HR Adviser

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London, England
£28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
19 Feb 2018
19 Mar 2018
HR Jobs
Job Type
HR Advisor
Contract Type
Full Time

This is a great generalist HR role to report in to the Head of HR in the organisation. You will work in a small team of HR. There is a fantastic opportunity for progression as the school has plans to double in size over the next 5 years.

Your responsibilities:

  • First point of contact for managers and employees for HR policies and/or complex queries
  • Supports managers with all operational People issues giving clear and concise advice, escalating complex issues to the Head of HR
  • Works with managers to coach, advise and support with the process of performance improvement plans, disciplinary investigations/hearings, grievances and redundancies

Systems, Policies and Procedures:

  • Proactively reviews, evaluates and updates HR policies and procedures to ensure they remain up to date and meet evolving legal/regulatory requirements and the commercial needs of the business
  • Identify new ways of using HRIS to support our HR objectives, engage employees, provide communication on key HR policies and information and ensure a great employee HR experience


  • Works closely with the People Systems Analyst to analyse and determine key trends within the business, including headcount analysis, sickness/absence, staff turnover/retention and ad-hoc reporting


  • Supporting the Recruitment Officer in busy periods with end to end recruitment process

HR Projects:

  • Works with the People management team on projects to implement HR strategy and improve effectiveness of People services (e.g. implementation of new systems, tools, policies/processes etc.).

Skills required:

  • Previous experience working at HR Advisor / Officer level in a generalist role;
  • Experience of supporting managers in all areas of People matters including employment offers, Â People policies, performance improvement, disciplinary & grievance, absence & sickness, variation of terms, termination of employment and recruitment, etc.;
  • Experienced in supporting and advising employees on the full spectrum of ER issues;
  • Sound working knowledge and understanding of UK employment legislation;
  • The ability to explain complex employment issues and legislation in non-HR speak;
  • Able to organise and prioritise multiple work streams within a fast paced and evolving environment;
  • Demonstrates a calm and professional approach to sensitive and/or contentious people issues

You will ideally be CIPD at least Level 5 qualified and degree educated, though this is not essential. Ideally you will have experience in an Educational Institure or a similar background.

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