HR Advisor

Storm Recruitment Published: September 28, 2017
Job Type
£25,000 - £28,000 pa


Job Title: HR Advisor

Role: Permanent

Location: Swindon

Hours: Full-time, 37.5 hours

The HR Advisor will support the delivery of the Human Resources strategy for an excellent client of ours who specialises in care. A prime purpose is to deliver operational aspects of the human resource strategy providing advice and support to managers to ensure they are able to follow strategy, policy and procedures and adhere to employment law.

HR Advisor main responsibilities:

  • Deliver operational aspects of the Human Resources strategy and assigned implementation activities including specific and timed projects related to the strategic goals.
  • Assist with the delivery of an employee value proposition and maintain its relevance moving forward, ensuring staff are aware of the benefits package and it is promoted to potential staff and continually reviewed for relevance and effectiveness.
  • Design recruitment processes with managers including representing HR on interview panels as required, taking a full part in their planning, layout and content and decision making, addressing key role requirements at all stages and advising managers accordingly.
  • Deliver management statistics and information as required to enable both the senior management team and the Board to fulfil their responsibilities, utilising current systems and contributing to the development of systems to ameliorate that process.
  • Assist with the development, implementation and maintenance of electronic systems to replace manual systems thereby enabling the improvement of the service due to improved accuracy of data capture and usage.
  • Maintain a review of the departmental risks and advise the Director of Resources of status and measures to address any risks.
  • Advise managers on the application of the Human Resource policies and procedures to compliance with best practice and employment law.
  • Implement the annual training plan, assisting managers to identify training solutions and their annual delivery in line with business goals.
  • To negotiate with suppliers regarding specification, procurement and delivery of employee benefit systems, recruitment advertising and agency contracts and other HR related services as requested by the Director of Resources.
  • To contribute to effective budget management

HR Advisor candidate requirements:

  • Track record of success in a similar role at a similar level
  • Experience of delivering reports to executive directors to enable them to fulfil their obligations.
  • Well-developed interpersonal, influencing and communication skills (written, spoken, presentation at training events) with the ability to engage effectively with staff at all levels, unions and stakeholders at a middle manager level.
  • Strong analytical skills including the ability to understand, interpret, explain and act on complex information.
  • The ability to work appropriately with highly confidential information and issues.
  • Track record of success delivering tasks in time, within budget and to specification.
  • Knowledge and experience of employment law and implementation of training and development plans, policy and procedures, negotiation with staff bodies.
  • Track record of achievements when creating productive professional relationships.
  • Business-like approach
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