Head of HR and People Development 



£37,874 per annum. (The band goes up to £42,330 per annum, however, this is dependent on annual performance reviews).

Full time role:
37 hours per week, 9AM-5PM, Monday-Friday

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a newly formed post of Head of HR and People Development within Oasis Community Housing.  This newly formed role is a member of the Senior Leadership Team and will lead the operational running of the HR and admin functions.  You will support the Chief Operating Officer in building and strengthening HR systems and people development to ensure they are fit for purpose and by ensuring appropriate analysis is provided to support the next stage of Oasis Community Housing’s growth. You will assist and support all managers in Human Resource and People activities across the organisation, update the policies and procedures for Oasis Community Housing in relation to People Resourcing and Management and ensure that OCH complies with all relevant legislation including the General Data Protection Regulation.

There is an Occupational Requirement for the post-holder to be a practising Christian (Essential) as per exemptions in The Equality Act 2010 (Schedule 9)

Oasis Community Housing is a Christian response to homelessness and disadvantage (including substance misuse, offending, health, domestic abuse and much more) providing housing, support and other specialised services. Our vision is for everyone to be part of a community where they are included, belong and have what they need to reach their God-given potential. As part of our strategy for growth and development, we are embarking on an ambitious journey to develop our culture of co-production. We want to share power and responsibility with those accessing our services in meaningful, safe and accessible ways, and to create an environment where everyone can contribute.

Oasis Community Housing values diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. We encourage and welcome applications from suitably skilled candidates from all backgrounds to support a diverse workforce, including individuals with lived experience of homelessness.


Don’t meet every single requirement?


If you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with the job description, we’d love you to apply anyway. You might just be the perfect person for this role.

For an informal discussion, please call Sarah Lister, Chief Operating Officer or Melanie Ayre, HR Officer, on 0191 477 3535.

Closing date for applications is Friday 7th June 2024 at 5:00PM

Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references, meeting essential criteria and Enhanced DBS (dependent on role).

To apply for this role, please use the Apply link below. Using the links to the Job Description, Guidance and our Ethos and Values.

Please note CVs are not accepted.

Head of HR and People Development  Job Description
Guidance on Completing an Application
Oasis Community Housing Ethos and Values