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Human Resources Adviser


£30,000 - 34,000

Job description


The successful candidate will provide a generalist HR service to the business. This will be a fast paced and very hands on role and will suit someone who is capable of handling multiple tasks at any given time and dealing with changing priorities. This is an office based role.

Key Responsibilities

• Build effective relationships with all line managers and team leaders through internal networking.

• Become a trusted member of the HR team that all staff will be confident to approach to discuss any matter relating to their employment.

• Provide an effective recruitment and selection service to the business that includes working with internal stakeholders, agencies and online resources.

• Liaise with the HR Administrator to ensure offers and rejections are made in a timely manner.

• Regularly review sickness absence levels using the Bradford Factor system. Set up and attend sickness review meetings, document outcomes and follow up as necessary.

• Advise and guide managers on employee relations cases including grievance and disciplinary matters.

• Provide HR data and reports as required.

• Liaise with Payroll to ensure all salary matters are actioned appropriately.

• Become an HR system champion, capable of training employees on how to use the self-service element of the system and capable of rectifying system issues.

• Keep up to date with current HR trends.

• Overall, a willingness to undertake any HR related tasks that may arise.

Skills and Experience

• Must have demonstrable HR generalist experience in a similar role.

• Should have a strong background in recruitment and be able to identify and implement new/alternative recruitment solutions.

• Exceptional organisational, time management and communication skills are required and must have high attention to detail and work in a methodical manner.

• Knowledge of employment legislation and its application.

• Knowledge of HR computer systems (ADP would be an advantage). Intermediate skills on Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

• Proactive team player with strong customer service and problem-solving skills.

• An ability to maintain confidentiality and act with discretion and diplomacy.

• Self-motivated and able to work under own autonomy and as part of a team.

• Ability to respond positively to new challenges and change.


• Pension scheme

• Death in Service Scheme

• Employee discount

• Cycle to Work Scheme

• Discretionary annual bonus, based on company performance

• Holiday increases based on length of service

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