Profile: Rachel Grant
Rachel Grant, BA (Hons) HRM, Chartered MCIPD, is an experienced Human Resource practitioner who has worked extensively in the private and not-for-profit sectors. Rachel has over 20 years of experience across all aspects of the HR field. From her experience of working within the Community and Voluntary Sector, Rachel is acutely aware of the necessity for Organisations to have access to professional HR supports, who have the knowledge and expertise to advise and guide them in implementing best practices in their workplace setting, while remaining compliant with statutory employment legislation.
Rachel advises Member Organisations of the Crann Support Group on HR policies, practices and processes including; statutory leave entitlements, performance management, absence management, workplace investigations, grievance and disciplinary matters. Rachel actively ensures that Member Organisations are compliant with employment laws and have the know-how to be prepared at any time for an inspection from the Workplace Relations Commission.
As a qualified Trainer, Rachel delivers in-house training courses/workshops specific to an organisations HR needs; e.g. Components of Employment Contracts, Induction/On boarding, GDPR, Company Policies, Procedures and Practices etc.
Holding a Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) in Road Passenger Transport Operations Management, Rachel is a registered Transport Manager with the Department of Transport, Tourism & Sport. Rachel has devised policies on Safe Driving for Work and has implemented systems for Vehicle Routine Checks and Maintenance in compliance with the standards required by the Road Safety Authority.
Rachel holds a pivotal role in supporting CRANN Member Organisations in their response to Covid-19. Rachel has developed Covid-19 Response Documents on behalf of Member Organisations and continuous to support and train Lead Worker Representatives by updating their Work Safely Document, review existing risk assessments and identify new risks and delivering COVID-19 induction training for staff.