ER Specialist

Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Up to £45000 per annum
02 Aug 2018
30 Aug 2018
Julia Williams
Contract Type
Full Time

Oakleaf Partnership are supporting a well-known business who are looking for an ER Specialist to look after their northern region. This is a home-based role, perfect for someone who is looking for their next step into a challenging and independent Employee Relations Specialist position.

As the Employee Relations Specialist, your role will be to work as part of a small specialist Employee Relations (ER) team, duties will include:

  • Develop and coach stakeholders in delivering a legally compliant and consistent best practice approach
  • Deliver high-level, non-routine operational advice and guidance to stakeholders and functions of the group across the full range of HR issues, including absence, discipline, grievance, organisational change, TUPE etc
  • Working collaboratively with the HR Business Partner team and line managers on the case management of individual complex, high risk and sensitive cases
  • Continuously reviewing and updating HR paperwork and templates to be statutorily compliant and ensuring that all documentation associated with potential dismissal is reviewed by the ER team prior to issue
  • Supporting the development and review of Human Resources policies and procedures to ensure compliance with legislative updates and changes
  • Maintaining proactive and engaging lines of communication with Employee Forum representatives and union representatives
  • Risk assessing and managing ACAS Early Conciliation claims and preparing initial Ground of Resistance responses to Employment Tribunal Claims

The ideal candidate will come from a strong ER background with experience working with trade unions and ACAS. A driven individual who has worked in a customer centric organisation and managed large scale organisational change.

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