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HR Advisor (28 hours p/w)- Permanent

Michael Page Human Resources
Edinburgh, Scotland
£31000 - £34500 per annum + FTE
Closing date
8 Jun 2022

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Not for Profit/Charity
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
HR Advisor
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Job Details

Currently recruiting a HR Advisor (28 hours p/w) for a permanent role, based in Edinburgh (hybrid working) for a Not for profit.

Client Details

Not for profit in Edinburgh


The main responsibilities and accountabilities of this role, are that you will:

  • Work closely with managers and colleagues in designated service areas to provide a comprehensive HR service. You will coach, support and advise on a range of HR activities.
  • Take a lead role in the design and delivery of HR projects which will include management development, Employee Wellbeing, Diversity and Inclusion, Reward and Recognition and Performance Management
  • Proactively support wider Organisational Development initiatives.
  • Work with managers across the organisation to advise, support and develop their people management skills
  • Support all policy implementation and application
  • Support the management of the recruitment and selection process from advert to appointment
  • Work closely with HR Assistants to ensure employee lifecycle changes for designated services are processed accurately and on time
  • Compile and analyse HR management information reports, identifying trends and action planning as required
  • Support organisation-wide staff communication and staff engagement initiatives.
  • In collaboration with the Learning and Development Manager, plan, monitor and deliver staff/management training, including training and guidance on HR policies and procedures
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of HR systems and practices.
  • Contribute to development of HR policies and procedures to raise awareness of and ensure compliance with best practice
  • Work closely with HR colleagues to ensure a consistently high level of customer service is provided to our internal and external stakeholders
  • Maintain and develop own professional knowledge and expertise
  • Undertake any other tasks as reasonably requested by the HR Manager or Head of People.


  • Be CIPD qualified to Level 5 or above
  • Have substantial relevant work experience within HR in a business partnering role
  • Be able to demonstrate good communication and interpersonal skills, including strong influencing and negotiation skills and being able to challenge where necessary
  • Have demonstrable experience of initiating and leading HR projects
  • Have demonstrable experience of implementing HR policy and procedure
  • Have demonstrable experience of working with a range of management functions and building productive working relationships
  • Have experience of management reporting for HR
  • Have demonstrable experience of developing and implementing HR processes, practices or initiatives
  • Demonstrate and practice excellent standards of teamwork both with HR colleagues and across departments in particular during periods of homeworking
  • Have demonstrable experience of change management, including culture change programmes
  • Have a commitment to high standards of performance for both yourself and others.
  • Have a good working knowledge of employment law which you are committed to ensuring is up to date
  • Be able to demonstrate a good understanding of equality of opportunity and diversity and how to deliver this from an HR perspective
  • Be able to demonstrate strong planning and organisational skills, attention to detail
  • Be self reliant and able to work independently with effective time management skills in particular during periods of homeworking
  • Be able to respond positively to a variety of situations and people to meet changing priorities
  • Be committed to continuing personal and professional development
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and HR systems.

Job Offer

  • Generous annual leave entitlement which increases after 4 years' service
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Access to learning and development opportunities
  • Employee Perks through the Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work scheme


Michael Page Human Resources is acknowledged as one of the leading recruitment companies for human resources with over 30 years of recruitment expertise and a team of specialist consultants based in offices nationwide.  If you’re looking for permanent or temporary job opportunities in human resources, let us use our extensive network and strong relationships to help you find you the next step in your career.

Michael Page Human Resources recruit HR roles nationwide, ranging from HR Administrator to Global HR Director and also within the specialist areas of HR including Learning & Development, Recruitment, Reward, and Talent.

We offer vacancies across executive, director, manager and junior levels with many of the UK’s leading companies. Our teams have specialist consultants that focus on permanent, interim and contract opportunities. Find out more about our consultants here.

To get started browse for human resources jobs or contact one of our offices directly to find out how our expertise could make a difference to your HR recruitment process.

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