HR Advisor

We are looking for a

HR Advisor

Job Summary:

Supporting the HR Manager in the delivery of an efficient and effective HR support and advisor service to departments by providing first line contact on all people related issues consistent with internal processes and legal requirements.

Working with team colleagues to deliver an effective and efficient training administration. Maintaining records of training, liaising with departmental trainers on training required and providing the relevant training materials.


Key Responsibilities:

• Managing on site ER matters including absence management, disciplinary and grievance in a timely manner.

• Coaching and advising Managers on employee relation cases and general management issues.

• Proactively manage sickness absence, including return to work meetings, sickness review meetings and support managers with all long-term sickness cases and where necessary bring them to a satisfactory conclusion in a timely manner.

• Engage Occupational Health support as required.

• Developing and promoting employee engagement and wellbeing activities

• Scanning and recording training records.

• Monitoring, reviewing and updating all HR policies and ensuring these are in line with current legislation.

• Training managers on policies and procedures.

• Provide cover for the Health & Safety Manager on inductions.

• Write, review and continually updating job descriptions.

• Look for opportunities to improve our HR processes, practices & people solutions.

• Dealing with ad hoc employee queries

• Supporting the HR manager and the needs of the HR function.

• Maintain up to date employment law knowledge in line with UK legislation

• All other duties as required.


Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

Experience in a similar HR role, with excellent operational HR knowledge, preferably in a fast-paced environment.

Employee relations and change management experience.

Ability to build trusted relationships through a professional but personable approach.

Excellent interpersonal skills and strong oral and written communication skills.

Resilience and the ability to deal with conflict.

Creative and innovative approach to problems and solutions.

Experience of implementing and driving value adding HR initiatives.

Confident and professional in handling phone calls, email enquiries and receiving visitors.

Computer literate, confident and proficient in word, excel and PowerPoint.

Flexibility and ability to multitask.

A proactive approach to work and good ability to anticipate issues and find solutions.

The ability to remain calm and polite under pressure.

Able to complete tasks in a timely, accurate manner

Multitasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks

Team player and supportive to other team members

Professional attitude and appearance

Excellent organisational skills


Experience requirements:

Worked in an advisory role for a minimum of 2 years.

Worked in HR for a minimum of 4 years.

CIPD qualified. (Ideally Level 5)

The hours are 34.5 hours a week, 30 minutes or 1 hour unpaid Lunch taken between 12pm – 2pm.

We have a lovely office staff room with a fridge, kettle, microwave, coffee machine, utensils and water station but do not serve hot food onsite.

Working Pattern of Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm (No weekends):

Monday - Thursday - 7 hours

Fridays – 6.5 hours:

9am – 4:30pm (30 Minute break)




9am – 5pm (1 Hour break)

9am – 4:00pm (30 Minute break)




9am – 4:30pm (1 Hour break)


  • 25 Days Holidays - run from January 1st – December 31st. A few days of this, usually no more than 5 days is attained to use for our Christmas shutdown.
  • Bank Holidays
  • A possibility of voluntary overtime when required
  • Pension scheme
  • Sickness scheme


Please send your written application to our
Human Resources Department. Or you apply directly online.
If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
We look forward to receiving your application!

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