Employee Relations Advisor - Part Time

Chatham, Kent
Circa £30k p.a. (pro rata).
21 Apr 2017
21 May 2017
Specialist Area
Employee Relations
Contract Type

Part Time Employee Relations Advisor


Circa £30k p.a. (pro rata). Benefits: Annual Salary Review, Annual Discretionary Bonus, 25 Days holiday per year (rising by 1 day per year to a max of 30 days), Private Medical Scheme, Pension Scheme plus many more

Hours: 22.5

Chatham ME4 4EL


Life feels better when you love your job…

Here at Vanquis we do, and it’s what we believe has contributed most to our success.

Our business has grown so much since we started in 2002 that our parent company, Provident Financial, is now listed in the FTSE 100.  We have achieved this by encouraging our employees to put ideas forward, make decisions and constantly improve the service we provide for our customers.

People are at the heart of our business, and our Human Resources department work in partnership with the business and champion the people agenda.

An exciting opportunity to join the HR Team in our Chatham office on a 6 month Fixed Term Contract.  We’re looking for someone who’ll provide advice and guidance to the business on a variety of employee relations issues.  Working part time, ideally you’ll work three full days per week however we can be flexible.

You’ll act as HR Representative at Performance Improvement hearings, work with managers to deal with absence management issues, manage grievance and disciplinaries as well as support employees through the Maternity, Paternity and Adoption processes.

Working very closely with our HR Business Partners you’ll ensure all our current people policies and procedures are meeting the needs of the business, putting forward recommendations for improvements as required.

A great role within a fast paced team for an HR Professional looking to develop their existing skill set.

To be considered for this role you’ll need:

  • Experience of supporting managers through general employee relations issues
  • Experience of providing up to date employment law advice
  • Excellent communication skills able to deal with employees across all levels of the business
  • The ability to use your initiative to proactively identify issues
  • To be adaptable and deal with change
  • To be educated to GCSE level (or equivalent), CIPD qualification is desirable although not essential
  • To have excellent organisational skills coupled with the ability to prioritise and multi task
  • To be able to travel to our offices within London and Bradford.

Please note:  Once the closing date has been reached we will review all CVs. Should we wish to progress your application we will contact you within four weeks of the closing date. If you do not hear from us within four weeks of the closing date, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful.

On occasion we identify alternative roles that may be suitable for applicants and therefore we may retain your CV for up to 6 months for this purpose. If you do not wish us to contact you or hold your CV on file for 6 months please contact us.

We welcome applications from every area of the community, regardless of age, gender, race, nationality, colour, ethnic origin, disability, sexuality, religion or beliefs, and believe that everyone should be treated fairly and consistently.  We are TCF (Treating Customers Fairly) ambassadors and believe that everything we do as a company should benefit our customers.