HR Advisor (Garforth, St Albans or Wellington)

Closing date: 30/03/2019

Location: Abbeyfield National Offices (Garforth, St Albans or Wellington)

Salary: £22,288 - £31,840 (pro rata)

Hours: 31 hours per week

Contract: 6-9 months (maternity cover)

As our HR Advisor, you will need to be available for 31 hours per week (Monday to Thursday 9am-5pm and Fridays 9am-12pm) although there is some flexibility providing the advice line is covered.

You'll be based out of any Abbeyfield Regional Office (Garforth, St Albans or Wellington) and will part of a team of 2 HR Advisors providing telephone and email support via our new HR Advice Line. 

You will be key to up-skilling managers, ensuring consistency and compliance in the handling and resolution of people-related issues. You will provide first line advice and support to managers and staff on a range of policy, legislation and employee relations matters in line with company policy and best practice whilst remaining up to date with relevant legislation and policy. You will support managers with the handling and resolution of people-related issues, providing high quality advice, coaching and guidance on matters such as investigations, disciplinary, grievance, performance, capability and attendance management. 

You will offer practical support with disciplinary and grievance investigations, assisting with the production of letters and formal documents, case management and arrangements for formal hearings. You will ensure the correct procedures are adhered to and staff are treated fairly and consistently.

To be considered for this role you will have experience of working in HR at advisor level, will be CIPD Level 5 qualified, and have a strong grasp of employment legislation. 

You will be confident advising, guiding and coaching managers on a range of people matters, able to balance business requirements with the need to treat people fairly and consistently.

This position is subject to a DBS Check

For a full job description please click here

To apply please forward your CV and a covering letter to

Job Ref: V0240