Senior HR Advisor

Posted 08 November 2023
Salary £35000 - £40000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Contact NameKate Turnbull

Job description

Senior HR Advisor

Working as part of the HR department within a local prestigious Worcestershire 'family' of schools, the successful candidate will have a fantastic opportunity to support and deputise for the HR and Manager as well as being instrumental in leading initiatives and process improvement work. Based at the main school in Worcester, travel will be required to the other schools in order to support HR across the business.

Some key duties and responsibilities will include (but not be limited to):

  • Supporting with first line advise in relation to all grievance disciplinary and capability issues

  • Supporting Managers to ensure an effective, accurate and professional process is followed

  • Embedding equality, diversity and inclusion initiatives throughout all processes

  • Supporting managers to ensure the appraisal process is adhered to and providing guidance and training as needed

  • Planning and conducting consultations with staff to update and change terms and conditions of employment to meet the needs of the business

  • Taking an active interest in staff wellbeing

  • Pre-empting recruitment needs and advertising vacant positions

  • Supporting recruiting managers and assisting with interviews

  • Remaining up to date with changing employment legislation

  • Supporting and advising on absence management

This is a welcoming and supportive working environment and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to take ownership and drive initiatives and projects throughout the business.

Skills and experience required:

  • At least 5 years' experience working within HR

  • A minimum of Level 5 CIPD or equivalent

  • Confident in using HR systems and databases

  • Excellent IT, administration and organisational skills

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent team player

  • Own car - essential

Excellent benefits are on offer, along with a competitive salary depending on level of experience (c£35k+)