What we’re looking for

Are you an ambitious and knowledgeable HR generalist looking for your next challenge? If so, this is a fantastic opportunity for you to join our People & Wellbeing Team working in a supportive, people-focused environment.

Scottish Ballet welcomes applications from all communities and backgrounds, building a diverse workforce that reflects the people of Scotland.

What you need to know

People & Wellbeing Officer is a newly created role within Scottish Ballet to support and enable a wide range of HR services to Scottish Ballet.

This will include working closely with the Senior People Partner and the wider Leadership Group in the delivery of their functions people plans and priorities.

The ability to develop positive working relationships and establish credibility across the business will be key to your success.

In a nutshell, we want to hear from you if you:

  • Are a true generalist who thrives in a varied role, happy to work flexibly across the People & Wellbeing spectrum
  • Have first-class communication skills, a natural ability to build and maintain a high level of trust and work well with others
  • Have the ability to influence and support senior leaders on people matters
  • Are able to develop an in-depth knowledge of the Scottish Ballet business priorities, its culture and values and reflect this into Scottish Ballet people policies and decisions
  • Have excellent organisation skills, including confidence in using digital platforms and databases to manage information

It’s a permanent role:

  • Salary is in the range of £26,000 to £30,000 per annum
  • The role is full-time, 35 hours per week
  • Working hours can be flexible, part-time hours would be considered
  • This role requires time spent in Glasgow at SB HQ (with an optional working from home day too)
  • We offer great benefits including a competitive pension package, life assurance, 25 days of annual leave (plus an additional 9 Scottish public holidays), retailer discounts and a Cycle to Work scheme.

Who we are

Scotland’s national dance company. We’re based in Glasgow and perform on stage and screen, nationally and internationally, promoting Scotland’s pioneering spirit far and wide. As well as bold new versions of the classics and ground-breaking commissions, Scottish Ballet runs an extensive community engagement programme fostering wellbeing and encouraging creativity through dance. Find out more about us: https://www.scottishballet.co.uk/about-us

How to apply

Tell us why you want this job and why you think you’d be brilliant at it.

Along with this cover letter, we’ll need your CV detailing any relevant skills, qualifications, or experience, plus the details of two professional referees (who will only be contacted if you are offered the position).

Send these to recruitment@scottishballet.co.uk by Friday 29 July.

Any questions please don’t hesitate to contact Louise Devlin, Strategic People Partner at the above the email address.

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