Human Resources (HR) Advisor

Department: Central

Main Location: Braintree

Reports to: Finance Director

Direct Reports: N/A

The Main Purpose of the Job:

We are looking for an experienced Human Resources Advisor to support HR administration and development across our organisation. The role requires someone with a knowledge of UK employment law to support operational managers and lead the transformation towards improved human capital. Please note that this is a part-time role; 5.5hrs per day, 5 days per week.

Duties Include:

  • Coach and develop managers on all areas of HR policy, procedure and practice.
  • Work with managers to recognise development opportunities for their teams, and to arrange appropriate learning and development actions plans.
  • Develop plans to improve employee engagement.
  • Lead key HR projects.
  • To provide advice to managers on employee relations issues such as disciplinary, grievance and capability, ensuring advice is consistent and based on current policy, procedures and legislation.
  • To ensure all associated documentation is correctly prepared and supplied to managers to support effective management of their staff.
  • To provide advice and support in the effective management of both long term and short term frequent intermittent absence.
  • To manage the recruitment process by preparing documentation, organising and supporting interviews.
  • To effectively prioritise and manage a high volume of various types of HR queries.
  • Organise and facilitate staff induction workshops.
  • Oversea the payroll process – payroll run by 3rd party.
  • Other duties appropriate to the level of this role.


  • CIPD qualified level 5 or level 7.
  • Knowledge of UK employment law.
  • Experience of change management, TUPE and managing employee relations cases.
  • Proven employee relationship experience within a HR advisory role.

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