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People (HR) Advisor

LGBT Foundation
Manchester (with hybrid working, ideally two days per week at our centre in Manchester)
£32,281 per annum
Closing date
29 Jul 2024

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

People (HR) Advisor
Manchester (with hybrid working, ideally two days per week at our centre in Manchester)

About Us

Nationally significant and focused on a fair and equal society, we are the LGBT Foundation, a charity supporting the needs of people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans.

Serving over 40,000 people each and every year, we provide information to a further 200,000 individuals online, making us one of the most significant charities of our kind in the UK. We help all LGBT people to achieve their full potential and aim to be ‘here if you need us’, living by our hashtag #EqualityWins.

We are now looking for a People (HR) Advisor to join our team on a full-time, permanent basis, working 37 hours per week.

The Benefits

- Salary of £32,281 per annum
- Generous leave allowance (26 days’ annual leave rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service) pro rata
- Sector leading 10% employers’ contributory pension
- Your birthday as a day’s leave
- Staff counselling scheme
- Cycle to Work / Technology Scheme
- Season ticket loan
- Office ‘buddy’ scheme for all new starters
- Free annual flu jab
- Free VDU eye care test
- Staff social budget
- Dedicated training budget for each member of staff and support with personal development plans
- Flexible working to support a healthy work/life balance (including time off in lieu and flexi-time)
- Relaxed dress code

This is the perfect opportunity for an HR professional with experience delivering organisational people strategies to step into a vital role with our committed charity.

You’ll have the chance to play a crucial part in fostering an inclusive, supportive environment that promotes equality and supports the wellbeing of our passionate team, empowering a culture where colleagues can achieve their full potential.

In addition to this, you will discover an organisation dedicated to diversity where everyday will bring new and rewarding projects and activities that will enable you to grow and develop your HR career.

Ready to make a difference? Read on and apply today to help us shape a positive future for LGBTQ communities!

The Role

As a People (HR) Advisor, you will provide advice, guidance and clarity across the organisation on various HR matters and processes alongside our Team People.

Our Team People encompasses organisational development, volunteer programmes and centre operations with an overall remit to ensure we have the best working environment and processes in place.

You’ll support the implementation of our People Strategy, developing skills across the workforce through training, talent retention and effective recruitment, and creating ways to maintain morale and wellbeing.

Ensuring all HR and operational policies and procedures are implemented, you’ll support colleagues and provide advice to the Senior Leadership Team, drafting policies, delivering training and updating guidance.

Additionally, you will:

- Support the management of attendance, performance, misconduct and employee dispute resolution
- Support the creation of employment-related documentation
- Ensure that organisational training and development goals are achieved
- Oversee and support the implementation of our recruitment processes
- Assist in the delivery of monthly payroll processes, including changes, new starters and leavers

About You

To be considered as a People (HR) Advisor, you will need:

- Experience of day-to-day operational HR support
- Experience of implementing organisational people strategies
- Experience of providing effective line management and/or general HR support to staff
- Experience of supporting employee resilience and/or develop organisational cultures that enable resilience
- An understanding of Employee Relations, Employment Laws and Health & Safety Regulations
- Knowledge of standard HR policies and procedures, such as disciplinary, capability, health & safety, and code of conduct, gained either through comprehensive work experience or a CIPD qualification (level 5 or above)
- An understanding of using transactional HR processes / software

The closing date for this role is 29th July 2024.

Interviews will be held on 7th August 2024.

Other organisations may call this role Human Resources Advisor, HR Advisor, Employee Relations Advisor, ER Advisor, People Services Advisor, Senior HR Co-ordinator, HR Officer, or Human Resources Officer.  

We particularly welcome applicants who identify as a Person of Colour, trans and/or people aged 50+ as staff from these backgrounds are currently underrepresented in our organisation.

Webrecruit and the LGBT Foundation are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you’re looking to make an important impact as a People (HR) Advisor, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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