HR Advisor

Hays Human Resources
Southend-On-Sea, England
£30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Closing date
5 Jul 2022

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Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
HR Generalist
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HR Advisor (full time / part time)

Your new organisation
Southend Care Ltd is wholly owned by Southend Borough Council, set up to deliver high quality care and support services to Southend residents. We are a dynamic and forward-thinking company employing over 300 staff and supporting over 1000 people per year. Southend Care is local care provider working in close partnership with Southend Borough Council, the NHS and the Third Sector. We offer range of services includes Day Opportunities, Residential Care, Supported Living, Extra care, Shared Lives, Complex Reablement and Supported Employment.

Your new role
Southend Care Ltd has an exciting opportunity for an experience HR Advisor to join their established team on a one-year fixed term contract. The successful candidate will work on the delivery of people-related processes across Southend Care Ltd that support the company's business objectives. You will support the Head of HR by providing comprehensive and professional advice, guidance and support to a range of Directors, Line Managers and employees across the business, whilst also contributing to an effective and efficient administration service to the HR function.

You will also play a key role in the setting up and development of the Learning Academy Responsibilities for an HR Advisor:

  • Supporting the Head of HR with the implementation of HR strategies to assist in maintaining and improving the business and employee experience
  • Ensuring employees receive appropriate support and guidance to maximise employee welfare and improve staff retention
  • Providing support with a grievance, disciplinary, redundancy and performance issues
  • Co-ordinate the delivery of learning and development and Induction across the organisation, in partnerships with our learning providers.
  • Creating, reviewing and improving policies/processes used for HR purposes

You may be required to undertake other relevant and appropriate duties as reasonably required.

For an informal chat about the role and/or to request a copy of the full job description, please contact Uzo Nebechi on 01702352452.

What you'll need to succeed
To be successful in this role, it is essential that you are able to build relationships and offer high levels of customer service. Attention to detail and the ability to work under your own initiative to ensure that deadlines are met will be key. Demonstrable knowledge of the HR function is required and a detailed understanding of employment law and of relevant work practices, policies and procedures that the HR function operates is also essential. It is vital that you have previous experience of providing HR advice, guidance on a range of complex employee relations issues whilst developing & implementing HR polices.

You must be confident in the use of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Access and Outlook. It is vital that you can communicate effectively to varied audiences in a range of ways. You need to be able to work effectively both independently and as part of a team is highly essential for this role.

Your application will not be considered if you do not have Level 5 CIPD/relevant HR qualification or experience. This position can be considered on a full time (37.5 hours) or part time (30 hours) but a flexible working pattern. The position is also offered on a hybrid pattern where the successful candidate will be based in the office at least 3 days per week, or more if the business requires and they would be required to travel around sites.

What you'll get in return

  • Nest Pension Scheme
  • 'Refer a friend' scheme
  • Discount at Local shops/Pubs and Restaurants
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Employee Assistance Programme

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.

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