Human Resources Advisor

HR Advisors are involved in a wide range of activities that relate to the management of employees. A key part of the role is to make sure that the company is complying with employment law and managing their employees properly.

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  • Career Development
  • Advertise job vacancies, interview job applicants, prepare offer letters
  • Gives managers advice on employment law and good people management practice
  • Handles poor performance or disciplinary matters
  • Manages sickness absences
  • Make changes to salaries, terms and conditions of employment, prepare reassignment/transfer letters
  • Obtains visas and work permits for employees going overseas
  • Designs and delivers training courses

Most medium and large sized companies will have an HR Department. The work done by the HR Advisor plays a part in helping companies attract, recruit and retain high quality people and to invest in staff training and career development.

  • Previous experience in an HR role
  • Good knowledge of employment law and HR best practice
  • Membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) or studying towards membership

£25,000 - £30,000

£30,000 - £50,000

e.g. HR Team Leader/Manager, specialise in e.g. Training & Development, Compensation & Benefits, Employee Relations, Employment Law