The Springlawn Group of Care Homes in Omagh is seeking to recruit a HR Officer. This is a permanent post and salary will depend on experience and will be discussed at interview stage.

HR Officer’s Role

The job of the HR Manager is to deliver and manage successful HR functions across the 4 homes in the Springlawn Group of Care Homes. This post is full time Monday to Friday. The successful applicant will be reporting to the Home Manager.

HR Officer’s Main Duties/Responsibilities:

  • All recruitment and selection duties to include advertising jobs, responding to enquiries, short-listing, co-ordinating the selection process in conjunction with home managers and drawing up job offers.
  • Administration of all HR-related documentation, such as offer letters, contracts of employment and updating personnel file.
  • Administrative responsibilities to complete all Access NI applications for new starts to the group.
  • Administrative responsibilities for obtaining references for new starts to the group.
  • Management of the induction process to ensure all new starts are integrated successfully into the company.
  • Management of the HR function including the maintenance of all fair employment monitoring information and accurate completion of annual returns.
  • Providing advice and guidance to managers and staff on employment legislation and employee relations matters as and when required.
  • Oversee time and attendance process, absence management and holiday management across the Springlawn Group.
  • Responsible for employee relations and engagement throughout the Springlawn Group.
  • Facilitate team meetings in partnership with home manager.
  • Complete employee appraisals in line with Homes policy.

Skills and Education

  • You will need a minimum of 1-year human resources experience.
  • Third level HR qualification and or CIPD qualification.
  • A comprehensive understanding of HR legislation.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills are key.
  • Excellent organisational and IT skills.
  • Confidently liaise with internal and external stakeholders to meet goals.
  • Strong self-critique skills and an ability to evaluate the success and impact of strategies.
  • Assertive confident individual with a sense of humour.

About Springlawn House

Springlawn House is 39-bedroom care home which offers full nursing care, according to our clients’ needs. We have respite and step-down facilities for our short-term care residents. Our highly qualified staff at Springlawn House have been providing care since establishment in 1990.

From the latest post-operative recovery facilities to compassionate end-of-life care and short-term respite care, we are equipped to look after individuals with wide-ranging needs. We’re in a great location close to local shops, cafes and amenities.

Further Information on HR Officer’s Post

For details and applications, please email  or call 02882552666.


Lost work due to the coronavirus crisis? Then check out our temporary care home staff vacancies in Omagh. The Springlawn Group of Nursing Homes is recruiting temporary carers, housekeepers and kitchen staff at our 4 care homes.

About our Temporary Care Home Staff Posts

We have vacancies for carers, housekeepers and kitchen staff. So even if you’re hoping to go back to your job, it’s worth considering a temporary post in social care.   

 We offer a competitive salary, and full training and uniforms are provided.

Temporary Carer Posts:

Care Assistants provide care within a Nursing Home setting and treat each patient as an individual. You must be able to communicate effectively and retain the relevant information we give you about the level and type of care that is required.

Each Care Assistant will work within the team and have the support of their colleagues. And you will support them in turn. We offer provide all necessary training. Minimum Requirements include:

  • Over 16years of age
  • Good spoken and written English
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to interact with patients and visitors
  • A genuine interest in caring and ability to provide care

You can download the care assistant job description here,  but please note that training will be given on health & safety, the Patients Charter and all other essential areas.

Temporary Housekeeper Posts:

The post involves ensuring the cleanliness within the Nursing/Residential Home is of the highest standard in all areas. Minimum Requirements include:

  • You must be over 17 years of age
  • Good spoken and written English
  • Good communication skills and ability to interact with patients and visitors

You can download the Housekeeper job description here but please note that training will be given on health & safety, the Patients Charter and all other essential areas.

Temporary Kitchen Staff Posts

Kitchen staff undertake general preparation of food and meals under the supervision of the Chef or other appropriate staff. They will receive training to help them understand and adhere to all food hygiene and health and safety requirements in order to meet regulatory and Company standards.  This includes the safe use of knives and other sharp utensils.

Kitchen staff must maintain a high standard of personal hygiene, ensure a clean uniform is worn at all times, and undertake general cleaning duties throughout the kitchen.

You can download the kitchen assistant job description here, but please note that training will be given on health & safety, and all other essential areas.

Who Should Apply for These Temporary Care Home Staff Posts

There are lots of reasons to apply for our carer posts now:

  • You are looking for a new challenge
  • You have no formal experience but have always wanted to try a career in the caring sector
  • You have past experience and want to return to the care sector
  • You are looking for temporary work until the Coronavirus crisis is past and your job resumes

What We are Looking For

We are looking for individuals who are passionate about helping people especially during this time of crisis in the coronavirus pandemic. You must be committed to delivering high standards of care and service to clients in our nursing homes.

If this sounds like you and you are interested in a temporary role in the Springlawn Group, we would like to hear from you.  Candidates do not need any previous experience as full training will be provided.

Successful applicants are subject to NI Social Care Council (NISCC) registration, Enhanced Access NI & reference checks.

How to Join the Springlawn Group Team

To find out more or to request an application form, email us at or download an application form here. In the meantime, you can find out more about here about the Springlawn Group of Care Homes.

About The Springlawn Group

The Springlawn Group of Care Homes was established in 1988 with a vision in mind. We wanted to create a friendly, welcoming and person-centred environment, where clients could feel at home at all times. The ultimate aim was to avoid having an institutional or clinical feel to our homes. So today, all of our homes boast beautifully kept bedrooms and living areas. We also offer tidy, spacious exterior gardens and courtyards which are accessible to all residents.

Our homes provide the highest standards of nursing, residential and dementia care in a pleasant and welcoming environment.  And clients are at the centre of their care, choosing their own care plans to make sure they get what they need, the way that they need it.

The Springlawn Group owns and runs the following care homes in Omagh:

  • Springlawn House, 44 Dromore Rd, Omagh BT78 1RB.
  • Hillcrest Care Home, 23b Old Mountfield Road, Omagh BT79 7EL
  • Hillcrest Residential Dementia Facility, 23 Old Mountfield Road, Omagh BT79 7EL
  • Hillside Residential, 23a Old Mountfield Road, Omagh BT79 7EL