Employee Relations Advisor

Posted 13 December 2023
Salary £35,000 - £40,000
LocationSutton Coldfield
Job type Permanent
Discipline Human Resources Recruitment
Contact NameLiberty Parker

Job description

Our client, a leader within their field based in Sutton Coldfield, is currently recruiting for an Employee Relations Advisor, one on 12-month fixed-term basis.

The Annual salary ranges from £35,000- £40,000 and the position is due to as soon as possible and offers great benefits.

The ideal candidate will be highly organised and can take a logical approach to managing priorities, and dealing with a heavy ER caseload.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Working collaboratively with the ER team, dealing with and monitoring ER matters as they come through on a case tracking system, approx. 30 open cases dealt with per Advisor

  • Providing advice and administration support for performance and probation review processes, ensuring appropriate follow up actions taken to address poor performers and to deliver colleague development plans

  • Acting as the first point of contact for supporting and advising line managers when dealing with employee relations issues. Advising on process, legislation and potential areas of risk

  • Coaching line managers and team leaders with people development skills, with a focus on effective ER processes and conversations

  • Supporting the delivery of people management training. Working closely with the wider team to implement new training interventions and refine existing training based on participant feedback

  • Building strong, collaborative relationships with the wider People team to develop a consistent approach to talent management; our brand and value proposition are reflected at each stage of the employee lifecycle

Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

  • CIPD or an equivalent level of subject matter expertise gained through experience

  • Demonstrates comprehensive generalist HR knowledge

  • Can produce written material to a high standard e.g. reports, contracts of employment, policies and procedures

  • Highly organised and logical approach to managing priorities

  • Able to deal with a heavy workload with conflicting priorities whilst maintaining accuracy and achieving deadlines

  • Strong working knowledge of Excel and functional experience with working with HRIS

  • Skilled in engaging a diverse range of stakeholders, to build relationships that are based on trust, to work collaboratively and to resolve issues, both internally and externally

Rewards and Benefits:

  • 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays

  • BUPA Private Healthcare (Self)

  • 3 Months Full Sick Pay

  • Life Assurance X2 Salary

  • Pension Scheme

  • Other discretionary company discounts

  • Access to our full range of employee development schemes

Working hours:

  • 38 Hours per Week

  • Monday – Friday, 8:45-5pm

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

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