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Recruiting: HR Coordinator (maternity cover)

We are currently recruiting for a HR Coordinator (Maternity cover) to deliver high quality and efficient HR support across the Charity.

This is a key role within the Charity and provides strong and reliable support to the Senior Leadership Team to provide an effective HR service to the organisation. The post holder will work closely with the Director of Finance and Resources to deal with a wide range of HR issues and will be the first point of contact for all recruitment, general HR issues and payroll queries. The post holder will be supported by our external HR consultants.

Young Citizens is an education charity working in primary and secondary schools to help educate, inspire and motivate the active citizens of tomorrow. Since 1989 Young Citizens has helped millions of young people understand society’s democratic structures, and the rights and responsibilities of its citizens by running a broad range of programmes and experiences for young people, with the help of thousands of volunteers.

The post holder must be a diligent, efficient and strong communicator and enjoy building strong relationships within our friendly team. They will also need to be good at using initiative to prospectively identify and effectively resolve any HR and legal issues that may arise from our operations. HR experience is essential.

Download the HR Coordinator (Maternity cover) recruitment pack.

How to apply

To be considered for this role, please send a cover letter explaining how you meet the person specification for the role, along with a copy of your CV. These documents should be sent to

The closing date for applications is 10 am, Monday 27th July 2020. Online interviews will be held on Wednesday, 5th August 2020.

Please note:

  • CVs without a cover letter will not be considered
  • If you have not heard from us within 5 working days after the closing date, it means your application was not shortlisted on this occasion. However, this should not detract you from applying again in the future.