HR Advisor

Page Personnel
Lewes, England
£28675 - £31806 per annum
Closing date
17 Feb 2023

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Professional Services
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
HR Advisor
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Job Details

As HR Advisor you will be providing HR solutions and recommendations across the organisation. Provide support and guidance on any HR matters.

Client Details

A company based in Lewes.


As HR Advisor you will:

  • Working as part of a team, provide professional, confidential and customer focused HR advice across the full range of HR activity
  • Provide thought leadership, advice and guidance to managers on employment policies, procedures and practices, ensuring compliance with employment legislation
  • Provide employment advice to our management teams based on a background of strong ER experience, as well as generalist practice on terms and conditions of employment, policies and procedures
  • Be involved with recruitment matters as requested, including collaborating with the Communications and Marketing team to ensure effectiveness of the recruitment channels available. Work with the team in reviewing the recruitment strategy, including, as necessary, reviews of job descriptions and adverts to make them more effective
  • Manage the on boarding of all employees, including staff transfers as a result of internal recruitment, and liaise closely with the L&D Specialist to ensure appropriate induction is completed/booked within one month of commencement in post
  • Ensure Contractors are meeting Safeguarding and Safe Employment standards and validation of DBS/RTW checks with the respective agency or contractor
  • Manage the on-boarding of work experience candidates and apprentices
  • Take the lead on employee relations matters, including absence reviews, investigations and disciplinary and grievance hearings. Prepare necessary paperwork and participate in and take accurate notes at meetings, advising managers as necessary.
  • Manage the sickness absence process, working with managers to proactively monitor sickness absences and ensuring they are recorded accurately and that absence management policies are adhered to in a timely manner
  • Manage the complete life cycle of employees including, but not limited to, probation reviews, appraisals, maternity leave, paternity leave.
  • Monitor annual leave and alert managers to over-taken days/un-taken days in a timely manner
  • Conduct face to face exit interviews with leavers and carry out analysis of leaving reasons, flagging themes and concerns where appropriate.
  • Manage relationships with suppliers of DBS checks, benefits and Occupational Health providers to ensure value for money and success of their products and services
  • Ensure reward and benefits packages are relevant, up to date and maintain market competitiveness
  • As requested provide information to the HR Manager for regular management reports on employee data (absence, turnover etc.) and Key Performance Indicators
  • Assist in the review and implementation of robust policies, procedures and systems to ensure that high standards are maintained
  • Work with the HR Manager and L&D Specialist to create training programmes on HR related topics for managers and assist in the delivery of such training
  • Participate in HR projects where required
  • Provide support across the HR function, including giving support on any HR issue across the Foundation and working as part of the team


As HR Advisor you should:

  • GCSE Grade C or above, or equivalent in English and Maths
  • Relevant professional CIPD qualification in HR or willingness to work towards
  • High level of numeracy and literacy
  • Proficient keyboard skills with a high level of accuracy
  • Good command of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Previous experience within a HR environment
  • An understanding and interest in the HR function and its contribution to the Organisation
  • An understanding and commitment to the importance of strict confidentiality and good judgement within the department
  • Ability to multi-task and organise/prioritise workload
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, and ability to communicate clearly and effectively face-to-face and on the telephone
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills
  • Able to prioritise, manage workload and delegate appropriately
  • Able to work as part of a team and to work independently, using own initiative
  • Able to work in a busy office with a professional approach
  • Conscientious with good attention to detail
  • Positive attitude towards diversity in general and specifically towards the rights, independence, inclusion and choice for young adults with complex needs.
  • Self-motivated with a positive attitude and approach and a good sense of humour
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Able to work to tight deadlines

Job Offer

  • Competitive rates of pay starting at £28,675 - £31,806
  • Pension scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Comprehensive benefits package (please click here for further details)
  • Opportunities to further develop your career via training and development
  • Free On site parking
  • Cycle to work scheme


Whether you’re looking to take your first step on the HR career ladder, or you’re seeking a fresh challenge in a new HR job - we’re here to help. Our specialist consultants know the HR market inside out and can help you to find the right role for your specific skills and requirements.

Here are just some of the job areas we specialise in:

  • HR administrators
  • HR officers
  • HR assistants
  • Payroll administrators
  • HR advisors
  • Learning & Development assistants
  • Training administrators
  • Organisational Development assistants
  • Recruitment assistants

We recruit permanent, temporary and contract HR jobs.

If you’re looking for a new position or are thinking of changing jobs, here are some reasons to choose Page Personnel Human Resources:

  • Dedicated, specialist consultants with strong industry knowledge
  • The expertise and resources of our extensive global network
  • A consultative approach to creating a successful placement
  • Advice and support at every step of your job search

Barney Stupples
01932 264 154

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