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Job Posting: HR Manager

Hours: 40 hours per week

Working Pattern: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

Location: HR Department - Bedford Lodge Hotel & Spa

Salary Range: Dependent upon experience

About Us

Bedford Lodge Hotel & Spa is an award-winning luxury guest destination nestled in an idyllic location and beautiful grounds. The only Four Red Star hotel in Newmarket, Bedford Lodge retains the charm and character of a Georgian country house yet offers the very best in modern comfort, cuisine, hospitality and luxury.

About the Team

We are a privately owned, independent 4 Red Star Hotel and Spa seeking a passionate and driven marketing professional to join our team. Our continuing success is based on the team we have working here. We look not only for skills, but also passion and enthusiasm and the ability to deliver outstanding service & hospitality.

About the Position

Reporting to the Chief Executive and working closely with the hotel’s Heads of Department (HOD’s), you will be the first point of contact for all HR-related queries.  You will need to provide an effective and dedicated HR advisory service to HOD’s (and Chief Executive), in relation to absence, conduct and capability, grievance matters and employee relations matters.

  • Generalist HR Manager role covering all aspects of Human Resources.
  • Administer all HR-related documentation.
  • Liaise with the Finance function to ensure all Starters, Leavers and Changes are processed accurately through Payroll.
  • Ensure all relevant HR information is up to date, accurate and complies with legislation.
  • Be aware of any upcoming changes in Employment Law and advise the CEO and Heads of Department appropriately.
  • Draft and place on-line and off-line recruitment advertising.
  • Assist in the recruitment process.
  • Liaise with recruitment agencies.
  • Give inductions to new employees.
  • Look after all staff welfare issues.
  • Assist HOD’s to maintain current and up-to-date job descriptions for each role within their team.
  • Support HOD’s with the effective and efficient performance of their employees, identifying and facilitating appropriate interventions or disciplinary processes.
  • Prepare and issue employee correspondence and T&Cs of employment (Contract & Handbook) in relation to appointment, variation and termination of employment – including accurate and timely notification to payroll.
  • Educate and coach HOD’s to handle key queries in relation to the Employee Handbook, Policies and Working Practices.

About You

  • Experienced standalone HR Generalist
  • Great communication skills are vital
  • Excellent communicator
  • Highly organised
  • Able to work well both as part of a team and independently
  • The ability to respond well under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and strong organisational skills

Why Join our Team

A privately owned, independent hotel we have the opportunity to focus on what we do best – creating memorable moments for our guests and taking care of our staff as one big team.
We are all exceptionally proud to work here and of the work that we do. Would you like to join a great team and feel the same?

What We Offer

  • 28 days holiday per year (including bank holidays)
  • Free membership at our Health & Fitness Club
  • 50% food discount within our Restaurant and Bar/Lounge
  • 20% discount on treatments at The Spa at Bedford Lodge Hotel
  • Industry relevant training, appropriate for your position / profession
  • A team-based and highly supportive working environment
  • A commitment to your professional development

To apply for this position:

Please email with a copy of your CV and the role you are applying for.