Welcome to Human Resources


Contact Human Resources

We hope that the following information will help you when contacting the HR team. If you are uncertain about who you need to talk to, contact us through the HR Operations team and they will help you to find your way through to the right person.

For a full contact list please visit 'The HR Team Contacts' page listed on the left-hand side.

HR Operations Team

The HR Operations Team provide advice and guidance to staff and managers on issues relating to employment contracts and terms and conditions of employment.

The team are contactable between 8.30am-4.30pm from Monday to Thursday and 8.30am-4.00pm on Friday. Their contact details are:

Email: hr@worc.ac.uk

Telephone: 01905 855173 (option 1)


Visiting the HR Office

The HR office is located in the Woodbury Building.  If you need to visit the office for either a Right to Work Check or Staff Card appointment you can book a convenient time via the following link: https://outlook.office365.com/owa/calendar/HROperationsTeam@msbookings.worc.ac.uk/bookings/


Recruitment Team

The Recruitment Team provide advice and support to candidates and recruiting managers throughout the recruitment and selection process.

Please contact the Recruitment Team on:

Email: jobs@worc.ac.uk

Telephone: 01905 855173 (option 2)


HR Business Partners

The HR Business Partners offer advice on HR policy and provide support to staff and managers on a wide range of HR and employee relation issues. Working closely with management teams and acting as strategic partners, they provide specialist advice and facilitation of HR procedures for their designated business area. For contact details please see 'The HR Team' pages.


Organisational Development, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Team

The OD team offer a range of training and development opportunities for staff, helping to develop individual and team skills and support staff in their career progression. Advice and support in equality, diversity and inclusion matters is also available from within the team.

Please contact the OD team on:

Email: training@worc.ac.uk

Telephone: 01905 855173 (option 3)


HR Senior Leadership Team

Adele Cope- Director of Human Resources

Jordi Gale- Executive Assistant to the Director of Human Resources

Sam Bateman- Deputy Director of HR (Employee Relations)

Kim Beale – Deputy Director of HR (Operations)

Gill Slater- Head of Organisational Development


HR Policies and Procedures

Further information on HR policies and procedures can be found on the Staff Information pages listed on the left-hand side.