, please highlight this in your covering letter (please note that you are under no obligation to inform us).