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Our latest vacancies can be found below.  If you have any questions about any of our vacancies, or would like an informal discussion about working at Castle Howard, please contact our HR department via email at  

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Volunteers – Gardens Team
We would like willing and passionate gardening enthusiasts to join our small group of volunteers working in The Walled Garden. You will be involved in a variety of jobs in the gardens including planting, weeding, pruning, hoeing, edging and watering. There is no requirement for a high level of skill just enthusiasm and keen to help. Our volunteers work with us between March to the end of October across Monday to Friday.

If you are interested Adele our Head of Gardens, would be keen to hear from you, please send an email to marked for her attention.
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Closing Date: Sun 29th January 2017
HR Advisor
Salary: Competitive, 40 hours Monday - Friday, permanent contract
A unique and exciting HR Advisor opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, results-driven and experienced HR professional. We are seeking to appoint an experienced and motivated HR Advisor to report to the Head of HR and offer guidance and advice across the business, supporting with a variety of duties including the recruitment process, leading the development of L&D and training matters across the business and managing ad hoc people related projects.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the recruitment process, ensuring that it operates in a smooth and timely manner, Learning & Development, including the annual TNA and delivery of the agreed annual training plan, as well as being responsible for the accurate maintenance of all confidential personnel files, sickness/holiday/training monitoring and recording and dealing with a range of enquiries from the general public, employees and line managers over the telephone, by email and face to face. Additionally, you will be accountable in the absence of the Head of HR, prepare monthly HR reports and stats, assist in reviewing and updating policies and procedures as required and provide professional employment law and people related advice and guidance to department managers.

This is a fantastic opportunity to not only work in an amazing and interesting environment for a highly successful, well-established yet growing business, but also to gain exposure to a real breadth and depth of HR issues that will support your own professional development. Castle Howard are also keen to support the right candidate with their continuing development through the attainment of the CIPD qualification, if this has not already been achieved.

So, what do you need to be considered for this fantastic opportunity? Their ideal candidate will be a motivated, articulate and commercially astute HR Generalist with a minimum of 2 to 3 years’ experience gained in a fast-paced environment. CIPD or degree within HR qualified, or studying / planning to study towards gaining CIPD.
You will have proven administrative, planning and organisational skills, consistently meeting agreed objectives and taking personal responsibility for getting things done. Additionally, you will have excellent communication skills and an ability to foster excellent working relationships with key individuals and departments across the Estate, employees and the public. The individual we are looking for will also have an ability to prioritise and remain calm while working in a busy, sometimes pressurised environment, possess good IT skills and be proficient in the use of computer packages ideally Microsoft Office: Word and Excel. You will naturally work supportively and collaboratively within a team as well as alone, exercising good judgement and using your own initiative to find solutions, as well as carry out delicate HR related tasks confidentially and with discretion. Whilst not essential, if you also have a Train the Trainer qualification and previous experience implementing HRIS, this will support your application further.
Contact Information:

To apply, or for a confidential discussion, please contact our retained Consultant, Melanie Jones at Castle Employment – To provide you with an idea of timescales, Melanie will contact successful candidates within 14 days. All applications without exception will be submitted to Castle Employment for consideration.

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