Resourcing focused HR Advisor

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Dorchester, England
£35000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
29 Jan 2021
26 Feb 2021
Matthew Whitfield
Job Type
HR Advisor
Contract Type
Full Time

Were seeking an experience Resourcing focused HR Advisor to join a busy regional not for profit organisation

We have an exciting opportunity for either an inhouse recruiter with some HR experience or HR advisor with strong recruitment experience and interests in innovative recruitment to support the development and growth of a business unit for a not for profit organisation across the South West.

Based from home and with travel to sites including Crewkerne Somerset, Bath, Bournemouth & Poole and Dorchester..

Great role for an experienced In House Recruiter / Developing HR Advisor/Experienced HR Advisor

The Role :
You will be supporting a business unit of circa 200 staff with an ambitious growth plan. You will be working with managers on sites reviewing all recruitment requirements and seeking to drive end to end recruitment activity and supporting with HR Advisory/Business Partnering skills.

You will be responsible for :

  • Build and maintain a strategic candidate pipeline for future hiring needs.
  • Developing innovative candidate attraction strategies against highly competitive, passive and ultimately a candidate short market.
  • Planning and executing a number of recruitment campaigns, including all aspects of attraction and assessment.
  • Oversee all aspects of the candidate's journey, from CV filtering, interview arrangement & feedback provision, through to clearance checks, contract generation & on-boarding (utilising the relevant ATS).
  • Provide regular reporting and metrics to both recruitment and business leadership to articulate progress against demand and timelines for assigned recruitment drives
  • Regularly scan our online presence making sure the information shown is up-to-date, accurate and highlights our positive traits as an employer.
  • Lead social media campaigns to increase visibility and to brand the company as an attractive employer of choice


  • Proactively driving plans to improve performance and build skills capability
  • Coaching and guiding managers and providing subject matter expertise; ER, HR and policy interpretation.
  • Managing a high volume ER caseload; Disciplinary, Grievance, Absence, Capability, Consultations etc,
  • Drive reward and recognition programmes.
  • Acting as a change agent to support and facilitate desired change.
  • Preparation and delivery of various people metrics; understanding business area

We are ideally seeking an experienced HR Advisor or In house recruiter with high volume recruitment experiences across sites, alongside some experience/exposure to employer relations case work. + Level 5 CIPD
You should be able to work at pace and able to deal with volume and work under pressure

  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite / HRIS and ATS systems
  • Proven track record of executing recruitment campaigns across highly competitive, passive and ultimately candidate short markets including:-

  • Advertising channels
  • Social media campaigns
  • Networking
  • Referral schemes
  • Headhunting tools "LinkedIn, CV library"

    • Super user of Indeed, LinkedIn, and other social media platforms
    • Experience running recruitment metrics, with high proficiency using Excel
    • Prior experience managing a preferred supplier list of external recruitment partners
    • Has a creative and proactive sourcing approach, and stays current on the latest sourcing methods and trends

    An Ideal candidate would also have some HR experience eg employment law/employer relations case work, grievances, disciplinary, performance. Also Level 5 CIPD Qualification

    This is a great opportunity for someone who has the recruitment skills and some HR skills who wants to progress into an HRBP but likes recruitment... The Head of HR will support and coach this role to develop.

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