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People Professional Level 5 Apprenticeship

The Combe Grove Estate came under the guardianship of the Elmhurst Foundation Charitable Trust in March 2017 with 3 principle aims to practice and increase knowledge in the field of health and wellbeing, create 90 high-quality enhanced apprenticeships and to share facilities and expertise for the benefit of the local community.


Our stunning location informs all that we do. Located within 70 acres of woodland and meadow, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Bath. The Team combines the latest medical research with the restorative power of nature to help those who pass through the Estate to reconnect with the primary needs of mind and body and leave with a greater sense of wellness, increased vitality and a sense of restored calm.

We are actively recruiting for a Level 5 People Professional apprentice to join our amazing team. You will be part of the dynamic and high-performing Combe Grove team supporting the organisation to meet its objectives through the people agenda and relative initiatives, using data to provide insights into trends and issues and presenting solutions to deal with them.

You will provide people expertise to give advice, views, and challenge to the organisation, including specific advice on interpretation of applicable policies and employment law. Maintaining knowledge of both internal and external environments you will contribute to the review and update of people policies and processes to ensure that they are in line with legislative requirements.

Taking an active role in recruiting and developing across a wide variety of roles you will have a high level of effective communication and influence whilst employing evidenced based decision making, keeping up to date with emerging thinking and people trends.

Highly motivated with a dedication to continued personal development and a passion for health and wellbeing, you are approachable with a proven track record of demonstrating exceptional interpersonal skills.

You are solutions focussed and experienced in working calmly under pressure contributing structure and processes that optimise the organisations work. You have effective planning and organisation skills, leading by example in an emphatic, fair and consistently professional manner.

Proactive and positive you are dependable with a commitment to maintaining high standards and integrity. You have strong time management skills, demonstrating reliability and punctuality.

As a member of the team there are enriching benefits to enjoy

A single membership of The Club at Combe Grove, which has fantastic flood-lit indoor and outdoor facilities, including a state-of-the-art gym, indoor and outdoor heated pools and undercover tennis courts available all year round.

Subsidised meals made from nutritious, sustainably sourced, organic, free-range, local ingredients which as far as possible are sourced from the Estate Kitchen Garden.

Access to the 70 acre estate which proudly showcases our oldest woodland, Eastwood which is approximately 200 years old. A beautiful setting offering a rich diversity of plants and trees to enjoy a lunchtime walk.

Subsidised treatments and therapies provided by the on-site team using pure, organic products from the South West of England with selected medicinal herbs and aromas to support the therapeutic benefit of treatments.

30 days annual leave each year.

On site Car-Parking and bicycle racks. You may want your own transport to the Estate as public transport is limited.

Working Times

Total 40 hours excluding breaks each week, working eight hours between 08:30-17:00, five days a week.

Combe Grove estate
Combe Grove outdoor pool
Egg Brunch dish at Combe Grove
Combe Grove food addiction group workshop

We are receiving a high number of applications for this exciting role so to apply please send your CV as soon as possible to Richard Gunn: Richard.Gunn@combegrove.com