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HR Manager

Location: Chesterfield (preferred) or London
Hours: full-time, 35 hours per week
Salary: £36,000 - £40,000
Contract type: fixed term to March 2020
Closing date: 18 June 2018

Download the job description and person specification (Word 213KB)


Following the merger of Arthritis Research UK and Arthritis Care on 1 November 2017, this is an exciting opportunity to join the HR team that, in conjunction with the OD team, will be instrumental in supporting the transformation of the charity as it develops and embeds a new strategy, vision and values; developing the people offer to support these.

About the role

The post of HR Manager is a newly created role to manage the function during the post-merger transformation period, ensuring the delivery of a high quality operational HR service; working with and supporting managers; and working closely with the Head of HR to implement the post-merger HR priorities. If you are an experienced manager who is keen to support an organization going through an exciting period of significant change, this could be the role for you.

Key requirements

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A minimum of graduate membership of CIPD or equivalent
  • Significant generalist HR experience, including supporting organisational change
  • Experience of managing people and operational HR functions
  • Experience of successfully implementing change

How to apply

To apply please submit:

  1. a concise, up-to-date CV
  2. a supporting statement demonstrating how you meet the key requirements set out in the job description and person specification (Word 213KB)
  3. Please include a completed cover sheet (Word 162KB).

Email your completed application by 18 June 2018 to


First interviews expected: 28 June 2018 in the Chesterfield office
Second interviews expected: 6 July 2018 in the London office

About us

Arthritis Care and Arthritis Research UK merged on 1 November 2017. We believe that together we can overcome the pain, isolation and fatigue of arthritis and have a greater positive impact on the lives of 10 million people across the UK who are currently living with the condition.

Our ambition is to invest in breakthrough treatments, change attitudes towards arthritis, reach many thousands more with the information and support they need, and influence the provision of services and more essential research into better treatments and cures.

Read more about our merged organisationworking for us and what we offer.

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Arthritis Research is a Registered Charity No: 207711 and in Scotland No. SC041156

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