HR Adviser

Oakleaf Partnership
London, England
£30000 - £35001 per annum
Closing date
1 Dec 2021

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Not for Profit/Charity
Job Type
HR Advisor
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As HR Advisor you will deliver a high quality, pro-active HR advisory service to schools. You will develop effective working relationships with governors, school leaders and school leadership teams to ensure advice and support provided is relevant and tailored to the needs of the school.

Working closely with the Human Resources Business Partner you will provide a human resources service to a specified allocation of schools and be accountable for the quality of work delivered. You will get the opportunity to learn and develop in your career and work with Trade Unions.

You will be calm in your approach and work confidently in a complex and changing environment.

Key responsibilities:

1. Provide high quality, professional human resources advice, guidance and support to schools on the full range of human resources issues including: organisational change, redundancy, redeployment, case management, employment tribunals, industrial action, disciplinary, grievance, performance, absence management, ill health retirement, recruitment, pay and terms and conditions of employment.

2. Manage a personal allocation of employee relations case work. Influence, persuade, coach and support school leaders to take appropriate action and manage risks in accordance with agreed policies and procedures. Refer more complex cases to the Human Resources Business Partner.

3. In collaboration with other team members, review and update audit documentation to evaluate school compliance with human resources legislation and recommended policies and procedures, undertake audits and report on findings on an annual basis.

If you have the following expertise, then please get in touch;

1. Understanding of human resources legislation and best practice
2. Developing effective working relationships to understand the needs of customers and other stakeholders and providing well informed advice
3. Delivering high quality and accurate work to deadline in a fast paced, changing environment
4. Able to work collaboratively as part of a team to ensure service objectives are met
5. Able to work on own initiative as well as plan, prioritise and meet deadlines


Oakleaf Partnership is the UK’s largest independent HR recruitment consultancy. Founded in 2005, we have built enduring relationships with HR functions across every sector; thanks in part to our expertise, but also our collaborative approach. We listen. We share our insights. We take the time to truly understand the culture of an organisation – the person behind a CV.

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