HR Advisor

Raven Housing Trust
Redhill, Surrey
Closing date
29 Sep 2023

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

HR Advisor

The role

Raven is here to make a difference, working as a team to build homes and change lives. We’re also ambitious: a sector-leader in carbon reduction, with commercial ventures and a focus on the future.

Want to be part of this? 

We’re currently recruiting for an HR Advisor to join our People & Culture Team. 

What you’ll achieve

Your purpose in this role is to develop a positive employee relations environment, ensuring fairness and consistency whilst taking account of business needs and employee wellbeing.

Key responsibilities include:

1.Managing employee relations cases from start to finish.
2.Training and coaching managers to develop their competence and confidence. 
3.Analysing data to identify patterns and trends around employee relations.
4.Developing policies and procedures. 
5.Contributing to directorate people plans and broader people strategy. 
6.Supporting with projects to enhance our employee experience.

What you’ll bring to Raven


•    Solid knowledge of employment law, ER processes and best practice.
•    Experience of providing advice to managers on employee relations matters; procedural support at formal employee relations meetings; drafting meeting templates, letters, and other relevant communications; and developing policies and procedures. 
•    Strong influencing and active listening skills; good attention to detail; and ability to be organised and efficient when managing competing priorities. 
•    Experience of Microsoft 365, particularly the use of Excel for data analysis and reporting. 


• CIPD Level 5.
• Building reports using HR software.
• Managing tribunal claims.
• Developing and delivering ER-related manager training sessions.
• Procurement of online training courses.
• Managing projects.

You will also share our values: earning trust by being open and accountable, listening with an open mind, working collaboratively, and caring about making things better.

DBS clearance will be required for this role.

What Raven will offer in return:

What Raven offers goes beyond the ordinary, giving you the opportunity to join a community of people who share the same values and are passionate about making a difference.

For more information about Raven and what it’s like to work for us, please visit our careers pages at

As well as your salary, our reward package includes:

• Fantastic work/life balance with flexible working and generous leave entitlement.
• Strong focus on learning and development, with opportunities to grow your skills, undertake professional qualifications, and develop your career.
• Up to 10% Raven pension contribution.
• Life Cover of 3 x salary.
• Enhanced maternity, paternity, and adoption pay.
• Funded health cash plan.
• Extensive wellbeing support.
• Voucher-based recognition scheme.
• Flexible benefits including dental insurance and critical illness cover.
• Retail discounts.
• Tools, Van, and Uniform for Trades.

Equal Opportunities:

Raven is committed to equality and opportunity for all. 

As a Disability Confident Committed employer, we run a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants. If you meet the essential criteria listed in the job description for this position and would like to be considered under this scheme, please state this in your application, email, or phone us on 0300 123 3399.

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