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Junior HR Advisor

Ashley Kate HR
Ashby-De-La-Zouch, England
£25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Closing date
10 Jul 2024

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Hospitality & Leisure
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
HR (General)

Job Details

Ashley Kate are delighted to be working in partnership with a privately-owned hospitality client in Leicestershire in their search for a Junior HR Advisor to join the team! Based at their office in Ashby you will initially be on site however once established then hybrid working is available. Salary for the role is from £25k - £28k dependant on experience.

Reporting to the HR Director you will be supporting employees nationwide from an administration and advisory capacity.

This is the perfect opportunity for someone just starting out in HR, who is open minded, will learn, with core administrative experience and that has a desire grow and develop their skills within Employee Relations.

As a Junior HR Advisor or HR Generalist? you will be responsible for the delivery of a full range of HR services. You will take responsibility as the first port of call for all recruitment aspects including advising line managers and managing the onboarding process. You may also be involved in manging employee relations such as day to day HR queries that are consistent with our company policies but in line with current legislation. And don't worry if you're new to employee relations - they will provide comprehensive training to help you excel in this area.

Throughout your development within this role, you will build strong relationships with line/area managers at various sites to eventually advise in a coaching style on disciplinaries, grievances, absence management, performance management, policies & procedures, and support on change management issues such as restructures, mergers & acquisitions, and redundancies.

Typical responsibilities may include:

  • Dealing with various HR queries throughout the business
  • Reviewing and updating job descriptions
  • Advising managers on recruitment and selection strategies
  • Assisting with and developing recruitment campaigns
  • Coordinating the appointment process for successful applicants
  • Monitoring key recruitment metrics, such as turnover and retention rates
  • Using HR & Payroll information systems to access, input and compile data- timesheets etc.
  • Researching new methods/solutions to improve day-to-day operations.
  • Supporting the HR team with various capability investigations, including grievance and disciplinary
  • Acting as the point of contact for line managers, employees, and other HR team members.
  • Supporting all Human Resources activities/administration including some Payroll administrative duties as required by the HRD.
  • Writing & issuing formal letters including offer letters, absence, probationary etc. to employees.
  • Checking immigration documents and bringing to the attention of the HRD with any discrepancies.
  • Use of a variety of software packages, such as Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, ITrent etc.,
  • Be part of projects involving changes to company general practices and in line with new legislation.
  • Support L&D Manager with training administration and employee training assessments

Junior HR Advisor - About you

  • Organisational and administrative skills. and UK employment law knowledge
  • Proven work experience as in a junior HR role, or CIPD level 3 qualified or equivalent
  • Ability to advise and work with senior members of the business.
  • Ability to use an HR information system including, accessing, inputting, and compiling data.
  • Some knowledge of UK employment legislation.
  • Personable with strong communication and relationship building capabilities across all levels of the business.
  • Practical and logical; able to solve problems promptly.
  • ITrent knowledge preferred but not essential.
  • Be open to travel to some sites (nationwide) to advise on HR Issues etc.

If this sounds like something that might be of interest to you please call Jacqui on 0115 922 3000


Ashley Kate is recognised as a 'Recruiter of Choice' for HR and Finance recruitment. Our business model centres around becoming a true business partner for our candidates and clients and our ability to offer a portfolio of services designed to meet your specific recruitment needs.

If you are recruiting or looking for a job, we are the hub for HR and Finance professionals. You can trust the services we provide because HR and Finance aren't just two of the things we do, it is what we do. Our extensive industry experience allows us to take our professionals' careers to the next level by providing a focus on quality and a complete dedication to all relationships. From global brands to small businesses, we offer a flexible range of HR and Finance recruitment services, recognising that organisations require a diverse range of skills. Our IRP accredited recruitment teams are aware of the demands placed on today's HR, Finance and Training professionals, which means we are committed to delivering a service that is personal, professional, straightforward, and valued by clients and candidates alike.

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