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HR Employee Relations Advisor, Market Drayton

Competitive Salary | Ref: SW24839

Contract: Temporary

First advertised: Wednesday, 18 May, 2022


Steven Wakeley

Area: Market Drayton

Job type: Temporary

Salary: Competitive Salary

Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

Reference: SW24839

Date added to website: Wednesday, 18 May, 2022


Do you want to work for a rapidly expanding client who is a leading name within their market?

We are working with an established client based in Telford; they are looking to for a HR Advisor to join the business on temporary basis initially to cover some maternity leave / secondments. They are looking for an experienced HR professional to work within a small team of HR Employee Relations Advisors to ensure all casework is being completed within agree SLAs, whilst supporting the wider HR team and goals of the business. This role is to support on a project that involves mainly absence management, but there will be the full range of disciplinary and grievances to manage,

Responsibilities and duties will include, but not limited to:

  • Act as the first HR point of contact for Line Managers and Investigating Managers for disciplinary, grievance and absence issues.
  • Ensure fair and consistent case management by guiding and directing Line Managers through disciplinary, grievance and absence procedures from a central HR function.
  • Offer advice to Line Managers and Investigating Managers on a broad range of ER issues.
  • Escalate high risk cases to local HR teams, as appropriate.
  • Work with local HR teams and business stakeholders on specific ER issues, "hotspots" or trends.
  • Attend operational sites, as and when required, to build key business relationships and improve ER service provision.
  • Actively promote a 'right first time' approach by following HR policies and processes and therefore reducing the risk of litigation.
  • Manage expectations by using the most appropriate method of communication.
  • Seek advice and guidance from ER Manager and/ or Senior ER Managers if any risks to the business are identified.
  • Maintain and update all appropriate case notes, records and tasks within the appropriate case management system.
  • Complete all associated activities regarding case management, including the issuing of invite and outcome letters and creating investigation packs.
  • Assist when required in collating employee information and preparation for employment tribunals.
  • Ensure governance & compliance of HR data through the use of document management systems and tools.
  • Manage cases in line with internal SLAs and KPIs.
  • Remain up to date on relevant employment legislation to ensure appropriate advice is provided and to understand implications of advice.
  • Support wider HR team with key projects and activities as and when required.
  • Promote continuous improvement by challenging the 'status quo', seeking and recommending improved ways of working.
  • Provide awareness of how employee relation cases impact the overall business objectives.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this excellent opportunity we are looking for an experienced HR Advisor that ideally has a couple of years' experience at this level and has completed CIPD Level 5 or similar. You will need to have previous experience of advising on conduct, capability and grievance issues; and an excellent understanding of employment law.

The application process:

We will carefully consider your details and advise you if we're able to progress with your application within 72 working hours. If you do not hear from us within this time your details won't be retained. So, if you're not successful on this occasion, do continue to respond to future roles we advertise. In the meantime, all good wishes and continued success with your search for employment.