HR Advisor


HR Advisor

Hours: Monday – Friday 37.5hrs per week – Full Time, Permanent
Salary: Competitive

Job Background:

We are excited to be offering an opportunity for a HR Advisor to join our company.

The Role:

The role of the HRA is to provide advice, guidance and an efficient and effective HR service, ensuring the smooth and effective day to day organisation of the administration of the department. Dealing with high volumes of ER matters as a trusted member of the team, this role will involve coaching and developing others in key areas such as disciplinary, grievance, performance, capability and absence matters in a professional and proactive manner. The HRA role is versatile and requires that all policy and processes are carried out accurately and promptly, ensuring confidentiality and compliance at all times. The HRA will be pivotal in supporting areas for improvement and ensure continuous development of the HR function.

Duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Provide advice and guidance to staff, supervisors and managers on a wide range of HR issues, working in accordance with policy, best practice and relevant legislation.
  • Provide coaching and education, supporting business areas on HR related matters, building relationships with employees and key partners (including onsite agency) in a professional manner.
  • Ensure recruitment, selection, induction and probation requirements are adhered to by tracking and supporting recruitment events, new starters and on-boarding requirements.
  • Organise and deliver Company induction, liaising with key partners such as payroll and training, to ensure clear planning and communication for the on-boarding of new employees.
  • Coordinate, document and provide guidance relating to all types of absence, including sickness and other leave. Liaise with managers when absence triggers are met, monitor absence levels and ensure active attendance management across the site (including scheduling absence investigation meetings).
  • Schedule occupational health referrals and other health surveillance assessments required in relation to absence management.
  • Drive recruitment campaigns with key business areas and be the main point of contact for recruitment and selection matters, including sourcing and screening candidates, carrying out pre-screening, literacy and numeracy tests and ensuring compliance to policy and legislation (specifically pre-employment right to work checks and references).
  • Ensure department information is accurate and relevant in accordance with General Data Protection Regulations.
  • Support the HR manager on key projects and achieving the HR strategy, specifically in relation to wellbeing, engagement and retention through focused and targeted activities.
  • Support the HR Manager in creating a step change in line manager capability via the delivery of workshops on relevant people management policies and procedures.
  • With the HR Manager, support the implementation of key HR metrics, analyse and review to identify patterns trends and action plan opportunities to drive improvement and performance.

About the Person:

We are looking for someone with the following personal qualification and attributes:

  • CIPD qualified.
  • Previous HR experience is essential.
  • IT literate, and have very good excel spreadsheet skills.
  • A good sound knowledge of employee relations and a proven track record in delivering business-focussed HR solutions is essential.
  • Have a good solid foundation in employment law and understanding of its application in a business context.
  • Stringent attention to detail with the ability to multitask very effectively.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines.
  • A confident communicator, with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Self-motivated with strong communication skills (written and oral).

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