Human Resources & Recruitment Manager - Osborne
Job Summary
  • Leinster
  • Permanent
  • 27th October 2023
  • -
  • Ref ID: #39108

Job Description

  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #39108

Human Resources & Recruitment Manager

As Human Resources & Recruitment Manager you will be passionate about providing strategic leadership in the realm of Human Resources to drive overall business objectives for this progressive and dynamic medium-sized,  Irish owned, Care Home Group. In this role, you will be responsible for driving the overall recruitment strategy and upholding the highest standards of service and ensuring legal compliance within your team and for the organisation, benefiting our clients’ employees and residents.

As an accomplished professional in Human Resources and Recruitment, you will advise on, oversee, and implement best in practice Human Resources processes and procedures across the organisation.  Reporting directly to the CEO, while not essential, we envision the ideal candidate will possess significant experience at a senior leadership level within a healthcare or social services context. 

Located at the Care Home Group's headquarters in the southeast of Ireland, Osborne Executive Search are pleased to be appointed as our client’s exclusive recruitment partner in the placement of this exciting new Hybrid opportunity.”
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

General & Reporting

  • Establish strong relationships within the Head Office team and Home Management teams;
  • Manage the relationship with external HR Support Company;
  • Drive efficiencies within the HR Department through continuous reviews of processes and procedures;
  • Analyse and review HR statistical reports to identify trends, so that key issues and resources are adjusted accordingly;
  • Prepare reports for Head Office Senior management team and provide decision support through HR metrics and legislation changes. Preparation of monthly reports to include both quantitative and qualitative data on the following: Actual vs Budgeted recruitment and forecasts, variances, staff turnover;
  • Ensure efficient management of annual HR budgets.

Recruitment and Selection  

  • Maintain a workforce plan for both the immediate and long-term staffing needs and have the appropriate approvals in place;
  • Manage recruitment and onboarding process for all Group Care Homes;
  • Ensure that all employee files are compliant with regulations and legislation;  
  • Manage all terms and agreements with third party recruitment agencies;
  • Work with the Person in Charge (PIC) in each care home to ensure adequate staffing to run the home; 
  • Terms and remuneration for each Department within each Care Home are set by Head Office Senior Management – your observations along with legislation changes, market research must be reported to Senior Management in a timely manner for consideration.

Employee/Industrial Relations

  • Bridge management and employee relations by addressing demands, grievances, or other issues;
  • Advise management on employee relations concerns; 
  • Carry out disciplinary and grievance procedures; 
  • Manage the Absence Management Committee and support the homes in addressing all absence issues both short term and long term;
  • Ensure to stay abreast of updates and changes in industry and statutory employment legislation and implement changes to Company policies and staff handbook where appropriate;
  • Responsible for updating and signing Contracts of Employment for all senior and management positions within the company; 
  • Responsible for review and signing of all other contracts of employment as updated by the HR Officers (prior to issue). 

Rewards and Benefits

  • Ongoing review and improvement of the company’s occupational health, employee programmes, staff benefits and packages;
  • Oversee and manage a performance appraisal system that drives high performance across the Group;
  • Support PICs to implement reward strategies and initiatives within homes.

Training and Development

  • Monitor training compliance for employees across all Group Care Homes – all clinical training requirements are reviewed annually by the Director of Care, Quality & Standards and thereafter are managed and updated on Company training platform by the HR Department; 
  • Assess non-clinical training requests from PICs that are not included on Company training platform; 
  • Ensure employee training requirements are well managed and monitored;
  • Coach, mentor and support senior management to identify strengths and development needs.
  • Create and oversee the plan for diversity, equality, and inclusion that aligns with company values, business strategy and commitments.

Managing HR Team

  • Provide professional leadership, support, and development to HR staff, in order to increase knowledge, share best practice and ensure professional standards are met.

Education, Training and Development

  • Update job knowledge by participating in conferences and educational opportunities; 
  • Maintain knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law; applies this knowledge to communicate changes in policy, practice, and resources to upper management.


  • Primary degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field 
  • Ideally CIPD Qualified
  • 5 -8 years’ experience in HR & Recruitment Management role 
  • Nursing home or Health Care background will prove advantageous.
  • Strong understanding of employment laws and regulations.
  • Robust experience in managing immediate and long-term recruitment needs. 
  • Excellent empathetic communication, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience working in a multi-cultural environment desirable.

For a more comprehensive position guide please apply through the link provided for the attention of  Aine Wallace or email [email protected]
If you are interested in finding out more about the above role and would like to be considered for this or other suitable roles that we may have available for your skill set – please attach your CV via the link provided. Please submit your updated CV in Word Format.
If you are living in Ireland and hold a VALID WORK PERMIT, we would love to hear from you, if however, you do not hold a valid work permit unfortunately we will not be in a position to assist you with your job search. 
Osborne are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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    • Dublin
    • Permanent
    • Nov 17, 2022
    • Competitive
    • Ref ID: 123456