HR Advisor

Sevenoaks, England
£28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
15 Mar 2017
14 Apr 2017
Rebecca Fuller
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is seeking an experienced HR Advisor based in NW Kent.

Your new company
A well-established business, providing media distribution and promotions based in NW Kent.

Your new role
My client is seeking an experienced HR Advisor to join a well-established business, providing media distribution and promotions based in NW Kent. Please note travelling will be required into London e.g. twice a week (standalone) You will be responsible for provide professional and first class HR service. To be the first point of contact for Managers for all HR enquiries and provide timely and accurate assistance with HR issues. HR services will include, Employee relations and employment law issues, performance management, training, and interpretation of policies, procedures and practices.

* Provide guidance, support and consistent sound advice on employment law issues to managers and staff, in line with Company policy and procedure.
* Build good working relationships with Managers by coaching and supporting them in employment matters
* Provide advice and guidance with regards to grievance and disciplinary issues
* Conduct investigations where appropriate, or support and guide Managers to conduct an investigation using the report template
* To act as HR Rep in disciplinary / grievance hearings (up to dismissal)
* Provide advice and guidance with regards to performance management
* To monitor and manage employee welfare in conjunction with the Safety and Facilities Supervisor, including home visits, the maintenance of the medical and welfare spreadsheet and production / review of the quarterly Working Time Directive report
* To advise on and administer Paternity, Maternity, Shared Parental Leave and Flexible Working applications, including notifying; the HR Assistant to update the T&A system, Payroll to adjust payments, and relevant personnel when baby is born
* Mentor the HR Assistant and Assistant HR Advisor
* In the absence of the HR Assistant, co-ordinate and administer the new starter process in line with department procedures, including inductions for employees and contractors and notifying H&S Representatives of new starters for circuit inductions
* Audit the Cintra file on a weekly basis and provide feedback to the relevant team member if not accurate; to include auditing new starter input.
* To send out induction survey to new starters, analyse results every two months and provide summary of findings to the Assistant HR Manager and Administration Services Group Manager
* Administer the Company Healthcare Scheme in line with procedures
* In the absence of the Administration Supervisor to administer and provide advice of Company benefits to include; Cycle to Work and Childcare Voucher scheme, including updating and maintaining the benefits intranet site
* In the absence of the Administration Supervisor administer and co-ordinate work experience and work placements
* Processing of all types of HR related paperwork
* Manage and co-ordinate the Company Performance Review System
* Recruitment - Oversee recruitment function and guide Managers and Team Leaders on procedure, interview questions, interviews and selection.
* Process termination of employment ensuring accrued leave balances for payroll processing are calculated, organising and conducting Exit Interviews then distributing paperwork in a timely manner
* Manage transfer paperwork and follow process
* Maintain the Company turnover statistics
* Contribute to HR projects as directed, including assisting in the development of policies and procedures and improving HR systems etc.
* Update Company Handbooks / Procedures and internal HR Section procedures manual.
* Organise attendance on training courses for nominated departments

What you'll need to succeed

* CIPD qualified Level 5 is essential
* Good knowledge and understanding of employment law required
* Strong Generalist background with proven track record in supporting multi-site operations/service industry is essential (minimum 4 years)
* Excellent interpersonal, influencing and communication skills
* The ability to work on your own initiative
* Excellent organisational skills - Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
* The ability to work with personnel from all levels
* Demonstrable Intermediate IT skills
* Evidence of well-developed communication skills, both verbal and written
* Has personal integrity and ability to work in a confidential manner
* Demonstrates commitment to the values, principles of public service and health and social care in particular.
* Flexible approach to working arrangements
* Self-motivated, reliable and enthusiastic

* Demonstrated coaching and advisory experience is essential
* Detailed knowledge of theory, trends and progressive practices in HR
* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
* Welfare management
* Long term sickness management
* Vast recruitment experience
* Current employment law
* Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
* Managing successful projects
* High level of integrity and ability to maintain confidentiality
* Ability to build good working relationships
* Car driver

What you'll get in return

Fun, rewarding company! £28,000-£32,000pa

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