HR Consultant / Human Resources Advisor

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P8569
  • Date Posted: 28 April 2022
  • Recruiter: AWD online
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: £34,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: (Starting from) + Excellent Benefits
  • Sector: HR
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

Guide Dogs Jobs, Careers and Vacancies. HR Consultant / Human Resources Manager vacancy in Reading, Berkshire Advertised by AWD online – Multi-Job Board Advertising and CV Sourcing Recruitment Services

HR Consultant / Human Resources Advisor with proven experience in generalist HR, including Employee Relations, providing advice on employment related issues and delivering training to people managers, is required to join our team at Guide Dogs.

 

SALARY: Starting from £34,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits

BENEFITS: 26 Days Holiday plus Bank Holidays. A generous pension scheme, life assurance and enhanced pay for parenting and sickness leave. In addition, an Employee Assistance Programme, flexible benefits package and discounts and cashback scheme.

LOCATION: Candidates can be based from either the Reading or Leamington Spa Office – there will be opportunities to work from home as well as the office

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

WORKING HOURS: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

 

APPLICATION PROCESS: Once we’ve reviewed your CV, we will email over some extra details regarding the application process that you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for our email.

 

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for an HR Consultant / Human Resources Advisor with proven experience in generalist HR, including Employee Relations, providing advice on employment related issues and delivering training to people managers.

Working as the HR Consultant / Human Resources Advisor you will provide a business-focussed employee relations service to managers and staff, enabling employees to be their best self and contribute fully to the organisation.

As the HR Consultant / Human Resources Advisor you will work closely with the Senior HR Consultant, HR Business Partners and managers to support the organisation’s overall strategic goals, the people strategy and directorate business objectives.

 

DUTIES

As the HR Consultant / Human Resources Advisor your duties will include:

  • Partner with the business directorates to enable them to achieve organisational objectives through their people
  • Support the resolution of employee relations cases to minimise the potential outcome risks for the organisation
  • Drive and support the maintenance of an effective Employee Relations framework
  • Consult, challenge and support managers through issues relating to workplace relations including restructure, TUPE and consultation
  • Enable line managers to minimise sickness absence via the provision of data and compliance with process
  • Ensure policies are legally compliant, regularly updated and support organisation to apply them effectively
  • Support the delivery of in-house training and development workshops
  • Build and maintain influential, collaborative and trusted relationships internally with management and senior leaders
  • Maintain an overview of all resourcing activity within designated directorate and work with the resourcing team to ensure line managers are aware of appropriate procedures
  • Accurately record HR metrics data
  • Lead and drive specific HR projects as delegated by the Senior HR Consultant

 

WORKING AT GUIDE DOGS

Working at Guide Dogs is much more than just a job. Through the values that guide our work, we make a real difference, and change lives.

We believe that wellbeing at work is about creating an environment to promote a state of contentment which allows all employees to flourish and achieve their full potential for the benefit of themselves and for Guide Dogs.

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

Essential

  • CIPD Level 5 or equivalent experience
  • Proven experience in generalist HR, including Employee Relations: providing advice on employment related issues and managing caseload
  • Delivering training to people managers
  • Supporting organisational change including consultation
  • Comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge of employment legislation and potential future developments
  • Demonstrable coaching / meditation or facilitation skills
  • Proven ability to build highly effective and collaborative working relationships with line managers and senior managers
  • Proven ability to coach managers & the wider HR team in order to develop their capability and reach positive outcomes
  • Proven and demonstrable strong advisory skills
  • Demonstrable ability to manage own workload and prioritise competing priorities

 

The Charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people and vulnerable adults with whom they work. They expect all of their employees and volunteers to fully share this commitment.

Please note: we reserve the right to close any of our vacancies early.

 

NO AGENCIES PLEASE


HOW TO APPLY

APPLICATION PROCESS: Once we’ve reviewed your CV, we will email over some extra details regarding the application process that you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for our email.

CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement may also be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.

JOB REF: AWDO-P8569

This job is being advertised by AWD online on behalf of Guide Dogs

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