HR Advisor

Posted 22 November 2023
Salary £30,023 to £33,765 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Human Resources Recruitment
Contact NameSamuel Hyde

Job description

We are currently partnering an award-winning further educational institution with campuses across South East London, who are recruiting for a HR Advisor to join their growing team on a 12 Month Fixed Term Contract.

This is a full-time position with a salary band of £30,023 to £33,765 per annum and the start date is December 2023.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Providing professional advice, guidance and support to all staff, covering a full range of the employee lifecycle, first line HR/Employee Relations casework

  • Managing the HR/ER case list and recording progress against each case being managed within the HR team

  • Ensuring the application of college policies and procedures in line with employment legislation and best practice HR principles

  • Assisting the HR Business Partner/Senior Business Partner across designated responsibility areas in relation to organisational change initiatives

  • Providing professional advice and support to managers in relation to the performance management process

  • Ensuring information held within the department is accurate and that changes are appropriately communicated across the team effectively

  • Supporting the recruitment process within areas of responsibility as well as supporting college-wide recruitment initiatives

  • Assisting with all HR-related matters across the organisation arising from the strategic aims, including actively supporting cultural changes and initiatives associated with projects

  • Supporting employee engagement and communication processes including the Joint Consultative Committee (JCC) staff forum and the HR website pages

Experience required:

  • Experience of using Microsoft Office packages such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint proficiently

  • Ability to prioritise work and use initiative to respond to routine problems

  • Understanding of recruitment and selection principles

Rewards and Benefits:

  • 27 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)

  • A final salary pension scheme for all staff (either LGPS or TP) – also access to NEST

  • Interest-free loans for travel season tickets

  • Free annual eye tests for eligible staff

  • Free staff car parking on main campus sites

  • Interest-free loans for bicycle purchase schemes

  • Membership of and access to the Learning Resource Centres

  • A range of family-friendly policies, including flexible working and working from home

  • On-site cafés across

Working hours:

  • 37 hours per week

  • Monday – Friday, 8:30am-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.

At James Andrews Recruitment Solutions we try to respond to all applications personally, however, due to the high volume of applications this is not always possible. If you have not heard back from us within 72 hours, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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