To support the provision of general HR advice to managers and employees on routine HR issues, HR policies and procedures and terms and conditions of service.
To support managers at sickness absence review meetings and to provide HR advice and support on matters of discipline, grievance, performance management and staffing proposals.
To build effective working relationships at all levels and provide solutions focussed support and guidance.
To provide additional support and capacity to the HR Advice team, HR Manager and team of HR Business Partners.
The HR Advisor will work with the team and receive work and be informed of the work that needs to be carried out with the HRBP or HR Manager.
Degree level qualification or equivalent experience in HR role. CIPD qualified or working towards.
Experience of working in a generalist HR role in a busy and demanding HR team. Thorough understanding of HR practices and employment law.
Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to persuade and establish credibility with staff at all levels of the organisation. Sound written and verbal communication skills and the ability to present information logically and clearly.
Ability to prioritise and work under pressure.
Excellent planning, organisational and time management skills. Highly competent user of Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, as well as HR databases.
Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
Ability to respond to unexpected changes and adopt a flexible approach. Ability to interpret policies, terms and conditions and analyse situations.
Ability to travel to meet the requirements of the role.