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We are an Equal Opportunities employer and actively encourage people from a variety of backgrounds, experiences and skill sets to join us. We are particularly keen to hear from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and disabled candidates.

The Old Vic innovated the Guardians Programme, and Guardians Network. Guardians are a group of trained staff who offer a confidential outlet for colleagues to share concerns about behaviour or the culture at work, we also hold annual culture OK/Not OK sessions for all staff which directly inform our cultural statement.

The Old Vic's Job Application Form The Old Vic Equal Opportunities Monitoring Survey (for applicants)

We receive a high volume of applications. If you have not heard from us within 14 days of applying, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion and keep an eye out for future vacancies.

Please note: where we receive an unprecedented high volume of applications, we reserve the right to close applications early.

HEAD OF HUMAN RESOURCES (MATERNITY COVER)

We are recruiting for a Head of HR to ensure that the day to day HR operations and all aspects of the employee lifecycle run smoothly. The Head of HR will also be the key contact for any employee relations matters and all things HR. This role provides an excellent opportunity to experience all aspects of HR at a senior level.

We are looking for someone who will be well organised, resourceful, responsive and able to communicate with a variety of stakeholders across teams and roles, maintaining a ‘open-door’ culture and ensuring that wellbeing and equality, diversity and inclusion are taken into consideration in the work we do.

Please download the recruitment pack for full details of the post and how to apply.

Deadline for applications: Tuesday 22 September at 10am

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If you are unsuccessful in your job application, we may hold your personal information for up to 12 months after we’ve finished recruiting for the post you applied for. After this date we will destroy or delete your information. We keep de-personalised statistical information about applicants to develop our recruitment processes, however no individual applicant would be identifiable from this information.

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