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Human Resources Adviser (HR)

Human Resources Adviser (HR)

My client is now looking for a Human Resources Adviser to join their lovely team of four in HR.

Main Purpose: Providing an excellent and effective HR service by working collaboratively with all staff and within the HR Team.

  • Supporting and providing advice and best practice guidance to Heads of Departments and Managers on all aspects of managing people.

  • Managing recruitment and selection including advertising, safer recruitment checks, interviewing where appropriate and contract paperwork.

  • Recording information in a timely and accurate manner to ensure full statutory and compliance.

  • Complying with all statutory regulations in respect of recruitment and H&S.

  • Maintaining accurate employee information (starters, contract changes, leavers) on the HR system and filing system, ensuring that data protection legislation is followed.

  • Delivering a comprehensive Onboarding induction training for support staff starters.

  • Liaising with Heads of Department and Managers to ensure that administration is completed on time including departmental induction paperwork, probationary reviews, appraisals and absence forms.

  • Supporting HoDs and Managers in respect of grievance, disciplinary, investigations, capability and performance management, providing sound advice and attending meetings.

  • Liaising with and supporting HoDs and Managers to manage unsatisfactory absence levels.

  • Working collaboratively with the Payroll Department including information for monthly payroll changes and payroll checking.

  • Arranging training in respect of staff development, as and when required, as part of CPD.

  • Liaising with the Safety and Security Manager in respect of H&S related training (First Aid, Fire & Emergency procedures, general H&S) and identifying refresher or cyclical training requirements.

  • Maintaining up to date central training records for all staff including absence records.

  • Generating key reports and compiling data for statutory reports.

  • Conducting exit interviews and recording information to identify trends or areas for improvement.

  • Updating HR related policies to ensure compliance.

  • Attending staff committee meetings acting as note taker as required.

  • Undertaking any other duties as requested by the Head of HR

Ideal Person:

You will have previous experience in a similar role

  • Tact, discretion and confidentiality are paramount for this role.

  • Strong knowledge of employment law.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication, strong interpersonal skills and customer service focus.

  • Detail and accuracy oriented.

  • Ability to prioritise workload and to work under pressure.

  • Ability to liaise with staff at all levels in a professional, friendly and welcoming manner

  • Patient and a good listener.

  • A 'can do’ attitude and positive outlook.

  • Energetic, committed and enthusiastic.

  • Well organised, flexible and professional approach.

  • Resilient and reliable.

  • Practical and logical.

  • Excellent PC skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint)


Annual salary circa 35k plus, Five weeks hoholiday plus bank holidays, Pension, Parking, Subsidised Gym membership, CPD.

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