HR Manager

Glebe House, Church Road, Shudy Camps, Cambridgeshire, CB21 4QH

Job Type

Full-time 40 hours per week



Job Description

We wish to appoint a highly motivated and ambitious HR Manager to work as part of our Senior Management Team in the continuing development of our forward-thinking charity. We are looking for a collaborative leader who will be able to quickly build their team, to establish priorities and to build on the progress that has been made in the last few months.

Working alongside the newly appointed CEO, the HR Manager will support Glebe House to achieve some ambitious objectives. We are looking for someone who really wants to make a difference. If you would like an informal chat about the role, please email the CEO directly to arrange. Their email is

About Us

Glebe House is a Charity, established in 1965 to provide support for young males aged between 15-18, who have displayed harmful sexual behaviours and may have other complex behavioural issues. It provides a year-round children’s home together with individualised treatment programmes of therapy and education, delivered on-site at our Independent Special School and carried out within a therapeutic community setting.

In 2025, we will be celebrating 60 years of service. The charity objectives are to develop the services we offer and to develop the rural site we own. We have a workforce of 50, in a variety of roles covering care, therapy and education. In addition, we have a small Business Operations team, housed in an independent building on site.

What We Offer

• Pension – contributions higher than Government minimum requirement
• Access to an independent Employee Assistance Programme (free counselling, financial advice, legal information)
• Paid-for breaks
• Free meals/refreshments
• Enhanced DBS is essential, so we pay for this
• Free parking on site
• Blue Light Card

What You Will Need To Join Us

• Ideally, you will have a CIPD Level 5 qualification, or be willing to work towards that
• A minimum of three years’ experience within an HR team, preferably in a senior role
• You will need to have an up-to-date knowledge of employment law and HR best practices.
• Experience of managing change; the ability to analyse data and demonstrate excellent communication skills.
• An understanding of Therapeutic Communities, Care Homes, Schools and working in an organisation supporting children and young adults with complex needs would be an advantage.
• A full driving licence and your own transport – as we are in a rural location

Available Hours

Full-time (40 hours per week, Mon-Fri)


In your application, you will need to use the EXPERIENCE, APTITUDES OR ATTAINMENTS section to demonstrate how you meet the specific requirements of the role as detailed in the Job Description and Person Specification.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and value diversity; welcoming and valuing applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Closing Date: Sunday 17th July 2022