HR Advisor

Posted 26 January 2024
Salary £35,000 - £40,000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Human Resources Recruitment
Contact NameKatie Dunning

Job description

We are delighted to be representing one of the largest private education companies in the UK, who are looking to appoint a HR Advisor on a 12-month fixed-term contract.

The role is full time and based in North London with a salary of £35,000 - £40,000 per annum.

The client is looking for someone with strong generalist experience across all remits of HR, especially employee relations, and ideally someone with a CIPD L5 qualification (or working towards it).

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Acting as a key point of contact for HR queries providing guidance on HR policy, process and operating procedures to employees and manager

  • Managing a variety of ER casework including disciplinaries, grievances, investigations, sickness absence management and capabilities, coaching and training managers on ER procedures and employment law

  • Monitoring and recording all staff absence, flagging up any potential absence issues and following up with managers and individuals

  • Leading on recruitment campaigns for all roles, posting adverts online, monitoring applications, responding to queries, organising interviews, issuing offer letters and completing pre-employment checks

  • Maintaining and updating the single central record and HR system with details of all employees, as well as supporting the roll out of the new HR system

  • Compiling monthly reports for payroll including any staff changes, absence report together with details of any temporary payments

Experience required:

  • Experience working in a HR generalist capacity

  • Experience working within education

Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

  • Knowledge of safeguarding and Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE)

  • Managing employee relations casework

  • Knowledge of employment law

Rewards andBenefits:

  • Excellent starting salary

  • Remote working during school holidays

  • 7% employer pension contribution, minimum of 5% employee contribution

  • Discounted school fees

  • Employee assistance programme (EAP)

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Season ticket loans

  • Life assurance (4x salary)

  • Eye care

  • Gym scheme/membership

Working hours:

  • 35 hours per week

  • Monday - Friday 9am-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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