up to c. £29,268 pa



Job Description

As part of the Church’s progression, we are developing a new People Services team. This will be a fundamental part of our organisation with the key focus to make a real difference to not just the staff of the CinW but also in supporting the Church’s work within the wider communities. A team which will promote best policy and practice and to be demonstrable in our commitment to people; a team which is true to the values of openness and honesty; a team who are creative, passionate and show unshakable respect and sincerity to win the hearts and minds of all; a team who seek to truly make a difference through taking a collaborative journey as we work hard to achieve the very best


The People Services Officer (Representative Body [RB]) will provide comprehensive, proactive, efficient and operational People Service interventions and activities, offering generalist operational advice, guidance and support to the staff and management of the RB including the Provincial Office, St. Padarn’s training establishment, Bishops’ PA’s and Parsonage Inspectors. The role will foster constructive working relationships in support of the achievement of departmental plans and in doing so, will support managers to develop their teams in the short, medium and longer term. Reporting to the Director of People Services you will work closely with the People Services team as a whole.


This role is to provide specific responsibility for the employees of the Representative Body including the National Office, St Padarn’s, Bishops’ PAs, Parsonage Inspectors etc.


General Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide professional, proactive and comprehensive generalist People Services to your operational area of the business
  • Provide a solution focused, confidential advice and guidance service on a range of employment matters
  • Support the development and implementation of all People Services policy and procedure
  • Support the team in identifying and effectively managing (with the purpose to reduce) Risk within your area of responsibility from a People Services perspective.
  • Contribute to the wider People Services team meetings.
  • Support the development of a positive organisational culture; support managers in the development of well performing and engaged departmental teams.
  • Ensure effective communications
  • Contribute to the reporting of key analytics.
  • Support the visibility of the People Services team and bring continuous improvement to our service.

This role is to also have specific responsibility for the following key areas:

  • Support the development and delivery of the Welsh Language Policy throughout the Church in Wales 
  • To be the People Services team representative on the wider Health and Safety Committee
  • To work with Line Managers to ensure all job descriptions across the business accurately reflect the roles being undertaken
  • Provide support in identifying and developing an appropriate Job Evaluation system and policy which ensures salary parity
  • Annual reporting of Gender Pay across the organisation
  • Develop an appropriate benefits portal for all Church in Wales employees and office holders/Clergy
  • Support the People Services Partner in identifying the requirements for Occupational Health for all employees and office holders.

Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate will:

  • Hold a degree in HR Management or CIPD level 5, or equivalent qualification or experience;
  • Have sound HR knowledge incorporating policy, employment law, change management, performance management, well-being and diversity and inclusion
  • Effectively work at an operational level to support the business to achieve its aims and objectives through its people
  • Experience of supporting organisational change initiatives
  • Successfully working with a generalist HR caseload, including attendance management, performance management, disciplinary, grievance and smart working.