Senior Employee Relations Advisor

Posted 03 November 2023
Salary £38,000 to £40,000
Job type Permanent
Discipline Human Resources Recruitment
Contact NameKatie Dunning

Job description

We are proud to be partnering with a charity based in North West London, who are looking to appoint a Senior ER Advisor on a permanent basis.

This will be a full-time position based principally in North West London as well as involving travel to other sites (Essex, Middlesex, Hertfordshire).

This role includes hybrid working (2 days home working) and a salary of £38,000 to £40,000 per annum.

The ideal candidate will have effective knowledge of employment legislation and its application.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Establishing positive working relationships with HR colleagues in the wider team and demonstrating an understanding of the organisation’s vision and values

  • Providing advice and support to managers on all aspects of employee relations including absence, performance, disciplinary and grievance issues and be responsible for efficient outcomes to close ER cases within a specified time frame

  • Supporting employees and managers on terms and conditions of service, employment policies and procedures

  • Designing templates and bespoke letters for managers to use when dealing with conflicts

  • Undertaking absence management and exit leaving projects

  • Offering any advice on any proposed re-organisation structures, helping deliver and mitigating risk

  • Taking notes at meetings including investigations, hearings and appeal

Experience required:

  • Working within a multi-site, unionised environment

  • Experience of managing a varied complex caseload including sickness absence, disciplinary, grievances, workforce investigations, appeals and cases

Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

  • Up-to-date knowledge and application of employment laws

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines

Rewards and Benefits:

  • A huge range of discounts at major retailers and supermarkets

  • 24/7 access to a GP online or on the phone

  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme

  • Well-being hub

  • 4% employer pension contribution

  • Career development opportunities and access to the organisation’s online learning platform

Working hours:

  • 36.42 hours a week (Apr - Oct, Monday - Friday 9am - 5.30pm & Oct - Mar, Monday - Thursday 9am - 5.30pm, Friday 2pm finish)

  • Hybrid working (2 days work from home)

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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