HR Advisor

Crewe, England
£27000 - £32000 per annum
11 Oct 2017
18 Oct 2017
Stacey Hargrave
Job Type
HR Advisor
Contract Type
Full Time

The role is permanent and full time requiring a HR Advisor with strong generalist experience and ER exposure.

Client Details

The client is a retail business in Crewe who specialise in the FMCG market. They are significantly growing and have an employee focused approach.


  • Act as a first point of contact for staff and managers regarding any general HR queries including terms & conditions of employment, pensions queries and advice on pay and remuneration issues
  • Take responsibility for drafting general HR correspondence as required e.g changes regarding employees terms and conditions of employment; handling employee reference requests, leavers correspondence and conducting exit interviews; changes to the Staff Handbook
  • Assist line managers to understand and implement HR policies & procedures to a high standard, applied consistently
  • High volume ER case management and advising on all ER matters
  • Advise line managers as required in updating/drafting job descriptions and person specification
  • Ensure that the recruitment and selection procedures agreed are adhered to and applied consistently and fairly
  • Take responsibility for the full recruitment cycle including the drafting of job adverts, advice on where to place job adverts, arrange & participate in interview panels including selection criteria and recruitment decision
  • Develop or revise HR Policies and Procedures to reflect changes in Employment Law
  • Train Line Managers to use the HR Policies and Procedures competently and consistently deal with employee relations cases, such as discipline, grievance, capability etc
  • Specifically arrange disciplinary, grievance, and complaints hearings in accordance with policies and procedures
  • Advise on and calculate occupational and statutory sickness, maternity, paternity, parental leave and annual leave entitlements.
  • Provide support to managers by producing sickness absence monitoring reports
  • Maintain accurate and up to date personnel records for all staff including individual staff training and qualification records using the HR Information System (Open HR)


The ideal candidate will be:

  • CIPD Level 5 qualified
  • Have strong ER case management experience
  • Have a generalist HR background
  • Have strengths in MI/ HR Analysis

Job Offer

A permanent role paying up to £32,000 working for a leading retail business.

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