Strategic HR Support

For Multi-Academy Trusts

Helping your trust succeed and prospect through strategic HR

Our experience in working with Schools and Multi Academy Trusts enables us to provide strategic support on all types of projects and initiatives.  Strategic HR Services will ensure the Academy or Trust is proactive in it’s management of people.

We work as trusted advisors to the Board, Governors and Headteachers, ensuring they are fully supported to lead a large workforce, often across multiple sites.

Our support includes

Providing advice on building and implementing the right performance management framework in your organisation

We can provide full Project Management support for any HR system implementation

Providing you with peace of mind that your Single Central Register is up to date and fully compliant and you are following the Safer Recruitment Process

We can provide full wellbeing programmes to Academies & MAT’s ensuring the well-being of all employees

Whether it’s a one-off issue or a complex matter, we can provide full support and expert advice

Help recruit into Trust roles, leadership teams and central service functions

We can provide a full due diligence service as well as supporting on integrating Academies into MAT’s

Building a People Strategy that aligns to your overall Organisational Strategy

We undertake reviews of how HR services are delivered to identify compliance, efficiencies and process improvements

We can support transfers into the Academy or Trust

We can provide support to review Pay & Reward Frameworks in MAT’s

Review of organisations HR policies ensuring these are reflective of the organisations culture and are fully compliant with legislation

For more information on the strategic support we could provide you, please call us on 01422 897152 or email enquiries@optimal-hr.co.uk

What our clients say

Meet our team

Our team of experienced professionals have worked across multiple sectors and have significant experience of supporting our clients with all of their Human Resources and Training needs.

Melanie Stead

Managing Director

Helen Murphy

Operations Director

Sara Brockbank

Finance Manager

Matthew Brain

Employment Solicitors

Saniya Mahmood

HR Advisor

Amanjhot Dothar

Senior HR Administrator

Caroline Mann

PA and Senior Administrator