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Interim Senior HR Advisor

Michael Page Human Resources
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Up to £250 per day
Closing date
1 Nov 2022

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Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
HR Advisor, HR (General)
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Job Details

The Senior HR Advisor will be responsible for providing expert employee relations advice, guidance, and support to the business.

Client Details

My client is a leading Public Sector organisation based in Newcastle upon Tyne.


Key responsibilities:

  • Support on absences, probations, capabilities, grievances, and disciplinary cases providing effective advice, support, and resolution
  • Develop effective relationships with stakeholders, promoting the importance of people management and the proactive resolution of all people issues
  • Work closely with the wider HR team to ensure a joined-up approach and an efficient overall HR service
  • Ensure compliance with legislation, ACAS guidelines, internal policies, and procedures and best practice
  • Support local consultation processes and requirements, such as, restructures, reviews, and TUPE
  • Develop a strong working relationship with trade union representatives to ensure collaborative working
  • Support the speedy resolution of conflict management
  • Management of absence cases and support with occupational health and adjustments
  • Proactive management of all probation cases
  • Update and maintain HR policies and procedures with the Employee Relations Manager and Senior Employee Relations Manager
  • Involvement in HR project work, and the delivery of ER related training and development programmes


  • Experience of working in an HR advisory capacity, providing case management support to line managers
  • CIPD Qualified
  • Experience of managing ER cases to resolution
  • Ability to manage a high volume of cases and make sound judgements in a timely manner
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to support and guide managers on ER issues
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and trade union representatives
  • Excellent communication skills

Job Offer

  • Interim role - contracted until March 2023
  • £250 day rate
  • Hybrid working model


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