HR Manager

Dive into a world of care and compassion at Chaseley Trust, where we’re not just a care home for the disabled – we’re a vibrant community on Eastbourne’s beautiful seafront!

Nestled in an idyllic location, our 55-bed care haven specializes in top-notch nursing care for adults of all ages facing various challenges like spinal injuries, acquired brain injuries, strokes, and more. Our mission? To empower and promote independence while delivering person-centered care that enhances lives.

We are looking for an HR Manager to manage all aspects of human resource practices and processes for the Trust including recruitment, employee relations, performance management, training & development and talent management, HR systems, records, policies and procedures, compliance and utilisation of staff resources across the home.

The role of HR Manager is important to business success, through promoting corporate values and shaping a positive work culture. People are our most important asset and you will play a key role in ensuring we have a happy and productive workplace where everyone strives to realise our established mission and objectives.

Main Duties

  • Line manage the HR, reception and rota teams.
  • Plan and implement HR initiatives and projects aligned to HR’s strategic planning process and business-driven initiatives.
  • Contribute to the strategic planning of staff resources across the home.
  • Maintain and develop the pay structure with elements for progression, ensuring accurate job grading and consistency across the home.
  • Manage and oversee agency contracts both within the recruitment process and daily rostering of staff
  • Develop and manage HR budgets, including staffing, recruitment, training, uniform and stationary.
  • Review HR processes, systems and data capture in order to provide accurate HR metrics, meet KPI’s and provide management reports as required.
  • Develop and maintaining HR policies and procedures across the organisation.
  • Ensure compliance across the home in all aspects of equality and diversity legislation.
  • Oversee and advise on attendance, disciplinary, capability and grievance processes.
  • Implement robust HR processes to ensure the probation, supervision and appraisal processes are consistently delivered to a high standard.
  • Provide advice and guidance to the management team in all aspects of staff resource management.
  • Develop and manage all aspects of the recruitment and retention of staff, ensuring its efficiency, and consistency in delivering a high standard of service.
  • Develop, deliver and monitor a comprehensive and coordinated training package across all areas of the home function, from induction to career progression.
  • Develop and refine relevant systems, both paper-based and electronic, to support the employee lifecycle and the effectiveness of HR operations.
  • Ensure legal compliance throughout human resource management, seeking legal advice where necessary.
  • Implement, review and develop the staff welfare and benefits package
  • Proactively seek and utilise feedback from staff in order to improve and enhance their work experience and contribute service improvement.


  • Contribute actively to quality improvements and the development of the Human Resources customer service experience
  • Promote the business and values of the Chaseley Trust in a professional manner ensuring an open and welcoming approach is adopted and that good customer care is exercised at all times.
  • Abide by all policies and procedures
  • Complete all mandatory training.
  • Participate in Performance & Development Reviews and Supervision meetings.
  • Any other duties as required by the Registered Manager.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (Level 7 qualification)
  • Previous experience of working as a HR Manager or other HR Executive (minimum 3 years), including all aspects of recruitment (UK and overseas)
  • Working in an exacting, client-focussed environment
  • Experience of and enthusiasm for developing new systems and processes
  • In-depth knowledge of Human Resource related law and HR best practices
  • Demonstrable experience with Human Resources metrics
  • Ability to architect strategy along with leadership skills

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £38,000.00-£42,500.00 per year


  • Canteen
  • Discounted or free food
  • Free parking
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • On-site parking
  • Private dental insurance
  • Private medical insurance
  • Referral programme


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • HR Manager or other HR executive: 3 years (required)


  • CIPD Membership (Level 7 Qualification) (preferred)

Work Location: In person

Job Title: 

HR Manager


Full Time


£38,000 to 42,500 a year

Closing Date: 

* subject to qualifications and experience.