Findon Human Resources
Expert HR Consultants for Education and Care Sectors

HR services to schools, specialist education and the care sector

Findon Human Resources offer a fully insured, CIPD qualified, highly experienced HR consultancy and advisory service. Specialising in the provision of services to schools, specialist education and the care sector where the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults is paramount.

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Having gained over 20 years HR experience working in local authority, private sector and education sectors, this allows us to understand the demands placed on your organisation. With this knowledge we are able to offer straightforward and pragmatic HR advice to support your HR needs. Additionally, the advice given to our clients in the education and care sectors is supported by safeguarding and specialist safer recruitment knowledge and training. As staff are your organisation’s biggest asset, our services and advice can assist you to ensure proactive and effective management, allowing you to deliver the most effective services to your clients.

HR Advisory Services

  • Advertising, interviewing and recruitment of roles – using Safer recruitment practices.
  • Pre-employment and DBS advice
  • Probation
  • Absence & Ill Health Management
  • Performance & Capability management
  • Disciplinary
    Bullying & Harassment
  • Grievances
  • Appeal processes & panels
  • Managing allegations against staff including safeguarding and LADO referrals
  • Referrals to regulatory agencies such as Teaching Regulation Agency and DBS
  • Redundancy & restructure processes including consultation with unions
  • Change management
  • TUPE transfers
  • Exit strategies
  • Experience of dealing with teachers terms and conditions of employment
  • Template letters, policies and guidance documents for employee relations processes
  • General HR and Employee Relations Advice


Findon HR offer statutory safer recruitment training to schools, education settings and the care sector which is delivered by experienced trainers (accredited by The Lucy Faithfull & Safer Recruitment Consortium). Training can either be face to face or virtual with staff receiving an accreditation for attending the course.

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Findon HR are able to provide you with a complete package to support all your HR advisory requirements

Our wide ranging experience of working with LADO’s across the education sector means we can be commissioned to undertake safeguarding investigations on a schools behalf. Ultimately allowing you to continue to focus on business as usual.

Reviews of safeguarding practices can also be conducted such as reviews of the Single Central Record and Safer Recruitment practices to ensure compliance with the latest obligations in Keeping Children Safe in Education and Ofsted.

Care Sector

Our knowledge of working with vulnerable clients means we are able to provide you with a complete package, to support all your HR requirements from recruitment and safeguarding to support with disciplinary action. We understand the pressures that staff are under and we can support you to focus on employee performance to help your business succeed and thrive in a competitive and challenging market.

As part of Findon Legal Consultants Ltd we are also able to offer staff and families of carers specific legal advice on Power of Attorney and Court of Protection as well as other requirements they may have.

Project & Bespoke Work

We are experienced trainers who have developed a range of bespoke training sessions in order to improve staff and management performance and develop workforce skills and knowledge.

Other examples of recent bespoke work include:

  • HR audits where current HR practices are reviewed and issues identified where statutory requirements are not being met or practices can be further developed.
  • A review of the current pay policy and practice for a school which involved assessing current practice, questioning the workforce, analysis of data and evaluating alternative pay schemes which would support the organisations needs and strategic aims moving forward.
  • Bespoke Bullying & Harassment Training for senior leaders as a result of a sexual harassment claim