17 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PG
Tel. 020 7235 2351 Fax
020 7245 1231
In order to apply, please submit the following
to Miss Yvonne Nyarko-Bonsu, Human Resources Manager, Royal
College of Psychiatrists, 17 Belgrave Square, London SW1X
Acknowledgement of receipt of applications will not be sent out,
shortlisted candidates will be contacted in writing.
Reasonable interview travelling costs for applicants living outside Greater London may be covered up to a maximum of Â£50. Original receipts must be provided.
JOB TITLE: HEAD OF HUMAN RESOURCES
DEPARTMENT: FINANCIAL SERVICES
RESPONSIBLE TO: HEAD OF FINANCIAL SERVICES
To be responsible for and co-ordinate all strategic and practical human resources work in consultation with the Chief Executive and Heads of Department, as appropriate.
HEAD OF HUMAN RESOURCES
Contract Open ended
Salary cÂ£50,000 per annum
Hours 35 per week
Probationary Period 6 months
Notice period 12 weeks
Holiday 20 days annual leave, plus Public Holidays
Pension Contributory. The eligibility requirement is 3 monthsâ service for all staff
References All College appointments are subject to receipt of satisfactory references
Retirement age 65
Current Address 17 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PG
Belgrave Square is well served by tube stations; Victoria (and British Rail), Hyde Park Corner, Knightsbridge and Sloane Square are in all within easy walking distance
The College is a non-smoking environment.
BENEFITS (PER ANNUM)
annual income of: Â£15,000 Â£20,000 Â£25,000
contribution if a member) Â£1,500/ Â£2,000 / Â£2,500/
Â£750 Â£1,000 Â£1,250
of pension scheme) 4/2 times annual salary on death in service
season ticket loan
(If borrowed Â£1,200
at commercial rates) Â£230 Â£230 Â£230
Lunch Free Free Free
Holidays 20, 22.5 or 25 days paid per annum, dependent on service
Bank Holidays 10 days paid per annum (8 public holidays plus 2 discretionary College days)
Christmas Closure Variable number of days usually paid in addition to above
Sick Pay Ranging from 1 monthâs full pay/2 monthsâ half pay to 6 monthsâ full pay/6 monthsâ half pay dependent on years of service
Paternity Leave 10 daysâ paid
Maternity Leave/Pay Statutory leave and pay with some enhanced features
Compassionate Leave Up to 3 days paid in certain circumstances
Permanent Health Insurance
(if on an open ended contract) 75% of salary due to permanent sickness absence
Medical, Dental, Hospital
Appointments 2 hoursâ time credited per appointment
Tea, coffee, filtered water Free
The Royal College of Psychiatrists
17 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X 8PG
Please complete this form in block capitals, and then return it, together with your curriculum vitae, covering letter and the completed Diversity Monitoring Form, to the Human Resources Manager at the above address.
Position applied for: HEAD OF HUMAN RESOURCES
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Please include your current or most recent employer, and a previous employer. Relatives may not be given as referees. The College will contact referees once a conditional offer of employment has been made and accepted.
List an List any additional information
you would like us to consider in connection with your application
Details of any absences from work lasting
in excess of two weeks in the last 3 years:
Do you have any particular requirements
at interview or in the workplace arising from any disabilities?
Note: A disability or health problem does not preclude full consideration for the job and applications from suitable individuals with disabilities are welcome.
Do you smoke? â Yes â No
(proof will be required if successful)
PREVIOUS CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS
Details of any criminal convictions which
are not spent :
Note: You are not required to provide details of any previous criminal convictions which are spent under the terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. A spent or non spent conviction does not preclude full consideration for the job and applications from suitable individuals with spent or non spent convictions are welcome.
The information you have supplied in connection with your application will be kept in strict confidence and will be subject to the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998 .
I consent to the processing by the College of the information contained in this form and any related forms, by any means, for the purposes of my application and possible employment with the College.
I understand and agree that any misrepresentation by me on this Application Form and/or any other information I have supplied in connection with my application will be sufficient cause for cancellation of the application and/or termination from the College's service if I have been employed. The College reserves the right to verify information and seek information from other sources.
I give the College the right to investigate all references and to secure additional job related information about me. I hereby release from liability the College and its representatives for seeking such information and all other persons, corporations or organisations for furnishing such information.
Signature of Applicant :
The Royal College of Psychiatrists is committed to the active promotion of equal opportunities in employment. One aim of this policy is to make sure that applicants for jobs are not discriminated against.
To monitor if this policy is working, we need to collect information about people applying for jobs, and we would be very grateful if you would fill in and return this form. The information you give will be treated as strictly confidential and is subject to the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998. It will not be used at any stage of the selection process.
(Office Use Only)
1. GENDER (please tick): Male --------- Female --------
2. DISABILITY (please tick) Yes --------- No --------
Nature of your disability
3. DATE OF BIRTH______________________
4. WHAT IS YOUR ETHNIC ORIGIN? Choose ONE section from A to F, then tick the appropriate line to indicate your background. This is to comply with the Race Relations (Amendment) Act 2000 and are the categories used in the 2001 Census.
Any other Asian background, please write in
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Thank you for your help in completing this form. Please return it with your
application. By completing this form, I consent to the processing by the
College of the information contained in this form, by any means, for
the purposes of my employment with the College. (See signature on the
Candidate Information Form.)
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS NOT A JOB APPLICATION FORM
About the College
The Royal College of Psychiatrists is the professional and educational body for psychiatrists in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland whose aims are to:
As well as running its membership examination (MRCPsych), and visiting and approving hospitals for training purposes, the College organises scientific and clinical conferences and lectures and continuing professional development activities. The College publishes books, reports and educational material for professionals and the general public. It also publishes the British Journal of Psychiatry, Psychiatric Bulletin and Advances in Psychiatric Treatment, all of which are now available on-line.
The Royal College of Psychiatrists has been in existence in some form since 1841. First as the âAssociation of Medical Officers of Asylums and Hospitals for the Insaneâ (later changed to the Medico Psychological Association) then, in 1926 receiving its Royal Charter to become the âRoyal Medico Psychological Association, and finally, in 1971 receiving a Supplemental Charter to become the âRoyal College of Psychiatristsâ we know today.
The College's headquarters are at 17 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PG, UK, Tel: +44 (0)20 7235 2351 Fax: +44 (0)20 7245 1231, email: [email protected]. The College also has offices in Edinburgh and Dublin.
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