The HR Professional Standards are the core standards for anyone working in HR in the Civil Service. Departments may build on the 'Standards' or adapt the language slightly to reflect their original context, but the content should remain as the minimum professional standards for all Civil Service HR Professionals.
Last updated - 21st July 2009
The HR Professional Standards set out the requirements for HR Professionals under four key areas:
Knowing the business
Understanding the organisation and how HR can best contribute to its success.
Demonstrating HR expertise
Understanding and delivering suitable HR practices for the organisation which lead to organisational success.
Acting as a change agent
Making organisational change happen.
Building personal credibility
Personally demonstrates the organisations values, builds trust with partners in the organisation, and proactively contributes to organisational success.
Each of these areas is calibrated at three different levels of expertise, select the appropiate level to access the standards:
The levels are cumulative adn those meeting the requirements at level three will also be expected to meet those identified at levels one and two.
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