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Human Resources Adviser


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Job Overview

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.

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.

• Attend interviews and assist in the selection process, guiding line managers to ensure they make the most informed decision.

• 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.

• Research and recommend training solutions to support employee development.

• 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.

• Have knowledge benefit programmes, their administration and be capable of answering relevant queries.

• 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 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

• Discretionary annual bonus, based on company performance

• Extra holiday after one year

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